More than 2,600 permit-tags remain for 2021 spring hunts
Posted November 10, 2020
AZGFD urges customers to apply — by mail only — beginning Monday, Nov. 16
PHOENIX — Arizona hunters who were unsuccessful in the recent 2021 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 2,680 leftover hunt permit-tags are available for the following hunts:
- 1,212 handgun, archery or muzzleloader (HAM) javelina
- 858 archery-only javelina
- 534 general javelina
- 60 youth-only javelina
- 11 raptor capture
- 5 general turkey
AZGFD will accept paper applications for leftover hunt permit-tags — by U.S. mail only — beginning Monday, Nov. 16. 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.
NOTE: Given the uncertainty and challenges of the pandemic, AZGFD strongly encourages customers to apply by mail for leftover hunt permit-tags. Any leftover hunt permit-tags that happen to be remaining will go on sale on a “first come, first served” basis beginning Nov. 23. To ensure public health and safety protocols are observed, customers will be required to first contact customer service at (602) 942-3000 or any regional office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For more information, including license and hunt permit-tag requirements, refer to the “2021 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison, Bear, and Raptor Capture,” or call (602) 942-3000.