More than 2,200 permit-tags remain for 2023 spring hunts
Posted November 7, 2022
Applications accepted — by U.S. mail only — beginning Monday, Nov. 14
PHOENIX — Arizona hunters who were unsuccessful in the recent 2023 spring draw still have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for javelina or turkey.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has posted a list of leftover hunt permit-tags on its website at www.azgfd.com/Hunting/Draw/. A total of 2,201 leftover hunt permit-tags are available for the following hunts:
- 1,041 handgun, archery or muzzleloader (HAM) javelina
- 659 archery-only javelina
- 371 general javelina
- 92 youth-only general javelina
- 4 youth-only limited weapon-shotgun shooting shot turkey
- 3 limited weapon-shotgun shooting shot turkey
- 14 raptor capture
A total of 17 hunt permit-tags for javelina remain for properly licensed military and Fort Huachuca personnel holding a valid Fort Huachuca post hunting permit. Hunt numbers, season dates and/or special regulations must be obtained from Fort Huachuca (Unit 35B).
AZGFD will accept paper applications for leftover hunt permit-tags — by U.S. mail only — beginning Monday, Nov. 14. All completed paper applications must be addressed to: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Attn.: Draw/First Come, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ 85086. There is no “mini” draw. Allow 10 to 15 business days to receive a hunt permit-tag by mail.
For more information, including license and hunt permit-tag requirements, refer to the “2023 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison, Bear and Raptor Capture Hunt Draw Information” booklet, or call 602-942-3000.