This amazing state has ten huntable species, including pronghorn antelope, black bears, bison, desert bighorn sheep, elk, javelina, Merriam turkeys, Gould’s turkeys, mountain lions, mule deer, and Coues whitetail deer. The world-record typical elk, which scored 442 5/8 B&C points, came from Arizona.
Arizona has excellent big-game hunting.
- A hunting/fishing license can be purchased online at www.azgfd.com.
- If you are hunting, you will need a tag. Most tags in Arizona are by draw.
- Hunter Education is not required for anyone 14 years of age or older in order to hunt in Arizona. However, hunters who take the Hunters Education Course in Arizona get a bonus point for life.
- It is unlawful to trespass on properly posted private property in Arizona, even to access public or State Trust lands.