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Chronic Wasting Disease: What deer and elk hunters need to know

Posted August 29, 2019


Frequently asked questions answered on AZGFD’s website 


PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) always wants to ensure that hunters are equipped with the most accurate, comprehensive information before heading into the field. 

AZGFD has answered several frequently asked questions (FAQs) from hunters, taxidermists and game processors about ongoing efforts to keep Arizona free of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), and the rules and regulations necessary to make for a safe, enjoyable and compliant deer or elk hunt.

Those answers can be viewed at