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Articles from the December 1, 2019 edition

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 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover December 2019

We all have our own reasons to celebrate. Of course to many of us, it's the "C" in Christmas. We wish you a merry and meaningful one, followed by a Happy New Year. Beyond the religious focus of... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    December 1, 2019

Winterizing Your Boat

Boaters across the country are getting ready to put their boats to bed for a long winter's nap, but not every boat owner knows all the secrets of winterizing a recreational boat. Boat Owners Associati... Full story

 

Lake Powell Fish Report

This will be the last regular fish report from Lake Powell this year. We have been fall sampling, and when we finish sampling, there will be reports to update everyone about what the fish are up to... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Hunting    December 1, 2019

Arizona Dove Hunting

The late season runs through Jan. 5, 2020. Arizona dove hunters will be able to double their wing-shooting pleasure now that the state's "second" season has begun. Unlike the 15-day season that began... Full story

 

Gift Guide For Shooters

I saw a great meme the other day: It said, "Quit saying I'm hard to buy for – you know where the gun store is!". Made me laugh and also made me realize that gift-giving season is almost upon us. If... Full story

 

Great Gifts For The Outdoors

One of the best things about enjoying the outdoors is that you can do it no matter what your age or activity level is, and it doesn't matter if you live in town or out in the country. When I was a... Full story

 

Water For Wildlife

Publishers Note: This article was first published in July 2016. However, the projects continue and always need more volunteers. Please Contact Don McDowell (Arizona Dear Association) for information... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    December 1, 2019

Arizonans Honored

The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) recently recognized three individuals from Arizona as well as the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) for their dedication to advancing wild... Full story

 
 By Don McDowell    WOOT    December 1, 2019

US Border Patrol and The Border Battle Is Real

US Border Patrol and The Border Battle Is Real Since 2017, Don McDowell and staff have made 3 trips to the border checking out the devastation by immigrants and concerns by ranchers. We are going back...  Website

 

Ben Avery Clay Busters

A first for Central Arizona shotgun athletes: The Arizona Senior Olympic Games for Sporting Clays will be on Sunday, December 8th at Picacho Sporting Clays, located at 6185 E. Baumgartner Rd., Eloy,... Full story

 
 By AZBW    RVing    December 1, 2019

Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center

On Sunday, Dec. 1 the National Park Service's Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center near Lees Ferry closed for the season. The Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center will re-open next spring. The Navajo... Full story

 

AZ Lakes, AZ Pros: Daniel Pecotte At Roosevelt Lake

AZ Lakes, AZ Pros: Daniel Pecotte At RooseveltDaniel Pecotte of Holbrook has been fishing for bass Roosevelt for many years, and he says that winter is the trickiest time – it's harder to get them...  Website

 
 By USCG    Boating    December 1, 2019

Marine Safety Alert

Does your Towing Safety Management System know? Recently, an investigation of a towing vessel marine casualty (loss of propulsion) revealed several gaps in the implementation of the vessel’s Towing... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    December 1, 2019

BoatUS Applauds Legislators

Taxes Paid By Boaters Will Fund Boating Programs The explosive growth of paddlesports - including stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking and canoeing - has local, state and federal governments working to e... Full story

 
 By AZBW    WOOT    December 1, 2019

Pinto Valley Mine project

PHOENIX, December 13, 2019 - For Immediate Release. Today the USDA Forest Service released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Pinto Valley Mine project for public review and comme... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Holiday Boat Parades

Editor's Note: Each year as Christmas approaches, three sparkling boat parades launch the holiday spirit. Although there are other wonderful and similar events throughout the Southwest, the following... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    December 1, 2019

Sailing Convention For Women

Where do women sailors go to learn? The answer is a place where they can enjoy the camaraderie of other women sailors, learn from top instructors both on the water and in the classroom, and have... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    December 1, 2019

Boat Stuck In Cave

TowBoatUS San Diego responds to an incredibly strange distress call caused by a one-in-a-million missed waypoint. "There are not many times I can say it after 30 years as a towboat captain, but this... Full story

 
 By Alan Korwin    WOOT    December 1, 2019

Bill Of Rights Day December 15th

BILL OF RIGHTS DAY, TOMORROW, Dec. 15, IS IN BIG TROUBLE 4th, 5th, 6th And 10th Amendments Also Under Assault For years, only 2A Folks Payed Attention An increasing number of Americans are becoming aw... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    December 1, 2019

Bald Eagle Breeding Season

Outdoor Recreationists, Pilots And Drone Operators Asked To Avoid Bald Eagle Nest Areas Arizona's bald eagles are back and they will soon be working on the next generation of eagles at breeding sites... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    December 1, 2019

Arizona's Waterfowl Season

The general waterfowl and snipe seasons in the "Desert Zone" (Game Management Units 10 and 12B through 46B, and those portions of Units 6 and 8 within Yavapai County) runs through Jan. 26, 2020. Meanw... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    December 1, 2019

Winter Break Professional Development

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is pleased to be offering two FREE teacher professional development opportunities over the winter break. Both take place in north Phoenix and last 4 hours. So, if... Full story

 

Recreational Fishing Wins Bipartisan Support

The National Fish Habitat Through Partnership Act Was Included In This Conservation Legislation Alexandria, Va. – December 17, 2019 – Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Hunting    December 1, 2019

Arizona Quail Outlook

Winter moisture improves overall brood survival. Truth be told, Arizona's quail hunters are also weather wonks - always checking the forecasts, particularly during the winter months, their fingers cro... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Hunting    December 1, 2019

AZGFD To Host Game Management 'Open Houses'

A wildlife biologist from the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) will be available to answer questions about local game management at two locations: •Dec. 3: 4-6 p.m., AZGFD regional office,... Full story

 

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