Fewer than 2,300 permit-tags remain for Arizona javelina hunts

PHOENIX — Arizona hunters who were unsuccessful in the recent 2019 spring draw still have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for javelina.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has posted a list of leftover hunt permit-tags on its website at www.azgfd.com/Hunting/Draw/. As of Tuesday, there were 2,230 leftover hunt permit-tags for the following hunts:

909 handgun, archery or muzzleloader (HAM)
745 archery-only
525 general
51 youth-only

Hunters can apply on a “first come, first served” basis one of two ways:

Completed paper applications can be brought to any department office statewide, at which time a hunt permit-tag will be issued “over the counter.”

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.

For more information, including license and hunt permit-tag requirements, legal methods of take, and bag limits, view the “2019 Spring Turkey, Javelina, Bison and Bear Hunt Draw Information” booklet online, or call (602) 942-3000.