Arizona. Beautiful. Rugged. Land of blue skies, red rocks and world-class fishing waters. And mountains. Escape the summer heat and head for higher elevations. Lakes sparkle like jewels in tall pine forests and grasslands. Trout stocked by the Arizona Game and Fish Department wait for you in cool water streams and lakes. With so many destinations, how does an angler, boater or paddler decide where to go?
Fish & Boat AZ gives you the latest biologist-verified information on individual waters, including species you'll likely encounter, stocking info, bag limits, watercraft regulations, fishing forecasts, angler reports, and so much more, even door-to-ramp driving directions.
Already have the perfect experience in mind? Use the Filter/Find tool to locate individual waters, filter locations by species, watercraft regulations and more. Once you've narrowed down your options, zoom in to the map to see the facilities and amenities available to help you achieve that perfect outdoor experience.
Explore each of Arizona's seven Fishing Areas. Then it's up to you...where will you go to get hooked?
Anticipated late 2019 - An Arizona Game and Fish Department team of dedicated biologists and techie types are working hard to gather information on Arizona streams to include in the next release of Fish & Boat AZ.
Thank you anglers and boaters!
Arizona fishing and boating opportunities would not be possible without the Sport Fish Restoration Act and Boating Trust Fund. Through a federal excise tax paid by manufacturers on fishing gear and motorboat fuels, this grant provides funds for fishery conservation, boating access, and aquatic education.
It is the user's responsibility to know what regulations apply to the body of water they are fishing or boating. This website is intended as a guide only. Content is compiled from a variety of sources, and is subject to change without notice. Due to the dynamic nature of the data, the Arizona Game and Fish Department does not warrant or make any representations as to the accuracy of the content in this web mapping application. The Arizona Game and Fish Department makes no express or implied warranties as to this map and the data it displays. Users of this information should review or consult the primary data and information sources to ascertain the reliability or usability of the information. The Arizona Game and Fish Department assumes no liability associated with the use or misuse of this information.
Notice to Anglers: A valid fishing license is required for any person, except those under the age of 10, for taking fish or other aquatic wildlife from public waters. Combo hunting and fishing licenses for resident and non-resident youth ages 10-17 are only $5. General Statewide Fishing Regulations apply statewide unless site specific Special Regulations apply to that body of water. For more information, or to purchase a fishing license, visit the Arizona Game and Fish Department's fishing page.
Notice to Boaters: Motorized watercraft in Arizona waters must be registered. All vessels, except sailboards and certain racing shells or rowing skulls, must have at least one wearable Type I, II, III, or V life jacket (PFD) that is U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) approved and of the proper size for each person on board. For more information, or to renew or purchase registration, visit the Arizona Game and Fish Department's boating page.
Fishing is a great way for you and your family to enjoy the outdoors! It's easy to learn and doesn't have to be expensive. The following videos have most of the information needed to successfully catch fish. Learn and enjoy. Then pass these skills and your experiences on to your kids so they too can tell fish stories and share this passion with future generations!