Leftovers available for youth-only, HAM, general hunts
Phoenix, AZ -(AmmoLand.com)- Arizona hunters still have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for spring javelina on a first-come basis.
As of Tuesday, 301 leftover hunt permit-tags were available for handgun, archery and muzzleloader (HAM) hunts that begin Feb. 5. There also were 174 hunt permit-tags remaining for general hunts that begin Feb. 19. Only six hunt permit-tags were left over for youth-only hunts, which began Jan. 22.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has posted online a list of leftover hunt permit-tags. Hunters can apply on a first-come basis one of two ways: Fill out a paper application and bring it to any department office statewide, at which time a hunt permit-tag will be issued, or mail the completed application to: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Attn.: Draw/First Come, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ 85086. Allow 10 to 15 business days to receive a hunt permit-tag by mail.
For more information, including license and hunt permit-tag requirements, legal methods of take, and bag limits, view the “2016 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison and Bear Hunt Draw Information” booklet online, or call (602) 942-3000.
About the Arizona Game and Fish Department:
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is the state agency charged with conserving the entire range of wildlife within our borders, from big game such as elk and deer to smaller mammals, reptiles and fish. The Department is one of the nation’s leading proponents of the “North American Model of Wildlife Conservation,” which relies on sound science, public participation, active habitat management, strict regulation and active law enforcement to sustain wildlife populations.
For more information, visit: www.azgfdportal.az.gov.