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Articles from the May 1, 2017 edition

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 By Carol L. Allen    Events   

On The Cover May 2017 - So Many Watersports, So Little Time

If one were to fill a "bucket list" with all the Watersports he or she would like to try, it would no doubt overflow. Have you ever stopped to consider how many ways - besides traditional boating,... Full story

 By John Campbell    Fishing    May 1, 2017
International Yellowtail Derby 2017

San Diego - International Yellowtail Derby April 29 Leader Board

Congrats to Katharina Eckert for catching the largest fish on the First Day. It weighed in at 14# 2 oz. She will receive the $50 Bali Hai Certificated. April 29 Leader Board - http... Full story

 By Patty Johnson    Boating    May 1, 2017
Roosevelt Lake Marina

Roosevelt Lake, AZ - 2017 Summer Marina Entertainment Schedule

Roosevelt Lake Marina is launching into another great summer boating season this month! Memorial Day weekend is the kick-off to Arizona's boating season and we're ready for it at RLM. We've scheduled... Full story

 By Patty Johnson    Boating    May 1, 2017
Roosevelt Lake Marina

It's Time! We're Kicking-Off The 2017 Boating Season At Roosevelt Lake Marina

The Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner, which means it's time to kick-off Arizona's Boating Season! So, break out your boat and plan for a packed summer of lake fun at Roosevelt Lake... Full story


US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 10-11

Who: For you by US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 10-11 http://wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=070-10-11 What: 2017 Boating-Safety Class Schedule Where: Century Marine, 3302 E. Main Street, Mesa,... Full story

 By Margie Anderson    RVing    May 1, 2017

Arizona's Wilderness Areas

There are 90 wilderness areas in our state - a total of 4,512,120 acres. That's a lot of country! But what exactly is a wilderness area, what can you do there, and how does a place become a... Full story

 By Margie Anderson    Fishing    May 1, 2017

Arizona Lakes, Arizona Pros: Tai Au

Tai Au is one of the best-known bass pros in Arizona - he started a Facebook page called "AZ Anglers" and there are now over 13,000 members. Tai is all about sharing his love for and knowledge about... Full story


Mothers' Day Gifts For Shooters

Mothers' Day is the perfect opportunity to show mom (or your wife) how much you love her by getting her a gift that she'll enjoy all year long. There are lots of cool things for moms who shoot, or... Full story

 By John Koleszar    Wildlife    May 1, 2017

WAKE ZONE/OP-ED - 'New Style' Sadly Replacing 'Old Style'

I recently watched some of the videos regarding the Salt River horses that the Arizona Republic was kind enough to film. They showed people who were out with their cell phones and cameras,... Full story

 By AZGFD    Boating    May 1, 2017

There's No Time Like The Present To Prepare Your Watercraft For Boating Season

The official start of the boating season is nearly upon us and many Arizonans are getting ready to pull their favorite watercraft out from storage in preparation for more fun on the water. To ensure... Full story

 By AZGFD    Boating    May 1, 2017

Multiple Quagga Mussel-Fouled Watercraft From Arizona Intercepted

Following the recent interception and impoundment (out of state) of multiple quagga mussel-fouled watercraft that had been in Lake Powell or Lake Havasu for extended periods, the Arizona Game and Fish... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    May 1, 2017

Arizona Temperatures Are Warm, But The Water's Still Cold

Arizona's rising temperatures are signaling that the summer heat isn't far off and some residents are already eyeing area lakes, looking to hit the water. With that in mind, the Arizona Game and Fish... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    May 1, 2017

Text-Donation Campaign Asks Public To 'Be A Hero For Wildlife'

A three-week-old bobcat kitten snatched from the wild. An abandoned baby otter found hungry and dehydrated in an East Valley canal.And a malnourished, sickly "kidnapped" deer fawn. It's not another... Full story

 By WOT    Watersports    May 1, 2017

These Steps Can Help Minimize Cases Of Swimmer's Itch At Desert Lakes

With recent reported cases of swimmer’s itch at Canyon Lake, there are some preventive measures that swimmers and families can take while visiting the lakes northeast of Phoenix to reduce the odds... Full story

 By AZBW    RVing    May 1, 2017

Forest Officials Offer Campfire Safety Tips

Fire season is under way in Arizona and with Easter occurring April 16 followed by Memorial Day and its customary three-day weekend in late May, visitation is beginning to increase on the Tonto... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    May 1, 2017

AZGF Commission Approves Proposed Boating And Watersport Rules, Fees

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission recently approved several boating and watercraft regulation changes aimed at increasing customer service and public safety on Arizona's waterways. The commission... Full story


Lake Powell Fish Report - Fishing Is 'Pretty Darn Good!'

Water temperatures are now up into the spawning zone. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and crappie are on beds now. This is the first spawn and we can expect the nest guardians to spawn perhaps two... Full story

 By Boat US    Boating    May 1, 2017

BoatUS Consumer Alert

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) Consumer Protection Department is advising boaters with vessels having a US Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation to be wary of any letter... Full story

 By Boat US    Boating    May 1, 2017

Save A Life: Become A Life Jacket Loaner Site

Across the United States, there are over 550 BoatUS Foundation Life Jacket Loaner sites that collectively loan out children's life jackets more than 140,000 times each year. That makes it one of the l... Full story

 By Carol L. Allen    Wildlife    May 1, 2017
Lost Our Home Pet Rescue

LOH Presents New Pet Parent Dog Behavior Seminar

You've just adopted your new best friend, now what?  There is so much to learn! Where do you start? Lost Our Home Pet Rescue is offering a free Pet Parent seminar at the shelter to help answer those... Full story

 By Carol L. Allen    Wildlife    May 1, 2017

Hi there! I'm a gorgeous Russian Blue

FOXY -- Hi there! I'm a gorgeous Russian Blue girl who loves to receive affection. I would happily lie in my bed and have you pet me forever. When I'm not busy receiving all of the affection that I... Full story

 By Jim Allen    Fishing    May 1, 2017
Santiago's Ocean Services Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico

Santiagos Ocean Services - Rocky Point Fishing At Its Best

On a recent 51 mile full day of fishing from 4 am to 10 pm, this is what the boat Caballo del Mar and clients brought in. Not a bad day huh? Grouper fish and Sea Bass are now running. Ocean conditions... Full story


Rifle Number Two

As the first rifle we discussed in previous issues, this one also had a concept of purpose at its foundation. Going back into history, William Jeffery was a competitor of John Rigby Company. Rigby is... Full story

 By David Beatty Jr.    Events   
Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology

CAVIT Student Success Story: Kelsee Haws

Editor's Note: And, speaking of fire safety, let us present to you our granddaughter! The first time I met Kelsee, I was immediately impressed from the way she poised herself, to her friendly smile,... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    May 1, 2017

Excerpts From AZGFD Report

Expect to find bass in the spawn and post-spawn modes. Just pick your favorite lake and go. Top picks are Roosevelt, Bartlett and Alamo lakes for largemouth bass.For places like Roosevelt and Alamo,... Full story


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