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Mark Your Calendar For Arizona Game And Fish Outdoor Expo

Whether you are a seasoned outdoors enthusiast or a novice who wants to learn about the amazing outdoor recreational opportunities in our state, you won’t want to miss the Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo on March 31 and April 1.

Arizona’s largest hands-on outdoor expo will have loads of hands-on experiences, demonstrations, exhibits and presentations on activities such as fishing, archery, wildlife viewing, shooting sports, hunting, camping, boating, and off-highway vehicle recreation.

In addition to the hands-on opportunities and displays, there will be the opportunity to visit with many sportsmen’s and conservation organizations, shooting organizations, government agencies, and commercial vendors of outdoor products and services.

The event is held on the 1,600-acre grounds of the world-renowned Ben Avery Shooting Facility, a five-star range that is listed as a Phoenix Point of Pride.

And one of the best things about this popular event? Admission and parking are free!

Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 31 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 1. The Ben Avery Shooting Facility is located on Carefree Highway, ½ mile west of I-17.

For more information, visit http://www.azgfd.gov/expo.

And, Visit Game And Fish At ISE

Your chance to catch a fish, shoot a bow and arrow, see live wildlife, and experience all kinds of outdoor booths and activities is coming up soon at the International Sportsmen’s Expo (ISE).

The ISE show will be held Thursday, Feb. 23 through Sunday, Feb. 26 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department will once again have a robust presence at this terrific outdoor exposition, including the Kids Fishing Tank, live wildlife from the Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center, wildlife asset sales (antlers, mounts, etc.), and more.

ISE hosts nearly 300 companies with exhibit booths, including local outdoor retailers and product manufacturers, plus guides, outfitters, lodges and resorts.

For more information, including hours and admission prices, visit http://www.sportsexpos.com.


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