Thursday, July 12, 2018

Arizona; Deer Turkey, Youth-Only Javelina Hunt Permit-Tags Available

Deer, turkey, youth-only javelina hunt permit-tags available 

Applications will be accepted by mail beginning July 23

PHOENIX — Arizona hunters will have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for select 2018 deer, fall turkey and fall youth-only javelina hunts. 

As of Wednesday, there were 1,614 leftover hunt permit-tags available for general deer hunts,  with most of those hunts being for antlered white-tailed deer only in Game Management Units (GMUs) in the southeastern portion of the state. 

There also were leftover hunt permit-tags for muzzleloader deer (288), youth-only deer (26),  turkey (408) and youth-only javelina (72) hunts. A single youth-only pheasant hunt permit-tag was available in GMU 40B.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department will accept applications for leftover hunt permit-tags -- by mail only -- beginning July 23. All completed paper applications must be addressed to: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Attn.: Draw/First Come, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ  85086. There is no “mini” draw. Allow 10 to 15 business days to receive a hunt permit-tag by mail.

All remaining leftover hunt permit-tags will be available for purchase on a “first come, first served” basis at all department offices beginning July 30.

For a complete list of leftover hunt permit-tags, visit

For more information, including license and hunt permit-tag requirements, view the “2018-19 Arizona Hunting Regulations” booklet online, or call (602) 942-3000.     



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Arizona Game & Fish Dept. · 5000 W. Carefree Hwy, Phoenix, AZ 85086

(602) 942-3000 ·





Dale Hajek, Public Information Officer

(623) 236-7215,