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INSIDER update: California is now live!

California hunting research data is live on goHUNT INSIDER

California IS NOW LIVE!

We are very excited to announce our newest INSIDER state: California. Every state we add to INSIDER has it's own challenges in and are vastly different when it comes to units, draw process and regulations – and California will add great value to people looking for another state to hunt. Like our other states, you’ll have Filtering 2.0 to decide where to apply and hunt with filters for trophy potential, draw odds, harvest success, weapon type, season dates and a lot more. Then be prepared to jump into our standalone Draw Odds page for even more draw odds data.

What you’ll see with the launch of California

California hunting research data dropdown on goHUNT INSIDER

California has eight big game species and has giant units across the state for each of those species. You will not only get an analysis of units, sub-units and seasons, but also species breakdowns with interactive graphs, plus a State Profile that outlines how to apply and the fees associated with applying in California and Species Breakdowns for each big game species in California.

Features you’ll find while researching California hunting opportunities

Sample of California unit filtering

  • Detailed unit-by-unit analysis
  • Draw Odds
  • Trophy Potential
  • Tag Allocation
  • Harvest Success
  • % Deer 4 pt+
  • % Elk 6 pt+
  • Public Land %

If you play your cards right, California could be a great state to look at for additional hunting opportunities when it comes to deer hunting.

Draw Odds

California on standalone INSIDER draw odds page

We also have California Draw Odds for all species and all residencies. As always, our data science team was hard at work making sure that California draw odds meet the same rigorous standards as all of our other states.

Application Strategies

Like our other states, we will be releasing extensive Application Strategy Articles for California. We’ll cover everything from the basics, to hidden gems, all the way up to better ways to manage your points.

Getting Started

California for INSIDERs

California State Profile Filtering 2.0 Draw Odds


View a free sample Unit Profile – see the level of detail INSIDER gives you for 4,200+ profiles across the West.

Let us know your thoughts on California. It’s pretty addictive to research a new state and possibly plan an out-of-state hunting trip. Best of luck the rest of this hunting season and good luck in the California draw.

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Trail K.
Trail K. - posted 1 year ago on 05-18-2018 01:57:40 pm
goHUNT Team

@ Steve H

I also replied to your email you sent in, if you still are not seeing it show up shoot me back a msg and we will try to figure out what the issue is. Thanks again!

Steve H. - posted 1 year ago on 05-17-2018 11:04:25 am

Just signed up and as a complete noob big game hunter starting this year with 0 points and living in one of the hardest places to find game (Southern CA) I want to tell you the site is amazing! I'm learning so much about this side of the sport(long time bird hunter) and though a bit daunting, I know the information you are providing packaged the way you do will be a tremendous help on my first foray into the woods with a rifle.

THANK YOU for not forgetting us way out here. Many big names in the industry just figure the West ends at the border of AZ and NV. Marginalized does not begin to describe how Californian hunters(those of us left) feel, so thanks for including our state!

So to my question. I don't see unit D-9 listed. Am I just missing it?? Also, is there a way to save comparisons on the side bar? Once I click off of the comparison panel all the selections are gone.

Thanks again.

Edgar G. - posted 1 year ago on 05-08-2018 01:16:39 am

I am trying to get into hunting and hope this sight will be helpful in aiding me.

Matt P. - posted 1 year ago on 04-27-2018 02:55:52 pm
Fresno, Ca

Sign me up for the CA tee when available. Thanks for including us considering most folks won't be coming our way to hunt.

Kevin L. - posted 1 year ago on 04-26-2018 08:14:48 pm

Being stuck in California just got a little more tolerable. Thanks goHunt for including us.