From Arizona Game and Fish Department
-- Hunters are reminded the application deadline for 2012 spring hunts for turkey, javelina, buffalo and bear is Oct. 11 by 7 p.m. (MST). Applications must be received by the department by the deadline; postmarks do not count.
Applications can be mailed to the Arizona Game and Fish Department or hand-delivered to any Game and Fish office in Pinetop, Flagstaff, Kingman, Yuma, Tucson, Mesa or Phoenix. Mailed applications should be addressed to the Arizona Game and Fish Department, Attn: Drawing Section, PO Box 74020, Phoenix, AZ 85087-1052.
Game and Fish continues to test its new online application system, and officials anticipate that it may become available during the spring drawing cycle. However, there is no set date at this time. To be notified when the system is available, sign up for email alerts, click Like on the Facebook page or follow on Twitter.
The 2012 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Buffalo and Bear Hunt Draw Information booklet and applications are available at www.azgfd.gov/draw, at Game and Fish offices, and at hunting license dealers throughout the state.
Applicants are reminded that a 2012 license is required to enter the spring draw. Licenses may be purchased through the draw/application process or at department offices and license dealers.
For more information, visit www.azgfd.gov/draw.