Learn About Fish Hatcheries and Fisheries Management

The Arizona Game and Fish Department manages fish populations across the state, and fish hatcheries and watershed management plans guide our actions.

explore arizona hatcheries

Our hatcheries produce seven species of trout for anglers: rainbow, brown, brook, tiger, cutthroat, and Arizona’s native Apache trout and Gila trout.

watershed management plans

Check out our plans for Arizona’s major watersheds that guide management now and in the future.

Want to Go Fishing around the State?

Find ways to experience fishing all over the state, including community waters.

buy your fishing license

If you need a fishing license, a combo hunt & fish license, or a short-term license, read about them here.

buy now

find a community lake to fish

There are 50+ community lakes in Arizona. Make a memory fishing with the family!

lake locations

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