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Don’t delay — apply now for 2021 spring hunts 

Posted September 24, 2020

Deadline is 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Tuesday, Oct. 13 


PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) encourages hunters to submit their 2021 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, and raptor capture, is 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Tuesday, Oct. 13. To apply, visit

For an overview of the online application service, including license requirements, applying for bonus points and payment information, see Page 8 of the “2021 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison, Bear and Raptor Capture Hunt Draw Information” booklet. Printed booklets are available at license dealers statewide. 

A few 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. A customer service representative can be reached by calling (602) 942-3000 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.