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Boating Holiday Beauty

Editor's Note: Some of the most beautiful of holiday events are the Christmas lighted-boat parades. Although there are more in the Southwest, the ones we mention here are among the favorites. (If you ...

2NM Anchor Pole Lamps Deliver Unmatched Performance

Delivering superior efficiency, durability and reliability, Hella marine introduces its NaviLED 360 2NM Anchor Pole Mount Lamps. They are fully certified to provide brilliant LED illumination to a...

ELCI Shore-Power Inlet Adapter Kits Deliver Added Protection

Shore power systems must be well-designed and carefully built to prevent electricity and water from forming a hazardous dockside combination. Equipment Leakage Circuit Interrupter (ELCI) shore power...

Increasing Numbers Of Watergoers Trade Engines For Paddles

Whether it's dipping the canoe or kayak into one of Arizona's lakes for a quiet day of fishing or it's just to enjoy some time on the water, studies show the number of people reaching for a paddle...

Pleasure Boating in Miami

Traveling soon? Spending time on the water makes any vacation special, and boating in Miami, Florida offers a beautiful way to spend the day. Miami offers so many places to see and explore from the...

Arizona - Public Swaps 300 Old Life Jackets For New

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) swapped more than 300 old and tattered life jackets with new ones during life jacket exchange events at area lakes this summer. The AZGFD Boating Safety...

Quality Sanitation Hose New From Thetford Marine

The scent of boating is crisp, clean air. Thetford Marine's top-quality Tecma-branded rubber and PVC sanitation hoses maintain that freshness throughout the boat. They'll provide years of odorless...

Lake Havasu - Motorsports Enthusiasts Gearing Up For Sand-Water-RV Expo

Lake Havasu has deservedly earned a reputation as a mecca for outdoor motorsports enthusiasts. Because of the weather and the immediate proximity to both water and desert, locals rotate between...

Downstream - Events Calendar, November 2016

Editor’s Note: Please submit announcements for AZBW/WOT's calendar of events —-"Downstream" — to editor@azbw.com. To guarantee placement, as room allows, items must be received by the tenth...

On The Cover - Wildlife Enrich Our World

Whether you are an angler, a hunter, or an outdoors enthusiast, one of the treasures we share is the abundance of wildlife in the Southwest. From rainbow trout in the high country to majestic elk in...

Tonto Creek Arizona Trout Time

Tonto Creek Trout Time -- Our friend Catherine May had a great catching time this fall at Upper Tonto Creek. She tempted these rainbow trout with salmon eggs and, obviously, May was...

Catfish Bait - Top Five

Channel catfish are being stocked by the thousands of pounds through the fall. Time to pick a lethal bait. These all have a strong scent of some sort, some are even tasty to humans - and all have a...

Optimal Trolling Speeds Easy To Achieve With Happy Troller

Even at their lowest throttle, sterndrives and outboards can rarely power a boat at an optimal trolling speed. Many gamefish simply won't chase and strike at a lure that's moving too fast. The...

Lake Powell Fish Report

Lake Powell fish are in transition mode with day length getting shorter while air temperature is cooling. Water temperature and lake elevation have stayed stable during the past three weeks....

Fall In Flagstaff

Fall has officially arrived and the crisp, clean mountain air and colors are here to accentuate it. There is a lot happening in terms of tourism in Flagstaff and the Convention and Visitors Bureau...

Sedona News On The Red Rocks

Winter in Sedona is perfect for family and friend celebrations. The peaceful and picturesque city of Sedona gives visitors a true holiday experience year after year, with its nationally recognized...

Shurhold's Brite Bonnet PRO Final Polish Pad

A freshly waxed RV reflects everything, from a scenic campsite to the pride in its owner's face. Now, waxing is easier than ever with Shurhold's popular Brite Bonnet PRO Final Polish Pad. Designed to ...

Arizona - Tonto National Forest

Popular recreation sites on the Tonto National Forest near Phoenix are either opening for the season, or closing for the season, depending on the location.  The Mesquite and Horseshoe campgrounds...

Grand Canyon National Park's North Rim Begins Seasonal Closures

North Rim operations began seasonal shut-down of most visitor services on Oct. 15.  The North Rim will remain open to day-use visitors and overnight campers, until Thursday, Dec. 1 unless heavy...

Come Explore Lake Pleasant Regional Park Discovery Center

(Morristown) – As the manager of more than 120,000 acres of pristine Sonoran Desert, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in having the resources to connect people with...

Best Gifts For Shooters

Before you know it, gift-giving season will be upon us. If you have a shooter in your life — a boss, a spouse, a sibling, a best friend, a child or grandchild — I’m here to make your holiday a...

Shooting The Savage Model 1899

By Mike Berger and Pat Knight Well, the Savage Model 1899 finally had a range day, with both good and not-so-good results. First the good news, it shot very well with both .38-55 Winchester and .375...

Threatened Narrow-Headed Gartersnakes Introduced Into Pinetop Wetland

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) partnered this summer with Northern Arizona University (NAU) to release two male and one female narrow-headed gartersnakes into a newly created wetland...

