We are the Arizona Game & Fish Department

Experience new ways to get involved in conserving and protecting Arizona’s amazing wildlife.

Find Your Adventure

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

  1. Jul 31, 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.

  2. Jul 31, 2023

    FishAZ Network Hands-On Fishing Events

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

  3. Aug 25, 2023

    Get on the Water During a Kayak Class

    Courses are offered on numerous dates throughout Arizona.

  4. Sep 1, 2023

    Stand-up Paddleboard Hands-On Classes

    SUP courses are offered on numerous dates throughout Arizona.

  5. 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. June 6: Last day to apply for fall hunt permit-tags

    After-hours assistance, by telephone only, will be available Monday and Tuesday, June 5-6.

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  2. AZGFD concludes public safety operation in Prescott

    AZGFD officers concluded operations to remove 4 mountain lions posing a safety threat.

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  3. Mexican wolf pup fostering continues success

    Partners in Mexican wolf conservation fostered 16 genetically valuable pups.

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