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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 A total of 2,680 leftover hunt permit-tags are available for the following hunts:

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.