Commission considers approval of new hunting & fishing license structure & fees at meeting

by Arizona Game & Fish Department

Public can still submit comments through Aug. 3, 2013

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission will consider approval of a new hunting and fishing license structure and license/tag fees during the Saturday, Aug. 3 portion of its Aug. 2-3 meeting in Flagstaff.

The commission in June approved a draft proposal to be taken out to the public for comment. A link to a webcast on the draft proposal, a summary sheet of the proposed draft license structure and fees, and the department's Draft Notice of Exempt Rulemaking can be found at The public can still submit comments between now and the Aug. 3 meeting by e-mail to

Comment can also be made during the Aug. 3 meeting via the Speaker Card (Blue Card) process for those attending the meeting in person or viewing the webcast from department offices. The opportunity to address the commission via the Speaker Card process is unavailable for those viewing the webcast from locations other than department offices.

The meeting will be held at the Flagstaff City Hall Council Chambers at 211 W. Aspen Ave. The webcast can be viewed at A link to the full agenda can be found at

The commission may vote to approve or modify the final exempt rule making package at the meeting. If approved, the goal is to have the new structure and fees implemented by Jan. 1, 2014.

For background on the license structure and fee proposal, visit