Articles from the June 15, 2014 edition

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Lake Powell Fishing Report

Lake Powell is still coming up and now breaking the 3600 MSL barrier, but stripers are the big news now. Striper slurping boils are seen lake wide. Young stripers that live in the warm surface layer... Full story

 By Carol L Allen    Boating    June 15, 2014

Desert Sailing: 'The Impossible Dream'

This letter from the Arizona Yacht Club (AYC) begins to explain one of the unique boating opportunities in Arizona's desert. Welcome to the Arizona Yacht Club! Peter Lehrach, commodore 2014-2015,... Full story

 By AZBW    Hunting    June 15, 2014

Sportsmen's Grants

AZGFD offers $75,000 in grants for hunting for not-for-profit local conservation groups, clubs, and organizations. The Arizona Game and Fish Department is budgeting $75,000 in grant funding for local... Full story

 By AZBW    Fishing    June 15, 2014

In Memory

We join Grace, John, Michael, and Mariellen in remembering the honorable life of their husband and father Larry Cozad. Mr. Cozad was an avid fisherman and enjoyed the articles we printed for him from... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    June 15, 2014

Lake Pleasant Sailing Club

Lake Pleasant Sailing Club (LPSC) was founded in 1977 and currently has approximately 100 member families. Cruise News LPSC sponsors approximately 16 weekend cruises per year at Lake Pleasant north... Full story


Captain's Corner

This is the first of several boating-safety quizzes offered to educate (or remind) boaters of some important guidelines. Although they may be helpful, it is recommended that all who recreate on and ne... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    June 15, 2014

Encounters Are Increasing - Be 'Bear Aware' Out There

As temperatures climb and Arizonans head to the high country, human encounters with bears in campgrounds and communities are on the increase. Arizona Game and Fish Department officials are asking... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    June 15, 2014

Annual List of Top Ten Boat Names

If a car's vanity license plate can tell you a lot about the person behind the wheel, what can a boat name tell you about the person behind the helm? Boat Owners Association of The United States...

 By NMMA    Boating    June 15, 2014

U.S. Boating Industry Forecasts Sales Momentum Into Summer

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) today announced that the recreational boating industry saw healthy growth in 2013, generating $36.7 billion in retail expenditures (new and... Full story

 By ASP    RVing    June 15, 2014

'Suvoyuki Day' Celebrates Hopi Partners

"Suvoyuki" translated in the Hopi language means to accomplish work through a "joint effort." "Suvoyuki Day" is an open house on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Homolovi State Park that... Full story

 By AZBW    Watersports    June 15, 2014

Good Luck Willie!

Willie Schultz, a graduate of Arizona State University and now a resident of Ketchikan, Ala., is a marathon swimmer who trained for ocean swimming in La Jolla, Calif. The week of June 20, depending... Full story

 By Jim Allen    Events   

An Interesting Bit Of History

This story is an introduction to a future feature about the restoration of historic mining equipment and more in Arizona; stay tuned for the July/Aug. issue. Publishers Note – We at Arizona Boating &... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    June 15, 2014

Excerpt From AZGFD Fishing Report

Tip Of The Week Greer Derby The Business Council of Greer is sponsoring a $10,000 Fishing Derby until Oct. 31. Catch one of 50 tagged fish in the three Greer Lakes and bring one into the Lazy Trout Ma... Full story

 By Terry Gunn    Fishing    June 15, 2014

Lees Ferry Anglers And Cliff Dwellers Lodge

Recent Fish Ratings • Upriver: 6 to 7.5 • Walk-In: 7 • Spin-Fishing: 7.5 Key: 1 = Go fish somewhere else 10 = Rent a helicopter and get here now! Recent People Ratings • Crowd Rating: Upriver... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   

Lakeshore Drive Road Rehabilitation EA

Page, AZ – The National Park Service (NPS) invites the public to provide comments related to the proposed rehabilitation, restoration and resurfacing of approximately five miles of Lakeshore Drive, t... Full story

 By AZGFD    WOOT    June 15, 2014

McCain Amendments To Sportsmen's Act

Amendments would enhance hunting and fishing opportunities in Arizona. The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted unanimously to support two amendments proposed by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) to... Full story

 By AZBW    RVing    June 15, 2014

Recreation Enthusiasts Have New West Valley 'Avenue' To Enjoy

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department recently completed construction of three-miles of new trails along the Maricopa Trail. This segment of trails connects the southeast corner of...

 By ASP    RVing    June 15, 2014

Arizona State Parks

If you hike, boat, fish, camp, watch wildlife and enjoy Arizona's history and unparalleled beauty, a membership in the Arizona State Parks Foundation can be a powerful way to help preserve and... Full story

 By AZBW    WOOT    June 15, 2014

Arizonans Encouraged To Prepare For Severe Weather Hazards

In early June, Governor Jan Brewer proclaimed a Monsoon Awareness Week in Arizona in anticipation of the 2014 monsoon season and summer severe weather hazards. However, the message from that week is... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    June 15, 2014

Utah May Have Its First California Condor Chick Since Reintroduction

The Southwest Condor Workgroup - a cooperative venture between wildlife conservation and public land management agencies - optimistically reports that a California condor may have hatched in the wild... Full story

 By AZBW    Wildlife    June 15, 2014

Comments Sought On Reptile, Raptor, Amphibian, Mollusk Regulations

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking public comments on draft 2015-2016 regulations for reptiles, raptors, crustaceans and mollusks, and amphibians. Public comment will be accepted through... Full story

 By Margie Anderson    RVing    June 15, 2014

(With Or Without Kids)

Lynx Lake One of our favorite little hikes in the pines is the easy trail #311 that circles Lynx Lake. Most of this trail is shaded by trees, and the lake and the forest around it are gorgeous. We oft... Full story

 By AZBW    WOOT    June 15, 2014

Kayaker Fatality at Badger Rapids on Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon, Ariz. – On Wednesday, June 11 at approximately 2:00 p.m. the National Park Service received a call reporting an unconscious male kayaker at Badger Rapids, river mile 8 on the Colorado R... Full story


Answers To Page 1 Quiz

There is at least one prize (see page 1) for the first one who answers all questions correctly and e-mails those answers to Note: Be sure to include both the questions and... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   

Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts to See It All

Lake Havasu City, Ariz., a recognized mecca for outdoor enthusiasts of off-roading, RVing and boating will add another accolade to its resume with the return of the 3rd Annual "Sand - Water - RV... Full story


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