California Blacktail Deer Hunting

Blacktail Deer Hunt on a Private Ranch in California Wine Country

California Blacktail Deer Hunting
California Blacktail Deer hunting in world famous Napa and Sonoma County wine country.

This blacktail hunt is available for both rifle and archery.  This outfitter has a small, well-run operation, and is excellent at managing his ground.  He has management hunts that can meet any budget and trophy hunts that can rival  any blacktail outfitter at a good price.  This is a hunt you must book in advance as he fills up fast. Plan for at least a year in advance with this outfitter.
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On behalf of both of us thanks for a great outing, for the hospitality, a terrific shoot, and most of all for being a kick ass guide to spend a few days with. It was a fun hunt for sure.” -Richard Park

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P&Y Archery California blacktail deerHunting Season
The California A-Zone Deer Season opens in July for archery hunts and rifle opener is in August running through the end of September. This is the earliest blacktail deer season opener in the state of California.

The B-Zone Deer Season archery opener is in mid-August and rifle opener is in mid-September running through October. There are special draw tags available and over the counter archery only tags that can provide extended season opportunities. There are many seasons throughout the state, please contact us and we can tailor a hunt to your needs.

Hunting Method
The State of California does not allow baiting, so the spot and stalk method is used. California blacktail deer hunting is typically in hot weather with temperatures between 80 and 100+ degree days. California has many different zones and seasons and a blacktail deer hunt may be tailored to a hunters needs. This Outfitter understands that each hunter has different needs and expectations and would like to accommodate you individually. We suggest contacting one of our consultants to plan your California Blacktail Deer Hunting experience.

-Spot and Stalk in rolling oaks and open meadows.
-Archery only areas are available for bowhunters.

Success Rates and Trophy Quality
-95% – 100% opportunity rate
-Blacktail deer average 18″ and 24″ wide. Bucks up to 27″ are occasionally harvested

*Quality Deer Management is practiced by this Outfitter.

Rolling oak hillsThe Ranch
California blacktail deer hunting in northern California’s world famous wine country. This Outfitter offers approximately 7,500 acres of private land hunting in the California A and B zones. They take pride in their QDM programs and trophy class deer are frequently harvested. All hunts are 100% fair chase and with high success rates, however as in all hunting there is no guaranty of harvest. Vineyards are visible or located on the ranches and most ranches consist of moderately sloped hills with rolling oaks and open meadows.

Additional Activities
Additional activities can include California hog hunting, duck hunting, as well as a variety of fishing options. Napa Valley/Sonoma County wine tasting tours, and private vineyard/winery tours. Additional charges for these services may apply. Please contact us and we can tailor a wine country experience that is very unique and matched by no other California Outfitter.

Travel, food and lodging for this hunt

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The nearest airports are San Francisco and Santa Rosa and transportation from the outfitter can be arranged.


(208) 867-6675

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  • Chris Matson - California Blacktail Deer
    Conan is an expert hunter and fisherman. He was very key for the Black Tail Deer hunt in California.
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Testimonials from hunters who have hunted with this outfitter:

This California outfitter is an expert hunter and fisherman. He was very key for the Black Tail Deer hunt in California. His knowledge of their behavior and precisely where to be and when was critical. I was impressed and the hunt was a success. Chris Matson | Danville, CA

Russ Meyer booked me a pig hunt in California. I had a great time saw lots of animals. I missed a trophy boar. The following day I took a great boar with my bow. Thanks Russ Meyer!…Bob Morgan

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