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 By ASP    RVing    April 15, 2014 

Oracle State Park Opens for Weekends

(Phoenix, AZ - April 9, 2014) - Beginning in April 2014, Oracle State Park Center for Environmental Education will be open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. year-round. For... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    April 15, 2014 

Come Join Us

Saturday June 21, 2014 Hosted by Division 10 1800-2300 Oakwood Country Club 24218 S. Oakwood Blvd Sun Lakes, Arizona Join us for fellowship, dinner, dancing and a formal celebration For more... Full story

 By WOT    RVing    April 15, 2014 

Draft Environmental Assessment for

Lake Havasu City, Ariz. - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lake Havasu Field Office is seeking public input on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a recreation commercial lease request for a... Full story

 By WOT    Hunting    April 15, 2014 

2014‐15 New to Hunting Listing Annual Hunt Regulations

2014‐15 New to Hunting Listing Annual Hunt Regulations Doug Burt via HAHWG solicitation 2014 (new) June – July: Outdoor Skills Summer Adventure Camps Info: Multiple 5‐day, day and overnight camp... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    April 15, 2014 

AZGFD Fishing Tip Of The Week

For something different, head to Lynx Lake, where some anglers reportedly are having some decent action catching brown trout. Here's the tip: Try fishing a No. 18 or 20 with wooly bugger about 4 feet...

 By GCNP    RVing    April 15, 2014 

Go Wild For Grand Canyon National Park!

Go wild for the history, nature, trails, and archeology of Grand Canyon National Park during National Park Week, April 19 through 27. To get the celebration going, Grand Canyon National Park will... Full story

 By AZBW    Events    

Fun, Adventure, Great Memories Are Just Ahead

Don't miss the fun and adventure of the Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshop April 25-27 at Friendly Pines Camp in Prescott. Space is limited for this popular all-inclusive women's' weekend in... Full story

 By WOT    Wildlife    April 15, 2014 

National Park Service Seeks Public Input On Bison Management

The National Park Service (NPS) is pleased to announce the latest step to manage the impacts of bison on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP). After meeting with cooperators Arizona... Full story

 By Mike Wallace    WOOT    April 15, 2014 

Superstition Search & Rescue

It has been a while since we have had a write up on Superstition Search and Rescue. This group of highly trained volunteers has accomplished an amazing amount of service to this community - aside... Full story

 By AZGFD    Hunting    April 15, 2014 

Elk, Antelope Draw Results Available

The draw results for Arizona's 2014 elk and pronghorn antelope big game hunts are now available by visiting https://az.gov/app/huntdraw/home.xhtml and scrolling down to the "View results and bonus... Full story

 By AZBW    Watersports    April 15, 2014 

Arizona Aqua Stars Synchronized Swimming Team

Masters Star for a Day Ladies, have you ever seen synchronized swimming on TV? Maybe you have seen the spoof from Saturday Night Live. Or perhaps you have always wanted to be a water ballerina? The... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    April 15, 2014 

'Blue Ridge' Reservoir Is A Favorite For Paddlers

The long wait for the reopening of the C.C. Cragin (Blue Ridge) Reservoir is finally over. The Arizona Game and Fish Department, in cooperation with the Coconino National Forest, has completed a... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    April 15, 2014 

Arivaca Lake Reopens To Vehicles After Construction

Renovation has been completed on the boat ramp and facilities at Arivaca Lake, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) says the lake is once again open to vehicular traffic. However, the... Full story

 By AZBW    Events    

Outdoor Enthusiasts To Gather In Prescott

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to be a part of the 2nd Annual Go Outdoors Event, taking place Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8 in Prescott, Ariz. The Go Outdoors! Event and the Yavapai... Full story

 By AZBW    Events    

AZGFD Outdoor Expo/Youth Day Draw Record 48,000

The Arizona Game and Fish Department's 2014 Outdoor Expo and Friday Youth Day drew a combined 48,000 attendees, the highest three-day total in the event's history. The weekend Outdoor Expo, held... Full story

