PHOENIX — Tournament angling for all species in Arizona has grown tremendously recently. Many people don’t realize that the Arizona Game and Fish Department does not issue permits for fishing tournaments.

Fishing tournaments are permitted by the land management agency where the tournament is being held. The department is, however, very interested in:

By dedicating a Web page to tournament angling, the department hopes to provide a place for information sharing about “all things tournaments.” The Web page includes information on:

Visit our Tournament Fishing Web page at:

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