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 By AZBW    Hunting    July 15, 2014 

Game And Fish Investigating Antelope Poaching In Northern Arizona

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is investigating the poaching of an antelope buck that was left to waste in a field, and the Department needs assistance in finding the individuals responsible.... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    July 15, 2014 

Explore The Night By Black Light

Did you know that Arizona is home to over 60 species of scorpions, including the most dangerous species in the United States, the bark scorpion? Join Arizona Game and Fish Department biologists for... Full story

 By AZBW    Watersports    July 15, 2014 

A Salute To Swimming

It may be a desert state, but Arizona has many great swimming holes. Nestled here and there near mountain springs and along tributaries of rivers, these natural spas are popular with hikers,... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    July 15, 2014 

Excerpts From AZGFD Fishing Report

Tip Of The Week Try Apache Lake for something different. Here, crappie and walleye are other tasty options. Fish some of Apache's heavy breaks where shallow water quickly becomes deep. It has really... Full story

 By Margie Anderson    RVing    July 15, 2014 

For A Cool Experience

If you're looking for a cool getaway in Arizona that is a bit off the beaten path (and therefore not quite so packed with human beings), you should give the Pinaleno Mountains a try. There are lots... Full story

 By ASP    RVing    July 15, 2014 

Searching For Weekend Get-Aways?

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen, bedroom and the living room and head for your favorite family retreat, the State Parks! Rural State Parks in Northern Arizona can be five to 20... Full story

 By AZBW    RVing    July 15, 2014 

Lake Havasu City Fights British Attack On London Bridge

Imagine being the mayor of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., and coming to work one day to learn that your city's iconic bridge, shipped to this desert oasis and painstakingly reconstructed stone-by-stone in t... Full story

 By AZBW    Wildlife    July 15, 2014 

2015 Arizona Game And Fish Heritage Fund Grants Cycle Now Open

Whether you won or lost when you bought a lottery ticket last year, some of your money benefits Arizona's wildlife and students. [So, overall, you won!] That's because the Arizona Game and Fish... Full story

 By AZBW    Wildlife    July 15, 2014 

Voluntary Programs More Successful Than Mandatory Bans

The Arizona Game and Fish Department disagrees with a recent appeal filed by environmental litigants to regulate lead ammunition on the Kaibab National Forest as the solution to lead poisoning in... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    July 15, 2014 

Local Heroes Recognized

Coast Guard Auxiliary Celebrates 75 Years The Coast Guard Auxiliary celebrated 75 years on June 21 in Sun Lakes, Ariz.,with a formal Birthday Ball. The ball was attended by local auxiliarists, Coast... Full story

 By AZBW    RVing    July 15, 2014 

Arizona State Parks Accepting Grant Applications

The National Park Service (NPS) has released guidelines for a new nationwide pilot grant program called the "Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program." The program is for projects that will... Full story

 By AZBW    Events    


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... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    July 15, 2014 

A Three-Part Toast

Whether we enjoy the water from a boat, on skis or boards, or as swimmers, there are three major organizations that deserve our appreciation and respect. They ensure that we have the information... Full story

 By AZBW    Events    

'Extra, Extra, Read All About It'

Our next issue (August/September) of Western Outdoor Times/Arizona Boating & Watersports promises to have something for everyone. Guest editors will be the ever-popular columnists and outdoors... Full story

 By Marci Welton    Hunting    July 15, 2014 

ASRPA Clay Target Tournament To Celebrate American Freedoms

Phoenix, AZ - Bring your family on Saturday, September 13th, and enjoy a fun morning shooting clay targets at Ben Avery's Clay Target Center, 5060 W. Skeet Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85086. Hosted by Arizon... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    July 15, 2014 

Welcome To Bartlett Lake Marina!

