California Guided Deer Hunts

If you're interested in a quality guided California deer hunt, Bitterwater Outfitters has what you're looking for. With expert guides and over 100,000 acres of exceptional private California blacktail hunting ground, you will find the game you came for. The rolling hills, scattered oaks, and manzanita trees provide the perfect backdrop to spot and stalk your California blacktail deer. 

We have multiple ranches with a variety of options to accommodate different hunting goals.
Our standard California deer hunts are for those clients who want a guided deer hunt for a reasonable price. They are on quality ranches and it is an opportunity at a standard buck for this area. Our management California deer hunts are a more selective option. The management deer are fully mature deer that have reached their maximum capacity. Our trophy California deer are on our premier ranches and are the elite of the deer population in our area. 

Our guides live for deer season. They spend months scouting and pattering bucks, assuring that they'll put your on the buck you're after. During the 2018 season, we had a 100% success rate. Guided deer hunts are limited. Book today for the 2019 season.

2019 Season Dates:

Archery: TBA

General: August 10 - September 22, 2019

Deer hunts can be scheduled weekdays and weekends. 

 

Price:

Buck Hunt- Standard hunt: $2,850 per person
Buck Hunt- Management hunt - Select Ranches: $3,500 per person.
Buck Hunt - Trophy hunt - Premier Ranches: limited-call for pricing

What to Bring:

  • Current hunting license
  • Current A Zone deer tag
  • .243 or bigger
  • Lead free ammo

What It Includes:

Up to two days of hunting by foot or truck/off road vehicle, field dressing of game and complimentary delivery to local butcher.

Effective July 1, 2008, the California Fish and Game Commission modified the methods of take to prohibit the use of projectiles containing lead when hunting big game and nongame species in an area designated as the California condor range.

Bitterwater Outfitters is in the condor range and lead free ammo is required. For a list of certified nonlead ammunition, click here


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What a great hunt!!! Clayton Grant’s hunting operation is first class, fun and safe. Clayton is an exceptional guide who made sure that we were safe and ready for an exciting hunt. Even though we had only planned on harvesting one boar each, we ended up taking two more. Four boar in less than four hours. Now that’s my kind of hunt!
James