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Arizona Road Trip - Get Out To Roosevelt Lake, A Spectacular Desert Oasis

Arizona has some remarkably beautiful destinations for outdoor enthusiasts. And, whether you're looking for a week or a weekend adventure, a trip to Roosevelt Lake is a must-see oasis in the desert....

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Accon Marine - Lifting Eyes Create Boat-Moving Options

Boats can be hoisted out of the water or off a trailer using properly-sized lifting eyes. They provide an owner flexibility in how the boat is stored and moved, and create an additional tie-down...

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Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association

Hazardous shoaling reduces depth to less than 5 feet in several sections. The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, the famed 1100-plus mile coastal waterway stretching from Norfolk, Virginia to Miami,...

Ten Tips To Get The Right Boat Loan

How do you get the right boat loan for your new or previously owned dream boat? Here are ten tips from Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). 1. Check your credit: Before applying for ...

Boat Trailer Insurance Mysteries Revealed By BoatUS

If you get in an accident while trailering your boat, do you know which insurance policy will pay for repairs to the trailer? If it's a simple accident with damage to the trailer only, it's likely to ...

Department Receives $46,000 For DUI/OUI Checkpoints

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AGFD) will enhance its efforts to target removal of impaired watercraft and off-highway vehicle (OHV) operators from Arizona's recreation areas through a...

Arizona Temperatures Are Warm, But The Water's Still Cold

PHOENIX — Arizona’s rising temperatures are signaling that the summer heat isn’t far off and some residents are already eyeing area lakes, looking to hit the water. With that in mind, the...

Step Pads Aid Sure Footing

It's no secret that boat decks and stairs get slippery when wet. To help provide traction and increase safety for those aboard, Beckson Marine offers the Step-Mate® All Weather Non-Skid Step Pad....

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Roosevelt Lake, AZ - 2017 Summer Marina Entertainment Schedule

Roosevelt Lake Marina is launching into another great summer boating season this month! Memorial Day weekend is the kick-off to Arizona's boating season and we're ready for it at RLM. We've scheduled ...

Industry Mourns Powerboat Design Legend Carlo Riva

The yachting world is mourning famed powerboat designer and builder Carlo Riva, who died Monday in his hometown of Sarnico, Italy. He was...  Website

Lake Pleasant, AZ - High Water Levels - Paddlefest Was Great This Year

April 10, 2017 - Want to see all the great happenings at Paddlefest this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTgWKOv6GTU As temperatures begin to warm up, locals and tourists alike have begun...

Gear Up For Camping Season

The only bad thing about camping is putting all that stuff away when you get home, right? Well, when I was a kid, we camped and hunted all the time, and my dad had a big old Army field desk that we...

Davis Instruments - Convenient LED Light Consumes Only 1/50th Of An Amp

LED lighting has changed how people enjoy the outdoors at night. Davis Instruments takes this innovation to a higher level with its Mega-Light. Two models provide bright, clear light, while only...

San Diego, CA - Day At The Docks 2017

San Diego, April 9, 2017 - The Port of San Diego's 39th Annual Day at The Docks – FREE West Coast public celebration of sportfishing will take place on Sunday April 9, 2017 from 9 AM to 5 PM. The...

John Miller Fitch - Died 12 March 2017, Phoenix Arizona.

John (known as Jack) was born on June 18, 1928 in Wayne, Nebraska, the son of Ethel and Lloyd Fitch. Jack was a gifted student and completed high school in three years before going on to earn his...

Lake Havasu Boat Show

Lake Havasu Boat Show Adds New Special Attractions

"So big, you might not be able to see it all in just one-day," commented Lake Havasu Boat Show producer, Bob Brown. "The growth of this boat show has been astounding. We'll be 130 exhibitors and...

Downstream - Events Calendar, April 2017

BEYOND ARIZONA FUR AND FEATHER ANIMAL ASSISTANCE, INC.: Ongoing - A permanent residential facility for dogs and cats designed for comfort, well being, and CARE for LIFE. Where Every "One" Deserves a...

Desert Storm Poker Run & Shootout

It's with thanks to the multiyear returning main sponsors Shugrue's Family of Fine Restaurants, Spectre Powerboats, the Lake Havasu Convention and Visitors Bureau, DCB Performance Boats and Teague...

Desert Storm 2017

On The Cover - A Big Storm Hits Havasu In May

One of the most popular boating events in Arizona is the annual Desert Storm Poker Run & Shootout http://www.golakehavasu.com/events/details/1786/, held each spring at Lake Havasu. This year,...

Boulders Cleanup Helps Ensure Future Opportunities

The Boulders OHV Area is very popular with recreational target shooters, off-highway vehicle riders, equestrians, mountain bikers, hikers, and others because of its close proximity to the Phoenix...

Flagstaff, AZ - Spring Is Here

Spring is here and it is a good time to reflect on the 2016-2017 winter season. With the Governor of Arizona signed designation of Arizona's Winter Wonderland, Flagstaff continues to see an increased ...

Newport, R.I. – Newport International Boat Show 2017 Dates

Newport, R.I. – Newport Exhibition Group announced that its 47th Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 14th through 17th, 2017 at the Newport Yachting Center located on...  Website

Arizona Lakes, Arizona Pros: Gary Senft

Gary Senft is an Arizona icon when it comes to bass fishing. I've been doing stories with him for decades, and he has a wealth of knowledge about techniques and tactics for catching bass in our...

