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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    

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...

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    March 15, 2014 

New Season Of Arizona Wildlife Views To Air On Eight

Arizona Wildlife Views, the Emmy-winning outdoors and nature series produced by the Arizona Game and Fish Department, will now be seen weekly on Eight, Arizona PBS in Phoenix. Beginning March 18, new... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    February 15, 2014

Boats Are In!

Do blondes have more fun? Or, brunettes? Or,redheads? Actually, the answer is all of the above plus anyone else who knows that "boats are in"! Arizona's boating season is off to a fantastic start... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   

Arizona's Annual Celebration Of The Outdoors

The 14th annual Arizona International Sportsmen's Exposition (ISE) will fill the University of Phoenix Stadium Feb. 20-23 with an expanded list of outdoor products. Open to the public, the expo will d... Full story

 By AZBW    Fishing    February 15, 2014

It's Big!

Bill Luke Bass Days is the Southwest's largest family fishing tournament and festival - held March 14, 15, 16 at Lake Pleasant. This year's is sure to be one of our biggest events! For the fishermen,... Full story

 By AZGFD    Hunting    February 15, 2014

Sportsmen's Open Forum To Be Held Feb. 19

In a continuing effort to advance open two-way communication with stakeholders, the Arizona Game and Fish Department will host a Sportsmen’s Open Forum on Wednesdaly, Feb. 19 from 6-8 p.m. at the... Full story

 By AZGFD    Hunting    February 15, 2014

Help Is Needed To Catch Deer Poacher

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is investigating the poaching of a mule deer doe that occurred the evening of Jan. 24 or possibly the following day on the Kaibab National Forest near Williams in... Full story

 By AZBW    Fishing    February 15, 2014

Eight Ponds Have Received First Community Fishing Program stockings

From Phoenix to Maricopa, eight ponds received their first Community Fishing Program fish stockings during one day between Feb. 10 and 15. Already since Jan. 1, the expansion of the program formerly... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 15, 2014

Game And Fish Offers Additional Heritage Grants Award Opportunity

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has announced the availability of additional Heritage Grant awards in two categories for the 2014 grant cycle. Grant proposals will be accepted until Friday,... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    February 15, 2014

There's Never A Better Time Than Now To Fish Arizona

Hello, anglers, It's a good time to round up some swim baits and Roboworms and head to the Phoenix area (if you aren't already there) to do some bassin'. High temperatures are beginning to rise back i... Full story

 By AZGFD    Events   


Mark Your Calendar For Game & Fish's 2014 Outdoor Expo One of Arizona's favorite outdoor events is free and free! The Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo will be held on Saturday, March... Full story

 By Jim Nichols    Events   

A 'Desert Storm' Is On The Horizon

Once again, Lakeracer LLC and Teague Custom Marine have joined together to bring the best event in the country to you! Another collection of the most significant performance boats across the nation are once again planning to converge on Lake Havasu... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    February 15, 2014

Sailing Instructors Needed

The Arizona Sailing Foundation is excited to be offering the Adult Beginning Sailing program again this spring. As always, this program promises to be very rewarding for everyone who participates —... Full story


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