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 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...

 

Think This Can't Happen?

This article was written in June of 2016. The annual hunting season, long declared to be barbaric by the social media watchdogs, was officially cancelled today by the Arizona Species Specialists, a...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2018

Endangered Gila Topminnow Returns To Santa Cruz River Near Tucson

After an absence of more than 70 years, the endangered Gila topminnow has reappeared in the Santa Cruz River in northwest Tucson, fish surveys conducted in November confirm. Scientists were hopeful...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    October 1, 2017

AZGFD Submits Comments On Federal Draft Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has submitted its official comments on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) draft Mexican wolf recovery plan which, when finalized, will outline a...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    October 1, 2017

Arizona's Bald Eagles Expand Breeding Sites In 2017

Arizona's bald eagle population continues to soar as the number of breeding areas expanded statewide and a record 82 young hatched during the 2017 breeding season, according to an annual Arizona Game...

 
 By WDFW    Wildlife    February 1, 2017

WDFW seeks comments on draft status report for yellow-billed cuckoos

Publishers Note - We are hearing from our readers that many times these attempts to include species on the endangered list are driven by other than just concerns for the species. We welcome your...

 
 By WOT    Wildlife    January 1, 2017

Relict Leopard Frogs Not In Need Of Federal Protection

A frog species in Arizona and southern Nevada does not need federal protection under the Endangered Species Act, thanks to the multi-partner conservation efforts of the Arizona Game and Fish Departmen...

 

Recreational Fishing Organizations Respond to Pacific Bluefin Tuna Petition

Alexandria, VA – December 13, 2016 – Several regional and national recreational fishing organizations submitted official comments to NOAA Fisheries opposing listing Pacific bluefin tuna as...

 
 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 John Koleszar    RVing    October 1, 2016

OP/ED 1994: 'The Perfect Storm'

Contact Koleszar at elkhabitat@gmail.com 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...

 
 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...

 
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Wake Zone Op/Ed

As the sweltering heat oppresses most of us in the Valley of the Sun, news items have come across my desk that bear repeating. I will not champion any particular item, but merely report (sometimes...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    June 1, 2016

AZGFD - Trout Challenge

Arizona's Trout Challenge Program was developed to encourage anglers to learn more about fishing opportunities in the state. Arizona Game and Fish Department manages many waters statewide to provide...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    June 1, 2016

Phoenix's Newest Residents

Peregrine Chick Weak Legs Required Splints At press time, we at AZBW/WOT are hoping for a good outcome. After more than 30 days of anticipation by viewers around the world, the first of downtown Phoen...

 
 By John Koleszar    Hunting    June 1, 2016

Wake Zone, Op-Ed - May 22, 2036 Watch What The Future Holds:

'This is the end'... Jim Morrison, 1967 The annual hunting season, long declared to be barbaric by the social media watchdogs, was officially cancelled today by the Arizona Species Specialists, a...

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    June 1, 2016

Puget Sound-Area Waters Reopen For Fishing

OLYMPIA – Puget Sound-area fisheries that closed during an impasse in salmon-season negotiations will reopen immediately, state fish managers announced today. Regulations for fisheries in Puget...

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    May 1, 2016

Icicle River 0pens For Hatchery Chinook Fishing

Action: Opens Icicle River for hatchery chinook salmon. Effective dates: May 16, 2016, until further notice. Species affected: Hatchery spring chinook salmon. Locations: Icicle River (Chelan County)....

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    May 1, 2016

Anglers Will Get 3 More Days To Catch Spring Chinook Below And Above Bonneville Dam

OLYMPIA – The sportfishing season for spring chinook salmon on the Columbia River will reopen for three days beginning later this week under an agreement reached yesterday by fishery managers from...

 
 By WDFW    Wildlife    April 1, 2016

Plant A Tree For Wildlife This Month

April is the month of Arbor Day and Earth Day, and this year both are promoting something we advocate for wildlife habitat -- tree planting. Arbor Day has always been about planting trees, starting in...

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    April 1, 2016

Razor Clam Dig Begins April 20, More Proposed In May

OLYMPIA – State shellfish managers today approved nine days of razor clam digging beginning April 20 on the first of three ocean beaches. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)...

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    April 1, 2016

DFW Hatcheries Releasing Steelhead Under Newly Approved Federal Permits

OLYMPIA – State fishery managers have begun releasing more than 500,000 juvenile steelhead from five state fish hatcheries into Puget Sound rivers after receiving word from NOAA-Fisheries that...

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    April 1, 2016

WDFW To Seek Federal Permit For Puget Sound Fisheries After Talks With Tribes End

OLYMPIA – State fishery managers have decided to separately secure the federal permit required to hold salmon fisheries this season in Puget Sound. The decision was made Tuesday after negotiations...

 
 By WDFW    Wildlife    March 1, 2016

WDFW Works With Forest Landowners To Help Recover Fishers In Washington

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and forest landowners are preparing to move forward on a joint strategy to help protect the fisher, a member of the weasel family...

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    March 1, 2016

Low Returns Of Coho May Hamper Salmon Fisheries

OLYMPIA – Another decent return of hatchery chinook salmon to the Columbia River is forecast this year, but expected low returns of coho could put a damper on salmon fisheries in the river, along...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2016

Wildlife News From AZGFD

Updated Wildlife Rules Now In Effect. The Arizona Game and Fish Department, as part of its regular five-year review rulemaking process, has updated its Article 4 (Live Wildlife) rules. The new...

 

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