Only 73 Permit-Tags Remain for 2016 Arizona Elk Hunts

Leftovers available on first-come, first-served basis Monday

Arizona 2016 Pronghorn Antelope and Elk Hunt Draw
Arizona 2016 Pronghorn Antelope and Elk Hunt Draw
Arizona Game and Fish Department
Arizona Game and Fish Department

Phoenix, AZ -(AmmoLand.com)- Arizona hunters still have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for select 2016 elk hunts.

After this week’s release of the official draw results, there were 73 leftover hunt permit-tags that will be available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis as follows:

  • By mail: Paper applications will be accepted beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, April 25, and must be addressed to: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Attn.: Draw/First Come, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ  85086. Applications postmarked prior to April 25 will not be accepted. Note: There is no “mini” draw. Allow 10 to 15 business days to receive a hunt permit-tag by mail.
  • In person: If any leftover hunt permit-tags remain, they will be available for purchase beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, May 2 at any of the seven department offices statewide.

For a complete list of leftover hunt permit-tags, visit https://portal.azgfd.stagingaz.gov/PortalImages/files/hunting/draw/leftoverTags/leftovers-fall.pdf.

Many of the leftover elk tags are for Hopi hunt open areas and are available to everyone, both tribal members and non-tribal members, through the first-come, first-served process.

A number of leftover elk tags remain for military hunts at Camp Navajo, for those who qualify. For more information, visit https://dema.az.gov/army-national-guard/camp-navajo/garrison-operations/camp-navajo-hunting-information, e-mail sarah.b.golabiewski.mil@mail.mil, or call 928-773-3225.

For more information, including license and hunt permit-tag requirements, view the “2016 Pronghorn Antelope and Elk Hunt Draw Information” booklet online, or call (602) 942-3000.

About the Arizona Game and Fish Department:

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is the state agency charged with conserving the entire range of wildlife within our borders, from big game such as elk and deer to smaller mammals, reptiles and fish. The Department is one of the nation’s leading proponents of the “North American Model of Wildlife Conservation,” which relies on sound science, public participation, active habitat management, strict regulation and active law enforcement to sustain wildlife populations.

For more information, visit: www.azgfdportal.az.gov.

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