American Sportfishing Association
Anglers Family Fishing Club
The American Sportfishing Association is the sportfishing
industry s trade association. We safeguard and promote the
enduring social, economic, and conservation values of
sportfishing in America
The Arizona Anglers Family Fishing Club has been in
existence since 1974. It is one of the oldest fishing clubs
in the state. We hold 11 derbies per year and a yearly 'Fish
Off' in December. We cater to families and to the enjoyment
of fishing. Our club derbies are held at many lakes here in
Arizona such as: Bartlett Lake, Apache Lake, Lake Pleasant,
Alamo Lake, Lake Mary and many more ..... Children are
Arizona B.A.S.S. Federation
The B.A.S.S. Charter Program began in 1968 with the
affiliation of the first B.A.S.S. chapter, Chattanooga Bass
Club and in 1972, 19 state federations were registered and
so began the B.A.S.S. National Federation program. There are
currently 51 federations in the United States and over 2,800
clubs with approximately 50,000 members.
B.A.S.S. chapter members are our grass-roots fishermen
dedicated to the future of bass fishing. They furnish
manpower, money and equipment for lake clean-ups, promote
catch-and-release, encourage community involvement, lobby
for and against proposed legislation, introduce youth to
fishing and even conduct tournament creel census reports.Our
federation members also have another common interest,
Arizona Central Division of American Bass
Arizona Fly Casters
The Arizona Flycasters Club is a local non-profit
organization dedicated to the promotion, preservation and
improvement of fly-fishing. The Club conducts classes in
fly-casting, fly tying, rod building, net building and
The Arizona Flycasters
Club provides college scholarships and financial and
logistical support to conservation and education projects.
The club s activities encourage sportsmanship, skill
development and good citizenship.
The Club is affiliated
with the Federation of Flyfishers, an international
organization for fly fishers.
The Dame Juliana Anglers is Phoenix's first women's angling
club. The Dame Juliana Anglers is named after the First Lady
of fly fishing, Dame Juliana Berners, who, in 1496, authored
what is known to be the first fishing treatise, the Second
Book of Albans.
The goal of this informal group is to bring women anglers
together to fish, socialize, learn about other women's fly
fishing groups in other areas, organize fly fishing and fly
tying classes and trips and have a generally enjoyable time.
As Dame Juliana stated in her treatise, angling is the best
of all sports because it is a "merry occupation, without
care, anxiety or trouble...."
Dame Juliana Anglers is a club that promotes conservation,
environmental issues, habitat improvement, and catch &
Desert Fly Casters
An Arizona Angling Club
Federation of Fly Fishers
Welcome to the web site of the Federation of Fly Fishers, an
international service organization dedicated to the
betterment of the sport of fly fishing through Conservation
and Education. The FFF and its Councils are the only
organized advocate for fly fishers on the national and
regional level in the United States.
International Game Fish Association
IGFA's objectives are founded on the beliefs that game fish
species, related food fish, and their habitats are economic,
social, recreational, and aesthetic assets which must be
maintained, wisely used and perpetuated; and that the sport
of angling is an important recreational, economic, and
social activity which the public must be educated to pursue
in a manner consistent with sound sporting and conservation
As a salt water angler, you probably get as frustrated as we
do when the federal government the state legislatures and
even the courts impose unreasonable restrictions on your
ability to enjoy recreational fishing.
Until recently, recreational anglers could not get a fair
But, now we have an organization that can fight back! RFA
Members already have a lot to celebrate over. Our membership
is growing stronger every day and, as our membership grows,
so does the political clout. As individuals, our complaints
will simply not be heard, but as a united group, we can and
do stand up to anyone who threatens the sport we enjoy so
much - fishing! I hope you will take a moment to read
through our website and learn more about what you can do to
help save our fish and protect our rights as recreational
The Preservation of Oak Creek through project and education.
South of Flagstaff Arizona
Arizona fishing waters offer huge contrasts. Warm desert
lakes and cold high country waters are less than two hours
Southwest Walleye Anglers Club
We are a non-profit corporation dedicated to the advancement of the
fishery in the state of Arizona and the future fishing for
our youth, since 1994
We have two chapters in Arizona. Our new club meets at the
American Legion Hall, 10625 N. Cave Creek Rd. in Phoenix,
every third Tuesday of the month.
Our original club meets at Arizona Game & Fish, 7200 E.
University Drive in Mesa, every third Thursday of the month.
The meetings start at 7:30 PM.
Individual memberships are $20.00 per year or $30.00 per
Trout Unlimited s mission is to conserve, protect and
restore North America s trout and salmon fisheries and their
TU accomplishes this mission on local, state and national
levels with an extensive and dedicated volunteer network.
TU s national office, based just outside of Washington,
D.C., and its regional offices employ professionals who
testify before Congress, publish a quarterly magazine,
intervene in federal legal proceedings, and work with the
organization s 142,000 volunteers in 450 chapters nationwide
to keep them active and involved in conservation issues.