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  • Challenges with Bears: Tips for the public after 3 black bears euthanized
  • Three black bears were euthanized by the Arizona Game and Fish Department after separate incidents in the final week of May. One of those bears was first picked up in the Prescott area, where it had broken into a chicken coop, killing and eating the ...
  • The Daily Courier
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  • 6/8/2018 1:12:00 PM
  • Life Jacket Exchange at Lake Powell, Big Lake, Arizona
  • The 10-year anniversary of the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s (AZGFD) life jacket exchanges continues with two more events: Lake Powell on June 9 and Big Lake on June 16. During the exchanges, people with old, worn out and less-effective life jackets .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/8/2018 7:15:00 AM
  • Game & Fish meeting here June 8-9
  • These meeting are very informative and provide insight to the complexity of Arizona Game & Fish Department. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend. Several Rim Country hunters and anglers are looking forward discussing ...
  • Payson Roundup
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  • 6/7/2018 12:11:00 AM
  • Letter: Arizona Game and Fish Department incompetence!
  • Re: the May 30 article “Arizona wildlife park: Bear cubs rescued after mother is euthanized” "....The park says the Arizona Game and Fish Department was forced to euthanize the cubs' mother after twice removing her from a residential area in the town ...
  • Arizona Daily Star
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  • 6/2/2018 12:31:00 AM
  • Hamburg Fishing Rodeo helps next generation gain love of fishing
  • Arizona Rentschler and Brody Lasko. The Hamburg Fish and Game Association holds events year-round for children, youth and adults on their property, 935 5th Street in Hamburg. For more information, call 610-562-3532 or visit their Facebook page: www.fb.com
  • Berks-Mont News
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  • 6/1/2018 4:43:00 PM
  • Free fishing this Saturday only in Arizona
  • Grab your reels and get your family fishing on the Arizona waters this Saturday, June 2 for some free, relaxing outdoor fun! The Arizona Game and Fishing Department (AZGFD) is celebrating a free fishing day as part of National Fishing and Boating Week ...
  • AZFamily
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  • 6/1/2018 9:52:00 AM
  • Bear euthanized after breaking into Payson home, AZ Game & Fish says
  • Another bear in Arizona had to be put down but this time officials said he broke into a house in Payson. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said workers had to euthanized the bear because of its aggressive behavior and lack of fear toward humans.
  • AZFamily
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  • 6/1/2018 1:52:00 AM
  • AZ Game & Fish predicts more bears will visit the Phoenix area
  • The Arizona Game and Fish Department is standing by its decision to euthanize a bear seen roaming around an Anthem neighborhood. "We are doing this for human and public safety," said Amy Burnett, spokeswoman for Arizona Game and Fish. "It's absolutely not
  • AZFamily
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  • 5/30/2018 1:11:00 AM
  • Arizona Game and Fish warns of wandering wildlife during drought conditions
  • Arizona Game and Fish Department warns residents of wandering wildlife during drought conditions after officers tranquilized and later euthanized an ear-tagged black bear found wandering an Anthem neighborhood this past weekend. Deemed a public safety ...
  • Scottsdale Independent
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  • 5/29/2018 7:48:00 PM
  • Bald Eagle nestlings banded by Arizona Game and Fish
  • WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On a typically sunny, breezy spring day, a group of raptor experts, game rangers, photographers and reporters hiked from the banks of Flagstaff’s Lake Mary into the Coconino National Forest. The destination: a bald eagle nest located ...
  • Williams News
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  • 5/29/2018 5:03:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Days!
  • Free Fishing Days coming to Arizona Saturday June 2nd and for Utah Saturday June 9th. Fishing license not required on Free Fishing Day! If you’d like to introduce someone to fishing—or you’d like to give fishing a try, but you don’t have a ...
  • Lake Powell Life
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  • 5/29/2018 3:59:00 PM
  • Arizona Game & Fish puts down bear spotted in Anthem
  • Arizona Game & Fish Department employees captured and euthanized a bear seen in Anthem Monday morning. The bear had been captured in the Prescott area about a week and a half ago before being tagged and released in a remote area. Game & Fish officials ...
  • KVOA 4
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  • 5/29/2018 1:06:00 AM
  • Game and Fish euthanized 'nuisance bear' spotted in Anthem Monday
  • The Arizona Game and Fish Department confirmed that is has euthanized a bear spotted in Anthem Sunday night and Monday morning. In less than two weeks, two different bears have been spotted in two very different locations around the Valley. The first one .
  • AZFamily
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  • 5/28/2018 10:16:00 PM
  • Free fishing day set for June 2 in Arizona
  • The Arizona Game and Fish Department announced this week that Arizona anglers can fish the state’s waters for free Saturday, June 2. Arizona’s free fishing day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 2-10. During that Saturday ...
