March 27, 2024

PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s proposed recommendations for the 2024 deer, javelina, bighorn sheep, bison, black bear, mountain lion, predatory and fur-bearing mammals, small game, migratory birds, trapping, and population management seasons, as well as for the 2025 spring javelina, black bear and bison seasons, are available for review at

The hunt structures and recommendations were formulated based on the hunt guidelines approved by the Arizona Game and Fish Commission.

All questions or comments about a particular game management unit or hunt can be emailed to The public also is invited to call any of the department’s regional offices statewide and ask to speak with a game management biologist. No formal presentations are planned. 

The proposed hunt recommendations will be presented to the commission for its consideration during a public meeting April 12 in Buckeye, Ariz. The agenda will be posted at

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

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