Flagstaff Man Sets 30-Year-Old Catfish State Record

A giant fish tail, dark and maybe two feet in length, curled beneath the surface of the water. Carson Pete, shore-fishing about 50 yards away, hiked to where he spotted the tail Sunday at Upper Lake ...

Washington's Salmon Fisheries Set For 2017

Washington anglers can expect a mixed bag of salmon fisheries this year with slightly increased opportunities in the ocean, seasons similar to last year in the Columbia River, and continued...

San Diego - Miss Yellowtail Derby 2017 Victoria Church

April 17, 2017 - The Pre-Fish Party and Seminar will be at the Bali Hai restaurant on Shelter Island April 6 at 6 pm. The rules and fishing area will be defined for the 37 day Derby. The Sponsors...

Lake Powell Fish Report

The quality of life is measured by amount of time spent fishing. Lake Powell is rising.   Spring runoff has begun a bit early due to warm days in March. That may change as another storm front is now ...

Lake Havasu, AZ - Fishing Gold

Once again at Lake Havasu, someone has hooked fishing gold. "I thought it was a tree stump or rock," Sue Nowak said. "Then the snag moved." The "snag" turned out to be a 21-inch, 6.28-pound...

Lake Pleasant, AZ - Motorized Access Opens For Agua Fria River

Motorized access to the upper arm of the Agua Fria River at Lake Pleasant will again be available thanks to a special development project of the Arizona Game and Fish Department's Boating Access...

Olympia, WA - WDFW Approves Razor Clam Dig At Twin Harbors Starting April 5

OLYMPIA – State shellfish managers have given the OK for a five-day razor clam dig at Twin Harbors starting April 5, and have tentatively scheduled the beach to open again later this month. The...

Spring Chinook Fishery Extended Again In Lower Columbia River

OLYMPIA – State fishery managers have again extended the initial sportfishing season for spring chinook salmon on the lower Columbia River in response to poor fishing conditions caused by extremely ...

The Artificial Walleye Angler

Minneapolis, MN (April 11, 2017) – [3]Target Walleye recently surveyed readers about their favorite walleye-fishing tactics. The most interesting statistic is the amount of walleye fishing now done ...

Prescott's Outdoor Opportunities Gain More Recognition

From Kelly Tolbert - Recreation Services Coordinator (With Contributor Nancy Nesbit) With the cleanest air in Arizona, a mild four-seasons climate, diverse ecosystem, and vibrant outdoor lifestyle,...

Grand Canyon National Park To Temporarily Close Colorado River Trail For Maintenance

Grand Canyon AZ - Due to an unanticipated rockslide the National Park Service (NPS) will close the Colorado River Trail between Pipe Creek and the Silver Bridge for trail repair starting Monday,...

Grand Canyon National Park Annual Passes Available

Visitors interested in purchasing the Grand Canyon National Park annual pass can do so at any of Grand Canyon’s entrance stations and park headquarters building. This annual pass costs $60, is...

Grand Canyon National Park Receives 2017 Active Trails Grant

Grand Canyon National Park is one of 21 national parks selected to receive a 2017 Active Trails grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. Grand...

Phoenix, AZ - "Shot Heard 'Round the World Day" Is April 19

PHOENIX - The world-class Ben Avery Shooting Facility will be the place to be Wednesday, April 19, a day when recreational shooters can join together to symbolize the first shot fired in 1775 to mark ...

Keep Your Shooting Skills Sharp - With Or Without Going To The Range

There is no denying that the best way to keep your skills sharp is practicing. Shooting is no different. If you want to be good at it, you have to practice. Going to the range is good practice for...

New .22 Rimfire Suppressor

MKS Supply, Inc., Dayton, OH, April 2017- Inland Firearms, makers of the incredibly popular Inland series of M1Carbines, is now producing a classic-looking sound suppressor for .22 rimfire firearms...

Smith & Wesson Announces New Media Manager

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Smith & Wesson announced today that Matt Spafford has been promoted to Media Manager, Firearms Division, effective immediately. In this new role,...  Website

Fur And Feather Animal Rescue

Fur And Feather Offers Sanctuary To Homeless Animals

The original founders of Fur and Feather Animal Assistance have been helping animals in rural Catron County, N.M., for more than a decade. Despite being the largest county in New Mexico, there is no...

Lost Our Home Pet Rescue

Lost Our Home Animal Rescue - Kitten Season

It's that time of year again: kitten season! You may be wondering, "Kitten season? What is that? It sounds cute!". As cute as kittens may be, there's nothing cute about the season that lands tons of...

Social Tolerance, Genetic Diversity Equally Important To Mexican Wolf Recovery

The success of Mexican wolf recovery across Arizona and New Mexico hinges more immediately on maintaining social tolerance than on genetic diversity, according to a recently published peer-reviewed...

Have You Heard The Truth About Kangen Water?

This special water has four key benefits… 1. It is a super antioxidant with every single swallow. 2. It is 300% more hydrating at the cellular level. 3. It cleanses the colon and helps create the...

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