Arizona

The desert landscape of Arizona has a rugged beauty that captures the spirit of adventure. As a hunter and angler, one can find ample opportunities in this great state. From the towering peaks of the Grand Canyon to the winding rivers and streams, Arizona offers a variety of outdoor experiences. The state is known for its diverse wildlife, including mule deer, elk, javelina, quail, and mountain lions, which can be found in the high country and remote wilderness areas. Anglers can test their skills in the state’s iconic lakes including Mead, Powell, and Havasu. Arizona’s hunting and fishing culture has a rich history, with traditions passed down through generations of hunters and anglers. As one casts a line or sights a rifle, the beauty of Arizona’s desert landscape becomes apparent. The sound of the wind in the mesquite trees and the call of coyotes in the distance add to the allure of this great state.

For more information on the elected officials protecting and promoting the sportsmen’s traditions in Arizona, please contact:


Arizona State Caucus Fact Sheet

Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus

Senator Mark Kelly
Representative Paul Gosar
Representative David Schweikert

Arizona Legislators for Wildlife

Senator Frank Carroll
Representative Diego Espinoza

News Alerts

Sep 20 2021 Arizona Secures US Fish and Wildlife Service Funding to Support Sport Fish Stocking Program

Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Rocky Mountain States Senior CoordinatorHighlightsWhy it Matters: Recreational fishing provides the...

Jun 14 2021 Arizona Aims to Secure the Next Decade of Funding for Popular Sport Fish Stocking Program

Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Rocky Mountain States Senior CoordinatorHighlightsWhy It Matters: Recreational fishing provides the...

Oct 19 2020 Arizona Game and Fish Commission and the National Park Service Enter into Agreement to Reduce Grand Canyon National Park Bison Herd

Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States CoordinatorOn October 1, the National Park Service (NPS)...

Jun 15 2020 Arizona and New Mexico: CSF Supports “Non-Essential Experimental” Designation for the Mexican Wolf

Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States CoordinatorOn June 12, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF)...

Mar 09 2020 Arizona: Shooting Sports and Hunting Focus of National Outdoor Women’s Weekend Event

By: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States CoordinatorLast weekend, members of the Arizona Legislators for...

Sep 23 2019 Arizona: Forest Service Approves House Rock Wildlife Area Bison Management Improvements Project

Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States CoordinatorOn September 5, after thorough public scoping, tribal...

Sep 16 2019 Arizona: First Annual Birds, Burritos and Barbecue Caucus Dove Shoot

Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator On September 8, the Arizona Legislators for Wildlife...

Aug 26 2019 Arizona: Steps Being Taken to Protect Elk and Deer from Chronic Wasting Disease

Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States CoordinatorWith the 2019 archery deer season kicking off,...

Aug 12 2019 Arizona: Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Attends Sportsmen for Wildlife Conservation Summit

Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States CoordinatorOn August 3, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation’s (CSF)...

Jul 22 2019 Inter-Mountain Western States: 2019 Legislative Session Review

Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States CoordinatorThroughout the Inter-Mountain Western Region, the 2019 legislative...

Jul 01 2019 Arizona: Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Supports House Rock Bison Management Improvements Project

Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States CoordinatorOn June 20, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF)...

Jun 10 2019 Arizona: Public Comment Period Open for Proposal to Build Recreational Shooting Sites

Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States CoordinatorOn June 3, the US Department of the...

Dec 07 2017 Arizona: Legislators for Wildlife Host Annual Cast & Blast

On November 29, Arizona Legislators for Wildlife held their annual Cast & Blast at...

Sep 28 2017 Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Announces Plans to Enhance Public Hunting, Fishing Access in Arizona

On September 20, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced that the Bureau of...

May 04 2017 Arizona: Legislature Passes Memorial Honoring Sportsmen

On April 26, Senate Concurrent Memorial (SCM) 1004 was passed by the Arizona Senate...

Feb 02 2017 Arizona: BLM Announces Additional Public Meetings on Sonoran Desert Recreational Shooting Plan

In response to high public interest, the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Phoenix District...

Jan 19 2017 Arizona: BLM Accepting Comments on Sonoran Desert Recreational Shooting Plan

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Phoenix District Office has announced details on three...

Mar 10 2016 Arizona: Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts “Cast & Blast”

On February 29, members of the Arizona Legislators for Wildlife and individuals from the...

Jan 28 2016 State and Federal Sportsmen’s Caucus Members Recognized by Arizona Game and Fish Commission

On January 16, U.S. Senator John McCain and Arizona House Speaker Representative David Gowan...

Jan 14 2016 CSF Welcomes New Midwestern and Western States Coordinators

The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) is pleased to announce that Soren Nelson and Wesley...

Mar 19 2014 Arizona Legislators Gather to Celebrate Sportsmen’s Heritage

On March 18, Arizona Legislators for Wildlife (ALW), a member of the National Assembly...

Dec 11 2013 Arizona: Target Shooters Step-Up for their Public Lands

On Saturday, December 7, Arizona’s recreational shooting community took time out of their weekend...

Nov 14 2013 CSF Partners With Community for Clean-Up Project

The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) has joined several partners from the sportsmen’s community to...

May 29 2013 Arizona: Sportsmen’s Caucus Holds Cast & Blast

On May 8, Arizona Legislators for Wildlife, a member of the National Assembly of...

Feb 28 2013 CSF Highlights Hunting and Fishing Economics on Arizona Radio

On Saturday, February 23, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) Western States Manager Andy Treharne appeared...

Latest policy updates

Defined as the distance from an occupied dwelling, public road, or city...

Many sportsmen and women depend on federal lands managed by agencies such...

One of the tools that the White House and Congress use to...

In recent years, Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) use has increased rapidly across...

Properly managed wildlife habitat is essential for supporting sustainable and healthy wildlife...

In recent years many local governments have enacted vague, outdated laws banning...

Predator hunting and hunting tournaments, often referred to as “contests,” are time-honored...

Coming soon Introduction The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA)...

The vast majority of states throughout the nation offer an online component...

Reports and Data

Jan 01 2022 Arizona: American System of Conservation Funding Fact Sheet

Arizona: American System of Conservation Funding Fact Sheet

Jan 01 2013 2013 Sportsmen's Economic Impact Report - Arizona

2013 Sportsmen’s Economic Impact Report - Arizona

Jan 01 2007 2006 Economic Impact Report — Arizona

Annual spending by Arizona sportsmen and women is nearly twice the cash receipts from...

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