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 By AZGFD    Wildlife    April 1, 2018 

Operation Game Thief

Nearly 1,100 reports came into the 24×7 program Operation Game Thief to protect the state's wildlife. "Poachers are criminals." If you talk to any of the Arizona Game and Fish Department's wildlife...

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    April 1, 2018 

Arizona Elk

For the first time in more than 150 years, elk are leaving their hoofprints on West Virginia soil. Dozens of elk that were captured and quarantined in January east of Flagstaff were loaded into a live...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    April 1, 2018 

Desert Tortoise

Approximately 50 desert tortoises will soon awaken from their winter slumber and the Arizona Game and Fish Tortoise Adoption program will once again be looking for good adoptive homes. There is no cha...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    April 1, 2018 

Black-Footed Ferret

Survey results shine light on recovery effort in Aubrey Valley, on Double O Ranch. The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking volunteers to assist with spotlighting efforts to help document the...

 
 By AZGFD    RVing    March 1, 2018

Fatal Yuma County Off-Highway Vehicle Accident

Fatal Yuma County Off-Highway Vehicle Accident Is Reminder To Practice OHV Safety The Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds all off-highway vehicle (OHV) drivers and passengers to wear the proper s...

 
 By AZSFWC    Wildlife    March 1, 2018
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AZSFWC - Arizona's 'Conserving Wildlife' License Plate Benefits Habitat, Education, Youth

Arizona Sportsmen for Wildlife Conservation's (AZSFWC) "Conserving Wildlife" license plate ended 2017 surpassing the prior year both in license plate sales and grant awards from the proceeds. Last...

 
 By AZGFD    Shooting Sports    March 1, 2018

Arizona - Desert Roses Fun Shoot Set For April 7

PHOENIX - Desert Roses and Desert Roses, Too – the women's shotgun-shooting program at the Ben Avery Clay Target Center – will conduct a fun shoot at 10 a.m. April 7. All participants in the...

 
 By WOT    Shooting Sports    March 1, 2018

Don McDowell

Don McDowell, Arizona native, is an avid outdoorsman and has been an active bass pro fisherman for over 16 years and in the past 15 years has developed his own radio show promoting bass fishing and...

 
 By AZGFD    Events   

AZGFD Outdoor Expo Less Than 3 Weeks Away

PHOENIX — One of Arizona’s largest hands-on outdoor expos is less than three weeks away. And it’s FREE! The Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo, presented by Shikar-Safari Club Interna...

 
 By WOT    Wildlife    March 1, 2018

The Humane Society of the United States Admits Major Defeat By A Coalition Of Arizona Wildlife Conservationists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - The Humane Society of the United States and their Arizona Shell Organization, Arizonans for Wildlife, Admit Major Defeat by a Coalition of Arizona Wildlife Conservationists...

 

AZGFD Joe Foss Shooting Complex Open

The Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds recreational shooters that the Joe Foss Shooting Complex near Buckeye will be open several more Saturdays and Sundays. The complex will be open from 7:30...

 

AZGFD New Year News

The winter Hunting, Angling Heritage Workshop Group (HAHWG) will gather under the tent at the Arizona Game & Fish headquarters under the tent at the Archery Center on Saturday, Feb. 24. Other...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2018

Mexican Wolf Population Survey Flight Operations Began Mid-January

Residents of Alpine, Ariz., Reserve, N.M., and surrounding areas may notice a low-flying helicopter in the region between through Saturday, Feb. 3 as biologists conduct their annual Mexican wolf...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2018

AZGFD Studies Cormorant Impact On Wildlife, Fish

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) prides itself on providing ample fishing opportunities for its legions of anglers and the state's growing populations of cormorants have taken notice....

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2018

Arizona Bald Eagle Breeding Season Leads To Restrictions

Each year as part of its highly successful program to manage and conserve bald eagles in the state, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) asks outdoor recreationists, aircraft pilots, drone...

 
 By WOT    Fishing    February 1, 2018

Excerpts From Lees Ferry Fishing Report

As a New Year begins, [it is interesting] to review where the Lees Ferry fishery has been in the past few years - and where it's headed. Fall 2013 Decline In the fall of 2013, there was a decline in...

 
 By AZGFD    RVing    February 1, 2018

If OHVs Are Part Of Your 2018 Plans, Take A Safety Course, Get A Decal

For those whose garages got a little bit fuller during the holiday season with the addition of an off-highway vehicle (OHV) - or veteran riders who frequently hit Arizona's trails and dirt roads -...

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    February 1, 2018

Palo Verde Boat Ramp At Canyon Lake Closing For Improvements

CANYON LAKE, Ariz. — Boaters and other outdoor recreationists are advised that the Palo Verde Boat Ramp at Canyon Lake will temporarily close from March 1 through March 17 for a facility...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2018

AZGFD Seeks Citizen Scientists To Aid In American Kestrel Project

Standing at less than 11 inches tall, the American kestrel is a mighty bird of prey, yet the future of this fierce little falcon is uncertain, as populations are on the decline nationally. Locally,...

 

Arizona Spring Javelina Hunts - Many Permit-Tags Remain For 2018

Arizona hunters who were unsuccessful in the recent 2018 spring draw still have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for javelina. As of the second week of December, leftover hunt permit-tags...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2018

2017 Wildlife Photo Contest Winners Announced

Sometimes things happen when you least expect them. "I came upon this brave cactus wren taking on the cholla cactus," said Pamela Parker of Mesa, explaining how she got the winning shot of this...

 
 By AZGFD    RVing    January 1, 2018

Was There An OHV Under Your Tree?

If you gave or received an off-highway vehicle (OHV) as part of the holiday season, make sure you have the proper protective gear to get off to a safe start. Whether the ATV, dirt bike or...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2018

Game And Fish Commission Opposes Proposed Initiative To Ban Hunting Of Wild Cats

At its regular December meeting, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission passed a motion in opposition to a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the hunting of mountain lions and bobcats and...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

2018 AZGFD Outdoor Expo

Adapted From An Article By Judy Hedding Each spring the Arizona Game and Fish Department hosts the very popular outdoor experience called the "Outdoor Expo". The largest outdoor expo in the state,...

 
 By WOT    RVing    January 1, 2018

Fatal OHV Accidents Are A Tragic Reminder

The importance of driving-best practices are underscored by these three actions that need to be avoided as they are major contributors to accidents. Following recent fatal off-highway vehicle (OHV)...

 

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