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 By Ed Huntsman    Boating    July 1, 2018

Recreational Boating Safety

This story is intended to serve as a general resource for recreational boating safety information. Should an issue or topic not be addressed here, feel free to contact Ed Huntsman, the District...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Arizona Boating & Watersports - On The Cover - June 2018

Bartlett Lake's double-decker pontoon boat is an important part of the annual Day on the Lake program. With Bartlett Lake Marina and Barrows Neurological Institute (plus sponsors such as Salt River...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Arizona Boating & Watersports - On The Cover - May 2018

The cover photo from the National Safe Boating Congress (NSBC) reminds us that although boating safety is stressed during National Safe-Boating Week, May 19-May 25, it must be a priority all year 'rou...

 
 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 AZBW    Boating    July 1, 2017

Phoenix, AZ - Gov. Ducey Issues Proclamation Encouraging Boating Safety

"Boating in Arizona can offer great experience for everyone on the water, but only if it is done safely and responsibly," said Josh Hoffman, AZGFD Boating Safety Education coordinator. "While time on...

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    June 1, 2017
Arizona Boating Safety

Arizona Game & Fish Stresses Boating Safety

The Arizona Game and Fish Department, together with boating professionals and enthusiasts nationwide, demonstrated the importance of remaining safe on the water by participating in Wear Your Life...

 
California State Parks Boating

California - DBW Provides Survival Guide For 2017 Summer Season

As are Arizona's safety-conscious agencies, personnel and outdoor enthusiasts, California too is stressing the importance of water-wise prevention, procedures, and equipment. California's Division of...

 
 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 Carol L. Allen    Events   

AZBW / WOT Editorial Calendar 2017

JANUARY: AYC Birthday Regatta and Leukemia Cup AZGFD Awards Banquet Great Canadian Picnic LA Boat Show San Diego Sunroad Boat Show FEBRUARY: Arizona Game & Fish Expo Bass Master Cruising Season...

 
 By Ed Huntsman    Boating    June 1, 2017

Recreational Boating Safety

This page is intended to serve as a general resource for recreational Federal Requirements boating safety information. Should an issue or topic not be addressed here, feel free to contact Ed...

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    May 1, 2017

There's No Time Like The Present To Prepare Your Watercraft For Boating Season

The official start of the boating season is nearly upon us and many Arizonans are getting ready to pull their favorite watercraft out from storage in preparation for more fun on the water. To ensure...

 
 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 Boat US    Boating    May 1, 2017

Save A Life: Become A Life Jacket Loaner Site

Across the United States, there are over 550 BoatUS Foundation Life Jacket Loaner sites that collectively loan out children's life jackets more than 140,000 times each year. That makes it one of the l...

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    April 1, 2017

Department Receives $46,000 For DUI/OUI Checkpoints

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AGFD) will enhance its efforts to target removal of impaired watercraft and off-highway vehicle (OHV) operators from Arizona's recreation areas through a...

 
 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 AZGFD    Boating    March 1, 2017

Boaters, Watercraft Users Urged To 'Spring Aboard' With Safety Course

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD), in partnership with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA), is encouraging the state's boating and watercraft users to...

 

Arizona Kayaking

If you have been reading my stories here on Arizona Boating & Watersports and Western Outdoor Times for long, you know that my husband John and I love to go outdoors adventuring with our...

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    January 1, 2017

New Watercraft For Christmas?

'Tis the season to head out on the water and if a boat, kayak or other personal watercraft was on your Christmas list this holiday season, and Santa agreed, the Arizona Game and Fish Department wants...

 
 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 AZGFD    Boating    December 1, 2016

Phoenix, AZ - Arizona Game And Fish News

PHOENIX — Tis the season to head out on the water and if a boat, kayak or other personal watercraft is on your Christmas list this holiday season, the Arizona Game and Fish Department wants to make...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    November 1, 2016

Arizona - Public Swaps 300 Old Life Jackets For New

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) swapped more than 300 old and tattered life jackets with new ones during life jacket exchange events at area lakes this summer. The AZGFD Boating Safety...

 
 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...

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    August 1, 2016

Life Jackets Are Prerequisite To Safety

Summer in the Southwest means fun on the water for many Arizona families, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department encourages everyone heading to area lakes to ensure they are wearing a life jacket...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    August 1, 2016

Kids' PFD Loaner Sites

If you need to borrow a kid's life jacket for the day or weekend, chances are there is one near you at one of the over 1,500 life jacket loaner sites across the country at BoatUS.org/loanermap. The...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    July 1, 2016

Boating Safety Made Easy All Summer Long

During May's National Safe Boating Week, many boaters made extra effort to improve their on-water safety. But, after the annual event was over, will they continue to stay vigilant? "Making boating...

 

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