  • The Daily Courier
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  • 5/26/2018 6:49:00 AM
  • Arizona: Memorial Day Fishing Opportunities
  • PHOENIX — Lots of quality fishing opportunities will keep anglers’ reels singing during Memorial Day weekend -- despite forest closures. Some of the best options in the White Mountains for trout fishing include: Big Lake; Greer lakes; Show Low Lake ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/25/2018 8:38:00 AM
  • Arizona Cautions Against BWI Over Holiday Weekend
  • PHOENIX — If time on the lake is part of your Memorial Day weekend plans, stay safe by always designating a sober operator. The holiday weekend is a popular time for Arizonans to enjoy the state’s waterways, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/25/2018 8:34:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Weekend coming up June 2-3
  • Arizona Pond, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. · Reedsport, Lake Marie, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Under statute set by the Oregon State Legislature, ODFW can offer eight days of free fishing each year. The other remaining days of free fishing in Oregon coming up this year are listed on
  • KTVZ
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  • 5/11/2018 9:25:00 AM
  • Lawsuit Launched to Protect Imperiled Fish in Arizona, New Mexico
  • TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect the roundtail chub, a large minnow in Arizona and New Mexico, under the Endangered Species Act. The Fish ...
  • KLAS Press Release
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  • 5/8/2018 7:13:00 AM
  • Lawsuit Launched to Protect Imperiled Fish in Arizona, New Mexico
  • TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect the roundtail chub, a large minnow in Arizona and New Mexico, under the Endangered Species Act. The Fish ...
  • Center for Biological Diversity
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  • 5/7/2018 6:55:00 PM
  • Arizona: Life Jacket Exchange Begins May 19
  • PHOENIX — Have an old, worn out life jacket? Swap it for a new one. 2018 marks the 10-year anniversary of the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s (AZGFD) life jacket exchange program, and it’s starting with a statewide push to ensure everyone in ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/7/2018 5:56:00 AM
  • YouTube binging, ‘The Cheater’ bait & fishing in Arizona
  • Several months ago, I was searching through YouTube for videos about anglers cheating in tournaments. My search ended up leading me to a video about a bait called “The Cheater.” The videos were so convincing that I immediately ordered a few. To my ...
  • Manteca Bulletin
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  • 5/4/2018 8:22:00 AM
  • Arizona GFD Posts Fly Fishing Video, Part 2
  • Let's learn how to fly fish a lake! If you've never fly fished, or are looking to hone your skills for some high country trout, now's the time. This is Part 2 of 4 of our How to Fly Fish for Trout video series -- from Big Lake.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/3/2018 6:14:00 PM
  • Scientists hope bug experiment fattens Colorado River fish
  • Any great fishing hole depends on the health and well-being of its bugs. In a key stretch of the Colorado River below a dam on the Arizona-Utah border, anglers have been pulling out long, skinny trout that don’t give up much of a fight with a hook in ...
  • AZFamily
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  • 5/2/2018 11:42:00 PM
  • Arizona Game and Fish Commission to meet in Kingman Friday
  • The Arizona Game and Fish Commission will be meeting at 8 a.m. Friday in the Board of Supervisors meeting room, 700 W. Beale St. The meeting is open to the public, which can address the commission on items that will be discussed by submitting speaker cards
  • Kingman Daily Miner
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  • 5/1/2018 1:16:00 PM
  • Scientists hope bug experiment fattens Colorado River fish
  • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Any great fishing hole depends on the health and well-being of its bugs. In a key stretch of the Colorado River below a dam on the Arizona-Utah border, anglers have been pulling out long, skinny trout that don’t give up much of a ...
  • The Washington Post
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  • 4/30/2018 10:24:00 PM
  • Applications for fall hunts now being accepted by Arizona Game and Fish
  • PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department began accepting paper applications for Fall 2018 hunts. Paper applications for 2018 permit-tag hunts will be issued through a draw process for deer, fall turkey, fall javelina, bighorn sheep, fall bison and ..
  • KTAR News
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  • 4/26/2018 11:21:00 AM
  • Arizona: Trout Fishing Video Series Begins Thursday (April 26)
  • If you’ve never tried fly fishing, or want to get back to fly angling basics, you’ll want to check out our fly fishing how-to series that begins Thursday. With basic tactics that are ideal for high country trout fishing in Arizona, the first part of ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/25/2018 7:28:00 AM
  • Arizona R3 program encourages outdoor recreation, hunting and fishing
  • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a 2016 survey of hunters nationwide indicates about 3 percent less people are hunting than in 2011. Three percent may not sound like much, but that small drop could mean heavy losses for .
