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June 13, 2014
Amendments would enhance hunting and fishing opportunities in Arizona
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously today to support two amendments proposed by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) to the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2014, to support hunting and sportfishing opportunities in Arizona and across the nation.
"Senator McCain continues to be a leading advocate for maintaining and strengthening the state's wildlife management authorities,” said Game and Fish Commission Chair J.W. Harris. “The commission's support of these two important amendments to the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act is a testament to the Senator’s passion for wildlife and commitment to Arizona sportsmen.”
The amendments, filed yesterday, deal with National Parks Service wildlife management (including bison at Grand Canyon) and with fish hatcheries (including the Willow Beach hatchery) in the National Fish Hatchery System:
June 10, 2014
Due to an exceptionally high volume of draw applications that prevented customers from accessing the online application system, the Arizona Game and Fish Department is extending the application deadline for fall 2014 hunts for deer, turkey, javelina, bighorn sheep, buffalo and pheasant until 7 p.m. (MST) on Wednesday, June 11, 2014.
You can apply using the online service at https://az.gov/azgfd/draw/home.xhtml, or you can hand deliver a paper application to any of the seven Game and Fish office locations in Pinetop, Flagstaff, Kingman, Yuma, Tucson, Mesa or Phoenix.
Keep in mind that while Game and Fish office locations will be accepting draw applications until 7 p.m. on June 11, front counter customer service for regular business transactions, including the sale of hunting and fishing licenses, will close at the regular time, 5 p.m.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused customers.