Arizona 2011 Spring Hunting/Drawing Info

Arizona Game and Fish Department, Bear Hunting Magazine

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has released the 2011 spring hunting and drawing information for bear. Electronic copies of the application form and regulation booklet are available online Arizona Hunting Information.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, October 12, 2010 by 7 p.m. (MST). Mailed applications should be addressed to the Arizona Game and Fish Department, Attn.: Drawing Section, PO Box 74020, Phoenix, AZ 85087-1052. Applications may also be hand-delivered to any of the seven Game and Fish offices.

Printed copies of the spring regulation booklet and applications are estimated to be at license dealers and Game and Fish offices by mid-September.

Youth hunters 10-13 are reminded that hunter education is mandatory to hunt bear. The minimum age to hunt bear is ten. The Arizona Game and Fish Department offers a variety of traditional classroom courses as well as an online self-paced course to accommodate the busy schedules of today's public. A hands-on field day is required regardless of the course type to become certified. Anyone successfully completing one of Arizona's hunter education courses will receive a permanent bonus point towards applying for future big game hunts.

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