We Conserve and Protect Arizona’s Wildlife

The mission of the Arizona Game and Fish Department is to conserve Arizona’s diverse wildlife resources and manage for safe, compatible outdoor recreation opportunities for current and future generations.

Find Your Adventure

Discover events designed to support and grow your love of the outdoors.

  1. Oct 11, 2023

    Just for Educators: What is Focus Wild Arizona?

    Learn about Arizona Game and Fish’s library of educational resources and opportunities.

  2. Oct 12, 2023

    Wild About Arizona: Natural History of Wolves & Coyotes

    Join us for a deep dive into the natural history of wolves and coyotes.

  3. Oct 18, 2023

    Wild Bunch Beginner Firearms Course

    Join the Ben Avery Shooting Facility for a family-based introductory firearms course.

  4. Oct 21, 2023

    Arizona Boater Education Course

    View the list of upcoming course dates.

  5. Oct 26, 2023

    3D Archery Fun Shoot on Thursday Nights

    Test your accuracy by shooting at life-size 3D animal targets.

  6. Oct 26, 2023
    Arizona Game and Fish

    Wild About Arizona: “Unlovable” Critters

    Explore the fascinating world of misunderstood creatures with Arizona Game and Fish biologists.

Want to Go Hunting or Fishing Around the State?

Plan that hunting trip or find a fishing hole.

buy your hunting license

Arizona residents and non-residents, 10 years and older need a valid hunting license to hunt in Arizona.

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find a community lake to fish

There are 50+ community lakes in the city. Make a memory fishing with the family!

lake locations

Latest News

Be in the know on all things Arizona Game and Fish.

  1. 2024 spring hunt draw closes at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday

    Applicants can receive after-hours help, by telephone only, Monday, Oct. 2, and Tuesday, Oct. 3.

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  2. Hunters: save tracking collars from big game    

    AZGFD urges hunters to return tracking collars undamaged to any department office statewide.

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  3. It’s that time of year to get out for small game  

    Several small game seasons are already underway, with more set to open in the weeks ahead.

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