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Fishing Arizona

EZFishing brings you Arizona's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Arizona Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Arizona.

Arizona Fishing Regulations

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Arizona Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Arizona Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Arizona's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Arizona Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Arizona.

  • Challenges with Bears: Tips for the public after 3 black bears euthanized
  • Three black bears were euthanized by the Arizona Game and Fish Department after separate incidents in the final week of May. One of those bears was first picked up in the Prescott area, where it had broken into a chicken coop, killing and eating the ...
  • The Daily Courier
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  • 6/8/2018 1:12:00 PM
  • Life Jacket Exchange at Lake Powell, Big Lake, Arizona
  • The 10-year anniversary of the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s (AZGFD) life jacket exchanges continues with two more events: Lake Powell on June 9 and Big Lake on June 16. During the exchanges, people with old, worn out and less-effective life jackets .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/8/2018 7:15:00 AM
  • Game & Fish meeting here June 8-9
  • These meeting are very informative and provide insight to the complexity of Arizona Game & Fish Department. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend. Several Rim Country hunters and anglers are looking forward discussing ...
  • Payson Roundup
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  • 6/7/2018 12:11:00 AM
  • Letter: Arizona Game and Fish Department incompetence!
  • Re: the May 30 article “Arizona wildlife park: Bear cubs rescued after mother is euthanized” "....The park says the Arizona Game and Fish Department was forced to euthanize the cubs' mother after twice removing her from a residential area in the town ...
  • Arizona Daily Star
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  • 6/2/2018 12:31:00 AM
  • Hamburg Fishing Rodeo helps next generation gain love of fishing
  • Arizona Rentschler and Brody Lasko. The Hamburg Fish and Game Association holds events year-round for children, youth and adults on their property, 935 5th Street in Hamburg. For more information, call 610-562-3532 or visit their Facebook page: www.fb.com
  • Berks-Mont News
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  • 6/1/2018 4:43:00 PM
  • Free fishing this Saturday only in Arizona
  • Grab your reels and get your family fishing on the Arizona waters this Saturday, June 2 for some free, relaxing outdoor fun! The Arizona Game and Fishing Department (AZGFD) is celebrating a free fishing day as part of National Fishing and Boating Week ...
  • AZFamily
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  • 6/1/2018 9:52:00 AM
  • Bear euthanized after breaking into Payson home, AZ Game & Fish says
  • Another bear in Arizona had to be put down but this time officials said he broke into a house in Payson. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said workers had to euthanized the bear because of its aggressive behavior and lack of fear toward humans.
  • AZFamily
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  • 6/1/2018 1:52:00 AM
  • AZ Game & Fish predicts more bears will visit the Phoenix area
  • The Arizona Game and Fish Department is standing by its decision to euthanize a bear seen roaming around an Anthem neighborhood. "We are doing this for human and public safety," said Amy Burnett, spokeswoman for Arizona Game and Fish. "It's absolutely not
  • AZFamily
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  • 5/30/2018 1:11:00 AM
  • Arizona Game and Fish warns of wandering wildlife during drought conditions
  • Arizona Game and Fish Department warns residents of wandering wildlife during drought conditions after officers tranquilized and later euthanized an ear-tagged black bear found wandering an Anthem neighborhood this past weekend. Deemed a public safety ...
  • Scottsdale Independent
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  • 5/29/2018 7:48:00 PM
  • Bald Eagle nestlings banded by Arizona Game and Fish
  • WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On a typically sunny, breezy spring day, a group of raptor experts, game rangers, photographers and reporters hiked from the banks of Flagstaff’s Lake Mary into the Coconino National Forest. The destination: a bald eagle nest located ...
  • Williams News
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  • 5/29/2018 5:03:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Days!
  • Free Fishing Days coming to Arizona Saturday June 2nd and for Utah Saturday June 9th. Fishing license not required on Free Fishing Day! If you’d like to introduce someone to fishing—or you’d like to give fishing a try, but you don’t have a ...
  • Lake Powell Life
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  • 5/29/2018 3:59:00 PM
  • Arizona Game & Fish puts down bear spotted in Anthem
  • Arizona Game & Fish Department employees captured and euthanized a bear seen in Anthem Monday morning. The bear had been captured in the Prescott area about a week and a half ago before being tagged and released in a remote area. Game & Fish officials ...
  • KVOA 4
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  • 5/29/2018 1:06:00 AM
  • Game and Fish euthanized 'nuisance bear' spotted in Anthem Monday
  • The Arizona Game and Fish Department confirmed that is has euthanized a bear spotted in Anthem Sunday night and Monday morning. In less than two weeks, two different bears have been spotted in two very different locations around the Valley. The first one .
  • AZFamily
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  • 5/28/2018 10:16:00 PM
  • Free fishing day set for June 2 in Arizona
  • The Arizona Game and Fish Department announced this week that Arizona anglers can fish the state’s waters for free Saturday, June 2. Arizona’s free fishing day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 2-10. During that Saturday ...
  • The Daily Courier
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  • 5/26/2018 6:49:00 AM
  • Arizona: Memorial Day Fishing Opportunities
  • PHOENIX — Lots of quality fishing opportunities will keep anglers’ reels singing during Memorial Day weekend -- despite forest closures. Some of the best options in the White Mountains for trout fishing include: Big Lake; Greer lakes; Show Low Lake ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/25/2018 8:38:00 AM
  • Arizona Cautions Against BWI Over Holiday Weekend
  • PHOENIX — If time on the lake is part of your Memorial Day weekend plans, stay safe by always designating a sober operator. The holiday weekend is a popular time for Arizonans to enjoy the state’s waterways, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/25/2018 8:34:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Weekend coming up June 2-3
  • Arizona Pond, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. · Reedsport, Lake Marie, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Under statute set by the Oregon State Legislature, ODFW can offer eight days of free fishing each year. The other remaining days of free fishing in Oregon coming up this year are listed on
  • KTVZ
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  • 5/11/2018 9:25:00 AM
  • Lawsuit Launched to Protect Imperiled Fish in Arizona, New Mexico
  • TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect the roundtail chub, a large minnow in Arizona and New Mexico, under the Endangered Species Act. The Fish ...
  • KLAS Press Release
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  • 5/8/2018 7:13:00 AM
  • Lawsuit Launched to Protect Imperiled Fish in Arizona, New Mexico
  • TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect the roundtail chub, a large minnow in Arizona and New Mexico, under the Endangered Species Act. The Fish ...
  • Center for Biological Diversity
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  • 5/7/2018 6:55:00 PM
  • Arizona: Life Jacket Exchange Begins May 19
  • PHOENIX — Have an old, worn out life jacket? Swap it for a new one. 2018 marks the 10-year anniversary of the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s (AZGFD) life jacket exchange program, and it’s starting with a statewide push to ensure everyone in ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/7/2018 5:56:00 AM
  • YouTube binging, ‘The Cheater’ bait & fishing in Arizona
  • Several months ago, I was searching through YouTube for videos about anglers cheating in tournaments. My search ended up leading me to a video about a bait called “The Cheater.” The videos were so convincing that I immediately ordered a few. To my ...
  • Manteca Bulletin
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  • 5/4/2018 8:22:00 AM
  • Arizona GFD Posts Fly Fishing Video, Part 2
  • Let's learn how to fly fish a lake! If you've never fly fished, or are looking to hone your skills for some high country trout, now's the time. This is Part 2 of 4 of our How to Fly Fish for Trout video series -- from Big Lake.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/3/2018 6:14:00 PM

Arizona Guides/Outfitters

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Arizona Fishing Clubs

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