Answers = Yes, No, Yes, No.They are in season now. They are Non-game so you must use Lead-free shot in the condor zone. There are specific areas where you can and cannot hunt them.Do you know how to access the DFG regulations? Its pretty easy.http://www.fgc.ca.go...rdregs.aspx#485
<<-CROW MAP§485. American Crow.•(a) Shotgun, Falconry, and Archery Seasons, and Bag and Possession Limits. ◦(1) Season: The first Saturday in December and extending for 124 consecutive days.◦(2) Daily Bag and Possession Limits ■Bag Limit: 24 crows per day■Possession Limit: double the daily bag limit◦(3) Area: Statewide: see closure area (d) below•(
Crows may only be taken by shotguns 10 gauge or smaller using shot shells only and incapable of holding more than three shells in the magazine and chamber combined, bow and arrow, and falconry. Crows may not be hunted from aircraft.•© No person shall kill or cripple a crow pursuant to this section without making a reasonable effort to retrieve the bird, and retain it in their actual custody at the place where taken or between that place and either: (1) their automobile or principal means of land transportation; or (2) their personal abode or temporary or transient place of lodging; or (3) a migratory bird preservation facility; or (4) a post office; or (5) a common carrier facility.•(d) Crows may not be taken in the following areas: ◦(1) Within the boundaries of the Trinity and Mendocino National Forests south of Highway 36.◦(2) North and east of a line beginning at the mouth of the Eel River; south along the Eel River to the town of Alton; east on Highway 36 from the town of Alton to Highway 89 west of Chester; south and east on Highways 89 and 395 to Interstate 15 near Hesperia; south on Interstate 15 to Interstate 10; and east on Interstate 10 to the California-Arizona border.