The Arizona Sport and Fish Division might be issuing a number of particular licenses for Mule Deer, Coues’ Deer, Elk and Gould’s Turkey via a particular lottery the week of August 15. The tags might be issued via what the division is referring to as a limited-entry permit-tag draw. Every of those particular permits permits the holder to reap the designated species and doesn’t depend towards annual bag limits. This course of might be totally different than the common draw; no bonus factors might be used within the course of and due to this fact no bonus factors might be issued for unsuccessful candidates. Underneath the principles of this particular lottery candidates might apply for as most of the hunts as they select however are restricted to a single utility for every hunt. Functions price $13 for residents and $15 for non-residents.
Among the many permits being provided are 3 Elk tags, 4 Mule Deer tags, 4 Coues’ deer tags and 1 Gould’s Turkey tag. The season dates are beneficiant, extending for a number of weeks and masking practically your entire rut interval for each deer species. The chance to hunt rutting desert mule deer with a rifle is uncommon and permitting seasons to increase into January is unprecedented within the state. Some fortunate tag holder goes to have the chance to look over a whole lot of deer in very open nation earlier than deciding the place to hold their tag. A few of these deer hunts are in additional fascinating models than others.
Remember to take a look at this 12 months’s MRS and TagHub to assist prioritize your picks accordingly. The elk hunts provided are in blue chip high quality models however the season dates (Dec 15 – February 15) will not be fascinating for Arizona looking situations. For avid turkey hunters, the chance to hunt most of Arizona’s Gould’s inhabitants from April 1 to Could 30 could also be one of the crucial invaluable alternatives ever provided.
The applying interval opened Monday, August 8 and can shut at 4:59 on Friday, August 12. Go to the AZGFD web site throughout that timeframe for extra info on how one can apply.