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Articles from the May 1, 2016 edition

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 By AZGFD    Boating    May 1, 2016

2016 National Safe Boating Week: May 21 – 27

The National Safe Boating Council, in partnership with the Canadian Safe Boating Council, invite boating safety professionals, the boating community and the media to participate in the sixth-annual...

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    May 1, 2016

Wear It! Shares Safety Tips For Spring Boating

Many people enjoy recreational boating and fishing in the spring. Yet, what looks like a perfect day can quickly become hazardous if you end up in frigid water. The annual Wear It! boating safety...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    May 1, 2016

National Fishing & Boating Week: June 4-12

If you haven't already, plan to go fishing and boating this year and enjoy the water, starting with Arizona's free fishing day on June 4. Boating and fishing are fun, stress-relieving activities that...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    May 1, 2016

Women's Sailing Conference Slated For June 4

The 15th Annual Women's Sailing Conference, organized by the National Women's Sailing Association (NWSA), will take place Saturday, June 4, at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Marblehead, Mass. Through...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    May 1, 2016

Eight Boat Spring Commissioning Goof-Ups We Made

They are the crewmembers of the nation's largest boater advocacy, safety and services group, BoatUS. And like most boaters, they aren't perfect. They make mistakes and learn from them too. With boat...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    May 1, 2016
Hales Marine Services and Transports

Business Spotlight - Hale's Marine

Ed Hale is the proud owner of Hales Marine Services and Transports. Hale began his journey in boating while serving in The United States Coast Guard for 10 years. After his service to our country was...

 

Lake Powell Fish Report

Every spring season, bass and crappie wait for just the right water temperature before spawning.  Water temperature at this writing was 57F, which means that on a warm, calm day, the temperature...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    May 1, 2016

Excerpts From AZGFD Fishing Report

Tip Of The Week From the fishing log: Around this time last year, and in similar water temperatures, the smallmouth bass bite was hot on the Parker Strip section of the Colorado River. Anglers had...

 

More From Lake Powell

Its time! Choose your species and technique Lake Powell is officially open for fishy business.  The lake has now stabilized and is slowly starting to rise.  Water temperature is rising. Bass are...

 
 By John Campbell    Events   

Arizona Boating & Watersports And Yellowtail Derby - Day At The Docks

At press time, there were 94 entries and counting. From its start on April 30, the Yellowtail Derby will provide great competition and prizes through June 5. A schedule of special days follows: April...

 
 By WOT    Hunting    May 1, 2016

NHF Day And Yamaha Partner For 2016

Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, is once again partnering with National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) to support the annual celebration, which is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24 this year. It is...

 
 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...

 

HAHWG Part Of AZGFD Expo For First Time

This was the first year for the Outdoor Skills Network / HAHWG Camp exhibit. It turned out well, and there is a lot to grow on. At a minimum, all our partners could see the loaner equipment AZGFD has...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Bartleby - Stay Tuned

Most Arizonans, as well as many from outside the state, are familiar with beautiful Bartlett Lake. They have enjoyed the well-run marina, the availability of both dry and wet slips, the amenities for...

 
 By WOT    RVing    May 1, 2016

Savvy RV Owners Save Money With DIY Detailing

RV owners tired of paying $5–7 a foot to have their rigs professionally cleaned can instead detail with quality DIY tools and products. They make the job fast and easy, while being significantly...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    May 1, 2016

Clean, Polish, Protect In One Easy Step

The best way to keep an RV in top shape is to keep it clean. But detailing a large motorhome or trailer can be an arduous task. Shurhold's Serious Shine makes short work of maintenance by cleaning, po...

 
 By WOT    RVing    May 1, 2016

Buff, Polish In One Easy Step

Polishing RVs can be an arduous, expensive and time-consuming task. Typically, buffing an RV requires several products for the best results. Shurhold's Buff Magic is an easier, more effective...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    May 1, 2016

An RVer's Favorite: Aqua-Hot Instant Hot H2O

Aqua-Hot Heating Systems' pioneering equipment provides moist, even heat and on-demand hot water to RVs, trucks, buses, heavy equipment cabs and other vehicles. Its hydronic heating equipment can run...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    May 1, 2016

Charge Faster With These Receptacles

RVs already have tight quarters, without adding to their outlet clutter. Helping eliminate this issue, as well as misplaced chargers, Hubbell's USB Charger Duplex Receptacle provides both USB and...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

On The Cover

Although this model is not wearing a life-jacket (which we hope she will don after the photo shoot!), she is certainly does a fine job of welcoming us to the water. It's time. Boating season is here,...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    May 1, 2016

Madera Canyon

We in Arizona are blessed to have a world-class birding destination in our own backyard. Madera Canyon and Madera Creek cover four different habitat types, from the desert to the top of the Santa...

 
 By GCNPS    RVing    May 1, 2016

Grand Canyon National Park's North Rim To Open May 15 For 2016 Season

The gate at the entrance to North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will open on Sunday, May 15 at 7:30 am; and Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim, a Forever Resorts property, and Grand Canyon Trail Rides...

 
 By ASP    RVing    May 1, 2016

Oracle State Park Spring Weekend Programs Appeal To Nature Lovers

Remaining programs exploring the natural world are featured at Oracle State Park Center for Environmental Education in May 2016. Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to Noon: On the Edible and Medicinal...

 
 By ASP    RVing    May 1, 2016

Arizona State Parks Begins Work On Statewide

Arizona State Parks is responsible for the completion of Arizona's Statewide Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) every five years. This plan sets the evaluation criteria to allocate the Federal Land and W...

 
 By ASP    RVing    May 1, 2016

Spring Events At Homolovi State Park

Park Rangers at Homolovi State Park in Winslow will educate visitors about the sacred Hopi land the park resides on at guided walks, hikes and lectures in May 2016. There will also be a Star Party...

 

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