  • Grand Canyon News
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  • 4/24/2018 5:41:00 PM
  • Apex Exhibiting At 2018 Arizona Game and Fish Dept. Outdoor Expo
  • PEORIA, Ariz. – Apex Tactical Specialties will be taking part in the 2018 Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo, exhibiting on the shooting ranges during the March 24-25 event at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix. This is Arizona’s ...
  • The Shooting Wire
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  • 3/16/2018 6:36:00 AM
  • Apex Exhibiting At 2018 Arizona Game and Fish Dept. Outdoor Expo
  • PEORIA, Ariz. – Apex Tactical Specialties will be taking part in the 2018 Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo, exhibiting on the shooting ranges during the March 24-25 event at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix. This is Arizona’s ...
  • The Tactical Wire
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  • 3/15/2018 7:20:00 AM
  • Court Denies Arizona Request to stop High Flow Water Release at Alamo Lake
  • PHOENIX -- A federal court Friday denied the State of Arizona’s motion for a temporary restraining order to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from conducting a high-flow water release at Alamo Lake beginning this week. The Arizona Game and Fish ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/14/2018 4:16:00 AM
  • Volunteers needed for Arizona Outdoor Expo March 24-25
  • PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking volunteers to help with various activities at its Outdoor Expo on March 24-25. The Expo is free to the public and has grown increasingly popular over the years, and with it so have our staffing need
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/12/2018 7:35:00 AM
  • Arizona Outdoors Expo March 24-25 in Phoenix
  • PHOENIX — One of Arizona’s largest hands-on outdoor expos is less than three weeks away. And it’s FREE! The Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo, presented by Shikar-Safari Club International, will be held on Saturday, March 24, and Sunday ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/8/2018 7:25:00 AM
  • Game and Fish investigate attack on dog
  • WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is investigating an attack on a dog at a Williams south side residence. According to AZGFD officer Will Lemon, an owner reported his Siberian husky appeared to have been attacked by a mountain ...
  • Williams News
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  • 3/6/2018 5:17:00 PM
  • Anticipation of a bite the reason for fishing, success or not
  • Friends of mine from Arizona, they had insisted on wetting a line while here. Bundled up against weather, the three of us had duck-walked in our waders to the river and prepared to fish. They went first and spread out on the river so each could fish a ...
  • Cody Enterprise
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  • 3/5/2018 7:51:00 PM
  • Meeting on Lees Ferry Rainbow Trout Stocking Today (March 5)
  • The Arizona Game and Fish Department plans to stock rainbow trout this spring into the lower 3 mile walk-in section of Lees Ferry, a blue-ribbon trout fishery below Glen Canyon Dam in northern Arizona. The meeting will include discussions on the state of .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/5/2018 6:54:00 AM
  • Return of the Fish- Satish 'Catfish' Athel
  • This week Matt sits down with Satish “Catfish” Athelli at the Prescott Valley Event Center where the Northern Arizona Suns host the Memphis Hustle of the NBA G League. They talk events, hockey, basketball, and Catfish’s recovery from a recent ...
  • Prescott
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  • 3/3/2018 7:10:00 PM
  • Arizona Outdoor Expo March 24-25 Near Phoenix
  • The largest hands-on outdoor recreation expo in Arizona is coming soon! Dates are set for the Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo presented by Shikar Safari Club International. Come out Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25 to the Ben Avery ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/27/2018 1:23:00 PM
  • Arizona: Trout Stockings Winding Down, Catfish Stocking to Begin
  • There is only one stocking of winter trout remaining in the CFP waters in the Tucson and Phoenix areas, which means catfish stockings are just around the corner! The week of March 5-10 is the final week for trout stockings for the metro areas. Catfish ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/27/2018 1:23:00 PM
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife counts 114 Mexican gray wolves in 2017
  • A new count of wild Mexican gray wolves released Wednesday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has heightened wolf advocates’ concerns that inbreeding among the species’ population in Arizona and New Mexico has led to a decline in growth. The federal ...
  • The Santa Fe New Mexican
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  • 2/22/2018 4:14:00 AM
  • Arizona: March 5 Meeting on Proposed Lees Ferry Rainbow Trout Stocking
  • PHOENIX – The Arizona Game and Fish Department plans to stock rainbow trout this spring into the lower 3 mile walk-in section of Lees Ferry, a blue-ribbon trout fishery below Glen Canyon Dam in northern Arizona. A public meeting on the proposed stocking ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/20/2018 5:16:00 AM
  • Take a Kid Fishing Day in Tempe, Arizona Feb. 24
  • Just for Kids Fishing Festival. 8 a.m. – noon. Take a Kid Fishing Day. Kiwanis Park 5500 S. Mill Ave. Tempe, AZ 85283 Details: This is the 27th Annual Just for Kids Fishing Festival celebration and is a community partnership event between the Arizona ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/20/2018 5:16:00 AM
  • Arizona Game and Fish to stock rainbow trout fish at Lees Ferry
  • LEES FERRY, Ariz. — The trout fishery at Lees Ferry along the Colorado River below Glen Canyon Dam in northern Arizona has been in decline and the state Game and Fish Department says it’s taking steps to help anglers. The department says rainbow trout ...