Happy 20th Anniversary To State's Endangered Black-Footed Ferrets

Arizona's endangered black-footed ferret population celebrated the 20th anniversary of its reintroduction to Arizona with the release of more animals into a new privately owned reintroduction area....

Living With Wildlife

People who live in or visit Arizona can expect to see many species of wildlife. More and more often though, wild animals are venturing into areas where people live. Sometimes the wildlife becomes a...

BOATING

2NM Anchor Pole Lamps Deliver Unmatched Performance

Delivering superior efficiency, durability and reliability, Hella marine introduces its NaviLED 360 2NM Anchor Pole Mount Lamps. They are fully certified to provide brilliant LED illumination to a...

BOATING

Arizona - Public Swaps 300 Old Life Jackets For New

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) swapped more than 300 old and tattered life jackets with new ones during life jacket exchange events at area lakes this summer. The AZGFD Boating Safety...

RVING

Arizona - Tonto National Forest

Popular recreation sites on the Tonto National Forest near Phoenix are either opening for the season, or closing for the season, depending on the location.  The Mesquite and Horseshoe campgrounds...

SHOOTING SPORTS

Best Gifts For Shooters

Before you know it, gift-giving season will be upon us. If you have a shooter in your life — a boss, a spouse, a sibling, a best friend, a child or grandchild — I’m here to make your holiday a...

BOATING

Boating Holiday Beauty

Editor's Note: Some of the most beautiful of holiday events are the Christmas lighted-boat parades. Although there are more in the Southwest, the ones we mention here are among the favorites. (If you...

Bobby Wright - ACCA President

FISHING

Catfish Bait - Top Five

Channel catfish are being stocked by the thousands of pounds through the fall. Time to pick a lethal bait. These all have a strong scent of some sort, some are even tasty to humans - and all have a...

RVING

Come Explore Lake Pleasant Regional Park Discovery Center

(Morristown) – As the manager of more than 120,000 acres of pristine Sonoran Desert, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in having the resources to connect people with...

BOATING

ELCI Shore-Power Inlet Adapter Kits Deliver Added Protection

Shore power systems must be well-designed and carefully built to prevent electricity and water from forming a hazardous dockside combination. Equipment Leakage Circuit Interrupter (ELCI) shore power...

RVING

Fall In Flagstaff

Fall has officially arrived and the crisp, clean mountain air and colors are here to accentuate it. There is a lot happening in terms of tourism in Flagstaff and the Convention and Visitors Bureau...

RVING

Grand Canyon National Park's North Rim Begins Seasonal Closures

North Rim operations began seasonal shut-down of most visitor services on Oct. 15.  The North Rim will remain open to day-use visitors and overnight campers, until Thursday, Dec. 1 unless heavy...

WILDLIFE

Happy 20th Anniversary To State's Endangered Black-Footed Ferrets

Arizona's endangered black-footed ferret population celebrated the 20th anniversary of its reintroduction to Arizona with the release of more animals into a new privately owned reintroduction area....

BOATING

Increasing Numbers Of Watergoers Trade Engines For Paddles

Whether it's dipping the canoe or kayak into one of Arizona's lakes for a quiet day of fishing or it's just to enjoy some time on the water, studies show the number of people reaching for a paddle...

FISHING

Lake Powell Fish Report

Lake Powell fish are in transition mode with day length getting shorter while air temperature is cooling. Water temperature and lake elevation have stayed stable during the past three weeks....

WILDLIFE

Living With Wildlife

People who live in or visit Arizona can expect to see many species of wildlife. More and more often though, wild animals are venturing into areas where people live. Sometimes the wildlife becomes a...

FISHING

Optimal Trolling Speeds Easy To Achieve With Happy Troller

Even at their lowest throttle, sterndrives and outboards can rarely power a boat at an optimal trolling speed. Many gamefish simply won't chase and strike at a lure that's moving too fast. The...

BOATING

Pleasure Boating in Miami

Traveling soon? Spending time on the water makes any vacation special, and boating in Miami, Florida offers a beautiful way to spend the day. Miami offers so many places to see and explore from the...

BOATING

Quality Sanitation Hose New From Thetford Marine

The scent of boating is crisp, clean air. Thetford Marine's top-quality Tecma-branded rubber and PVC sanitation hoses maintain that freshness throughout the boat. They'll provide years of odorless...

RVING

Shurhold's Brite Bonnet PRO Final Polish Pad

A freshly waxed RV reflects everything, from a scenic campsite to the pride in its owner's face. Now, waxing is easier than ever with Shurhold's popular Brite Bonnet PRO Final Polish Pad. Designed to...

WILDLIFE

Threatened Narrow-Headed Gartersnakes Introduced Into Pinetop Wetland

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) partnered this summer with Northern Arizona University (NAU) to release two male and one female narrow-headed gartersnakes into a newly created wetland...

FISHING

Tonto Creek Arizona Trout Time

Tonto Creek Trout Time -- Our friend Catherine May had a great catching time this fall at Upper Tonto Creek. She tempted these rainbow trout with salmon eggs and, obviously, May was pleased with her...

Bartlett Lake Marina Arizona
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