Today's Hunter in Arizona

Today's Hunter in Arizona


Today's Hunter in Arizona: A Guide to Safe, Ethical and Responsible Hunting is a student manual developed for hunting students in Arizona, approved by the Arizona Game and Fish Department. This manual introduces you to U.S. hunting regulations and provides general information about firearm equipment, basic shooting and hunting skills, ethics and safety, survival skills, and wildlife identification.

Arizona is a state of natural wonders, including the hunting opportunities. This sunny state offers a variety of species to hunt, including elk, antelope, javelina, turkey, and even mountain lions! With environments from desert mesas to snowy mountains, you’re sure to find beauty and adventure in the Grand Canyon state.

With this handbook, you can ensure you are well-prepared to make every hunting trip a safe one. Hunting safety is everyone’s responsibility. 

Topics include:

  • Hunter Ethics
  • Topographic Maps, Compasses, and GPS
  • Four Main Causes of Hunting Accidents
  • Good Marksmanship and Accuracy
  • Specialty Hunting
  • Wildlife Identification
  • Hunting Strategies
  • Arizona Hunting Laws and Rules
  • And much more… 

Hunter Education

Make your learning about hunting safety fun and easy by taking an online hunter education course at Hunter Ed works with IHEA-USA, more than 35 state agencies, and industry partners to develop approved and recognized online hunter safety courses. With a safety course, hunters of all ages can become more successful and ethical hunters.

Persons 10 to 13 years old who hunt big game need to complete an Arizona Hunter Safety course. Become a safer hunter today!