California Hunting Digest

2023 Big Game Hunting Digest (PDF)(opens in new tab)

The California Big Game Hunting Digest contains hunt seasons, tag quotas and tag drawing information for deer, elk, pronghorn antelope and bighorn sheep. Also included: bear and wild pig hunting information; other hunting related regulations.


Share Your Hunting photos

Images considered for publication in the California Hunting Digest include high resolution TIFF or JPEG files, or prints that have been produced by a commercial quality photo processor. For big game photos, the animal must be in a natural setting (not in the bed of a pickup, for example) and properly tagged. Photos of non-tagged animals will not be considered.

Images may be sent via email to or via mail to:
CDFW - California Hunting Digest
PO Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94244-2090

Images will not be returned unless requested.


Alternate formats of these documents will be made available upon request. If reasonable accommodation is needed, call CDFW at (916) 322-8911. The California Relay Service for the deaf or hearing-impaired can be utilized from TDD phones at (800) 735-2929.

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