Downstream Events Calendar June 2024


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Downstream Events Calendar June 2024
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June 1: Free Fishing Day

When can you fish for free in Arizona? Arizona fishing licenses are not required when —
fishing any public water on free fish ing day, which usually takes place on the first Saturday of National Fishing and Boating week.

Downstream Events Calendar June 2024
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June 1-8: Star Party

The 34th annual Grand Canyon Star Party will be held from Saturday, June 1 through Saturday, June 8, 2024, on the South and North Rims of Grand Canyon National Park.

Downstream Events Calendar June 2024
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National Parks such as Grand Canyon are protective havens for some of the last remaining dark skies in the United States. For additional information on the Grand Canyon Star Party visit:



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June 4: Application Deadline

Don’t wait until last minute to apply for 2024 fall hunts. Deadline is 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Tuesday, June 4. Visit


June 13: Comment On Article 2 Rules

AZGFD begins rule making process to amend its Article 2 rules. Public comment accepted through June 13. The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is beginning the rule making process to amend its Article 2 rules (licenses; permits; stamps; tags) to implement the recommendations made in the recent five-year review report.All questions or comments about the Article 2 rules can be submitted to or you can use the online comment form.


Downstream Events Calendar June 2024
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14: Flag Day

If you do not have a flag to fly or have an old one to be retired, visit your local VFW or American Legion post.


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16: Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to all the great dads, step dads, granddads, and those who have filled these roles. We honor both the living and those who have passed.


June 23: Grants Available

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is accepting applications for $75,000 in annual grant funding for local sportsmen’s organizations to provide public, mentored projects that are focused on the recruitment and development of new hunters and anglers.

The Local Sportsmen’s Group grants program places a high priority on projects that involve the pursuit or harvest of fish or wildlife with a valid license (and any necessary hunt permit-tag) and are geared toward participants who have the appropriate experience and skill levels relevant to a particular project.

Grants will be awarded through a competitive application process. Online applications and instructions are available at Applications must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) June 23.

Available Now: Outdoor Skills Calendar

Conservation Partners of the Outdoor Skills & FishAZ Networks, all of your public Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation Events that are in the Annual Arizona Hunting Regulations are now posted online on our Outdoor Skills Network Calendar and Event Registration and ready for use – all six pages!

There is something for everyone in the public to get introduced to wildlife conservation, hunting, fishing, trapping, shooting, outdoor skill development and your organizations. It’s amazing.

FishAZ Events are also loading up, and can be found here:

Between the two, there are hundreds of events.

To learn more about AZGFD’s Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation (R3) program, visit for hunting, and for fishing.




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