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 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 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 WOT    Hunting    April 15, 2014 

Commission Adopts New Hunting Rules

OLYMPIA - The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission took action to expand the number of big-game hunting permits available this year and reduce the cost of several types of permits during a public... 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    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    

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    Wildlife    April 15, 2014 

Can You Co-Exist With Backyard Beavers?

Some streamside landowners find themselves battling backyard beavers that gnaw down trees and flood yards with their dams. But even after removing dams or even the beavers themselves, most streamside... 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 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 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 AZGFD    WOOT    April 15, 2014 

Fire restrictions now in effect at Arizona Game and Fish Department wildlife areas

The Arizona Game and Fish Department implemented Stage 1 fire restrictions at all department wildlife areas on Friday, April 18. The restrictions are part of the restrictions issued by the Arizona... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    April 15, 2014 

Arizona Game and Fish Commission votes to support alternative on Mexican wolf conservation developed by large stakeholder partnership

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously today (April 22) to support an alternative developed by 28 cooperating agencies and stakeholders for the non-essential population rule that... 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 AZBW    Events     
 By AZBW    Events   

35th Annual Port Of San Diego's 'Day At The Docks' Is Free

The Port of San Diego's 35th Annual Day at The Docks – a free West Coast public celebration and official start of Southern California's spring saltwater fishing season – is set for April 13, annou... Full story

 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 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 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 WOT    Hunting    March 15, 2014

Commission will consider adopting new hunting rules at April meeting

OLYMPIA - The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider adopting proposed changes to state hunting rules for deer, elk, moose and other game species during a public meeting April 11-12 in... 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    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 AZGFD    Wildlife    February 15, 2014

Closure Remains For Welfare Of Bighorn Sheep

The Coronado National Forest, Santa Catalina Ranger District, has released an updated map and Special Closure Order for the Pusch Ridge Wilderness Bighorn Sheep Management Area. The new map more...

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 15, 2014

Arizona Hunters Are Doing Their Part

Despite a nationwide shortage in non-lead ammunition, Arizona's hunters continued to demonstrate their support for the Arizona Game and Fish Department's voluntary lead reduction program in 2013 by us... Full story


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