  • Ktar
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  • 2/17/2018 4:01:00 AM
  • Wintertime Trout Fishing Can Be Productive
  • It is good to know that the lake still has a population of big German browns more than 30 years later. The Arizona Game and Fish Department designated a two-fish possession limit in 2017, which should also have a positive impact on the future of this lake
  • Payson Roundup
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  • 2/16/2018 12:25:00 PM
  • Bailey Focused On Brush-Related Largemouth
  • "I avoided the obvious ones." At Havasu, brush piles are typically installed by Arizona Game and Fish officials so when he's on the water guiding, Bailey is always on the lookout for the "giant boat equipped with hydraulic lifts." He said it's common for .
  • BassFan
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  • 2/15/2018 6:17:00 AM
  • Lake Havasu fish abundant this year, Game and Fish officials say
  • Arizona Game and Fish Department officials met with Havasu boaters on Tuesday to discuss the state of Lake Havasu at an annual open house. There, the department showed Havasu’s fish populations to be healthy and abundant this year. At Tuesday’s open ...
  • Havasu News
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  • 2/15/2018 6:08:00 AM
  • Group Bass Fishing on Lake Okeechobee out of Clewiston Florida
  • Three days of fishing was a blast for everyone in the group. I had the pleasure to fish with Don traveling from Arkansas and Gordon coming from Tulsa, Arizona. Largemouth Bass are priming and getting ready for many strong spawns this time of year.
  • Bass Fishing Guides
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  • 2/13/2018 2:24:00 PM
  • AZ Game & Fish reviews their activities with the P-L Council
  • Although the Arizona population keeps climbing, the number of hunting and fishing licenses sales are dramatically declining. That is a challenge for the Arizona Game and Fish Department, Pinetop Regional Supervisor Chris Bagnoli told the Pinetop-Lakeside .
  • Wmicentral.com
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  • 2/13/2018 12:12:00 PM
  • Catching The Big Chill Bass
  • The savvy Arizona angler knows the coldwater period offers ample opportunities to catch largemouths, spots and smallies. In fact, he says that firing up a school of burly winter bass can spark incredibly fast action. “I love to fish and would rather be ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 2/9/2018 5:45:00 PM
  • Arizona state fish returns: AZGFD to resume stocking Apache trout
  • PHOENIX — The Apache trout, one of Arizona’s two native trout, are returning to lakes and streams in the White Mountains by May. The Arizona Game and Fish Department is scheduled to stock around 55,000 Apache trout of a catchable size from its Silver ...
  • WMI central
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  • 2/9/2018 12:08:00 PM
  • Southwest Bass Fishing: Best Bets in Arizona, New Mexico
  • Anglers in Arizona and New Mexico have a real shot at hooking a double-digit lunkers at these top Southwest bass fishing destinations. Keep on keeping on — a saying that’s been used in many different settings — properly describes largemouth bass ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 2/1/2018 11:21:00 PM
  • SunZia, Arizona Game and Fish Department partner on water project
  • COOLIDGE — A power line company and the state are working together to make sure thirsty wildlife have access to water in the central Arizona desert. SunZia Southwest Transmission Project has partnered with the Arizona Game and Fish Department to fund ...
  • Casa Grande Valley Newspaper
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  • 1/31/2018 9:51:00 AM
  • Arizona: Great Deal on Combo Hunt/Fish License
  • PHOENIX — With the approaching elk and pronghorn hunt application deadline, this is a time when many hunters buy their license. If you’re someone who typically buys only a hunting license (or an angler who only buys a fishing license), you're missing ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/31/2018 9:26:00 AM
  • KY Fish & Wildlife has successful elk relocation program
  • Researchers used the same helicopter technique to capture elk in Utah, Arizona and New Mexico, which were later trucked to eastern Kentucky for the state's restoration effort from 1997-2002. In recent weeks, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife biologists ...
  • columbiamagazine.com
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  • 1/28/2018 12:08:00 PM
  • Non-native pacu fish, relative of the piranha, found in Arizona lake
  • No more elephants? Poaching crisis takes its toll in the Central African Republic.Years of civil war and poaching have virtually wiped out elephants from one of their historical strongholds in Central Africa, an aerial survey conducted last year by the ...
  • environmentguru.com
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  • 1/27/2018 12:10:00 AM
  • Trophy fish still found in Colorado River
  • But that big fish wasn’t the only big fish hooked by Sams’ fishing party, according to Rusty Braun, proprietor of Rusty’s Riviera Marina and provider of area fishing reports to the Mohave Valley Daily News and the Arizona Department of Game and Fish.
