At one time, there were only about 500 desert bighorn sheep in Arizona. Today, thanks to Arizona Game & Fish’s (AZGFD) capture and relocation efforts, there are more than 5,000. Here, SCI’s Marc Watts discusses with AZGFD’s Raul Vega how the Department determines source populations, where to relocate sheep, how they are captured and the precautions taken to make sure Arizona’s iconic sheep population remains healthy and growing.
Winners of the 13th annual Arizona Big Game Super Raffle were announced recently at Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters in Phoenix. Continue reading Arizona Big Game Super Raffle Nets Record $692,590 From Hunters For Wildlife
Hunters who harvest a big game animal in Arizona affixed with a GPS or VHF tracking collar should return the collar undamaged to any department office statewide. Continue reading Arizona Game And Fish Reminds Hunters To Please Save Tracking Collars
The 2017 edition of “Hunt Arizona,” the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s yearly compilation of big and small game hunting statistics, is now available online at https://www.azgfd.com/Hunting/surveydata. Continue reading 2017 Edition Of “Hunt Arizona” Now Available Online