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. Sep 23, 2023
    Chronic Wasting Disease

    Chronic Wasting Disease Workshops for Deer and Elk Hunters

    Hunters can help keep Arizona’s herds healthy.

  2. Sep 30, 2023

    Outdoor Skills Network Hands-On Events

    Learn the basics about hunting, fishing, trapping, safety and other outdoor skills at this ongoing series of events.

  3. Sep 30, 2023

    FishAZ Network Hands-On Fishing Events

    Arizona has extensive opportunities and destinations to go fishing. The FishAZ Network will help you get started.

  4. 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.

  5. Oct 18, 2023

    Wild Bunch Beginner Firearms Course

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

  6. Oct 21, 2023

    Arizona Boater Education Course

    View the list of upcoming course dates.

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. Don’t wait! Apply now for 2024 spring hunts 

    Oct. 3 is the deadline to apply for spring turkey, javelina, bison, and raptor capture.

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  2. Commission Award RECIPIeNTs ANNOUNCED

    The AZG&F Commission announced 16 Commission Award recipients at its Sept. 8 meeting.

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  3. Arizona Wildlife Views launches new season

    The TV program can be viewed on AZGFD’s YouTube channel and Arizona PBS Channel 8.

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