Articles from the September 1, 2017 edition

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 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover - A Picture-Perfect Piece Of Paradise

From the trickle of a few springs, Oak Creek gathers water from the southern part of the Mogollon Rim to start its thirteen-mile flow through the canyon that the creek helped form. From Oak Creek... Full story


Verde Valley, Arizona

Compiled By Carol L. Allen For lasting memories, visit the Verde Valley – recently named one of the Top 10 U.S. travel destinations by Lonely Planet. Located in the "heart" of Arizona, the Verde... Full story

 By WOT    Fishing    September 1, 2017

160,000 Non-Native Atlantic Salmon Escaped Into Washington Waters

Documents filed with state regulators show that a fish farm that broke apart Aug. 19 in the San Juan Islands released more than 160,000 farm-raised Atlantic salmon into Washington state waters ...  Website


ScotteVest Offers Clothing

In an earlier article I discussed the pros and cons of wearing clothing that is obviously tactical in nature - the olive green or camo BDU pants, combat boots, etc. Those send a signal to even a... Full story


Take Someone Hunting, Fishing, Or Target Shooting

Join Richard Childress, honorary chair for National Hunting and Fishing Day, in creating the next generation of conservationists. National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day), an annual celebration of... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    September 1, 2017

Bat Aid

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) was awarded $12,440 in grant funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to help protect the state's 28 species of bats from white-nose... Full story

Arizona Wildlife Federation


Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop offers the opportunity to fulfill your hunter-education field-day requirements. The Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop on Sept. 8-10 is still accepting... Full story

 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Pirate Press: September 2017

Ahoy, Pirates! Soon we’ll be pulling into our Port of Hale for the 60th reunion of our YHS Class of 1957. Just in case you have misplaced your information or if you have not yet registered, here...  Website

 By WOT    Fishing    September 1, 2017

Premium-Quality Dock Box Holds Three 7' Rods

When a single fishing rod can cost upwards of $400, it makes sense to protect it from damage and theft. To safeguard this valuable equipment, Better Way Products manufactures the model 825 Rod Box, a... Full story


Every Day Is Grandparents' Day

Sunday, Sept. 10 is Grandparents' Day, and this year, we salute Marge and John Anderson who have shared the wonders of outdoors with their granddaughters for over two decades (and loved every minute... Full story


World Championship Dove Cook-off in Yuma

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma’s reputation as the “Dove Hunting Capital of the United States” is well-deserved. Banners on street poles welcome hunters by the thousands. Hotels and restaurants are... Full story


AZGFD Officials Honored By WAFWA

The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) honored four leaders from the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) for their conservation efforts at an awards ceremony last month.... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    September 1, 2017

Pleasant Harbor Marina and RV Resort - Come To A Perfect Destination Now (Or Any Time)

After unprecedented storms rocked Lake Pleasant, Pleasant Harbor Marina is open for business and ready to host thousands of visitors over the upcoming holiday weekend (or any weekend for that... Full story

 By AZBW    Camping    September 1, 2017

Maricopa County Parks Bring Back Free Camping Offer

Beginning October 1, Maricopa County's Parks and Recreation Department will bring back the Buy One, Get One campaign! The campaign allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for one night, or more,... Full story

 By AZBW    Wildlife    September 1, 2017

Lost Our Home Pet Rescue

PETS IN NEED -- Lost Our Home Pet Rescue was founded in 2008 as a grassroots response to the thousands of pets in need as a result of the economic downturn and Phoenix-area foreclosure crisis. Prior... Full story


Wake Zone Op/Ed - Keyboard Killers Need To Be Held Accountable

Welcome to the Wild West! The Internet, with all of its wonderful benefits, has also become a place for of refuge for those without a life or the courage to get out and do something positive.... Full story

 By AZBW    Wildlife    September 1, 2017

Fifty Desert Tortoises Need Forever Homes

A brutal round with a dog resulted in an amputated leg, but Tripod the three-legged desert tortoise is ready for a new home. The surgery was conducted at the Arizona Exotic Animal Hospital and since... Full story

 By AZBW    Wildlife    September 1, 2017

AZGFD Takes Possession Of Newborn Fawn 'Kidnapped' From Wild

An approximately three-day-old deer fawn "kidnapped" from the wild near Salome will now be forced to a life in captivity. In August, the Arizona Game and Fish Department took possession of the days-ol... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    September 1, 2017

AZGFD Accepting Applications For 2017 Heritage Fund Grants

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is accepting applications for more than $400,000 in Heritage Fund grants. The deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 to be eligible for grant... Full story

 By WOT    Fishing    September 1, 2017

IOSSO Keeps Live Wells Sparkling Clean

For tournament anglers, keeping their catch alive means avoiding point deductions and potential loss of a trophy. Pro Fisherman Kyle Weisenburger uses Iosso Products' Live Well Cleaner before an... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   

Lake Havasu Marine Association Named for Prestigious Award of Excellence

The Lake Havasu Marine Association has been notified that it has received the prestigious Arizona Game and Fish Department Award for Excellence. Marine Association President Jim Salscheider was... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   

The Haunted Harbor at Lake Un-Pleasant

Phoenix, AZ (September 26, 2017) –For two weekends, Lake Pleasant transforms into a spooky and very scary UN-pleasant destination. The 4th Annual Haunted Harbor at Lake Un-Pleasant will be held on O... Full story


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