Oct. 27, 2023
PHOENIX — Arizona hunters who were unsuccessful in the recent 2024 spring draw still have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for javelina or turkey.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has posted a list of leftover hunt permit-tags on its website at www.azgfd.com/Hunting/Draw/, as well as a printable paper application. A total of 2,739 leftover hunt permit-tags are available for the following hunts:
- 1,243 handgun, archery or muzzleloader (HAM) javelina.
- 899 archery-only javelina.
- 435 general javelina.
- 122 youth-only general javelina.
- 12 Challenged Access/Mobility Permit (CHAMP) general javelina.
- 15 youth-only limited weapon-shotgun shooting shot turkey.
- 2 limited weapon-shotgun shooting shot turkey.
- 11 raptor capture.
A total of 16 hunt permit-tags for javelina remain for properly licensed military and Fort Huachuca personnel holding a valid Fort Huachuca post hunting permit. Hunt numbers, season dates and/or special regulations must be obtained from Fort Huachuca (Units 35A and 35A restricted areas).
AZGFD will accept paper applications for leftover hunt permit-tags — by U.S. mail only — beginning Monday, Nov. 6. All completed paper applications must be addressed to: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Attn.: Draw/First Come, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ 85086. There is no “mini” draw. Allow 10 to 15 business days to receive a hunt permit-tag by mail.
For more information, including license and hunt permit-tag requirements, refer to the “2024 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison, Bear and Raptor Capture Hunt Draw Information” booklet, or call 602-942-3000.