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Don’t delay: Apply now for 2020 spring hunts 

Posted September 26, 2019

Deadline is 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Tuesday, Oct. 8 


PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) encourages hunters to submit their 2020 spring hunt applications early and avoid the stress of waiting until the last minute.

The deadline to apply for spring turkey, javelina, bison and bear hunts is 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Tuesday, Oct. 8. Beginning with the 2020 spring draw, all applications must be submitted online at

For an overview of the online application service, including license requirements, applying for bonus points and payment information, see Page 10 of the “2020 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison and Bear Hunt Draw Information” booklet. Printed booklets are available at all department offices and license dealers statewide. 

A couple of helpful reminders:

In the meantime, hopeful hunters might want to view a couple of short videos before applying for a hunt. 

AZGFD is available to assist all applicants. All department offices statewide are equipped with customer computers that can be accessed between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. A customer service representative can be reached by calling (602) 942-3000.