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 By AZBW    Events   

Downstream - Events Calendar, May 2016

We send our best wishes to Loren Finnell for a speedy and complete recovery. Editor’s Note: Please submit announcements for AZBW/WOT's calendar of events —-"Downstream" — to editor@azbw.com. To...

 
 By Doug Burt    Hunting    May 1, 2016

AZGFD Offers Training, Experience For All Ages

Robbins Butte Youth-Only Dove Hunt Robbins Butte Wildlife Area (RBWA) is about seven miles southwest of Buckeye and comprises more than 1,600 acres. RBWA was purchased for its potential as waterfowl h...

 
 By John Koleszar    Wildlife    May 1, 2016

Wake Zone Op-Ed - Buffalo

For those who are not aware, the State of Arizona has wild buffalo / bison. Those animals were brought to Arizona by one Charles "Buffalo" Jones in 1906. His dream was to create a hybrid animal and he...

 
 By AZBW    Events    

Downstream

BEYOND ARIZONA Editor's Note: Please submit announcements for AZBW/WOT's calendar of events --"Downstream" - to editor@azbw.com. To guarantee placement, as room allows, items must be received by the...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    April 1, 2016 

Excerpts From AZGFD Fishing Report

Tip Of The Week At Lake Havasu, a.k.a. Arizona's West Coast, anglers can have banner days on the bedding smallmouth bass. Crappie and largemouth bass will follow with their egg protecting endeavors. (...

 
 By John Koleszar    Wildlife    April 1, 2016 

Wake Zone

To: John ("JK") Koleszar & Western Outdoor Times, Arizona Boating and Watersports Re: "Western Wildlife" article in the February 2016 edition, "Wake Zone, What Price is Enough?" Challenge Accepted...

 
 By John Koleszar    Wildlife    April 1, 2016 

Op-Ed - Ducey, Legislature Need To Help!

In 2006, I wrote a lengthy article about the inequities involved in the pay structure for the law enforcement personnel in the Arizona Game & Fish Department. The department was losing their...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    April 1, 2016 

Celebrate Earth Day And Bats At Kartchner Caverns State Park

Kartchner Caverns State Park will celebrate Earth Day and the return of the Myotis velifer bat colony to Kartchner Caverns State Park at "Bat Day" on Saturday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day w...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    April 1, 2016 

Havasu National Wildlife Refuge

A draft recreational boating Compatibility Determination for Havasu National Wildlife Refuge is now available for public review and comment. Due to an increase in safety concerns and the protection...

 
 By IGFA    Events    

Day At The Docks - IGFA Honors 'Boots On The Ground' Volunteers

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Day at the Docks, the traditional kick-off to the San Diego Sportfishing fleet’s season, hosted a record breaking crowd of anglers and their families – both tourists and locals – April 17. A near picture-perfect spring day...

 
 By WDFW    Hunting    April 1, 2016 

Commission Restricts Baiting Game, Approves Upcoming Hunting Seasons

OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted restrictions on the use of bait to hunt deer and elk, but made few significant changes in state hunting seasons at a public meeting...

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    April 1, 2016 

Sarg Hubbard Park Pond Closure For 'Kids' Fish-In' Event

Action: Closes Sarg Hubbard Park Pond (Reflection Pond) to all fishing except those youths registered for the “Kids' Fish-In” event. In addition, the daily limit is reduced to two trout during the...

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    April 1, 2016 

Columbia Park Pond To Close For Kids' Fishing Day Events

Action: Closes Columbia Park Pond to all fishing except those youths registered for the “Special Needs Fishing Event” on Friday, May 6, or the “Kids' Fishing Day” event on Saturday, May 7. In...

 
 By Don McDowell    Fishing    March 1, 2016

Making Bass Fishing Great Again

Bill Luke Bass Days is "Making Bass Fishing Great Again!" The 18th annual event at Pleasant Harbor RV Resort and Marina is handing out over $50,000 in cash prizes over the course of the three-days...

 
 By WOT    Events   
Bill Luke Bass Days

On The Cover

The warming spring weather brings out "the best in show". Make that plural: shows! The first of the Arizona favorites is the 16th annual International Sportsmen Exposition & Arizona Boat Show,...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Downstream

Editor's Note: Please submit announcements for AZBW/WOT's calendar of events --"Downstream" - to editor@azbw.com. To guarantee placement, as room allows, items must be received by the tenth (10th) of...

 
 By AZGFD    Events   

Get Ready For The Largest Hands-On Outdoor Expo In Arizona

The Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo is all set for Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3, at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix. Admission and parking are free! From Wildlife To...

 
 By Douglas Burt    Hunting    March 1, 2016

Winter HAHWG Meeting A Partnered Success

Thank you! What a fantastic gathering and discussion we had on Jan. 30. We had 50 people in attendance of whom 15 were first-time attendees — our highest turnout yet! The cross section of representation was equally as impressive with 21 unique...

 
 By John Koleszar    Wildlife    March 1, 2016

Wake Zone - Opinion

Every year the State of Arizona convenes the legislature in January and all kinds of bills pop up. Some are ludicrous (just ask Representative Townsend) and some are a response to critical problems....

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    March 1, 2016

Heritage Fund Program Makes A Wildlife Difference

For more than 20 years, the Heritage Fund has made a difference not just to wildlife conservation efforts, but also to the state's economy, public access, environmental education and outdoor...

 
 By GCNP    Wildlife    March 1, 2016

National Park Service Seeks Public Input for Bison Herd Reduction Environmental Assessment for Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon, Ariz. – The National Park Service (NPS) has announced a 30-day public comment period seeking input on changes to the scope of the Bison Management Plan at Grand Canyon National Park....

 
 By Doug Burt    Events   

National Archery in the Schools (NASP) State Tournament at Ben Avery

Saturday, March 19 (next Saturday) is our annual National Archery in the Schools (NASP) State Tournament at Ben Avery. We have more than 300 youth archers registered for the event plus their parents...

 
 By Ed Huntsman    Boating    February 1, 2016

Boaters Urged To Be Safe In 2016

Recent rain and snow storms' bringing both snowpack up north and flooding across the West and Midwest have many thinking that water levels in surrounding lakes and rivers will be increasing as the...

 
 By John Koleszar    Wildlife    February 1, 2016

What Price Is Enough?

John ("JK") Koleszar can be reached at elkhabitat@gmail.com. Before anyone sets out the lynch mobs, let me be perfectly clear - I really like horses. I rode them for years, found them to be beautiful...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2016

Wildlife News From AZGFD

Updated Wildlife Rules Now In Effect. The Arizona Game and Fish Department, as part of its regular five-year review rulemaking process, has updated its Article 4 (Live Wildlife) rules. The new...

 

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