Archive for November, 2008

Elk nonpermit-tags proposed to be offered again in some hunt areas for 2009

Hunters are advised to wait for the 2009 elk/antelope regulations before purchasing As part of the 2009 elk hunt recommendation package, the Arizona Game and Fish Department is proposing to once again offer elk over-the-counter nonpermit general and archery tags for certain areas—but with some minor changes to season dates, hunt areas and boundary descriptions […]

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Archery-only deer hunters: Some hunting areas are not open during December nonpermit-tag hunts

The Arizona Game and Fish Department wants to remind archery-only deer hunters with over-the-counter permits there are a number of Game Management Units that are not open hunting areas for the 2008 December hunt, as in past years. Game Management Units 17A, 20A, 22, 23, 37A, and 42 are not included in the December 2008 […]

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All-day dove hunting begins Friday

Take advantage of great weather and fewer crowds during late dove season PHOENIX —The second season for dove hunting begins Friday and the Arizona Game and Fish Department expects it to be one of the better seasons in years due to great seasonal rains and an abundance of crops. “The second season is good for […]

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2009 elk and pronghorn antelope hunt recommendation

Available for public review at Game and Fish regional offices PHOENIX — The proposed recommendations for the 2009 pronghorn antelope and elk hunting regulations will soon be available for review on the department’s Web site and at a series of open houses at the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s regional offices. Once approved by the […]

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Sportsmen: Draw results now available for spring hunts Tags remaining for javelina, turkey and bear to be issued first-come Dec. 1

PHOENIX – The draw process for the 2009 spring hunting season is complete, and the more than 35,000 eager applicants can now find out if they’ve been drawn by visiting the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Web site at www.azgfd.gov/draw. Applicants can obtain draw results for spring turkey, javelina, buffalo and bear hunt tags by […]

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Quail hunters: Bird numbers are up and gas prices are falling

PHOENIX — Quail hunters are finding plenty of young birds in their harvest, according to Arizona Game and Fish biologists. Nearly 80 percent of the birds checked by hunters over the Oct. 4-5 opening weekend were juveniles. Gambel’s quail harvest results, collected at two of the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s check stations, reflect improved […]

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