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New Rules Approved To Combat Aquatic Invasive Species

SANTA FE – All boats soon will be subject to inspection and possible decontamination before launching in New Mexico waters under new rules adopted to combat the spread of harmful aquatic invasive...

The 25th Annual Lake Havasu Boat Show Preps For Silver-Anniversary Celebration

The count-down to the 25th Annual Lake Havasu Boat Show, presented by Frontier Communications and Mohave State Bank, has begun. This year, the Lake Havasu Boat Show opens on Friday, April 8 and runs...

Boaters Urged To Be Safe In 2016

Recent rain and snow storms' bringing both snowpack up north and flooding across the West and Midwest have many thinking that water levels in surrounding lakes and rivers will be increasing as the...

BoatUS Gives Three Safety Tips For Upgrading Boat Lighting

With the latest technical advances in recreational boat lights - both for navigation and aesthetic purposes - recreational boaters have more choices than ever when upgrading their boat's lighting....

Coast Guard Again (And Always) Urges Boaters To Wear Lifejackets

Over the course of the past weeks, the Coast Guard has responded to multiple cases along the Gulf of Mexico where people in distress were not wearing lifejackets. Life Jackets should be used with any ...

NMMA, ICOMIA, ASONÁUTICA Launch Colombia International Nautical Congress

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) and Asociación Náutica de Colombia (ANC) announced today they will produce the...

TowBoatUS Catalina Takes Tower Of The Year Honors

A local company that that helps boaters get safely home was singled out for its professionalism at the BoatUS Towing Services Annual Conference recently held in Jupiter, Fla. "Tower of the Year"...

US Sailing To Re-Launch International Women's Keelboat Championship

The International Women's Keelboat Championship (IWKC) returns! The revitalized US Sailing Championship, with a new and exciting approach, is aimed at maximizing opportunities for women sailors to...

Here's The Big One!

Bill Luke Bass Days is the Southwest's largest family fishing tournament and festival - to be held March 18, 19, 20 at Lake Pleasant. This year's version is sure to be one of our biggest events! For...

On The Cover - We Celebrate This Century Mark

It's been 100 years! Well, almost. But, this summer it will be.. On Aug. 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill that created the National Park Service. And, Arizona has benefitted greatly...

Downstream - Events Calendar, February 2016

Editor's Note: downstream is a free service provided by Arizona Boating & Watersports/Western Outdoor Times. Please submit announcements for AZBW/WOT's calendar of events --"Downstream" - to...

ISE Moves 2016 Expo To WestWorld Of Scottsdale

The 16th annual International Sportsmen Exposition & Arizona Boat Show has moved across town to WestWorld of Scottsdale. And more than doubled its size! Now there are two full buildings - one for ...

Arizona Students Can Immerse Themselves In The 16th Century

The Arizona Renaissance Festival gives students a chance to do more than just read about history. We let them experience it! The Renaissance ideas that laid foundation for later inventions are still...

Congratulations! Margie Anderson

Margie Anderson has again been honored with the Arizona Game & Fish Commission's "Outdoor Writer of the Year" award. Anderson and her husband John are invaluable parts of our Arizona Boating...

International Nautical Congress of Colombia, 27-29 April 2016

Developed and organized by the newly formed trade association, Asociación Náutica de Colombia (ANC), together with partners National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), Centro de Convenciones...

Registrations Open For Arizona's Senior Olympics

Online registrations are now open for the 2016 Arizona Senior Olympic Games, which will be held from Saturday, February 6th through Sunday, March 13th.. Shooters are urged to sign up early, using the ...

San Diego's Maritime Museum Has Special Events In 2016

Visitors never tire of visiting the vintage ships at the Maritime Museum that are sailed and maintained by a dedicated group of volunteers. Among the Maritime treasures are ships from four different ...

AZGFD Offers Fish Tips, 'New News'

Tip Alamo Lake can be a crappie hot spot this time of the year. Heavy rains might delay the great winter crappie bite, but it bodes well for the lake's productivity. Catfishing can still be...

From The Deck

I review hundreds of products over the course of the year and few have the "WOW" factor this one does. In today's society, personal security is on everyone's mind. Choosing a hand gun for personal...

National Hunting And Fishing Day - Join In This Nationwide Celebration

Honorary Chair: Johnny Morris National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) has named leading national conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris to serve as the honorary chair for NHF Day ...

Boyce Thompson Arboretum

One of our favorite places for a relaxing and beautiful hike is the Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park on Highway 60 just south of Superior, Ariz. This lovely place is open every day from 8 a.m. to...

Grand Canyon West Tops One Million Visitor Mark; Tourism Soared In 2015

A soaring number of visitors to the Grand Canyon Skywalk and other Grand Canyon West tourism attractions made 2015 a record year for the Grand Canyon Resort Corporation. On Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, the ...

Sedona Mountain Bike Festival

IT'S A GO! – For mountain-bike enthusiasts, Sedona offers the Mountain Bike Festival, March 4-6. This is a three-day mountain-bike celebration that includes a main expo area, bike...

Interior Department Proposes Adaptive Management Framework For Glen Canyon Dam

The U.S. Department of the Interior has released a proposed framework for adaptively managing Glen Canyon Dam over the next 20 years with the goal of creating certainty and predictability for power...

Arizona State Parks Offers Funding Opportunities

Arizona State Parks is offering funding from both the federal Recreational Trails Program (RTP) and State Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Fund (OHV). Eligible Projects Funding can be used for projects ...

Tonto National Forest Announces 2016 Fee-Free Days

Tonto National Forest joins other federal agencies in offering fee-free days on public lands in 2016, beginning January 18 in honor of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. The remaining 2016...

Kahtoola Uphill Race

SKI UP! – The 9th annual Kahtoola Uphill Race, presented by Kahtoola at the Arizona Snowbowl, is set for Saturday, Feb. 20, from 5:15-8:15 p.m. (approximately). Admission costs are $75 for the...

SeaWorld San Diego To Deliver Year-Round Fun In 2016

SeaWorld® San Diego has a boatload of reasons to visit the marine park again and again in 2016, starting off by ringing in the Lunar New Year with a special celebration in February. Next, animal...

Eliminating Waterspots On RV Finishes Is Easy

Rain and rinse water often leave behind unsightly spots on glass and otherwise perfect RV finishes-even those that have been recently waxed or treated. Using Shurhold's innovative SHUR-Dry Flexible...

Find Your Park In Arizona

Winter in Phoenix is a beautiful thing! There is so much going on: great events every weekend, the sun shines (almost) every day, and the temperature is just right. It is an ideal time to get out in...

What Price Is Enough?

John ("JK") Koleszar can be reached at elkhabitat@gmail.com. Before anyone sets out the lynch mobs, let me be perfectly clear - I really like horses. I rode them for years, found them to be beautiful ...

Wildlife News From AZGFD

Updated Wildlife Rules Now In Effect. The Arizona Game and Fish Department, as part of its regular five-year review rulemaking process, has updated its Article 4 (Live Wildlife) rules. The new...

Support Wildlife Conservations

Arizona Sportsmen for Wildlife Conservation (AZSFWC) is pleased to present this beautiful specialty license plate. By purchasing this plate you will be making a contribution to Arizona's wildlife...

Here's A Chance To Foster A Furfriend

Are you interested in fostering an LOH dog or cat? If so, the first step is to attend a foster orientation so that you will have a complete understanding of how our foster program works and what is...

 
 
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