Duck Hunting in Arizona

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  • C
  • 16,900

    Duck Statewide Harvest

  • 3,100

    Goose Statewide Harvest

  • 1,900

    No. Waterfowl Licenses Sold Annually

  • 9.0

    Ducks Per Hunter

  • 4.5

    Geese Per Hunter

  • $37

    Cost of Resident Waterfowl Hunting License

  • $5

    Cost of Resident State Stamps and Permits

  • $25

    Federal Duck Stamp

  • Season $160.00; one-day $20

    Cost of Non-Resident Waterfowl Hunting License

  • $5

    Cost of Non-Resident State Stamps and Permits

  • $25

    Federal Duck Stamp

Duck Hunting Nation Knowledge

Arizona gets a C rating because that’s the fact; average duck hunting with a handful of exceptions for the 1,900-some licensed duck hunters in the state (2019-'20).

That doom and gloom noted, Arizona’s lack of fowling attention doesn’t stem from a lack of places to hunt. It’s no Washington or Oregon, but waterfowlers aren’t without options. Best known, perhaps, the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge on the Colorado River near Cibola. A reservation- and draw-style goose hunt is also available at Cibola. Other public lands include Morman, Pintail, Roosevelt and Lyman lakes, as well as an adequate list of wildlife management areas scattered across the state.

— Compiled and written by M.D. Johnson

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