Leftovers also available for general, youth-only turkey hunts
PHOENIX — Arizona hunters who were unsuccessful in the recent 2019 spring draw still have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for javelina or turkey.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has posted a list of leftover hunt permit-tags on its website at www.azgfd.com/Hunting/Draw. As of Monday, November 19, 2018, there were 7,671 leftover hunt permit-tags for the following hunts:
- 2,627 general javelina
- 2,493 archery-only javelina
- 2,133 handgun, archery or muzzleloader (HAM) javelina
- 240 youth-only javelina
- 143 general turkey
- 35 youth-only turkey
Hunters can apply on a “first come, first served” basis one of two ways:
Beginning at 8 a.m. Monday (Nov. 26, 2018), completed paper applications can be brought to any department office statewide, at which time a hunt permit-tag will be issued “over the counter.”
Mail completed applications 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 “2019 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison and Bear Hunt Draw Information” booklet online, or call (602) 942-3000.