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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

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    August 1, 2021

High Country Trout

Stocking live, healthy fish for anglers to enjoy can be challenging, but the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is up to the task, even in this time of widespread drought. While AZGFD places a h... Full story

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    May 1, 2021

Mother's Day Gifts

Mother's Day is almost here and if you need ideas for gifts for your adventurous mom, look no further – we've got gifts and adventures here starting at under $20 and something on the list is sure... 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

 
 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

 
 By Tonto National Forest    Events   

Sears Fire In Arizona - Update

EVENING UPDATE: Sears Fire - Oct. 1 PHOENIX, Oct. 1, 2020 -Firefighters continue to patrol, monitor and mop up hotspots along the perimeter of the Sears Fire. The fire remains at 14,476 acres and is... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    May 1, 2020

AZGFD Documents Bald Eagle Nest

It has long been speculated that bald eagles could utilize saguaro cacti as nesting sites. Now the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has documented proof. During recent eagle survey flights... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    December 1, 2019

Bald Eagle Breeding Season

Outdoor Recreationists, Pilots And Drone Operators Asked To Avoid Bald Eagle Nest Areas Arizona's bald eagles are back and they will soon be working on the next generation of eagles at breeding sites... Full story

 

Arizona Summer Tour

This Is A Seriously Fun Trip Living in Phoenix means that it is too darn hot to ride around in the desert in the summer, at least for me – and I'm a native. So when the temperatures get into the hun... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 1, 2019

Bat-Netting Workshop Comes To Verde River

Bats get a bad rap, but the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) aims to change that by highlighting the good they do – such as eating pesky mosquitoes and flies – during a bat netting and... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 1, 2019

Bald Eagle Released

Three-year-old eagle undergoes surgery to repair broken leg, released at Horseshoe Lake. After a graceful half-mile flight across Horseshoe Lake, the three-year-old bald eagle released back into the... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2019

Bald Eagle Seasonal Closure In Effect On Tonto National Forest

Outdoor recreationists, pilots and drone operators asked to avoid bald eagle nest areas. Arizona's bald eagle breeding season is on the horizon and multiple public land and water areas will be closed... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    October 1, 2018

Arizona Stocked Trout Fate

Ever wondered what happens to the thousands of trout that the Arizona Game and Fish Department stocks into streams all around the state every year? You’re not alone. We just completed a 4-year study... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Camping    October 1, 2018

Arizona - Maricopa County Parks Bring Back Free Camping Promotion

Beginning October 1, Maricopa County's Parks and Recreation Department will bring back the popular Buy One, Get One camping promotion! The promotion allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for... Full story

 

Father's Day Gifts For Shooters

Father's Day is coming up sooner than you think, and sometimes dads can be super hard to buy for. If dad is a shooter, we've got you covered – here are some ideas for gifts any shooting dad would... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2018

Arizona Bald Eagle Breeding Season Leads To Restrictions

Each year as part of its highly successful program to manage and conserve bald eagles in the state, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) asks outdoor recreationists, aircraft pilots, drone... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover - A Picture-Perfect Piece Of Paradise

From the trickle of a few springs, Oak Creek gathers water from the southern part of the Mogollon Rim to start its thirteen-mile flow through the canyon that the creek helped form. From Oak Creek... Full story

 

Verde Valley, Arizona

Compiled By Carol L. Allen For lasting memories, visit the Verde Valley – recently named one of the Top 10 U.S. travel destinations by Lonely Planet. Located in the "heart" of Arizona, the Verde... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Camping    September 1, 2017

Maricopa County Parks Bring Back Free Camping Offer

Beginning October 1, Maricopa County's Parks and Recreation Department will bring back the Buy One, Get One campaign! The campaign allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for one night, or more,... Full story

 

There Are Beautiful Places To Cool Off In Arizona

In Arizona, people tend to think of heading north to cool off in the summer, but there are many places in the southern and eastern areas of our beautiful state that also offer higher altitudes, cool... Full story

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    July 1, 2017

Beat The Heat In Beautiful Payson

At 5000 feet, Payson stays quite a bit cooler than Phoenix in the summer. Temperatures may reach the mid 90s, but if you're in a shady forest, it seems a lot cooler. We love to go to Payson, and... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Verde and Salt River Water Releases Causing Closures

Note - See the update at the bottom of this story for areas that have reopened since the issue date. PHOENIX, AZ, February 28, 2017—For Immediate Release. Forest Road 19, leading to Bartlett Lake,... Full story

 

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... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    January 1, 2017

AZGFD Fish Report (Dec.) Excerpts

Tip Of The Week Bartlett Lake in the Tonto National Forest can be a great place for winter crappie and bass. Some of the best crappie fishing can be done in the cold of the morning - then anglers can... Full story

 

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