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 By AZGFD    Fishing    June 1, 2021

Arizona Lakes Still Remain Open

PHOENIX - Though conditions remain very dry and several major wildfires continue to burn in our state, some lakes remain open and many have been stocked by the Arizona Game and Fish Department with... Full story

 
 By Carol L. Allen    Events   

On The Cover July 2022

This pontoon boat at Lake Pleasant displays a great combination: freedom to enjoy the outdoors and our waterways in particular. In the middle of June we celebrated Flag Day (June 14) and the birth of... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    June 1, 2022 

Pleasant Harbor Marina

Just forty-five minutes from downtown Phoenix, Pleasant Harbor, located on the southeastern shores of Lake Pleasant, serves as a one-stop recreation spot for lakeside fun. Pleasant Harbor is open 365...  Website

 
 By Margie Anderson    Fishing    June 1, 2022 

AZ Lakes AZ Pros John Murray

One of the best ways to catch summer bass on Lake Pleasant is with a Carolina rig. I remember back in the day when VanderKooi and his partner came to the scales with a 42-pound limit they caught on...  Website

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover May 2022

Dive In! The "merry, merry month of May" brings us both the lighter side of taking selfies with mermaids and the more serious side of remembering our moms on Mothers' Day and loved ones lost on... Full story

 
Lake Pleasant Sailing

Lake Pleasant Sailing Club

Lake Pleasant Is Not 'Just Another Pretty Place' In addition to concerts, special events, fun activities and water sports, and great fishing, recreational boating is often the highlight of two local... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    March 1, 2022

Scorpion Bay Enhances Team

As Scorpion Bay Marina continues to expand and diversify offerings, marina concessionaire Desert Troon Companies is pleased to announce it has enhanced its leadership team with the hire of Lynn... Full story

 

Arizona Desert Drive by Margie Anderson

We save most of our desert drives for winter because although our Jeep would make it through snow and mud, many northern Arizona off-highway trails are closed in winter, and we also don't like to... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2022

Arizona Bald Eagle Breeding Season

Arizona's bald eagles are back, and they will soon be preparing for the next generation of eagles at breeding sites statewide. To assist with the state's continued bald eagle population growth, the... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Lake Pleasant Live Country Music

With Live Country Music At Pleasant Harbor Pleasant Harbor at Lake Pleasant and the City of Peoria will host the Peoria Country Fest on Saturday, Oct. 9, featuring live country music from three... Full story

 

National Women's Sailing Association

Virtual and in-person women's event shares sailing secrets, camaraderie, fun with unparalleled on- and off-water learning experiences. One of the presenters is our own Debbie Huntsman of the Lake... Full story

 

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

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   
Margie Anderson Stories On Western Outdoor Times

On The Cover July 2021

In addition to the thrill of having our Outdoors Editor inducted into the arizona outdoor hall of fame, we feel honored to have both Margie and John Anderson as loyal and valuable contributors to our... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Events   
Pleasant Harbor

Lake Pleasant 2021 Celebrates America

Celebrate America 2021 At Lake Pleasant Pleasant Harbor at Lake Pleasant will host its annual Celebrate America fireworks show on Saturday, July 3. Located on the southeastern shores of Lake... 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

 

AZ Lakes, AZ Pros – Vanderkooi At Lake Pleasant

I'll never forget the year the All Star Super Team Championship at Lake Pleasant was won with a Carolina rig, and Rob VanderKooi and Lynton Leslie also took second place using the rig. Both before...  Website

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover May 2021

It goes without saying that water is probably our most important resource. It is, obviously, for the survival of all living things, and when we are threatened with extreme drought conditions -... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    May 1, 2021

Pleasant Harbor

It's more fun at the lake! forty five minutes from downtown Phoenix, Pleasant Harbor, located on the southeastern shores of Lake Pleasant, serves as a one-stop recreation spot for lakeside fun and a... Full story

 
 By Margie Anderson    Fishing    May 1, 2021

AZ Lakes, AZ Pros – Ben Koller At Pleasant

Even if you have to brave the desert heat to fish, it pays to get out on your nearest lake this time of year. Warmer water means active fish, and active fish eat more. Even on the desert lakes, don't...  Website

 

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 AZBW    Events   

The Haunted Harbor Trunk-N-Treat 2020

Peoria, AZ (October 9, 2020) – The Annual Haunted Harbor Trunk-N-Treat at Lake Pleasant will occur on Saturday, October 24 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The event includes a safe and fun environment... Full story

 
 By Jim Allen    RVing    July 1, 2020

Crown King

28-Miles Across The Desert And Up Crown King adventure is waiting for you, Crown King, the top of the mountain, adventure, adventure, adventure.... Carol and I just returned from a few days in Crown... 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 AZBW    Events   

Lake Pleasant Changes

With approximately 10,000 surface acres of water, Lake Pleasant Regional Park is known as one of the most scenic water recreation areas in the valley. Each weekend, thousands of residents visit the... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover

Spring is bursting with great events for outdoors enthusiasts. Whether you are a kid or a senior, as long as you enjoy outdoor activities, there is something wonderful ahead for you. The... Full story

 

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