Don't go hunting in Arizona without first familiarizing yourself with Arizona hunting laws. This article should help you plan your trip and get you going!
Arizona Hunting Laws and Regulations
– This post was originally published on Survival Life and has been shared with permission –
Learn Arizona's Hunting Laws
Open season is just a few weeks away for most of the United States. It's an exciting time of year for veteran hunters and beginners alike.
Before heading out on your first hunt though, make sure you're familiar with Arizona hunting laws and regulations. Hunting laws evolve on an almost yearly basis, mainly to address public safety for the benefit of the hunter and the hunted.
Therefore, it's a must to keep up to date on Arizona hunting laws before heading out on your first hunt. Studying your state's hunting laws might be a bit time consuming, and we know you're impatient to get out there and start shooting.
However, breaking the law and having to pay a fine can put a serious damper on hunting season. Keep reading to learn about Arizona hunting laws including dates and which animals you’re allowed to hunt.
You also have to know which weapon you can use, how to get a hunting license, and other essential information. You wouldn't want to miss out on the chance by overlooking a small yet important detail.
By now, you should know the State of Arizona provides more or less 10 big-game species and rich small-game selections, which includes waterfowl. The hunting opportunities are also said to be the best, and most unique, in the nation.
Check out this updated regulations first, for Arizona hunting seasons 2019-2020, for your reference. Now, let’s focus on the three most popular species: deer, ducks, and black bears.
This species is one of the largest of the deer family and should not be confused with the Moose, which is much larger. The elk mostly inhabits the summer range as high as 7,000 to 10,000 plus feet.
The general hunting seasons range from mid-October to the end of December. This depends on the type of hunt (meaning the type of firearm being used) and the areas you will be hunting in.
License, Special Licenses, and Permits
Acquiring a license will depend on your specific needs as a hunter, be it a regular license, a special license or various permits for hunting, even disabled veterans’ licenses.
For specific details regarding licenses, and permits just click the following words: licenses, special licenses, and permits.