WELCOME TO BARTLETT LAKE MARINA! -- Located just 55 minutes from Tempe Town Lake on beautiful Bartlett Lake in the heart of the Tonto National Forest, Bartlett Lake Marina's family atmosphere and... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    July 15, 2014 

On The Cover

Once again, we thank Bob Brown of Media Directions for the cover photo. His series of "beauties in boats" have been our pleasure to publish. However, besides boating, there are many other ways to... Full story

 By AZBW    RVing    July 15, 2014 

OHV Riders: Stay Safe On The Trail

Arizona Game and Fish reminds OHV riders to stay safe on the trail. Although "National ATV Safety Week" was held in early June, its lessons are year-round. and the Arizona Game and Fish Department is... Full story

 By AZBW    Events    

'Everybodys Home Town Presents' - Outdoor Recreation Festival And Expo

Update July 24, 2014 *Cody Lundin, Founder, Aboriginal Living Skills School, LLC and star of Dual Survival providing educational sessions on Saturday. *Live music on the lawn with the talented... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    July 15, 2014 

Arizona Game And Fish Department Proposes Changes To Fishing Regulations

Are catfish limits too liberal at Arizona Lakes? Would you like to see more opportunity to catch Arizona’s native trout species? In order to best manage fish populations, simplify and streamline... Full story

 By AZBW    Events    

AZGFD, Commission Win Awards From Western Conservation Organization

(SAN ANTONIO)-- The Arizona Game and Fish Department has been recognized for its national leadership with three major awards from the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA). The... Full story

 By AZGFD    Hunting    July 15, 2014 

Draw Results For Fall Hunts Are Now Available

The wait is over for eager hunters who applied for the upcoming season. Draw results for Arizona’s 2014 fall deer, turkey, javelina, bighorn sheep, buffalo and pheasant hunts are now available... Full story

 By YVB    Events    

Yuma Lettuce Days To Sprout Anew "Down On The Farm" In 2015

YUMA, ARIZONA - Yuma Lettuce Days will sprout up "down on the farm" in 2015, the Yuma Visitors Bureau (YVB) announced today. The annual "feastival" that celebrates the area's agricultural abundance... Full story

 By AZGFD    Boating    July 15, 2014 

Agencies Contact 144 Watercraft During Recent Checkpoint

KINGMAN, Ariz. –– A recent OUI-Safety Checkpoint at along the Colorado River near Topock, Ariz. resulted in the removal of six individuals operating under the influence (OUI). The Arizona Game... Full story

 By Carol L Allen    Boating    June 15, 2014

Desert Sailing: 'The Impossible Dream'

This letter from the Arizona Yacht Club (AYC) begins to explain one of the unique boating opportunities in Arizona's desert. Welcome to the Arizona Yacht Club! Peter Lehrach, commodore 2014-2015,... Full story

 By AZBW    Hunting    June 15, 2014

Sportsmen's Grants

AZGFD offers $75,000 in grants for hunting for not-for-profit local conservation groups, clubs, and organizations. The Arizona Game and Fish Department is budgeting $75,000 in grant funding for local... Full story

 By AZBW    Fishing    June 15, 2014

In Memory

We join Grace, John, Michael, and Mariellen in remembering the honorable life of their husband and father Larry Cozad. Mr. Cozad was an avid fisherman and enjoyed the articles we printed for him from... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    June 15, 2014

Lake Pleasant Sailing Club

Lake Pleasant Sailing Club (LPSC) was founded in 1977 and currently has approximately 100 member families. Cruise News LPSC sponsors approximately 16 weekend cruises per year at Lake Pleasant north... Full story

 By Captain Dave Esparza    Boating    June 15, 2014

Captain's Corner

This is the first of several boating-safety quizzes offered to educate (or remind) boaters of some important guidelines. Although they may be helpful, it is recommended that all who recreate on and ne... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    June 15, 2014

Encounters Are Increasing - Be 'Bear Aware' Out There

As temperatures climb and Arizonans head to the high country, human encounters with bears in campgrounds and communities are on the increase. Arizona Game and Fish Department officials are asking... Full story

 By ASP    RVing    June 15, 2014

'Suvoyuki Day' Celebrates Hopi Partners

"Suvoyuki" translated in the Hopi language means to accomplish work through a "joint effort." "Suvoyuki Day" is an open house on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Homolovi State Park that... Full story

 By AZBW    Watersports    June 15, 2014

Good Luck Willie!

