Articles from the October 1, 2016 edition

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 By AZGFD    Wildlife    October 1, 2016

AZGFD Transfers Two Orphaned Bear Cubs To Out Of Africa Wildlife Park

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has transferred two bear cubs to Out of Africa Wildlife Park following an incident that resulted in an adult female bear's being killed. On an early September... Full story

 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover - One-Stop Shopping It Is

Boating - Sail Aboard A Galleon - The Pacific Heritage Tour is for those who love history and sailing. Tackle & Target - Set Your Sights - John Anderson discusses one of the most important... Full story

 By AZBW    Wildlife    October 1, 2016

Arizona's Bald Eagles Break Breeding-Season Records Again

Arizona's bald eagles continue to impress biologists with their upward growth trends and year-after-year breeding records. Key productivity records that were broken in 2016 include number of:...

 By WOT    Wildlife    October 1, 2016

Seligman, Ariz. - Volunteers Can Help Spotlight Endangered Black-Footed Ferrets

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking volunteers to assist with spotlighting efforts to help document the population of endangered black-footed ferrets in Aubrey Valley near Seligman. As... Full story

 By AZBW    Wildlife    October 1, 2016

World Wildlife

Whale entanglement is a growing problem. It's hard to assess the full extent, but a recent report estimated that 308,000 whales and dolphins die annually due to entanglement in fishing gear, and more... Full story


Arizona - Online Applications For 2017 Spring Hunts Now Being Accepted

The Arizona Game and Fish Department now is accepting online applications for 2017 hunt permit-tags issued through the draw process for spring turkey, javelina, bison and bear. To apply online, visit... Full story

 By WDFW    Camping    October 1, 2016

Olympia - WDFW Lifts Fire Restrictions On Most Lands East Of The Cascades

OLYMPIA - The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has lifted restrictions on most department-managed lands in eastern Washington, where cooler temperatures have reduced fire danger.... Full story


Desert Roses Women's Shotgun Program Blooms Again

PHOENIX - There's no better way for women 9 and older to learn about firearm safety and receive hands-on instruction shooting trap, skeet and sporting clays than signing up for the Desert Roses... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    October 1, 2016

Washington - Commission Takes Steps To Protect Wild Redband Trout In Lake Roosevelt

OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission today took action to further protect redband rainbow trout at Lake Roosevelt, a Columbia River reservoir in northeast Washington. The... Full story


Good Shooting Requires Best-Possible Sight Alignment - For You

The two most important aspects of good shooting are sight alignment and trigger control. Master both of these, and you'll be an awesome shot. The importance of sight alignment is reflected in the... Full story

 By WOT    Shooting Sports    October 1, 2016

Local Sportsmen's Groups Awarded $75,000 In Grants

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has awarded $75,000 in grant funding for local sportsmen's organizations to provide public, hands-on, mentored projects focused on the retention of new hunters... Full story


Congratulations Are In Order

Congratulations to the recent inductees to the Outdoor Hall of Fame by Wildlife for Tomorrow, including some folks we know from Hunting And Angling Heritage Workshop Group (HAHWG) and other ventures.... Full story

 By John Koleszar    RVing    October 1, 2016

OP/ED 1994: 'The Perfect Storm'

Contact Koleszar at to share your thoughts on this subject. For the past 20 years now, the conservation groups have been screaming about the land grabs and Endangered Species Act... Full story


National Pet Issues Statistics

Sometimes statistics are just too vast or vague to understand; however, here is some information from the ASPCA that we found that may put you in a tail spin. Why are there so many abandoned,... Full story


Lost Our Home Pet Foundation

Lost Our Home Pet Foundation, Inc. was founded in 2008 as a grassroots response to the thousands of pets in need as a result of the economic downturn in general, and the Phoenix-area foreclosure... Full story


Lake Powell Fish Report

Water temperatures have declined to 74 F in the morning, rising to 78 in the afternoon. These temperatures coincide with mid-June, which is a transition month for warm-water fish. In the spring, bass... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   


Find out for yourself on Saturday, Oct. 29. For one night only, listen to the "Haunted Tales aboard the Star of India" as - starting at 6 p.m.on Saturday, Oct. 29 - storytelling tours happen every 15... Full story

 By ASP    Boating    October 1, 2016

Lake Havasu State Park Has A New Boat Ramp

NEW RAMP -- Arizona State Parks opened a newly constructed boat ramp at Lake Havasu State Park in early September. The boat ramp will take pressure off the main launch site and allow for less... Full story

 By AZGFD    Fishing    October 1, 2016

AZGFD Fishing Report

Tip Of The Week For our desert lakes, predatory fish activity will be building toward a fall-time frenzy. Bass in particular will feed heavily to prepare for winter conditions. For anglers, that... Full story

 By AZBW    Fishing    October 1, 2016

Fisheries Experts Reclassify Three Native Fish Species As One

A professional committee of fisheries scientists has determined that three species of chub found throughout the lower Colorado River basin - roundtail chub, headwater chub, and Gila chub - will now... Full story


Wickenburg Makes An Ideal Base Camp

It's finally getting cool enough to do some exploring and hiking in the central deserts of Arizona. There are plenty of beautiful things to see in the desert - you just have to know where to look. A g... Full story

 By AZBW    RVing    October 1, 2016

Off-Highway Vehicle Operators, Passengers Are Urged To Ride Safely

The Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds residents and visitors looking to head outdoors on their off-highway vehicle (OHV) to do so safely and responsibly. What can you do to make the outdoors... Full story

 By WOT    RVing    October 1, 2016

Enter To Win UTV, Support 'Respected Access in Arizona'

Imagine yourself behind the wheel of a customized camouflage 2016 Polaris Ranger EV, exploring the backcountry, getting away from it all. Well, stop dreaming and get busy entering to win the UTV,... Full story

 By ASP    RVing    October 1, 2016

Slide Rock Arizona State Park

Come celebrate fall at Slide Rock State Park's Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Spend the day and enjoy a variety of fun fall activities including an apple-cider press, blac... Full story

 By AZBW    RVing    October 1, 2016

Delve Into Hopi Culture At Homolovi

Park Rangers at Homolovi State Park in Winslow will present guided walks, hikes and lectures through November 2016 that will educate visitors about the sacred Hopi land the park resides on. There will... Full story


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