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. Dec 5, 2023

    Just for Educators: What is Focus Wild Arizona?

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

  2. Dec 7, 2023

    Wild About Arizona: Black Bear Natural History and Biology

    Learn about black bears with Arizona Game and Fish biologists.

  3. Dec 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.

  4. Dec 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.

  5. Mar 23, 2024

    Outdoor Expo

    Ben Avery Shooting Facility

    Experience wildlife and wild places at Arizona Game and Fish’s Outdoor Expo.

  6. Mar 24, 2024

    Outdoor Expo

    Experience wildlife and wild places at Arizona Game and Fish’s Outdoor Expo.

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. NovembEr 2023 Fishing Report is available

    The November 2023 Fishing Report is now available.

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  2. Proposed hunt recommendations ready for review

    2024 hunts for pronghorn, elk, fall turkey, and 2025 spring turkey are included in the recommendations.

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  3. Wildlife Photo Contest Winners Announced

    AZGFD has announced the winners of the 2023 Wildlife Photo Contest.

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