From the Arizona Game and Fish Department
-- Results for Arizona's 2011 spring hunt drawings for turkey, javelina, buffalo and bear are now available. For those unsuccessful in the drawing, remaining tags are available on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning Nov. 29.
Remaining tags include more than 11,000 javelina tags, more than 600 turkey tags, and just over 80 bear tags. For junior hunters 17 and under, there are slightly more than 600 tags available for these special kids hunting opportunities. For a detailed list of leftover permits, visit www.azgfd.gov/draw or any department office.
The more than 30,000 applicants can obtain drawing results at www.azgfd.gov/draw or by calling (602) 942-3000, select option 2.
Hunt permit-tags will be mailed to successful applicants no later than Dec. 3. Unsuccessful or rejected applicants will have their refund, less application fees, mailed out by Nov. 26 to applicant A.
Leftover hunt permit-tags can be obtained two ways.
Beginning Monday, Nov. 29 Game and Fish will accept applications by mail only in the same way as the regular drawing process. Starting Dec. 6, leftover tags are also available for purchase in person from any of the seven Arizona Game and Fish Department offices. A list of office locations is available at www.azgfd.gov/offices.
There are more than 100 antlered whitetail deer tags still remaining.
The general hunt is from Nov. 26 to Dec. 2 in unit 36B. Juniors can pick up fall javelina tags good from Nov. 19 to 25. There are three hunting units to choose from including 34A/B and 35A/B combination, 37A/B and one tag for unit 39 (which closes Nov. 28). Find out details at www.azgfd.gov/draw under fall drawing results.
For those who qualify, there are military hunts available. For additional information on Camp Navajo, call (928) 773-3306.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department does not receive state general funds to operate. Wildlife conservation and management of the state's game animals, which benefits many non-game species, is made possible through the direct sale of hunting and fishing licenses, big game tags, and matching funds from the Sport Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act, a federal excise tax that sportsmen pay on certain related equipment.