Information on this page is subject to change without notice. It's the responsibility of everyone to verify info with the VAFB Conservation Office.

In charge...

Officer Wayne V. Moses
Conservation Law Enforcement Office (CLEO)
30th Security Forces Squadron/S3WS

 (805) 606-6804

Email: Wayne.moses.1@us.af.mil

OFFICE HOURS OF OPERATION:

0900 – 1000 hours and 1500 – 1600 hours

Located on South Dakota Ave.
( Between the theater and dental clinic.)

MAP GPS Location 34.744369,-120.540496

VAFB Hunting & Fishing Regulation

Privately Owned Firearms Directive

Pick up a new laminated 30 SFS/S3W Form 651 Locater Card. Big bright orange can be seen from a mile away. Non-laminated available. Please, take only one per registered hunting vehicle.

locator-card

Download OLC PDF here.

Order these Dry Erase Markers

Webmaster Recommended Gun Safe

Urgent News...

  • Hunter Town Hall Meeting
    Date: 10 August 2018
    Time: 1500 hrs
    Location: Rod & Gun Club
    Discuss how the season will operate, closures, and question and answer session.

Recreation Closures


Available now! iSportsman remote check-in and check-out system for computer or mobile device with Internet and web browser and phone. Go to https://vandenberg.isportsman.net/ to sign up.


Firearm Safety

Configure/transport firearms accordingly to the hunting area you are in. 30SWI321-218, chapter 7 still applies.

Don't Forget...

To grab the documents you'll need for hunting and fishing. The following documents may be obtained at the Vandenberg AFB Conservation Office.

  • 2015 Hunting area maps as of 20 June, 2015

vafb hunting map - northvafb hunting map - south
(8.4 MB each)

  • Caution: Maps online above could change without notice or be obsolete prior to webmaster's notice.
  • Conservation, Management & Enforcement Instructions (30SWI32-7001, 25 Jan 2012)

All hunters are required to have in possession during all hunting activities the required state and VAFB hunting privilege documentation. The district hunting parking pass must be visible on the vehicle dashboard.

California Certified Nonlead Ammo

Base Annual Hunting Fee

VAFB Hunting Fee shall be paid online via the new iSportsman web-based app. Good for one year from the date of purchase. ($75.00)

Season Dates...

Deer Season 2018

Archery: 14 July - 5 August
General: 11 August - 23 September
G11: 27 August - 23 September
(G11 tags on sale 1 August at Camp Pendleton or VAFB Exchange.)

Read the harvest stats here.

Other Game 2017-2018

  • All Year: Coyote, Wild Pig, Jack Rabbit, Ground Squirrel & Eurasian Collared-dove
  • Rabbit: 1 Jul 18 - 27 Jan 19
  • Raccoon: 16 Nov 18 - 31 Mar 19
  • Dove—1st: 1 Sep 18 - 15 Sep 18
  • Dove—2nd: 10 Nov 18 - 24 Dec 18
  • Quail:  20 Oct 18 - 27 Jan 19
  • Duck & Geese: 20 Oct 18 - 27 Jan 19
  • Scaup: 5 Nov 17 - 28 Jan 18
  • Wild Turkey: 10 Nov 18 - 9 Dec 18
  • Wild Turkey: 30 Mar 19 - 6 May 19
  • Wild Turkey-Archery Only: 6-19 May 19
  • Wild Turkey-Junior: 23-24 Mar 19 & 6-19 May 19
  • Snipe: 20 Oct 18 - 3 Feb 19
  • Crow: 1 Dec 18 - 4 Apr 19

Always check the official California and Vandenberg AFB hunting regulations.

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California Hunter Education Program

Local area POC: Archie Mitchell, (805) 291-3279. Dates: TBA