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 By AZGFD    RVing    January 1, 2018

Was There An OHV Under Your Tree?

If you gave or received an off-highway vehicle (OHV) as part of the holiday season, make sure you have the proper protective gear to get off to a safe start. Whether the ATV, dirt bike or...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    January 1, 2018

Cold-Water Fishing - A PDF Could Save Your Life; Just Wear It!

Wear a life jacket when fishing from a boat in cold water - it could save your life, plus here are some good catching tips to snag a keeper this fall/winter. Nearly one-third of Arizona's boaters say...

 
 By Patty Johnson    Boating    June 1, 2017

Boating Safety: Keep the Fun Going all Summer at Roosevelt Lake Marina

There's no better way to beat the Arizona summer heat than spending time on or in the cool waters of Roosevelt Lake. Cruising on a pontoon or house boar, jet skiing, speed boating, kayaking, sailing,...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    May 1, 2017

Arizona Temperatures Are Warm, But The Water's Still Cold

Arizona's rising temperatures are signaling that the summer heat isn't far off and some residents are already eyeing area lakes, looking to hit the water. With that in mind, the Arizona Game and Fish...

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    April 1, 2017

Arizona Temperatures Are Warm, But The Water's Still Cold

PHOENIX — Arizona’s rising temperatures are signaling that the summer heat isn’t far off and some residents are already eyeing area lakes, looking to hit the water. With that in mind, the...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    March 1, 2017

US Sailing Now Offering New Safety-At-Sea Online Education

US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, has launched the new Safety at Sea Online course, featuring eight-modules of online Safety at Sea curriculum designed for sailors of all types...

 
 By WOT    Boating    December 1, 2016
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Here Are Cold Facts On The '120-Degree Rule'

The boat may be put away for the season, but the occasional warm fall day still brings plenty of paddlers out on the water. Knowing when to wear the thermal protection offered by a dry- or wetsuit is...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    November 1, 2016

Increasing Numbers Of Watergoers Trade Engines For Paddles

Whether it's dipping the canoe or kayak into one of Arizona's lakes for a quiet day of fishing or it's just to enjoy some time on the water, studies show the number of people reaching for a paddle...

 

Captain's Corner - Hypothermia Kills Quickly

Well, another year has gone by and here it is December already. But, plenty of us are still going to the lakes and rivers across our great state. What we have to worry about this time of year is one o...

 
 By Boat U.S.    Boating    October 15, 2014

For Paddlers, It's High Season For Safety

It may be sunny outside with blue skies above, but waters are deceptively cold and unforgiving in the fall. For paddlers with just a few inches of freeboard to spare, getting wet this time of year...

 
 By CDBW    WOOT    May 15, 2014

RISING TEMPERATURES AND SPRING SNOWMELT PROMPTS WATER SAFETY WARNING

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Water enthusiasts should take serious precautions against cold temperatures and swift currents when in or near water this spring. Despite this year’s below-normal snowfall,...

 
 By BoatUS    Boating    November 15, 2013

Got A Sunny Day To Get On The Boat One More Time?

All over the country - well, at least in the Desert Southwest - fall is in full swing and recreational boaters and anglers are trying to squeeze in their last good day on the water. But when they do,...

 
 By Kim Salerno    Boating    July 15, 2013

The Do's of Safe, Pet Friendly Boating

With boating season in high gear it's a good time for a little refresher on pet friendly boating to ensure your little one is safe. Before hitting the high seas with your pet it's important to plan ahead and always keep the best interests of your...

 
 By CADBW    WOOT    May 15, 2013

Spring Snowmelt Prompts water Safety Warning

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Water enthusiasts should take serious precautions against cold temperatures and swift currents when in or near water this spring. Despite this year’s below-normal snowfall,...

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    January 15, 2013

Boat Safe, Boat Smart, Boat Sober!

Do not let the temperature outside fool you. Cold-water immersion and hypothermia can occur in water as cool as 70 degrees at any time of the year, even on a warm and sunny day. Arizona winters are...

 

Hypothermia

Arizona winters are mild, and recreational boating is popular year-round, but an unexpected immersion into cold water can cause hypothermia and even lead to a life-threatening situation. Entering extremely cold water causes an immediate gasp reflex...

 

More Winter Tips

While the majority of boaters in colder parts of the country have winterized their boats or put them into storage until spring, many still rely on their vessels for hunting, fishing or necessary...

 

Three Safety Tips To Safely Get You Through The Spring Fishing/Boating Season

In many parts of the country, people are asking when did winter end and spring begin? Anglers and boaters are taking advantage of the unusually warm weather, but some may be forgetting that cold...

 

Start Your Boating New Year Right: Safely

Start Your Boating New Year Right: Safely At this time of year, be aware of weather emergencies — even in Arizona! Arizona Boating Education This National Association of State Boating Law...

 

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