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More than 6,000 permit tags remain for 2020 spring hunts

More than 6,000 permit tags remain for 2020 spring hunts

By Arizona Game and Fish Department

Arizona hunters who were unsuccessful in the recent 2020 spring draw still have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for javelina or turkey. The list of leftover hunt permit-tags has been posted online.

A total of 6,097 leftover hunt permit-tags are available for the following hunts: 2,018 general javelina; 2,032 archery-only javelina; 1,699 handgun, archery or muzzleloader (HAM) javelina
235 youth-only javelina; 99 general turkey; 14 youth-only turkey.

Hunters can apply on a first come, first serve basis one of two ways. Beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18, paper applications will be accepted, by mail only. Mail completed applications to: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Attn: Draw/First Come, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ 85086. Allow 10 to 15 business days to receive a hunt permit-tag by mail.

Also, beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, completed paper applications can be brought to any department office statewide, at which time a hunt permit-tag will be issued over the counter.

For more information, including license and hunt permit-tag requirements, legal methods of take, and bag limits, view the 2020 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison and Bear Hunt Draw Information.

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