2012 Deer Season
Deer Tags that will be honored at Vandenberg AFB for the 2012 Season.
AO, Zone A, MA-3, G11
Zone A Archery Season: 14 Jul 2012 - 5 Aug 2012
Bag and Possession Limit: One buck, forked horn (see subsection 351(a) or better per tag.
(a) Forked-Horn Buck Defined. For the purpose of these regulations a forked-horn buck is defined as a male deer having a branched antler on either side with the branch in the upper two-thirds of the antler. Eye guards or other bony projections on the lower one-third of the antler shall not be considered as points or branches. Spike bucks may not be taken.
(h) Except as provided in subsection 353(g), archers may not possess a firearm while hunting in the field during any archery season, or while hunting during a general season under the provisions of an archery only tag.
Zone A General Season: 11 Aug 2012 - 23 Sep 2012
(C) Bag and Possession Limit: One buck, forked horn (see subsection 351(a) or better, per tag.
G11 Season Either Sex: 27 Aug 2012 - 31 Dec 2012.
(C) Bag and Possession Limit: One either-sex deer (see subsection 351(c) per tag
(c) Either-Sex Deer Defined. For the purpose of these regulations, either-sex deer are defined as antlerless deer as described in Section 351 (b), or legal bucks that have two or more points in the upper two-thirds of either antler. Spike bucks may not be taken.
MA-3 Season: 24 Nov 2012 - 9 Dec 2012.
(C) Bag and Possession Limit: One buck, forked horn (see subsection 351(a) or better, per tag
(f) Under the provisions of a muzzleloading rifle only tag, hunters may only possess muzzleloading rifles as described in subsection 353(a) equipped with open or "peep" type sights only except as described in subsection 353(k).
(g) Under the provisions of a muzzleloading rifle/archery tag, hunters may only possess muzzleloading rifles with sights as described in subsection 353(f); archery equipment as described in Section 354; or both. For purposes of this subsection, archery equipment does not include crossbows, except as provided in subsection 354(j).
Non Lead Bullets!
(h) Methods of take within the California condor range. Except as otherwise provided, it is unlawful to use or possess projectiles containing more than one percent lead by weight while taking or attempting to take any big game (as defined in Section 350, Title 14, CCR) in those areas described in Section 3004.5, Fish and Game Code.
Always Hunt Safely!