Saturday, July 31, 2010

A Second Chance at Arizona's Fall Big Game Hunts
Most California hunters have already been accepted or denied for their 2010 hunting season, but there are still a handful of options for you budget conscious SoCal hunters. Arizona isn't too far away, offers great hunting and they have a few thousand leftover tags for the fall season. Check this info out from The Outdoor Wire.
PHOENIX - The more than 5,500 hunting permits left over from the Arizona Game and Fish Department's fall drawing/lottery process will be available on a first-come, first-served basis by mailed application only beginning Monday, August 2.

For those individuals who missed the draw deadline for fall hunts or were unsuccessful in getting a permit-tag, there is a second chance at more than 4,300 deer tags, 900 fall turkey tags, and 300 juniors-only fall javelina tags through the leftover process.


Visit
www.azgfd.gov/draw for a detailed list of the leftover permits remaining and an application form. Applicants should refer to the 2010-11 Arizona Hunting and Trapping Regulations to determine the hunt dates, legal wildlife, method of take, and for application instructions.

Leftover permit-tags remaining from the draw are issued in two stages and by two methods.


In the first stage, applications will be accepted by mail only beginning at 8 a.m. (MST) on Monday, Aug. 2. Applications received prior to this time will be returned.


After Aug. 9 at 8 a.m. (MST), hunters can obtain a leftover tag in person at any of the seven Arizona Game and Fish Department offices (in addition to the mailed application option). Walk-in customers will still need to fill out an application to obtain a leftover tag. A list of Game and Fish regional office locations is available at
www.azgfd.gov/offices.

For those who qualify, there are military hunts available for Fort Huachuca. Call for additional information.


The Arizona Game and Fish Department prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, or disability in its programs and activities. If anyone believes that they have been discriminated against in any of the AGFD's programs or activities, including employment practices, they may file a complaint with the Deputy Director, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ 85086-5000, (602) 942-3000, or with the Fish and Wildlife Service, 4040 N. Fairfax Dr. Ste. 130, Arlington, VA 22203. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation or this document in an alternative format by contacting the Deputy Director as listed above.
Contact:
Doug Burt (623) 236-7215

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