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Danger Outdoors

When I was a kid, the only things I worried about when I was camping or hunting were bears and mountain lions. As it happens, I've only seen lions two or three times in my life, and each time the... Full story

 

Kelsee At Luna Lake

We Had A Delicious Dinner From Luna Lake And we salute a beautiful Arizona town nearby. By Kelsee P. Haws Kelsee Haws, Mesa, Ariz., says "I hooked roughly a 10 1/2 inch cutthroat trout using an Abu... Full story

 

Camping

Camping is awesome, especially if you know some basics. Choosing a great spot and setting up a camp site is something I've been doing for decades. Of course, when I first started camping, my dad did... Full story

 

AZ Lakes, AZ Pros - Daniel Elias

Daniel Elias found out about the Free Rig in early 2019 from Japanese bass fishermen on Instagram, in posts that weren't even in English. The rig is fairly simple – you use a cylindrical drop shot w... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover June 2021

As I began to gather material for this June issue, I was noticing that there is some optimism about scheduling and re-scheduling events. Is our long wait over? Can we really recreate again? So many... Full story

 
 By AZBW    RVing    May 1, 2021

Go Lake Havasu

Tourism officials cite pent-up demand for lakeview house and boat rentals, campsites and wedding venues. The long dark year under COVID-19 restrictions is starting to brighten. Travelers once forced... Full story

 

Havasu City's Wild Side

This is where the birds and fish, burros and deer roam. According to vacation experts, the latest travel trend is the toe-dip trip: a shorter getaway to help rebuild confidence in traveling. "We may... Full story

 
 By AZBW    RVing    April 1, 2021

Hiking Arizona State Parks

'Pick a trail and lace up your shoes.' From Arizona State Parks And Trails Attention Arizona hikers! If you're looking for a great way to get outdoors any time of year with friends or the family,... Full story

 

Lake Powell Report (mid-March '21)

The weather is still acting like a lion instead of a lamb. At press time, winds are still blowing this week. Check the weather report while planning a trip. There is usually a calm day or two each... Full story

 

AZ Lakes, AZ Pros - Mark Kile At Roosevelt

Mark Kile was the guy to watch at any local tournament a few years back. We were lucky enough to go out with him several times at his home lake, Roosevelt, and he just flat knows how to catch them.... Full story

 

AZ Lakes, AZ Pros - Tim Van Vliet On Lake Pleasant

The legend is that an angler eating lunch on the lake accidently dropped a spoon overboard. As he watched the silver spoon drift downward, sun glinting off the handle and bowl, he saw a fish dart out... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    January 1, 2021

Albino Trout

AZGFD’s Canyon Creek Hatchery will provide some trout for the department's Community Fishing Program waters this winter. The current drought conditions have caused reduced spring water flows at the... Full story

 

Happy New Year!

The year 2020 saw a lot of people venturing into the outdoors for the first time. According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, this past year 6.2 million new shooters took up the sport.... Full story

 

AZ Lakes, AZ Pros: Brett Hite, Bartlett Lake

Bass Pro Brett Hite has won over $1.6 million fishing tournaments. We got to go out with him on Bartlett a couple of years ago, and he gave us some great fall fishing tips. He's a cool guy. Keep It... Full story

 

Arizona Best Hikes For October

Flagstaff We went up to Flagstaff at the beginning of September, and even at that altitude, it was still warm. We even went way up the mountain to hike the Kachina Trail and it was still warm in the... Full story

 

Lake Powell Report

The warm blanket of water was ripped off the surface by an unprecedented cold blast from the north. At press time, daily air temperature has been in the 100s, with low air temperature in the 80s. The... Full story

 

Lake Powell Report September 2020

We began the weekly fish-sampling trip with a quick run to Warm Creek before the sun cleared the horizon. Last week we found quick boils and caught stripers on surface lures and spoons. This week was... Full story

 
Arizona Lakes With Margie Anderson

'On The Road Again'

There Are Beautiful Drives Near Alpine And Springerville If you're looking to get out of the heat and see some gorgeous country where it's cool and green, I've got the perfect road trip for you. If... Full story

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    July 1, 2020

Williams Arizona Part I

Maps Are Guides To So Many Cool Spots In Arizona Somebody asked me recently how John and I find so many cool places around Arizona. The answer is maps. I have a lot of maps. When we were planning our... Full story

 

Lake Powell Fish Report June 24, 2020

Lake Powell water temperature in the morning remains at 72F. It will get warmer but now the wind is still mixing the warm surface layers with cool deep layers of water. The lake remains very busy... Full story

 

AZ LAKES, AZ PROS: Roosevelt/Art Chamberlin

The key to enjoying a night fishing trip is organization. If you have all the equipment you need, and everything is kept where it should be, fishing in the dark is a real pleasure no matter what kind... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Events   

AZGFD COVID-19 Updates

Editor's Note: The following information was applicable as we went to press. For updates, call (602) 942-3000, or email customerservice@azgfd.gov The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is commit... Full story

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    April 1, 2020

Get Outside!

The Japanese have a term "Shinrinyoku" that literally means "forest therapy". They know that getting outdoors soothes your soul and relaxes your mind. It is really good for kids to get outdoors and... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Touch-A-Truck

Children can interact with oversized vehicles. Kids, big and small, have the opportunity to interact with large vehicles such as fire trucks, earth movers, dump trucks, backhoes, and excavators at... Full story

 

AZ Lakes, AZ Pros: Dylan Maxon At Bartlett Lake

This is a huge year for Dylan with tournaments and marriage ahead. We wish him well. February can be a tough month at Bartlett. The water isn't warm yet, but it's coming, and a degree or two a day... Full story

 

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