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As the Arizona Game and Fish Department completes the random draw process for the 2017 spring turkey, javelina, bison and bear seasons, hopeful hunters are encouraged to open a free Customer Portal...

 
 By AZGFD    Events   

2016 Commission Awards: Congratulations

The annual Arizona Game and Fish Commission Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at the Arizona Grand Resort, 8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway, Phoenix, Arizona 85044. The event will...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    November 1, 2016 

Arizona - Public Swaps 300 Old Life Jackets For New

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) swapped more than 300 old and tattered life jackets with new ones during life jacket exchange events at area lakes this summer. The AZGFD Boating Safety...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    November 1, 2016 

Increasing Numbers Of Watergoers Trade Engines For Paddles

Whether it's dipping the canoe or kayak into one of Arizona's lakes for a quiet day of fishing or it's just to enjoy some time on the water, studies show the number of people reaching for a paddle...

 

Best Gifts For Shooters

Before you know it, gift-giving season will be upon us. If you have a shooter in your life ā€” a boss, a spouse, a sibling, a best friend, a child or grandchild ā€” Iā€™m here to make your holiday a...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    November 1, 2016 

Happy 20th Anniversary To State's Endangered Black-Footed Ferrets

Arizona's endangered black-footed ferret population celebrated the 20th anniversary of its reintroduction to Arizona with the release of more animals into a new privately owned reintroduction area. Th...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    November 1, 2016 

Threatened Narrow-Headed Gartersnakes Introduced Into Pinetop Wetland

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) partnered this summer with Northern Arizona University (NAU) to release two male and one female narrow-headed gartersnakes into a newly created wetland...

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    November 1, 2016 

Living With Wildlife

People who live in or visit Arizona can expect to see many species of wildlife. More and more often though, wild animals are venturing into areas where people live. Sometimes the wildlife becomes a...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    November 1, 2016 

Catfish Bait - Top Five

Channel catfish are being stocked by the thousands of pounds through the fall. Time to pick a lethal bait. These all have a strong scent of some sort, some are even tasty to humans - and all have a...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    October 1, 2016

AZGFD Transfers Two Orphaned Bear Cubs To Out Of Africa Wildlife Park

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has transferred two bear cubs to Out of Africa Wildlife Park following an incident that resulted in an adult female bear's being killed. On an early September...

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    October 1, 2016

Arizona's Bald Eagles Break Breeding-Season Records Again

Arizona's bald eagles continue to impress biologists with their upward growth trends and year-after-year breeding records. Key productivity records that were broken in 2016 include number of:...

 
 By WOT    Wildlife    October 1, 2016

Seligman, Ariz. - Volunteers Can Help Spotlight Endangered Black-Footed Ferrets

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking volunteers to assist with spotlighting efforts to help document the population of endangered black-footed ferrets in Aubrey Valley near Seligman. As...

 

Arizona - Online Applications For 2017 Spring Hunts Now Being Accepted

The Arizona Game and Fish Department now is accepting online applications for 2017 hunt permit-tags issued through the draw process for spring turkey, javelina, bison and bear. To apply online, visit...

 
 By WOT    Shooting Sports    October 1, 2016

Local Sportsmen's Groups Awarded $75,000 In Grants

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has awarded $75,000 in grant funding for local sportsmen's organizations to provide public, hands-on, mentored projects focused on the retention of new hunters...

 
 By John Koleszar    RVing    October 1, 2016

OP/ED 1994: 'The Perfect Storm'

Contact Koleszar at elkhabitat@gmail.com to share your thoughts on this subject. For the past 20 years now, the conservation groups have been screaming about the land grabs and Endangered Species Act...

 
 By AZBW    Fishing    October 1, 2016

Fisheries Experts Reclassify Three Native Fish Species As One

A professional committee of fisheries scientists has determined that three species of chub found throughout the lower Colorado River basin - roundtail chub, headwater chub, and Gila chub - will now...

 

Wickenburg Makes An Ideal Base Camp

It's finally getting cool enough to do some exploring and hiking in the central deserts of Arizona. There are plenty of beautiful things to see in the desert - you just have to know where to look. A g...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    October 1, 2016

Off-Highway Vehicle Operators, Passengers Are Urged To Ride Safely

The Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds residents and visitors looking to head outdoors on their off-highway vehicle (OHV) to do so safely and responsibly. What can you do to make the outdoors...

 
 By WOT    RVing    October 1, 2016

Enter To Win UTV, Support 'Respected Access in Arizona'

Imagine yourself behind the wheel of a customized camouflage 2016 Polaris Ranger EV, exploring the backcountry, getting away from it all. Well, stop dreaming and get busy entering to win the UTV,...

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    September 1, 2016

Size And Daily Limits Suspended On Two Eastern Washington Lakes

Action: Remove daily limits and size limits; extend the fishing season on two lakes scheduled for rehabilitation. Species affected: All fish species. Dates and locations: Blue Lake (Grant Co.):...

 

Yuma To Host 2016 World Championship Dove Cook-Off

YUMA, Ariz. - On Saturday, September 3, the 1st Annual World Championship Dove Cook-Off will take place at Yuma Civic Center. Coinciding with the opening week of the early dove hunt season (Sept....

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    September 1, 2016

AZGFD Reminds Public To Leave Baby Wildlife Alone

Within the past several weeks, well-intentioned people have delivered several deer fawns to Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) offices believing that the animals were abandoned by their...

 
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Wake Zone Op/Ed

As the sweltering heat oppresses most of us in the Valley of the Sun, news items have come across my desk that bear repeating. I will not champion any particular item, but merely report (sometimes...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    September 1, 2016

Free To Fly

The Arizona Game and Fish Department and Liberty Wildlife released four orphaned baby great horned owls Aug. 3. The owls were rescued after their mother was shot in March by a homeowner in Tolleson....

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    September 1, 2016

Outdoor Writers Association of America

HONORED -- Arizona Game and Fish video producer David Majure recently received three Excellence in Craft Awards from the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA). Majure was recognized for his...

 

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