Fishing Regulations

Fishing in the Colorado River requires a current Arizona state fishing license with a Trout Stamp. Make sure you know the regulations before you fish. Below is a table of the current prices for the various licenses and stamps. Fishing licenses may be purchased online from the Arizona Game and Fish Department website.

Read more about Sport Fishing in Grand Canyon National Park on the park’s website. The page includes information about fish species and limits as well as what to do if you catch a tagged fish and where to report it.

Arizona Game and Fish – You can also download the 2015-16 Fishing Regulations (PDF –  7.9 MB) booklet from the Arizona Game and Fish Department website. To view files, please use your Adobe Acrobat Reader, or click here to download the free Adobe Reader.

2014 FISHING LICENSE FEES (All calendar year unless otherwise noted)
Licenses Resident Non-Resident
General Fishing $37 $55
Combination Hunt & Fish $57 $160
Youth Combination Hunt & Fish (ages 10-17) $5 $5
Short-term Combination Hunt & Fish $15/day $20/day
Community Fishing $24 $24


Arizona Game and Fish Department.
2221 W. Greenway Road
Phoenix, Az 85023

To purchase fishing licenses:
Call 1-866-GO-AZGFD (1-866-462-0433)
or via the Web at