Times Spent Outdoors: Priceless!

Articles from the March 1, 2020 edition

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  • On The Cover

    Carol L Allen

    Spring is bursting with great events for outdoors enthusiasts. Whether you are a kid or a senior, as long as you enjoy outdoor activities, there is something wonderful ahead for you. The International Sportsmen's Expo comes again to West World of Scottsdale on March 13-15 with a plethora of free activities, adventure destinations, gear, and services. A sincere thank you to George Andrejko, AZGFD photographer, for the cover photo that illustrates the joy youngsters can experience at the family fr... Full story

  • Coming Soon To A Post Near You

    Carol L Allen

    There's still time to bring your items to this huge yard sale! What: Community Rummage Sale Where: VFW Post 3513 (7220 E. Wilshire Drive, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85257) When: Saturday, March 7 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Why: To raise funds for a community member with newly diagnosed follicular lymphoma. How: • Reserve a space from the Post to sell your items at this highly marketed event. Each space can be reserved for as little as a $20 donation. • Donate items to the Post that can be sold at the Rum... Full story

  • Arizona Spay And Neuter Clinic Alley Cats

    Carol L Allen|Mar 1, 2020

    Here at Scottsdale Spay and Neuter, we are closely affiliated with our full-service veterinary partner, Animal Medical Services of Scottsdale. Our mission is providing a safe, healthy alternative to expensive veterinary surgical care. Your pets health and safety doesn't have to cost a fortune, and we are committed to providing spay/neuter services, as well as vaccines, routine parasite screening tests and microchips, at the lowest possible cost while maintaining a high level of safety, comfort... Full story

  • Come Dine With Us At Post 3513

    Carol L Allen

    Our Kitchen Manager Carol Nelson prepares delicious and very reasonably priced meals three days a week. We hope our neighbors will join us at VFW Post 3513 for great eating with good company. All are welcome (although anyone not a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and its Auxiliary, the American Legion, or Disabled American Vets (DAV), may need to be signed in as a guest). A very important note besides your enjoyment of great dining is that the cost of your meal goes directly to the... Full story

  • AZ Lakes, AZ Pros: Matt Shura, Saguaro Lake

    Margie Anderson|Mar 1, 2020

    Nitro and Bass Pro Shops pro Matt Shura has been fishing bass tournaments since he was just a kid, and in fact, he held the state record for largemouth bass for some time a few years back. If you go to the fishing seminars at the Mesa Bass Pro Shop store, you've seen him there and probably heard some great bass fishing tips from him. Rig It Straight Matt took us to Saguaro in March and showed us how to fish one of his favorite early spring baits – the Reaction Innovations Little Dipper. This bai... Full story

  • News And New Products

    John Anderson|Mar 1, 2020

    There are two big outdoor events in Arizona this month, plus two fantastic new holsters I wanted to tell you about. Also, dove seasons, quail season, and waterfowl seasons may all be over, but that doesn't mean you can't still do some great bird hunting. Read on for details! Alien Gear Grip Tuck Holster This holster is different from the other Alien Gear holsters in a couple of ways – it's designed to fit an entire class of firearms instead of a single model like their hard polymer holsters, a... Full story

  • Arizona Ghost Town Loop

    Margie Anderson|Mar 1, 2020

    Ever since I read about this loop, I've wanted to do it – the loop takes you through five ghost towns in southern Arizona, and it goes through some seriously beautiful country, too. We made Patagonia our headquarters for this adventure, and we did some great side trips as well. We devoted three days to this trip: a day to drive down to Patagonia with some side trips, a day to do the loop, and a day to drive home, again with some side trips. Picacho Peak State Park, Madera Canyon We stopped at P... Full story

  • International Sportsmen's Expo

    ISE Is Back

    Carol L Allen

    The International Sportsmen's Expo, always an Arizona favorite, returns to Scottsdale's West World March 13-15, 2020. WestWorld of Scottsdale is the ideal location for the Sportsmen, Boat & RV Expo. Hundreds of exhibiting companies offer adventure destinations, gear and services. Free activities and learning opportunities make for a fun day out for the entire family. Plus the giant RV Pavilion, hosted by Good Sam Media & Events, with on-site RV camping is available. Hours Friday: 10 a.m. - 7... Full story

  • Lanterns At The Lake

    Lanterns At The Lake

    Thousands of lanterns return to illuminate skies above Lake Pleasant. Soon after sundown, on Saturday, April 4th, friends, family and thousands of event goers will come together to share personal thoughts, wishes and goals as they set free lanterns on the southeastern shores of Lake Pleasant. A long-standing tradition, the lighting of (biodegradable) lanterns is a way of marking milestones, offering up wishes and goals, while celebrating in a festive, picturesque atmosphere. Drawing more than 10... Full story

