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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    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    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    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    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 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 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 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 AZGFD    Events   

OHV Users: Make this a safe Independence Day weekend

If you’re heading to Arizona’s high country this holiday weekend, chances are good that you may be taking an Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) with you. Thousands of Arizonans will enjoy off-roading with... Full story

 By AZGFD    Camping    June 15, 2014

National Forest land in Oak Creek Canyon to close beginning July 3

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is forwarding to constituents the following information from a July 1, 2014, U.S. Forest Service news release: The Coconino National Forest has expanded the Slide... Full story

 By AZGFD    Hunting    June 15, 2014

Reminder: Credit card information update deadline for ONLINE fall draw applicants is July 6

If you applied online for Arizona’s 2014 draw for fall hunts for deer, turkey, javelina, bighorn sheep and buffalo using a credit or debit card, Sunday, July 6, 2014 is the deadline for updating... Full story

 By AZGFD    Hunting    June 15, 2014

Non-lead ammunition shortages are expected this fall and smart hunters are shopping early

If you want to use non-lead ammunition for your hunt this year, now is the time to start shopping. The Arizona Game and Fish Department is expecting a repeat of last year’s non-lead ammunition... Full story

 By NMMA    Fishing    June 15, 2014

Federal Fisheries Agency Adjusts Misleading Economic Information

Washington, D.C. – June 26, 2014 – After significant objection from the recreational fishing and boating community, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has taken steps to correct a key...

 By AZGFD    Boating    June 15, 2014

Multi-Agency OUI Checkpoint Slated For Weekend

KINGMAN, Ariz. –– The Arizona Game and Fish Department will be part of a multi-agency enforcement effort on the Colorado River system this weekend, checking for individuals operating under the... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    May 15, 2014

NSBC Shares Vital Tips On Boating Safely

The National Safe Boating Council would like to remind you to “Boat Responsibly and Wear It!” “Boat Responsibly” by being alert and careful when taking out your boat, making sure you are... Full story

 By AZGFD    Boating    May 15, 2014

Tri-State Boating Safety Fair

The annual Tri-State Boating Safety Fair is set for Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. It will be held at London Bridge Beach Park Stage, 1340 McCulloch Blvd. N., Lake Havasu City, Ariz. Admission... Full story

 By WOT    Fishing    May 15, 2014

Open Upper Wheeler Reservoir for "Fly Fishing Only"

Publisher's Note - Western Outdoor Times would appreciate your comments regarding this article. You may e-mail your comments to publisher@azbw.com. Thank you. Action: Change fishing regulations at... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    May 15, 2014

Community Fishing Program Expansion Waters Stocked

At the end of April, eleven of the Community Fishing Programs expansion waters were stocked with catfish. Ponds stocked include Bonsall (Glendale), Discovery and McQueen (Gilbert), Pacana (Maricopa),... Full story

 By AZGFD    Hunting    May 15, 2014

Arizona Hunting Regulations For 2014-2015 Are Online

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has posted the 2014-15 Arizona Hunting Regulations online at www.azgfd.gov/draw. Hunters may now apply for a 2014 hunt permit-tag issued through the drawing... Full story

 By Captain Dave Esparza    Boating    May 15, 2014

Captain's Corner

The boating season is upon us with the warm weather fast approaching. I know that we all want to hook up the boat, grab the family and run off to the lake to water recreation and good times. We also... Full story

 By AZBW    Fishing    May 15, 2014

Trout Stockings To Resume At Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery

The Arizona Game and Fish Department, in cooperation with Mohave County and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), succeeded on April 22 in creating a short-term solution to provide recreational... Full story

 By AZBW    Hunting    May 15, 2014

Time Out For Trout

The Hunting and Angling Heritage Workgroup is a full-time passion for Doug Burt, Hunting and Shooting Sports program manager for the Arizona Game & Fish Department. The mission of HAHWG is to...

 By AZBW    Wildlife    May 15, 2014

Fire Restrictions 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 April 18. The restrictions are part of the restrictions issued by the Arizona State... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    May 15, 2014

Public Can Provide Input On Grand Canyon Bison Management

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is making constituents aware of the opportunity to provide input regarding bison management at Grand Canyon National Park. The National Park Service (NPS) has...

 By AZBW    Events   

Arizona Game And Fish Earns 11 Communicator Awards

The 20th Annual Communicator Awards honored the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Arizona Wildlife Views TV and Arizona Wildlife Views Magazine staff with 11 awards when winners were announced on... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    May 15, 2014

Next Week Is National Safe Boating Week: Boat Safe, Smart, Sober

The Arizona Game and Fish Department joins boaters across the nation in celebrating the upcoming "National Safe Boating Week" and advises watercraft users to exercise safe practices on crowded waters... Full story

 By AZGFD    Events   

Hunting and Angling Heritage Workgroup

The annual grant program for Local Sportsmen’s Groups is now open. Deadline: Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. (MST) on Monday, July 7, 2014; postmarks do not count. As we discussed... Full story

 By AZBW    WOOT    May 15, 2014

State Forester Issues Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

PHOENIX, AZ (May 28, 2014) – Due to the continued elevated risk of wildfire in the State of Arizona, State Forester Scott Hunt announced today that the Arizona State Forestry Division will be... Full story

 By WOT    Wildlife    May 15, 2014

WDFW's 2014 'Citizen Awards' Honor

OLYMPIA - One volunteer helped capture more than a hundred ground squirrels for translocation, while another played a key role in monitoring the health of bighorn sheep during a pneumonia epidemic...

 By WOT    Fishing    May 15, 2014

Heart Lake Fishing Closure For Kids Fishing Event

Action: Closes Heart Lake to fishing by the public. Effective dates: 12:01 a.m. June 4 through 11:59 p.m. June 7, 2014. The lake is open for anglers participating in the Kids Fishing event June 7 from...

 By AZBW    Events   

Prescott's Great Outdoors

*Live music on the lawn with the talented Mogollon, Groove Merchants (who entertained at AZ Best Fest Centennial Celebration), Ashley Wineland, and Big Daddy D and the Dynamites * The 300-foot... 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 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...

 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...

 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...

 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...

 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...


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