Willie Schultz, a graduate of Arizona State University and now a resident of Ketchikan, Ala., is a marathon swimmer who trained for ocean swimming in La Jolla, Calif. The week of June 20, depending... Full story

 By Jim Allen    Events   

An Interesting Bit Of History

This story is an introduction to a future feature about the restoration of historic mining equipment and more in Arizona; stay tuned for the July/Aug. issue. Publishers Note – We at Arizona Boating... Full story

 By AZBW    Events     
 By AZGFD    Fishing    June 15, 2014

Excerpt From AZGFD Fishing Report

Tip Of The Week Greer Derby The Business Council of Greer is sponsoring a $10,000 Fishing Derby until Oct. 31. Catch one of 50 tagged fish in the three Greer Lakes and bring one into the Lazy Trout Ma... Full story

 By AZGFD    WOOT    June 15, 2014

McCain Amendments To Sportsmen's Act

Amendments would enhance hunting and fishing opportunities in Arizona. The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted unanimously to support two amendments proposed by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) to... Full story

 By AZBW    RVing    June 15, 2014

Recreation Enthusiasts Have New West Valley 'Avenue' To Enjoy

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department recently completed construction of three-miles of new trails along the Maricopa Trail. This segment of trails connects the southeast corner of White...

 By ASP    RVing    June 15, 2014

Arizona State Parks

If you hike, boat, fish, camp, watch wildlife and enjoy Arizona's history and unparalleled beauty, a membership in the Arizona State Parks Foundation can be a powerful way to help preserve and... Full story

 By AZBW    WOOT    June 15, 2014

Arizonans Encouraged To Prepare For Severe Weather Hazards

In early June, Governor Jan Brewer proclaimed a Monsoon Awareness Week in Arizona in anticipation of the 2014 monsoon season and summer severe weather hazards. However, the message from that week is... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    June 15, 2014

Utah May Have Its First California Condor Chick Since Reintroduction

The Southwest Condor Workgroup - a cooperative venture between wildlife conservation and public land management agencies - optimistically reports that a California condor may have hatched in the wild... Full story

 By AZBW    Wildlife    June 15, 2014

Comments Sought On Reptile, Raptor, Amphibian, Mollusk Regulations

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking public comments on draft 2015-2016 regulations for reptiles, raptors, crustaceans and mollusks, and amphibians. Public comment will be accepted through... Full story

 By Margie Anderson    RVing    June 15, 2014

(With Or Without Kids)

Lynx Lake One of our favorite little hikes in the pines is the easy trail #311 that circles Lynx Lake. Most of this trail is shaded by trees, and the lake and the forest around it are gorgeous. We oft... Full story

 By Captain Dave Esparza    Boating    June 15, 2014

Answers To Page 1 Quiz

There is at least one prize (see page 1) for the first one who answers all questions correctly and e-mails those answers to jim@azbw.com... Full story

 By AZBW    WOOT    June 15, 2014

Arizona: US Forest Service to Temporarily Prohibit Recreational Shooting in Parts of Coronado National Forest

Yesterday, the U.S. Forest Service announced that beginning on July 1, 2014, the Coronado National Forest, Sierra Vista Ranger District, will close Ash and Hunter Canyons to all recreational shooting... Full story

 By AZBW    RVing    June 15, 2014

Celebrating 10 Years Of Support For Arizona's State Parks

June 2014 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Arizona State Parks Foundation. When it was formed, no one imagined the drastic economic shifts that would impact Arizona's park system nor the critical... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   

Lake Pleasant To Celebrate The Fourth Of July

(Morristown) – The Fourth of July is quickly approaching! Pack up the kids, neighbors and friends and make plans to witness one of the finest firework displays in the Valley at Lake Pleasant...

 By ASP    Events   

Springerville School Rehabilitation Project Received Grand Award

(Phoenix, AZ - June 23, 2014) - Awards for historic preservation achievements were recently presented at the 2014 Arizona Governor's Awards in Historic Preservation Ceremony on June 13, 2014 as part... Full story

 By ASP    Events   

View Nighttime Stars And Celestial Bodies

(Phoenix Arizona - June 23, 2014) - Kartchner Caverns State Park will host a Star Party on Saturday, September 20, 2014. Come and spend an evening with your family and friends and observe the wonders... Full story

 By ASP    Events   

Red Rock State Park Features Moonlight Hike And Star Party

(Phoenix, AZ - June 26, 2014) - In July 2014, Red Rock State Park will host the monthly Moonlight Hike, the Star Party and Wayne Ranney will speak about "Sedona through Time." Visitors can also enjoy... Full story

 By GCNP    Events   

Grand Canyon National Park to Commemorate Designation of New National Historic Landmark

Grand Canyon, Ariz. –The National Park Service (NPS) today announced plans to dedicate one of the nation’s newest National Historic Landmarks, the 1956 Grand Canyon TWA-United Airlines Aviation...


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