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Arizona Credit Card hits
Supposedly they are hitting cards this morning. Post here if you get one. I’ll be reporting back after I get that Unit 1 tag with 1 point.....yeah right!
I'd be lying if I said I wasn't grinding my teeth right now :) Someday it'll happen. Until then I enjoy the suspense each March. Good luck guys!
They are! I just got hit for an antelope tag and two elk tags for the family! Good luck everybody!
Nothing for me as expected.
Mine was just hit for a youth hunt. It's on....
Looks like my 2 sons and I are in for archery cow tags! The AZ website is not showing any detail yet, but they hit my card. Very excited, this was our first time to apply!
How quick do hits show up on a Cabelas visa? My lunch from yesterday as not hit yet! Mike
Mike, you have to call and ask if there are any pending charges.
Congratulations to all! Actual results won't show-up on the Game and Fish website for another week or so.
Wow, finally after 20 years, 20 points. The draw seems earlier than most years, I was surprised to see the thread this morning.
Wow! I just got hit!!! Looks like either 27 or 8 for us!
Which NR tag costs $550? Elk or Antelope?
Antelope, congratulations! Although, I've heard it's not really possible to get one in Arizona with a bow.
Holy crap, Charlie, I drew an archery antelope tag too.....what are the odds?
Congratulations Roy! Did you apply for a unit near your new home, or elsewhere?
Cabela's card hits don't show on the website when it is a pending charge. You won't see it until its no longer pending. You can also do a little math and figure it out. If your available balance is less than the difference between your credit limit and your balance you likely have a hit.
Congrats Charlie and Roy! I’m in good company. Let’s do this!!!
Congrats to all of you who have drawn and good luck to everyone else!
abowforme if you draw 27 I hunted it pm me for info
Thanks Don! I will definitely take u up on that offer.
Do any of you use a chase card that drew. mine takes 3 or 4 days for anything to show up on my charges
I got a buddy who lives in AZ who texted me this AM. His CC had been hit for $90 (antelope). He's excited.
Bigdan I used a chase card and I had to call and ask the operator for any pending charges. Luckily enough had a $1300 pending charge from azgfd so elk tags for me and my son!!! Good Luck to you in the draw!
No love for me from WY. No love for me from AZ. If I wanted to be treated like this I'd just go home!!! :)
Congrats to all who drew!
Thanks oregonbowhunter I do have a $1300 pending charge so it looks like I will be headed to Az in sept
Happy for all that drew!!
I drew last year ---------with 3 pnts. yadda-yadda...haha
I don't expect to draw this year with just 2 points....But like the NFL on any given Sunday or in any given Draw.....
Good luck, Robb
I have online accounts set up and Credit Card Apps on my phone for all my cards with alerts set up with thresholds. As soon as a pending charge over a certain amount hits for any of my cards I get an alert and text showing the dollar amount and vendor making the charge. Makes life easier than constantly checking or calling for pending charges.
Yeah! Look out AZ elk! Got a pending charge for $650!
Good deal Pat! How many points did you have?
Good luck to all that drew!
I was hit. Had only 3 points for either an early rifle (haha) or muzzy tag
I had 11 points and drew 5B south.
BigDan, let me know if you Want me to call for you.
From the people that are drawing and the units the've drawn thus far, it's looking like the point creep either slowed or retracted this year.
We had 9pts and put in for 27 and 8.
I will pass on that Pat but if we fill up early I mite look you up I got your cell I will call you if we need a pack mule did you only put in for one pick
Yes, just the one unit. If you change your mind let me know. Those Arizona elk have never heard a bugle with a Connecticut accent. They will want to kick my ass!
Idyll: I was thinking just the opposite. Myself and a few of the guys I’ve talked to above benefited from the random draw part.
There's been 3 elk tags I've seen that seem to have gone with less or the same points as last year. Pat drew 5BS with 11. If there was significant point creep, he wouldn't have drawn unless it was a random tag. I'm guessing not.
I'm not seeing a charge on my USAA Visa, but then my draw odds were less than 5%
I drew NR antelope with only 8 points!
I have a Nr buddy that drew 23 north or 9 with 5 points
I put in with my hunting partner as a group. CC hit for $1300 non res. Won't know unit for sure for a week or two - But finally..... Our combined points are 26 - so 13 points to draw.
Thanks Tom! Congrats everyone!! Pat, you will have a great hunt. That is an awesome unit. Charlie, you know where you drew antelope? Az is gonna be flooded with Bowsiters the year of 2018
Someone in the family got an elk tag.
I really hadn't planned on the 650 dollar charge...but i guess i will take it :)
Pending charge of $1300 on my card so I'm assuming dad and I are going elk hunting....
Willieboat you too huh ;-)
Did anyone not draw? I don’t remember seeing this many bowsite guys draw before!