  • Mohave Daily News
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  • 1/26/2018 6:29:00 AM
  • Arizona man reels in fish with human-like teeth at a Tucson lake
  • PHOENIX — A Tucson fisherman was surprised Friday when he hooked what he thought was a piranha. According to Tucson.com, Jeff Evans was fishing in Tucson’s Silverbell Lake, a site he has visited for seven years, when he caught an interesting three ...
  • Ktar
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  • 1/23/2018 2:43:00 AM
  • Arizona Game and Fish Department offers to help feds during shutdown
  • PHOENIX – The Arizona Game and Fish Department has contacted several federal land management agencies and offered its staff and services, if needed, to maintain public access to key Arizona recreational areas during the federal government shutdown.
  • Sonoran News
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  • 1/22/2018 11:57:00 PM
  • Invasive fish with human-like teeth caught in Tucson lake
  • A Tucson fisherman got a creepy surprise when he was fishing for trout at Silverbell Lake this month. According to the Arizona Daily Star, 49-year-old Jeff Evans caught a three-pound fish with human-like teeth he believed to be a piranha. He said it tried
  • 12news.com
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  • 1/21/2018 10:59:00 PM
  • Fish dying at Tempe Town Lake
  • It was just a little, didn't feel very clean," said Danielle Jones. The City of Tempe is working closely with Arizona Game and Fish, who have tested the water regularly and told us this is not a water quality issue. Although golden algae is present in the
  • WRAL.com
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  • 1/20/2018 10:56:00 PM
  • This fish with human-like teeth is causing problems in Arizona
  • An Arizona fisherman had an unexpected catch of the day this month when he reeled in a fish with human-like teeth. Jeff Evans, who was fishing on the north side of Tucson's Silverbell Lake on Jan. 12, told the Arizona Daily Star that the fish even tried to
  • KING5.com
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  • 1/20/2018 7:37:00 PM
  • Winter fishing conditions a challenge
  • The Arizona Game and Fish Department is partnering with the White Mountain Nature Center to present its annual bald eagle natural history workshop at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 10th in Pinetop. This workshop is an excellent wildlife learning opportunity
  • Payson Roundup
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  • 1/20/2018 5:25:00 AM
  • Nathan J. Fish / Arizona Republic:
  • Three Teams To Watch On Julio Pablo Martinez — Three teams look like the favorites to sign Julio Pablo Martinez, a 21-year-old center fielder who had been one of the top young players in Cuba and has talent on par with a first-round pick if he were in ...
  • ballbug.com
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  • 1/19/2018 4:36:00 PM
  • Fish that clean Phoenix's canals are gorging themselves
  • The Salt River Project has been using the sterile fish native to China to help clear the canals since 1989 and avoid treating the water with chemicals, The Arizona Republic reported. The largest of them were found near Mesa's Granite Reef Diversion Dam ...
  • Arizona Daily Sun
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  • 1/17/2018 12:33:00 PM
  • Arizona: Free Boating Safety Class
  • PHOENIX — Anyone who became the proud owner of a new boat over the holiday season is encouraged to attend one of the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s (AZGFD) free safety education courses. In addition to providing an overview of the basic skills ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/17/2018 8:02:00 AM
  • Fish that clean Phoenix's canals are gorging themselves
  • The crews drain portions of the major canals each year so they can repair cracks, remove trash and clear debris, The Arizona Republic reported. Crews have to move the fish to properly repair and clear the canals. But Salt River Project spokesman Jeff Lane
  • Casa Grande Valley Newspaper
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  • 1/16/2018 9:33:00 PM
  • Adapting to Changing Patterns
  • Lake Pleasant in Arizona is one lake where anglers must learn to adapt to changing conditions. The lake is known for extreme changes – the lake level fluctuates as much as 100 vertical feet every year, which means that the fish move constantly.
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 1/16/2018 1:23:00 PM
  • Big game application for antelope and elk available
  • It’s time to start planning those big game hunts in Arizona and the other western states for the 2018 hunting seasons even though it is only January. Applications for antelope and elk permits are now available on line with the Arizona Game and Fish ...
  • Payson Roundup
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  • 1/16/2018 12:11:00 PM
  • Arizona Boating Visitors Reminded to Clean, Drain and Dry
  • PHOENIX —The Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds boaters to “clean, drain and dry” – and especially decontaminate — their watercraft and equipment before exiting waters designated as having aquatic invasive species (AIS). This reminder is ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/16/2018 9:44:00 AM
  • Lake Havasu Marine Association honored at Arizona Game and Fish meeting
  • The Lake Havasu Marine Association was honored on Saturday with the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s “Award for Excellence,” but the organization’s work is far from over. The Marine Association has for 10 years helped guide education and action ...
