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Articles from the July 1, 2016 edition

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 By BoatUS    Boating    July 1, 2016

What's In A Boat Name?

A boat name can reveal much about the personality of a boat owner. Are they into fishing? Reel Therapy on the boat's transom certainly shows it. Do they have kids in school? What College Fund? says it best. Like to sing? In Harmony is a popular...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    July 1, 2016

At Launch Of Boating Season

Federal ethanol fuel mandates and changing fuel supply demand boater vigilance. As the summer boating season is underway, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) and National Marine...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    July 1, 2016

Boating Safety Made Easy All Summer Long

During May's National Safe Boating Week, many boaters made extra effort to improve their on-water safety. But, after the annual event was over, will they continue to stay vigilant? "Making boating...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    July 1, 2016

Red Towboat On Lake Pleasant Has A New Name

For the past eight years when recreational boats have broken down on Lake Pleasant - 300 of them last year alone - the red response boat of Vessel Assist Lake Pleasant has been there to help boaters...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Business Spotlight - C & L Upholstery

We give professional service and interior quality, without that professional price. C&L Upholstery's founder John "Chuck" Hagan has been a life-time Arizonan, and has been providing quality auto...

 

Lake Powell Fish Report

The inflow to Lake Powell over the past days has exceeded 100,000 acre feet each day. The lake is still rising and will end up at the highest level recorded since 2012. Fish are excited because the...

 
 By WOT    Fishing    July 1, 2016

Realtree Sponsors National Hunting And Fishing Day

Everything about Realtree is geared toward enjoying and protecting the outdoors. Realtree is once again stepping forward to sponsor National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day). Across the nation,...

 
 By Mike Wallace    Fishing    July 1, 2016

Arizona Trout 'Amazes' Angler

I have to eat my words "trout fishing in Arizona sucks". I have been spoiled by fishing states like Montana and Utah for trout in double digits. However, a friend, John Waters caught this amazing trou...

 
 By Mike Wallace    Fishing    July 1, 2016

Lake Pleasant Catfish

Angler Mike Wallace is shown with his flathead cat out of Lake Pleasant. Although he and friends were targeting larger fish (40 pounds or larger), Wallace says that they love catching cats any size....

 

Good Gun Info

If you carry or even own a gun, safety should be your number-one priority. The four rules should be engraved on your brain like your first-ever address. In case they aren't yet, here they are again: A...

 
 By AZBW    Hunting    July 1, 2016

Governor Signs HB 2324 As A Boost To Arizona Military Families

A bill to allow spouses of active duty military personnel stationed in Arizona to qualify for Arizona resident hunting and fishing licenses has been signed into law. Governor Doug Ducey signed House...

 

Fighting The Good Fight

While my focus and much of Hunting And Angling Heritage Workshop Group’s (HAHWG’s) effort is on recruitment and retention. There are other groups fighting the good fight at a higher level. I got...

 

Retired Fire Chief Brings New Life To Old Guns

It sat quietly in the corner of the shop, behind a group of other rifles. This was the corner where trade-in rifles that were not in the best shape were placed. This particular rifle had begun its...

 

HAHWG News

If you’re interested in outdoor activities and in the participation of future generations, the Hunting Angling Heritage Workshop Group would welcome your input. Well, it’s starting to feel like Ar...

 
 By AZBW    Watersports    July 1, 2016

Pleasant Harbor: Living the Life!

Just forty-five minutes from downtown Phoenix, Pleasant Harbor, located on the southeastern shores of Lake Pleasant, serves as a one-stop recreation spot for lakeside fun. Pleasant Harbor RV Resort...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Bartlett Lake Grill - It's Open!

We've been anxiously awaiting this new restaurant at Bartlett Lake, and the wait is over. Bartlett Lake Grill is open and serving delicious choices to please any palette (including *poutine, which...

 
 By AZBW    Watersports    July 1, 2016

Canyon Lake - Dolly Steamboat

Experience this spectacular Arizona lake on sightseeing and dinner cruises. Nestled in the heart of the Superstition Mountains lies spectacular Canyon Lake, home of Dolly Steamboat. Continuing a...

 
 By AZBW    Watersports    July 1, 2016

Saguaro Lake - Desert Belle

Enjoy a narrated 90-minute cruise on Saguaro Lake, an easy drive from Phoenix and Mesa. Hop on board Desert Belle, a restored sightseeing vessel with spectacular views of the desert landscape. Snap...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

On The Cover

The Phoenix at Lake Pleasant is one of several Arizona "girls" who offer scenic cruises on Arizona's spectacular lakes. From Lake Pleasant to Saguaro and Canyon lakes, these vessels, whom I like to...

 

Awesome For Camping And Travel

Every summer we pack up the grandkids and head for the hills for a week or so of hiking and outdoor fun. I've been going camping, hunting, and fishing since I was a kid so I have a lot of experience w...

 
 By AZBW    Watersports    July 1, 2016

SeaWorld® San Diego Offers A Great Summer Escape

SeaWorld® San Diego has a summer full of good times and good vibrations that will transform the park with extended hours, dazzling live entertainment, nighttime animal shows, spectacular...

 
 By AZBW    Camping    July 1, 2016

Campers Need To Be Bear Aware

As many people celebrate the summer weekends by going camping, the Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds campers and all outdoor recreationists to be bear aware. A few simple precautions can go a...

 
 By WOT    Camping    July 1, 2016

A Vital Reminder Again!

From National Fire Prevention Team For The Tonto And Coconino National Forests (Phoenix Interagency Fire Center ) • Campfires should always be attended by a responsible adult. • Only burn...

 
 By Carol L Allen    RVing    July 1, 2016

Starry Night

VINCENT VAN GOGH - captured the idea of an illuminated evening in his painting "The Starry Night". And, just recently, because "starry nights" are particularly clear in the Grand Canyon National Park...

 
 By NPS    RVing    July 1, 2016

Mesa Boy Scouts Clean Up National Park

More than 50 Boy Scouts and Scout Leaders converged on Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, June 2, 2016, to tackle one of the parks biggest preservation challenges – graffiti. Troop 154, Miramar Ward, Citrus Heights Stake, based in Mesa, Ariz.,...

 

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