Hey trkyslr. You owe me money dude!! :-)
Agreed, crazy number of Bowsiters drawn this year. That’s awesome! Congrats to all.
Trkyslyr, will you be in my neck of the woods again?
Crazy number of non-residents seem to have drawn this year, but I don't know any resident friends that drew, including myself. And I thought I had enough points to be in the max pool. I usually have a fair number of friends that draw that are residents, but so far none this year.
Nothing here, I didn't expect to draw... disappointed for my kids. Good luck to those who drew. Ed F
We struck out this year. Had 14BP for antelope and didn't get drawn.
Pat, are you going outfitted in 5bs?
there is a problem with the draw. the resident/ nonresident % was entered incorrectly. dont count on getting tags. there will be a new draw. just kidding
Pretty sure it takes them a few days to finish hitting all the cards. Do they work on weekends? I'm assuming their not done and the results aren't officially posted...
IdyllwildArcher: the credit card hits take very little time. 15 minutes tops. In previous years, later hits came from rejected card holders after the department called for another card. They no longer do that. Also, some of the later hits were pending charges that became actual charges a few days later. Thus fooling people into thinking they just got a hit.
This draw is over. It was over on Friday, about 8am Arizona time.
How long after the hits are the results usually posted?
No set time. Usually posted on the portal within 1-2 weeks after hits.
Nothing for this guy, but wasn't expecting it either.
Shut The Front Door!!!!!
Oh my Hell--------->
2 points as I drew Early rifle last year with 3 pts!!
03/03/18 AZ GAME & FISH DEPT 602-942-3000 AZ $650.00
Finally posted on my Cabela's Black acct.
Good luck, Robb
Robb your draw luck in Az is ridiculous
no more pending they charge on my Cc showed up today so now I know for sure
Nada for me and the boy, but wasn't expecting to draw.
zippo here, congrats Robb!
AZ8, Way to burst my bubble. Here I was holding out hope that there might still be a chance. Ugh.
Congratulations Robb. Drew something with only 3 points myself. Going to be a great year.
Anyone get hit today? I dug out my old maps today from one of my two picks that I have hunted before. But with my luck I'm sure it will be the unit I never hunted
No dice here. Congrats to those who drew!
I'm worried because I had a one day insufficient balance before a deposit came in. Will they try again if that was the day my card was used? Or they just reject your application without retrying?
David, I think it depends on the timing....the instructions from AZ G&F were that your card must have sufficient funds or credit available to cover the cost as of 11:59PM on March 1. If your card can't process the charge your app is rejected without retrying.
I am humbled.....
Good luck, Robb
I thought I had a chance this year with 14 points for unit 1 but nope the fat lady just eat. Tom
Regarding whether they will re-try your card if there is a problem, below is the fine print at the bottom of my online receipt from AZ G&F after submitting my elk application...I interpret that as you only get one chance for your app to be processed.
"Online applicants are encouraged to keep their credit card payment information current. If your payment is declined at the time of the draw, your application will not be drawn. The Arizona Game and Fish Department will no longer call customers to obtain payment on drawn applications where credit cards have failed. Deadline for updating your credit card or debit card information online is 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Thursday, March 1, 2018. "
Some of you guys are putting way too much confidence in Arizona's system. Last year my cc was hit for elk tag amount. When the portal was updated, it showed elk unsuccessful, and successful for a rifle pronghorn. I put in for bonus point only on pronghorn. Action from AGFD, no elk tag, no pronghorn tag, a refund and excuse that computer made error.
There is no language stating funds need to be available on March 1, only "at the time of the draw", which was on March 2, and they back fill after that.
Good luck to all. We got hit for Early Archer Elk! Very happy!
Bull your a lucky sob!! Good on you!! Wish you luck@ What you kill last year?
I wish they would post what unit on my portal account checked 4 times already today
Dan, relax. It will probably be next week before they do that.
Marvin when you have snow in your yard up to your ass with nothing else to do relax is not going to happen
I drew an Elk tag. I don't know which one, we put in all 3 choices and probably didn't have enough points to guarantee any of them. I'm amazed that year after year someone keeps giving me an elk tag. Friends call me Lucky.
I can totally see where you're coming from, Dan. It's a chilly 74 degrees here in Phoenix too!!
What's all that white stuff all over everything?
The suspense is killing me!! Post results please!!!
Anybody know how long it takes to get from 80 percent to 100 percent done with the draw?
I just checked my portal acct and it shows we drew our first choice hunt 3150 Unit 27 early archery. Wow, I can't believe it!
I hunted there a few years ago (27) awesome. pm me for info
I logged in no tags for me but I got WY!
Thanks to all and congrats to those that drew also. Now the fun part, research and anticipation!!!
I got unit 1 on the random draw. I can't believe it. It's going to be a great year.