2018 elk, pronghorn hunt draw results now available
Posted March 8, 2018
Hunters can check portal account, or by phone
PHOENIX – The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has completed its random draw for 2018 elk and pronghorn hunts.
The results are now available for those who have a free AZGFD portal account, or by calling the department at (602) 942-3000, pressing “2” and following the prompts. Be prepared to provide a Social Security or Department ID number, and date of birth. This service is free of charge.
To open a portal account, visit https://accounts.azgfd.com/Account/Register and complete the required fields. A portal account allows customers to create a secure account where they can view and manage their contact information, as well as their licenses, draw results history and bonus points in their personal “My AZGFD Dashboard” section. For questions about creating a portal account, call the department at (602) 942-3000 and press “7.”
By the numbers:
- 26,190: The total number of hunt permit-tags issued.
- 178,323: The total number of those who applied for hunts or bonus points (96 percent of all applicants applied online).
- 126,145: The total number of applications submitted (paper and online).
All hunt permit-tags for successful applicants, along with refund warrants for those who were unsuccessful in the random draw, are expected to be mailed by April 20.
In the meantime, there are 840 leftover elk hunt permit-tags – 723 for the minimal occurrence zone/low density (general) hunts in Game Management Units 12A, 12B, 13A and 13B. All remaining hunt permit-tags will be available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis as follows:
- By mail: Applications will be accepted by mail beginning at 8 a.m. April 16 and must be addressed to: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Attn: Draw/First Come, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ Do not mail applications to a Post Office (P.O.) box.
- In person: If any leftover permit-tags remain, they also will be available for purchase beginning at 8 a.m. April 23 at any of the department’s statewide offices.
Some of the leftover elk hunt permit-tags are for Hopi hunt open areas and are available to everyone, both tribal members and non-tribal members, through the first-come, first-served process.
A number of leftover elk hunt permit-tags remain for military hunts at Camp Navajo, for those who qualify. For more information, visit https://dema.az.gov/army-national-guard/camp-navajo/garrison-operations/camp-navajo-hunting-information.