  • Havasu News
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  • 1/16/2018 6:38:00 AM
  • Arizona Game and Fish Commission to Meet Friday in Phoenix
  • PHOENIX, Ariz.-(Ammoland.com)-The next meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission will be Friday, Jan. 12, at the Game and Fish Department headquarters, Quail Room, 5000 W. Carefree Hwy, Phoenix, 85086. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. The meeting can
  • Ammo Land
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  • 1/12/2018 7:30:00 PM
  • AZGFD studies cormorant impact on wildlife, fish
  • An Arizona Game and Fish Department biologist holds a newly tagged cormorant as part of a research project on the birds. Those spotting the birds are asked to record their observations at www.azgfd.gov/cormorantsurvey. PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish .
  • Sonoran News
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  • 1/10/2018 12:30:00 AM
  • Cast a line at Family Fishing Day
  • As in previous years, the Arizona Game and Fish Department will provide fishing clinics and the city will issue “loaner” fishing kits with a rod, reel and bait to each participant. A fishing pole can also be purchased for $5. The city will offer a ...
  • In Maricopa
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  • 1/9/2018 7:00:00 PM
  • local fisherman captures unusal fish in Silverbell Lake
  • The 49-year-old has fished more than 20 years and it his second time catching a similar type of fish. The Arizona Game and Fish Department fills Silverbell Lake with trout, sunfish and catfish for citizens to obtain. Mike Hart, the department's spokesman .
  • Arizona Daily Star
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  • 1/6/2018 11:30:00 PM
  • Officials examine methods to control invasive fish species
  • The National Park Service is considering measures like electric shocks, fish barriers, genetic techniques and other means to reduce invasive fish species in the Grand Canyon and Glen Canyon areas in northern Arizona. Some of the park service's proposed ...
  • Metro News
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  • 1/6/2018 12:02:00 AM
  • Officials seek methods to control invasive fish in northern Arizona
  • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The National Park Service is considering measures like electric shocks, fish barriers, genetic techniques and other means to reduce invasive fish species in the Grand Canyon and Glen Canyon areas in northern Arizona. Some of the park ...
  • Ktar
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  • 1/5/2018 3:53:00 AM
  • Officials examine methods to control invasive fish species
  • (AP) — The National Park Service is considering measures like electric shocks, fish barriers, genetic techniques and other means to reduce invasive fish species in the Grand Canyon and Glen Canyon areas in northern Arizona. The Arizona Daily Sun reports ..
  • Arizona Daily Star
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  • 1/4/2018 9:18:00 PM
  • Arizona Bald Eagle Nesting Season Restricts Some Float Trips
  • PHOENIX — 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 operators and motorized paragliders to help ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/4/2018 10:17:00 AM
  • Orangeburg National Fish Hatchery has new manager
  • His work in raising fish has taken him all over the country, including New Mexico, Idaho, Texas, Arizona and most recently North Dakota. “I have been learning by doing at each of these places that I’ve been. I’ve spent the last 15 years doing that ...
  • Times and Democrat
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  • 1/1/2018 3:31:00 AM
  • Great to see youth catch ‘fishing bug’
  • I wish now that I had a little more time to talk fishing with him but didn’t. I spent the next four hours driving to Arizona, thinking about all the times I was made in front of by other kids my age for wearing my favorite fishing hat. I’m not sure if ...
  • Manteca Bulletin
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  • 12/29/2017 8:09:00 AM
  • What to do with that leftover Christmas tree? Give it to the fish
  • The same happens regularly at Lake Havasu, in Arizona, where firs and spruces are sunk in 20 to 30 feet of water with biodegradable sandbags as weights to help a variety of sunfish, bluegill, and bass, says Robert Stapp, a maintenance worker for the Bureau
  • The Verge on MSN.com
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  • 12/27/2017 3:17:00 PM
  • Game and Fish investigating another elk poaching in Arizona
  • WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Arizona Game and Fish Department is investigating another poaching of a bull elk. Officials say the poaching occurred last Sunday morning. The elk was shot and left to waste along a U.S. Forest Service road northwest of Williams.
  • WRAL.com
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  • 12/23/2017 11:22:00 AM
  • Scouts and Venturers invited to enter the State-Fish Art Contest
  • Remember, entrants can select any fish on the state-fish list — not just their own. That means Arizona Scouts could pick the Kentucky spotted bass, and Scouts in New York could select Hawaii’s humuhumunukunukuapua’a. Find the official fish list here.
  • Scouting Magazine
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  • 12/22/2017 4:48:00 PM
  • Mercury found in fish in some local lakes
  • WHITE MOUNTAINS — Just in case anyone has heard rumors about high levels of mercury in fish in a few local lakes, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality wants people to know it is true, but they are safe. It is only certain species of fish ...