  • Arizona Spay And Neuter Clinic

    Jim Allen|Mar 1, 2020

    Publishers Note - VFW 3513 Auxiliary has officially adopted this project naming it VFW Alley Cats - Operation Paws. Our purpose is to humanely control the population and condition of the colony that currently exists as Post 3513. Our goal is to connect the spayed/neutered animals with a veteran who will give it a good home. This can be good for the animals as well as the veterans. Donations for this project can be made to VFW Post 3513 or directly to Arizona Spay And Neuter Clinic. We are... Full story

  • National Outdoor Women's Weekend


    Make Plans To Attend The National Outdoor Women's Weekend It's a great opportunity to learn more about shooting sports, hunting, wild game cooking, more. Women interested in learning about or increasing their knowledge of shooting sports and hunting are encouraged to attend the inaugural National Outdoor Women's Weekend (NOWW) March 7-8 at the Ben Avery Clay Target Center in Phoenix. The event, hosted by the Valley of the Sun Chapter of Quail Forever, will feature classes, seminars, clay target... Full story

  • Arizona Game and Fish Department Industry Day

    AZGFD|Mar 1, 2020

    4 Industry Day At The Range Join us Friday, March 27 for the Arizona Game and Fish Department Industry Day at the Range. This event is being hosted to provide invited members of the press and retail, wholesale and law-enforcement purchasing agents the opportunity for hands-on testing, review and evaluation of almost every category of firearm and ammunition in the shooting, hunting and outdoor markets. Exhibiting opportunities are open to all manufacturer exhibitors currently registered for... Full story

  • LED Work Lamp

    AZBW|Mar 1, 2020

    A multipurpose light bar makes the most of limited exterior space aboard. Hella marine offers a powerful, versatile workhorse in its Sea Hawk-470 Combi LED Lamp. It switches from a spotlight to spread pattern, to both combined for maximum illumination. Built for the harshest environments, the Sea Hawk-470 Combi puts out 2,200 lumens of 5000K white LED light. Its impact-resistant Grilamid® lens holds up to UV exposure and other destructive elements. The lamp's thermally conductive polymer... Full story

  • Arizona Renaissance Festival Pleasure Feast

    Carol L Allen

    Experience Food, Fools, Frivolity Would you like a seat at the most exclusive event within the Faire? The Pleasure Feast! And you are invited. Food, Fools and Frivolity. Don't miss the incredibly delicious and wildly raucous Pleasure Feast! Savor five courses of fine foods and ample drynk, served with a side order of live entertainment and Festival souvenir goblet! Be treated like royalty as the King's kitchen and the boisterous serving maidens dish up a roaring good time! Limited seating twice... Full story

  • Instrument Suite

    AZBW|Mar 1, 2020

    Whether OEM, custom boatbuilder or DIYer, installing instrumentation can be a challenge. With OceanLink™ from Veratron, it's easy to connect and monitor multiple vessel and engine analog/digital inputs and share data with other devices via NMEA2000. OceanLink is a modular concept that offers flexibility in designing a vessel's monitoring system. An integrated NMEA2000 gateway acquires engine data from SAE J1939, NMEA2000 or analog input signal, converts them and distributes to the network for d... Full story

  • Teenage Wildlife Photographers Needed

    AZBW|Mar 1, 2020

    Dear Editor, Do you know any teens who love to take pictures of wildlife and nature? If so, please spread the exciting news that National Wildlife magazine’s annual photo contest—now open for entries—has a category for young photographers age 13 to 17, and we’d love to see their work. Kids see the world with fresh eyes—and often have cell phones, tablets or other devices that can capture excellent digital photographs. No matter what kind of camera they use, we’d like to see what they see, w... Full story

  • AZBW|Mar 1, 2020

    Do you like boating? Want to meet new boating friends? Interested in developing better boating skills? Then you should attend our monthly general membership meetings and see what we’re all about. Lake Pleasant Sailing club is an active boating and sailing club and has been in existence for over 40 years with boating activities based around Lake Pleasant in Arizona. We welcome and seek new boaters of all types....  Website

  • Meet Mr. Goldwater

    Carol L Allen|Mar 1, 2020

    They Are Compassionate, Caring, And Community-Minded Here at Scottsdale Spay and Neuter, we are closely affiliated with our full-service veterinary partner, Animal Medical Services of Scottsdale. Our mission is providing a safe, healthy alternative to expensive veterinary surgical care. Your pets health and safety doesn't have to cost a fortune, and we are committed to providing spay/neuter services, as well as vaccines, routine parasite screening tests and microchips, at the lowest possible... Full story

  • News From Lost Our Home

    Carol L Allen|Mar 1, 2020

    Tempe Care Fair City of Tempe-funded agencies and local human service providers are invited to host a booth to highlight your agency and the important programs and services offered to our community. The event is a fun one-stop resource linking those in need with available services and those who care with volunteer opportunities. • Date: 03/21/2020 (Sat.) • Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm MST • Location: Tempe Community Complex, 3500 S. Rural Road, Tempe The Rescue Report January Rescue Recap • Adoptions:... Full story