Elk NetworkArizona to Consider Amendments to 2021 Elk Hunts

General | December 4, 2020

Below is a news release from the Arizona Game and Fish Department.

With the understanding that private lands, particularly working landscapes, are a vital The Arizona Game and Fish Commission will consider and may approve amendments to Commission Order 4 (elk) and 26 (population management hunts) hunts and permit numbers in some units for the 2021 hunts.

The proposed amendments, posted online at https://www.azgfd.com/Hunting/Guidelines/, will be presented by the Arizona Game and Fish Department for consideration during a public meeting Friday, Dec. 4, in Payson.

The Commission approved the 2021 elk and population management hunts and permit numbers in December 2019 as part of a two-year hunt recommendation package. The Department is recommending several amendments for the 2021 hunts to better manage elk in flexible management and minimal occurrence zones in Game Management Units 2A, 2B, 2C, 3B, 4A and 4B.

The Commission meeting agenda is posted at https://www.azgfd.com/Agency/Commission. Visit www.azgfd.gov/huntguidelines to learn more about the hunt recommendations and hunt guidelines processes.

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