Boating and Fishing

 

The City of Tucson has three lakes which can be used for boating and fishing.
Archer Lake at Christopher Columbus Park is for model boats only (no boating, no fishing).

Fishing Boating Locations Arizona Game and Fish Community Fishing Program
Rules and Regulations  

Fishing and Boating Locations

Follow the links below for information about each site, rules and regulations, and daily bag and possession limits.

 

Rules and Regulations

Please follow the Arizona Game and Fish rules and regulations listed below as well as rules and regulations posted at each site.

  • Canoes up to 17 feet and boats 14 feet and under must be properly licensed and permitted.
  • Must have proper floatation devices on board.
  • Swimming, wading, glass containers, and littering are prohibited.
  • Live baitfish are prohibited
  • Gasoline motors are prohibited.
  • Feeding of ducks and geese prohibited.

Arizona Game and Fish Fishing Information, Rules and Regulations (AZGF)
Arizona Game and Fish Boating Information, Rules and Regulations (AZGF)

 

Arizona Game and Fish Community Fishing Program

 

"If people can't get to the fish, we bring fish to the people."

 

 

Arizona's Community Fishing Program is recognized nationally as one of the best in the country. The Program is a partnership with the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGF) and local Parks and Recreation Departments to intensively stock and manage park lakes for fishing recreation. Simply put, the Program operates on the premise that "if people can't get out of town to fish, we will bring fish into town for the people." The Program provides convenient, affordable, accessible and fun fishing for anglers of all ages and abilities (AZGF).

Arizona Game and Fish Community Fishing Program (AZGF)
What does it mean for Tucson? (PDF)