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Lake Powell Fish Report

Lake Powell weather is delightful with a warm, calm autumn weather. Air temperature is holding in the mid 70s during the day and in the 50s at night. Water temperature is holding in the mid 60s, which...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover September 2019

Finally cool weather is ahead and along with that are some great autumn events. Now is the transition time to fall and winter outdoor activities, including all that is available on local deserts,...

 
 By AZGFD    Camping    September 1, 2019

Arizona's Top Five

These Are Recommended As Summer Temps Continue Into Fall - By Nick Walter For AZGFD Sun sweats, triple-digit fidgets, dog days - they seem to make most outdoors lovers crave cool times in the high...

 

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    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...

 

Arizona Summer Tour

This Is A Seriously Fun Trip Living in Phoenix means that it is too darn hot to ride around in the desert in the summer, at least for me – and I'm a native. So when the temperatures get into the hun...

 

Lake Powell Fish Report

We went to Bullfrog recently to complete a work assignment, which was to collect 200 surface-feeding striped bass. These captured fish are destined to be brood fish used to create hybrid stripers. We...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    May 1, 2019

Road Trip

Publisher's Note - Margie mentions Wide World of Maps later in this article. Wide World of Maps has maintained a mini-store at Lookout Mountain Outdoors. With the retirement of the owner of Lookout Mo...

 
 By AZGFD    Events   

AZGFD Commission To Meet May 10 In Prescott

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — The next meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission will be Friday, May 10, at the Prescott Resort & Conference Center, Granite Mountain Conference Room, 1500 AZ-69,...

 
 By WOT    Fishing    April 1, 2019

Rattlebait

Most Versatile Rattlebait Ever? LIVETARGET®'s Golden Shiner Rattlebaits Are A Multi-Species Phenom Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 24, 2019) - Veteran freshwater anglers know how important it is...

 

Arizona Lakes Arizona Pros Alamo With Greg Pishkur

Alamo has great bass, catfish, and crappie fishing. We were up there with Greg Pishkur one May and we caught a bunch of nice largemouth on Chatterbaits in the main lake. Greg also took us up into the...

 

Arizona Day Trip - Fort Tule

On my Topo Maps app, this place is shown by a dark square and the name "Fort Tule", designation site. It is north of Lake Pleasant off Cow Creek Road, and from the T-intersection where Castle Hot...

 

Saguaro Lake Fishing Fun

When the weather starts heating up in Arizona, everyone begins to long for a large body of water to dive into. In an ideal situation, this body of water would also be beautiful and have lots of things...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Western Outdoor Times - On The Cover

We thank Rory Aikens, formerly with the Arizona Game & Fish Department as their fishing "go-to-guy", for the beautiful photo he has provided. It's of Big Lake in Arizona (at an elevation of 9,000...

 

Arizona Lakes, Arizona Pros - Rob Vanderkooi

I've known Rob Vanderkooi for decades and he's one of the best bass fishermen I know. He's also a heck of a good hunter. Rob guides for The Arizona Fishing Guides now, so if you want to learn some gre...

 

Lake Powell Fish Report - Spoon Up Some Stripers

At press time, Lake Powell was continuing to drop about one foot per week. The Castle Rock Cut should be passable for another two months. It was recently announced that a High Flow Experiment (HFE) wi...

 
 By Bob Brown    Events   

Cornhole Players To Compete At Lake Havasu Sand-Water-RV Expo

The best-in-the-west cornhole players will compete at the Lake Havasu Sand-Water-RV Expo. Cornhole is one of the fastest growing recreational sports in the country. It's a game that can be enjoyed by...

 

Visit The North Rim

Summer is the perfect time to visit the North Rim of the Grand Canyon because the higher elevation of the North Rim means forest and cool summer days. The North Rim is usually a lot less crowded than...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    August 1, 2018

Tempe Is A Treasure Trove Of Fun Activities

Whether you're visiting from far away or nearby, Tempe, Ariz. has lots to offer families looking to have some fun. From the squirmiest little travelers to tough-to-please teens, kids, parents and...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    July 1, 2018

What To Do While The Forests Are Closed

Hopefully we will get some rain soon - and during the summer months - and the forests will re-open, but if not, there are still places you can go to enjoy the outdoors. Arizona's State Parks are super...

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    July 1, 2018

AZGFD Gets Help in Fight Against Invasive Mussels

PHOENIX -- The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has allocated more than $4 million to support existing work by western states and tribes to combat the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels. Arizona...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    June 1, 2018

Hualapai Mountains And Kingman

Every year on the way to the SHOT Show in Vegas, we pass through Kingman, Ariz., and see the sign for the Hualapai Mountain Park turnoff. For years we've been saying that we would love to go there, an...

 

Lake Powell Report - Wayne Gustaveson

Quality of life is measured by amount of time spent fishing. Welcome back to the weekly fish reports from Lake Powell - 2017 was a banner year with high water levels that covered shoreline vegetation...

 

Barron Boats Preparing To Launch In Mid-May

Barron Boats an industry familiar name readies for the release of a new line-up of deckboats and center consoles. Sometimes when one door closes, another one opens. And so it is with Jerry Barron,...

 

John And Margie Anderson - Family Fishing

When I met John (decades ago!), I had never really fished much at all. My dad took my brother and me hunting and camping all the time, and we always did a lot of target shooting, but we never really...

 

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