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Arizona publishes a set of Game and Fish laws (ARS Title 17), and annually it publishes "Arizona Hunting Regulations" which focus on seasons during a fiscal year, spanning the fall of one year through the spring of the next year. The game laws identify big game animals such as the ones listed below, as well as providing statutory authority to the Commission and Department for the management of wildlife in Arizona. Tiered below the laws, are Commission Rules, which describe procedurally the implementation of laws. Commission Orders are set annually and establish seasons, season dates, and permit numbers. They also define the times and methods of taking wildlife and the possession and bag limits.

Arizona has a state law to help prevent antihunting groups and individuals from harassing sportsmen while in the field. In the event of any harassment call Operation Game Thief toll free (1-800-352-0700) immediately, 24-hours a day.

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Hunting, Trapping & Fishing Regulations, Season Dates & Draw Information

Detailed information on all rules, regulations and seasons

  • 2014-2015 Arizona Hunting Regulations [PDF, 6mb]

  • Hunt Permit-Tag Application Form [PDF]
  • 2014 Antelope & Elk Hunt Draw Regulations
    [PDF, 4mb]

  • 2014 Spring Hunt Draw Regulations [PDF]

  • New! 2014-2015 Waterfowl & Snipe Regulations [PDF]

  • New! 2014-2015 Dove & Band-tailed Pigeon Regs [PDF]

  • 2014 Sandhill Crane Regulations [PDF]

  • Hunt Arizona 2012: Survey, Harvest and Draw Data
    [PDF, 6mb]

  • 2013-2014 Trapping Regulations [PDF]


  • 2014 AZ Fishing Regulations
    [PDF, 7mb]
  • 2014 Urban Fishing Guidebook
    [PDF, 9mb]
  • 2014 Amphibian and Reptile Regulations [PDF]

  • 2013-14 Raptor Regulations [PDF]
  • Arizona Residency Requirements [PDF]
NOTE: The above files are PDF's and require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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