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.

  • Now accepting applications for 2024 fall hunts

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  • Trout stockings adjusted at some high-country waters

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  • Planning that next hunt starts on AZGFD website

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Find Your Adventure

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

  1. May 25 – Aug 23, 2024

    Get on the Water During a Kayak Class

    Courses are offered on numerous dates throughout Arizona.

  2. Jun 15, 2024

    Bighorn Sheep Viewing Tour on Canyon Lake

    Participants will embark on a three-hour cruise with wildlife biologists.

  3. Jun 22 – Aug 24, 2024

    Stand-up Paddleboard Hands-On Classes

    SUP courses are offered on numerous dates throughout Arizona.

  4. Jul 1-2, 2024

    Just for Educators: Wildlife Biology Bootcamp

    Learn about wildlife biology at this two-day, hands-on workshop.

  5. Jul 9-11, 2024

    Just for Educators: Wildlife Research and Management

    Learn about wildlife research and management at a hands-on educator workshop.

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. National Safe Boating Week begins May 18

    AZGFD and partner agencies will conduct a life jacket exchange May 18 and again May 25.

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  2. Applications for 2024 fall hunts due soon 

    The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Tuesday, June 4, 2024.   

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  3. Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters

    AZGFD begins process to amend Article 2 rules

    Written comments will be accepted for 30 days, ending on June 13, 2024.

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