  • WMI central
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  • 12/22/2017 12:22:00 PM
  • Game and Fish investigating another elk poaching in Arizona
  • WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Arizona Game and Fish Department is investigating another poaching of a bull elk. Officials say the poaching occurred last Sunday morning. The elk was shot and left to waste along a U.S. Forest Service road northwest of Williams.
  • Arizona Daily Sun
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  • 12/22/2017 7:31:00 AM
  • Outdoors: Friday Fishing Report
  • Scooter Griffith from The Arizona Fishing Guides said Nov. 22 that the lake is still putting out numbers of big fish. Most of them have been coming out in the deep grass using a drop shot or a shaky head technique. A fishing pier is now open to the public
  • Daily Courier
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  • 12/22/2017 5:50:00 AM
  • Game and Fish investigating another elk poaching in Arizona
  • WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Arizona Game and Fish Department is investigating another poaching of a bull elk. Officials said the poaching occurred last Sunday morning. The elk was shot and left to waste along a U.S. Forest Service road northwest of Williams.
  • Ktar
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  • 12/21/2017 6:21:00 PM
  • Take precautions when venturing onto ice for fishing
  • The ice picks will help you pull yourself out of the water. A quick check of the fishing reports for the southern portions of Nevada and Utah and the northern parts of Arizona shows that we are still a week or two from good ice conditions. Freelance writer
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal
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  • 12/21/2017 1:16:00 AM
  • Game and Fish stands by decision to euthanize javelina in Quail Creek
  • The Arizona Department of Game and Fish stands by its decision to euthanize 19 javelinas captured at the Quail Creek Golf Club over the past couple of weeks, citing safety concerns. “It’s unfortunate, but our concern is for the overall population ...
  • Green Valley News
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  • 12/20/2017 1:00:00 PM
  • Game and Fish: Bear killed on Tucson's NE side
  • The bear was found on the 7700 block of East Park View Drive, according to news release Monday from the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Officials described the bear as old, malnourished and ill. The bear was at least 16 years old with blunted teeth ...
  • Arizona Daily Star
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  • 12/18/2017 9:11:00 PM
  • Rim lakes and streams offer solitude and good fishing for anglers
  • For a complete list of the winter and community stocking programs by the Arizona Game & Fish Department, visit www.azgfd.gov. Deadline extended for comments The Tonto National Forest has extended the comment period on its Preliminary Proposal Plan to a new
  • Payson Roundup
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  • 12/15/2017 5:57:00 PM
  • Game and Fish: Bear seen on Tucson's NE side
  • Since then, multiple residents reported seeing the bear, including three sightings Thursday morning, according to Mark Hart, a spokesman with the Arizona Game and Fish Department. "The situation got more serious when it got in the vicinity of a school ...
  • Arizona Daily Star
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  • 12/14/2017 11:45:00 PM
  • Grading the Hires of the 2017 College Football Coaching Carousel
  • Edwards grew up in Monterey, Calif., went to school at San Diego State and (many moons ago) coached at San Jose State, so he has ties to a region Arizona State will need to recruit well in order to succeed. In Tempe, he will be a big fish in a big pond ...
  • MSN
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  • 12/14/2017 8:41:00 PM
  • Drink Beer To Feed Fish And Help Save The Planet
  • asks Kevin Fitzsimmons, a professor of environmental science at the University of Arizona who has studied aquaculture for four decades. He says “protein digestibility” of fish meal alternative products can be a potential problem. One common issue ...
  • Indiana Public Media
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  • 12/14/2017 4:36:00 PM
  • Warm winter brings great fishing weather
  • So you can also still comfortably hike or camp or perhaps fish. In fact, Arizona Game and Fish just released their top 5 winter fishing holes in Arizona. Fish may not be quite as active as they are during the spring and summer months, but AZGFD says there
  • AZFamily
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  • 12/14/2017 4:35:00 PM
  • Havasu named one of Game and Fish’s top five fishing holes
  • In many places in the U.S., anglers are storing away their rods and lures until spring. In Arizona, however, the chill is never too chilly, and the water never too cold for a day of fishing. The Arizona Game and Fish Department this week released its annua
  • Havasu News
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  • 12/14/2017 6:56:00 AM
  • ‘A different dimension of loss’: inside the great insect die-off
  • Fisher says that “in 50 years I can’t imagine any forest left in Madagascar”. According to Wendy Moore, a professor of entomology at the University of Arizona, who specialises in ant nest beetles, “There is a sense of running out of time.
