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Last call: 2021 pronghorn, elk hunt applications due by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday

Posted February 8, 2021

AZGFD to provide after-hours assistance tonight, Tuesday 


PHOENIX — Less than 24 hours remain to apply for a 2021 elk or pronghorn hunt permit-tag issued through the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s (AZGFD) random draw.

Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Tuesday, Feb. 9. To apply, visit and click on “Apply for the Draw.” NOTE: It is not necessary to access your AZGFD portal account to apply for a hunt. 

All applicants, including youth (ages 10-17), must have a valid Arizona hunting or combination hunt and fish license to apply for a hunt. That license must be valid through deadline day, Feb. 9. Visit, click on “Buy a License Online,” then click on “Purchase a License,” then use the “Continue as a Guest” option. NOTE: To be able to continue as a guest, be sure to click on the “accept” button to enable cookies. 

Before starting the application, have the following information available: 

AZGFD is available to assist with the application process. Customer service representatives can be reached between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. by calling 602-942-3000. NOTE: Customer service representatives also will be available to provide after-hours assistance — by telephone only — from 5 to 10 p.m. tonight (Monday) and from 5 to 11:59 p.m. Tuesday (deadline day).

For an overview of the application service, including license requirements, applying for bonus points and payment information, see Page 8 of the “2021 Pronghorn and Elk Hunt Draw Information” booklet. Printed booklets are available at all license dealers statewide.