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Reminder: Arizona Game and Fish Department proposes new fishing regulations

Posted July 30, 2018

PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is proposing fishing regulation changes and inviting the public to review and comment.

AZGFD will host and webcast a public forum on proposed fishing regulations changes 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on July 30 at department headquarters (Quail Room), 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix.  The public may also go to any regional office and make comments and discuss the proposed changes.

The webcast can be viewed at The topic of discussion will focus exclusively on proposed fishing regulation changes by AZGFD.

Recommendations can be submitted in-person at the public forum, by email to or by mail to: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Aquatic Wildlife Branch, c/o Andy Clark, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ, 85086.

Please include your first and last name to ensure a response during the forum. AZGFD will be accepting comments through Aug. 31.

The changes are also scheduled to be presented to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission at its Sept. 21-22 meeting. The public is welcome to attend and address the commission on these proposals.

The proposed changes are:

See the full details of the rationale behind each regulation.