Arizona Hunting News

Arizona Apprentice Hunter Program Began Jan 1
Effective Jan. 1, the Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a new "Apprentice Hunting License," at no charge, to encourage existing hunters to become mentors and introduce a friend, neighbor, relative, or co-worker to the traditions and importance of hunting.
2009 Arizona Pronghorn Antelope and Elk
The 2009 Arizona Pronghorn Antelope and Elk Hunt Draw Information regulations booklet is available online at the Arizona Game and Fish Department's Web site. Hunters interested in obtaining a hunt permit-tag via the draw process can start applying now.
Information Sought in Arizona Elk Poaching
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the illegal killing of a bull elk.
Endangered Jaguar Getting Help in Arizona
It's been a busy week for an endangered jaguar at the Phoenix Zoo. After arriving last Friday from Mexico, the animal underwent complex surgery to begin its recovery from injuries sustained while in captivity.
Arizona Reviewing 2009 Elk and Antelope Regulations
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.
Mountain Lion Killed in Arizona
An unusual-acting mountain lion that had been stalking a hiker and his dog on Saturday in Madera Canyon in the Santa Rita Mountains was located and killed by the Arizona Game and Fish Department on Sunday, Oct. 26.
Arizona GFD Seeks Help in Bighorn Poaching
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is asking for the public's help in finding a poacher that killed a Rocky Mountain bighorn ram on Oct. 10 in the Three Forks area of Game Management Unit 1, west of Alpine, in eastern Arizona.
Arizona Deadline for Spring Hunts Tuesday, Oct 14th
Hunters getting ready to mail their spring hunt-permit application might want to save the stamp and deliver it themselves - the hunt application deadline day is Tuesday, October 14 at 7 p.m. Postmarks don't count.
Arizona Youth Hunts Available
Javelina, turkey and sandhill cranes - oh my! It may not be exactly like the famous Wizard of Oz quote, "lions and tigers and bears" – but to many it still invokes a sense of mystery and adventure.
Arizona's "Majority Rules" Ballot Initiative Bad for Game and Fish
The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has unanimously voted to oppose Proposition 105, an initiative that will be on November's ballot for consideration by Arizona voters.