Triplicate Staff

Today marks the first day of archery hunting in Del Norte County and throughout most of California. There is no deer tag quota for deer season in hunting zone B1, which includes Del Norte County and parts of Humboldt, Trinity and Mendocino Counties.

Hunting licenses for California residents ages 16 or older cost $45.93; junior licenses (aged 16 or under after July 1) cost $11.88. First-deer tags for residents cost $30.50 and second-deer tags cost $37.80.

For more information, visit the California Department of Fish and Wildlife website at