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Articles from the June 1, 2017 edition

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 By Carol L. Allen    RVing    June 1, 2017

RV's From The Past

Today, the 2017 versions of recreational vehicles, camping and diving equipment are a far cry from these early versions. We have progressed to the stage of "near-luxury" in all of these products for... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    June 1, 2017

Arizona - Fishing Tournaments Temporarily Suspended On Apache, Canyon And Saguaro Lakes

PHOENIX -- To protect large fish that are targeted by tournament anglers, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has requested that the USDA Forest Service temporarily suspend angler tournaments from Ap... Full story

 By Carol L. Allen    Events   

ON THE COVER - Happy First, Happy Fourth

Having lived in Canada for over two decades, I like to add its early July holiday (Canada Day, July 1) to the celebrations I enjoy for my native land on Independence Day, July 4. Happy Birthday to the... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   

California - Celebrate The Fourth

One of the best fireworks-on-the-water shows in the West is, of course, in San Diego Bay. On July 4 at 9 p.m. the skies light up to celebrate our nation's birth. With four locations, there are plenty... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   

Lake Pleasant, AZ - A Salute From The Shores

Pleasant Harbor Marina at Lake Pleasant will host its annual Fourth of July Fireworks show on Monday, July 3. Located on the southeastern shores of Lake Pleasant, conveniently adjacent to the Phoenix... Full story

 By AZGFD    Events   

AZGF Director Larry D. Voyles To Retire

Arizona Game and Fish Department Director Larry D. Voyles has announced that he will retire from the state's wildlife agency this summer. Director Voyles, who first joined the Department as a wildlife... Full story

 By WOT    Boating    June 1, 2017
Maritime Museum of San Diego

San Diego, CA - For Dads

The Maritime Museum of San Diego invites you to a Father's Day celebration aboard the schooner Californian or 1542 galleon replica San Salvador. Before the sail each adult receives a delicious... Full story

 By AZGFD    Boating    June 1, 2017
Arizona Boating Safety

Arizona Game & Fish Stresses Boating Safety

The Arizona Game and Fish Department, together with boating professionals and enthusiasts nationwide, demonstrated the importance of remaining safe on the water by participating in Wear Your Life... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    June 1, 2017

San Diego, CA - 'Lest We Forget'

During the Vietnam conflict 3,600 served or supported America's PCF Swift Boat mission. Four hundred were wounded. Fifty died. These are their stories of heroism, humor and heartbreak, told in... Full story

Fishing with Johnny Johnson

Arizona Lakes - Arizona Pros - Johnny Johnson

Johnny Johnson is one of the best-known and best-loved fishermen in Arizona. With his popular television show Fishing With Johnny Johnson http://fishingwithjohnnyjohnson.com/ and his trademark hee-hee... Full story

 By BoatUS    Boating    June 1, 2017

What's In A Name?

The nation's largest recreational boating advocacy, services and safety group, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), has issued its 2017 Top Ten Boat Names list, a tradition dating ba... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    June 1, 2017

Washington - Introducing the Ranger Tugs 2018 R-27

Ranger Tugs launched the 2018 R-27 at TrawlerFest in Bremerton, WA. This all new model was an immediate success with much demand and multiple orders taken. She has a fast, dry ride and in keeping with... Full story

California State Parks Boating

California - DBW Provides Survival Guide For 2017 Summer Season

As are Arizona's safety-conscious agencies, personnel and outdoor enthusiasts, California too is stressing the importance of water-wise prevention, procedures, and equipment. California's Division of... Full story

 By AYC    Boating    June 1, 2017

Arizona Yacht Club Celebrates

Friday, June 9 is the date of the annual social highlight of the Arizona Yacht Club year. The Commodore's Celebration will be held at the Showcase Room at The Yard in Tempe, a fun spot near downtown... Full story

 By AZBW    Fishing    June 1, 2017

Arizona - On Fish

Warming nighttime temperatures play a big part in regulating lake water temperatures. Already in our beautiful desert impoundments, water temperatures have popped into the magical upper-60s,... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   

Don McDowell's Popular Radio Show, Shake, Rattle & Troll, Is Coming To 1580 "The Fanatic"

Don McDowell, Arizona native, is an avid outdoorsman and has been an active bass pro fisherman for over 16 years and in the past 15 years has been broadcasting his own radio show promoting bass...  Website

 By Margie Anderson    RVing    June 1, 2017

Fathers' Day Gifts For Outdoor Dads

The best gift ever, though, is spending time with him. Chances are, your dad is the one who introduced you to the outdoors. I know that was the case with me. My dad took me hunting and camping all... Full story

 By WOT    RVing    June 1, 2017

Arizona - Volunteers Needed This Summer In The Mountains

Want to spend your summer in the mountains of Arizona?  Consider applying for a campground host position with the Tonto National Forest. The Pleasant Valley Ranger District is looking for a... Full story

 By WOT    Fishing    June 1, 2017

Arizona - Fishing Tournaments Temporarily Suspended On Apache, Canyon And Saguaro Lakes

To protect large fish that are targeted by tournament anglers, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has requested that the USDA Forest Service temporarily suspend angler tournaments from Apache,... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    June 1, 2017

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. The Outdoor Hall of Fame annually recognizes individuals and... Full story

 By Kate Kalamaga    Boating    June 1, 2017
Tropicalboat Charters

Florida Boating - Pleasure Boating in Miami

Traveling soon? Spending time on the water makes any vacation special, and boating in Miami, Florida offers a beautiful way to spend the day. Miami offers so many places to see and explore from the... Full story


Payson, Ariz. - Wild West Bass Trail Team Championship Draws Big Crowd

The Wild West Bass Trail is a relative newcomer on the bass tournament scene, but it was founded by people with tons of tournament fishing experience. They wanted to make the best tournament circuit... Full story


Lake Powell, Arizona - Wayne Gustaveson Has New Message Board Location

Contact me at waynegustaveson@utah.gov; my other old email addresses are no longer working. You may also visit www.wayneswords.net. Welcome to Lake Powell. My purpose is to provide needed information... Full story

 By WOT    Shooting Sports    June 1, 2017

National Shooting Sports Foundation Continues Support Of NHFD

National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) once again welcomes the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) as sponsor of the celebration of sportsmen and women who help educate the public on conser... Full story

 By GCNP    RVing    June 1, 2017

Grand Canyon - Astronomers To Provide Free Telescope Viewing At Grand Canyon National Park

The 27th annual Grand Canyon Star Party will be held from Saturday, June 17 through Saturday, June 24 on the South and North Rims of Grand Canyon National Park. National parks such as Grand Canyon are...


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