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Over-the-counter archery deer hunters reminded of harvest limits and unit closures

Posted December 30, 2022

Harvest limits will reset in August 2023 (not January 2023)

 

PHOENIX — Hunters with over-the-counter archery deer nonpermit-tags are reminded that harvest limits have been set by unit and species, and hunters are required to report their harvest. Once the harvest limit is reached for a unit and species, that unit will close to further archery deer hunting for the remainder of the season. Please note that harvest limits will reset in August 2023, not January 2023.

Season and closure status can be found at https://harvest-tracking.azgfd.gov/. Hunters will be responsible for checking online or by telephone, 623-236-7961, before hunting to determine if their desired unit is still open. Some units have already reached their harvest limit and are closed for the January 2023 season.

More information about over-the-counter archery deer hunting is at https://www.azgfd.com/hunting/draw/archerydeerhunting/.