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2020 bighorn sheep, migratory bird hunt recommendations posted online 

Posted March 31, 2020

Amendments to deer, small game hunts also available for review


PHOENIX —  The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s 2020 hunt recommendations for bighorn sheep and migratory birds, as well as some 2020 deer and small-game hunts, are  available for review online at

The department annually makes recommendations to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission regarding the management of game species, which establish the seasons, dates, bag limits, open areas and permit-tag allocations based on the framework of the hunt guidelines set by the Commission. 

The proposed recommendations will be presented to the Commission for consideration during its April 17 meeting. The department will share meeting logistics at a later date. The agenda will be posted at

Questions or comments on these recommendations, prior to the Commission meeting, may be submitted by email to, or by contacting any department office statewide and asking to speak to a biologist. No formal presentations are planned.  

To learn more about the hunt recommendations and hunt guidelines processes, visit