 By AZBW    WOOT    April 15, 2014 

Nominations Sought For Arizona Outdoor Hall Of Fame

The Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation is soliciting nominations for this year's inductees into the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame. Every year the Outdoor Hall of Fame recognizes individuals and... Full story

 By WOT    Fishing    April 15, 2014 

Tagged Razorback Suckers Released in Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon, Ariz. – On March 16th, in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Nevada Department of Wildlife, BIO-WEST, Inc., and the Arizona Game and Fish Department, National Park Service... Full story

 By AZBW    Events    
 By AZBW    Events    

Day On The Lake

This popular and valuable program will be at Bartlett Lake in May, June, and September. The Day on the Lake program is the only adapted watersports program for those with physical and neurological... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    April 15, 2014 

Rosie Gets Monster Bass

Anglers who love to fish Roosevelt Lake located in central Arizona's Tonto National Forest have a future hope for the fishery -- monster bass. To help boost fishing opportunities at the 13,000-acre... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    April 15, 2014 

Spring Fishing Has Arrived In Northern Arizona

Now is the time to get the tackle box ready, grab the fishing rods, and explore northern Arizona for some spring fishing! A particularly warm and dry spring has arrived, and unfortunately it followed... Full story

 By AZBW    Fishing    April 15, 2014 

Attention Anglers

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is implanting radio tags into a small percentage of hatchery-raised trout that will be stocked into the East Verde River in order to examine stocked trout... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    April 15, 2014 

Excerpts From AZGFD Fishing Report

April and October can be the best months of the year to fish in Arizona. The water temperatures are ideal for waves of spawns. Access to high country lakes has opened the way for lunker holdovers.... Full story

 By John Campbell    Fishing    April 15, 2014 

Arizona Anglers Are Invited

Winter, about to be spring, fishing has already produced yellowtail in the Coronado Islands. Home guard yellowtail, white seabass and California halibut are here year around. Who will catch the larges... Full story

 By Margie Anderson    Camping    April 15, 2014 

Fun Times Await In The Center of Arizona

The geographic center of Arizona is about 55 miles ESE of Prescott, and the closest town hall to that location is that of Camp Verde. There is a bronze plaque to that effect in Rezzonico Park, placed... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    April 15, 2014 

Words Of Wisdom, The Value Of Free Sticker

It’s getting nicer outside every day and boating season is upon us. Many of you in the marine industry and boating world know me; my name is David Esparza, and I have been a member of the United... Full story

 By AZBW    Wildlife    April 15, 2014 

Venom Begins To Flow As Weather Warms

Residents of the desert should always remember one simple rule when the weather begins to warm: know where you are placing your hands and feet. "That one rule can help people avoid the majority of... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    April 15, 2014 

Leave Baby Wildlife Alone

Rising temperatures and longer days mean spring is here and newborn wildlife will become increasingly visible. The Arizona Game and Fish Department understands people's desire to help seemingly... Full story

 By AZBW    Wildlife    April 15, 2014 

Bald Eagle Breeding Closure Lifted On Lake Pleasant

The Arizona Game and Fish Department and its partners of the Southwestern Bald Eagle Management Committee have lifted the closure put into place annually to help bald eagles during the breeding... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   

11th Annual Arizona Festival

The 11th Annual Arizona Dragon Boat Festival will be held at the usual location, the SRP Marina at Tempe Town Lake, on March 22 and 23. The 2014 festival promises to be our best yet as we celebrate ou... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    March 15, 2014

AZGFD Comments On Recent Jaguar Critical-Habitat Announcement

On March 4, 2014, the Southwest Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) notified the public that the Service had designated 764,207 acres of land in southern Arizona as critical... Full story

 By WOT    WOOT    March 15, 2014

Additional Adult Quagga Mussels Found In Lake Powell

The National Park Service and Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) have recently detected additional adult quagga mussels in Lake Powell. Since this time last year, the water levels at Lake... Full story

 By AZBW    Events     
 By AZGFD    Events   

It's Almost Time For Arizona's Largest Hands-On Outdoor Expo

The Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo is all set for Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30, at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix. Admission and parking are free. There's plenty... Full story

