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2023 spring hunt applications due by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11

Posted October 7, 2022

AZGFD available to provide application assistance 


PHOENIX — The deadline to submit 2023 spring hunt applications is fast approaching.

Applications for spring turkey, javelina, bison and raptor capture must be received by the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) no later than 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Tuesday, Oct. 11. To apply, visit

AZGFD is available to assist all applicants. A customer service representative can be reached by calling 602-942-3000 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (except Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 10). AZGFD also will be staffed to provide after-hours assistance — by telephone only — from 5 to 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 (deadline day).

A few helpful reminders: 

For an overview of the application service, including license requirements, applying for bonus points and payment information, see Page 8 of the “2023 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison, Bear and Raptor Capture Hunt Draw Information” booklet. The booklet is posted online at Printed versions of the booklet are available at all license dealers statewide (call in advance for availability).