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 By Carol L. Allen    Events    

On The Cover August 2019

The bass tells this story well. It will be the target of some veterans and their pro-angler partners. Hopefully, all will enjoy this very special event that combines community involvement with...

 
 By AZGFD    Camping    August 1, 2019 

Arizona Camping Spots

Sun sweats, triple-digit fidgets, dog days -- they seem to make most outdoors lovers crave cool times in the high country. Some of the best family camping and fishing options include waters with...

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    August 1, 2019 

Boating Education

The Arizona Game and Fish Department's Boating Safety Education courses include instruction on the basic skills required to safely operate a boat or personal watercraft, trailering your vessel,...

 
 By Carol L. Allen    Events    

Arizona Game and Fish Seeks Nominations For Commission Awards

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission is soliciting nominations for its 2019 Commission Awards. The awards recognize Arizonans who have contributed significantly to the conservation of the state's wild...

 
 By Margie Anderson    Hunting    August 1, 2019 

August Hunting Calendar

For The Fall 2019 Hunt If tags are left over, first-come applications accepted by mail on or after July 22. Available at Game and Fish offices after 8 a.m. July 29 for all the above except crane and...

 
 By WOT    RVing    August 1, 2019 

Mogollon Rim Campgrounds Fee Changes

The Coconino National Forest is seeking public input on proposed fee implementation at the Clint's Well and Kehl Springs campgrounds, and fee increases at Blue Ridge, Rock Crossing, Knoll Lake, Elks,...

 
 By Carol L. Allen    Events   

On The Cover - July 2019

As Margie Anderson says in her article "Walks with Water" in "Land Cruising", " Summer is tough when you live in the Valley. However, if you're up for a casual stroll and you go very early or very...

 
 By John Anderson    Hunting    July 1, 2019

Gun Talk

There isn't much hunting going on this month, and it's a bit warm to go out shooting (unless you pay for an indoor range), but that doesn't mean you shouldn't be training. This is a great time for...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Arizona Outdoor Hall Of Fame

Congratulations To These Winners! Make plans to attend the Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation's 22nd annual Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet and honor your fellow conservationists on Saturday, Aug....

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    July 1, 2019

AZGFD Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest

Do you want to see your photo on the cover of Arizona Wildlife Views magazine? Do you have a knack for capturing great photos of Arizona's wildlife? Then you won't want to miss the Arizona Game and...

 
 By AZGFD    Hunting    July 1, 2019

Arizona Deer, Turkey, Youth-Only Javelina Hunt Permit-Tags Available

PHOENIX - Arizona hunters will have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for select 2019 deer, fall turkey and fall youth-only javelina hunts. There are 968 leftover hunt permit-tags available...

 
 By AZGFD    RVing    July 1, 2019

OHV Safety

As many people are gearing up to spend time outdoors this summer, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) reminds everyone planning to ride an off-highway vehicle (OHV) to do so safely and...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Jim Salscheider

CONGRATULATIONS! -- Jim Salscheider, former Lake Havasu Marine Association (LHMA) CEO and president (still chairman) was recently honored as Lake Havasu's Citizen of the Year. In addition to the...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    July 1, 2019

Tortoise Battles Moving Car

In a battle against a moving vehicle, a Sonoran desert tortoise is most certain to lose every time. While "Charlie," a 20-plus-year-old tortoise, escaped with its life in this instance - albeit with...

 
 By Carol L. Allen    Events   

On The Cover - June 2019

As much as we all enjoy the Southwest and much of the year in Arizona, we do have to endure the soaring temperatures of summer for a few months. There are out-of-state "escape routes" such as San Dieg...

 

Non-Lethal Weapons

There are many situations that probably don't require a lethal response. A dog attacking your dog as you walk, for instance, or some guy with road rage who isn't armed but is still intent on punching...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    June 1, 2019

Business Spotlight - Descale-It Is A Favorite Of Boaters

Publisher's Note - We first published this in 2016. Since then their products have only gotten better. Give them a try and tell them Jim & Carol sent you. Thank you. It is our pleasure to turn the...

 

Apache Lake - Worth the Drive

Apache Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in Arizona, and because the road is not paved, Apache rarely gets crowded, even in summer. Fishing can be awesome here, with largemouth and smallmouth ba...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    June 1, 2019

AZGFD Reminds Public To Leave Baby Wildlife Alone

Rising temperatures and longer days mean spring is here and newborn wildlife are likely exploring the world around them. The Arizona Game and Fish Department understands the public's desire to help...

 

Maricopa County Parks Fire Ban

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department initiated its annual fire ban at the first of May. “Given the abundance of rain we’ve received this year, we’ve had an outstanding wildflower...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    June 1, 2019

Two Pretty, Easy Trails

We started taking our granddaughters hiking with us when they were five or six years old, so I know how important it is to find great hikes that are pretty, but easy enough for short legs. This time...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    June 1, 2019

American Black Bear

Bears are now on the move; the public is reminded not to feed wildlife. Arizona’s bears are on the move in search for an easy meal, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds everyone to be...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover - May 2019

Thanks to Dallas Shewmaker of LowerGear Outdoors for the enticing cover photo and for reminding us that it is time to go camping. He mentions that Arizona has a wide range of year-round camping...

 

Camping In Arizona Beginners' Guide

Beginners' Guide To Camping In Arizona Among the many benefits of living or visiting Arizona is the wide range of year-round camping opportunities. From pine trees and mountain streams, to the raw...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    May 1, 2019

AZGFD Warns Of Possible Rabies

AZGFD Warns Of Possible Rabies Exposure As Temperatures Warm Spring has sprung, temperatures are trending upward and people and pets are on the move outdoors - that means potential exposure to rabies...

 

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