 By John Campbell    Fishing    March 15, 2014

33rd Derby Queen Is Crowned

March 5th, Jennifer Nakatani, a San Diego Angler member, was introduced as the 33rd Miss Yellowtail Derby at the San Diego Angler's monthly meeting by Derby Director John Campbell. The 2013 Miss... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    March 15, 2014

Spring Fishing Can Be Excellent

Tip Of The Week Spring bass fishing can be excellent, and there's one technique that can turn average bass days into exceptional ones. During the pre-spawn (generally water temperatures of less than... Full story

 By AZGFD    Hunting    March 15, 2014

Public Input Important For Game Management

Each year the Arizona Game and Fish Department makes recommendations to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission regarding the management of game species for the annual hunting and trapping regulations,... Full story

 By ASP    Events   

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Event Set For March 30

In conjunction with the Town of Camp Verde's Spring Heritage Pecan and Wine Festival, Fort Verde State Historic Park will host the annual pecan pie contest on Saturday, March 29 at noon. Then come... Full story

 By AZGFD    WOOT    March 15, 2014

Arizona Game and Fish Commission takes action on Heritage Fund spending proposal before the Legislature

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission today held a public meeting to discuss the strike-everything amendment to House Bill 2127, a proposal that would allow the Arizona Game and Fish Department to use... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    March 15, 2014

AZGFD Fishing Report

Catfish stockings will be coming back to the core Community Fishing Program lakes and ponds in Tucson and Phoenix on Friday. Here are the core lakes and ponds: (Phoenix area) Surprise, Rio Vista... Full story

 By AZGFD    Events   

Register now for special fundraising event to save recreational shooting opportunities in Arizona

The Arizona Game and Fish Department and Tread Lightly! are hosting a Fun Shoot and Steak Dinner on Saturday, April 12, to raise funding to implement education/outreach and engagement strategies... Full story

 By AZGFD    Events   

Hunting and fishing license holders can get a special hockey deal

Are you a hockey fan? Do you have a current Arizona hunting or fishing license or combination hunt/fish license? Hunting or fishing license holders can get a special ticket deal for the Arizona... Full story

 By AZGFD    Events   

Nominations sought for Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame

Deadline to submit nominations is April 25 The Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation is soliciting nominations for this year's inductees into the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame. Every year the Outdoor Hall... Full story

 By AZGFD    Events   

Reminder: Register by today (March 31) to get early bird discount for Save Recreational Shooting fundraiser event

Fun Shoot and Steak Dinner to be held April 12 The Arizona Game and Fish Department and Tread Lightly! are hosting a Fun Shoot and Steak Dinner on Saturday, April 12, to raise funding to implement edu...

 By ASP    RVing    March 15, 2014

Annual Archaeology Expo At Catalina State Park Is On March 29

For the entire month of March, the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)/Arizona State Parks (ASP) is coordinating events throughout the state for the 32nd annual celebration of Arizona... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   

Yuma Marks 100th Birthday Next Week

YUMA, ARIZONA - Though Yuma's rich history dates back even further, there's a big birthday around the corner for this Colorado River community: April 7 marks the 100th anniversary of Yuma's charter as... Full story

 By ASP    RVing    March 15, 2014

Dates Scheduled For Arizona State Parks' Family Campout Program

Arizona State Parks' successful Arizona Family Campout Program has announced spring dates. The program is designed for families who have little or no experience camping. It will introduce them to... Full story

 By AZBW    RVing    March 15, 2014

Off-Highway Vehicle Ambassadors Offer

The Arizona Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Ambassadors are offering a chance for people to come out, get involved and get to know the area at the very popular Boulders/Hieroglyphic Mountains, Table Mesa... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    March 15, 2014

Arizonans Can Help Wildlife At Tax Time

Did you know that your state taxes do not support the conservation of Arizona"s wildlife, but your donations do? Taxpayers can help the state's wildlife at tax time by "making a mark" on their state...

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    March 15, 2014

Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center Receives Baby Bighorn Sheep

The Arizona Game and Fish Department's Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center received a baby desert bighorn sheep lamb on Feb. 25 that was confiscated from a Salome-area resident. The one-month-old lamb was...


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