  • The Guardian
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  • 12/14/2017 6:00:00 AM
  • Arizona Names Top 5 Winter Fishing Holes
  • In Arizona, winter doesn't have to mean sending boats and rods and reels into hibernation. While outdoor recreation opportunities across many U.S. states shut down during the season of freeze, Arizona rolls on with trout stockings and water temperatures ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/13/2017 7:45:00 AM
  • Waste Not, Want Not: Drink Beer To Feed Fish And Help Save The Planet
  • asks Kevin Fitzsimmons, a professor of environmental science at the University of Arizona who has studied aquaculture for four decades. He says "protein digestibility" of fish meal alternative products can be a potential problem. One common issue ...
  • Iowa Public Radio
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  • 12/12/2017 8:25:00 PM
  • Arizona Game and Fish weighing changes to fishing, hunting licenses
  • Arizona Game and Fish Department leaders are weighing the final details of potential legislation set for discussion on the capital floor next year. Game and Fish Department representatives gathered at Arizona State University’s Lake Havasu City campus to .
  • Havasu News
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  • 12/12/2017 7:14:00 AM
  • Arizona: Meetings on License Simplification Dec. 11 and 12
  • PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department will host its next public meetings on license simplification success in Lake Havasu City and Sierra Vista. The schedule is: • Monday, Dec. 11, 6-8 p.m., at Arizona State University at Havasu's Santiago ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/11/2017 8:34:00 AM
  • Authorities investigate 3rd case of elk poaching in a month
  • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Game and Fish Department officials say they're investigating the third case of elk poaching since last month. They say a bull elk was illegally killed Sunday evening and may have been shot from a vehicle. The carcass of ...
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 12/7/2017 6:53:00 AM
  • Arizona Game and Fish Opposes Proposed Wild Cat Hunting Ban
  • A proposed statewide ballot initiative would ban all hunting of wild cats in Arizona. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to oppose the measure. According to the Arizona Game and Fish Department, between 250 and ...
  • KNAU Arizona Public Radio
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  • 12/6/2017 6:10:00 PM
  • Arizona: Webinar/Meeting on License Simplification Today in Prescott Valley
  • PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department will host its next public meeting and webinar on license simplification success Tuesday, Dec. 5, 6-8 p.m. at the Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle. The meeting and webinar will be held to ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/5/2017 8:55:00 AM
  • Arizona Game and Fish: Young mountain lion visits Foothills patio
  • A young mountain lion was spotted in the foothills near Tucson over the weekend, according to the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Apparently the mountain lion was spotted late Saturday morning on the patio of a foothills home. The department said the ...
  • Arizona Daily Star
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  • 12/4/2017 5:19:00 PM
  • Arizona Game and Fish, county fair updates set for supes’ agenda Dec. 6
  • Those interested in hearing how the Arizona Game and Fish Department works, or about the attendance and success of the 2017 Yavapai County Fair, may want to stop in at the 9 a.m. Yavapai County Board of Supervisors meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Field and .
  • Daily Courier
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  • 12/4/2017 1:56:00 PM
  • Arizona Game and Fish Dept: $8K reward in deer poaching case
  • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering up to $8,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of a deer poacher. The case involves a mule deer buck that was found dead near Mount Logan on the North Rim of the Grand Canyo
  • 12news.com
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  • 12/3/2017 5:15:00 AM
  • Arizona Game and Fish: Don't call us about mountain lion internet hoax
  • The Arizona Game and Fish Department of Tucson said the public has nothing to worry about after a hoax photo of a mountain lion in a bathtub was widely shared online. The department posted a public service announcement on its Facebook page Wednesday ...
  • Arizona Daily Star
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  • 12/1/2017 6:00:00 PM
  • Now that's a big catfish
  • It has been designated an urban fishing lake that has been stocked with rainbow trout, bass and catfish in cooperation with the Arizona Game and Fish Department. A few of these game fish survive for many seasons despite the heavy fishing pressure and grow
  • Payson Roundup
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  • 12/1/2017 12:19:00 PM
  • Community program brings fishing closer to anglers
  • Five miles is a long jog for some, a quick bike ride for others, and for most, a short drive. One of the goals of the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Community Fishing Program is to help make it possible for Arizona anglers to be within five miles of ..
  • WMI central
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  • 12/1/2017 12:12:00 PM
  • Arizona: GFC to Meet Dec. 1-2 in Phoenix
  • The next meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission will be Dec. 1-2, 2017, at the AZGFD headquarters at 5000 W. Carefree Highway in Phoenix. The public can attend in person, view the meeting on a webcast at https://livestream.com/azgameandfish ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/1/2017 10:50:00 AM
  • AZ Game and Fish: Don't call us about mountain lion internet hoax
  • The Arizona Game and Fish Department of Tucson said the public has nothing to worry about after a hoax photo of a mountain lion in a bathtub was widely shared online. The department posted a public service announcement on its Facebook page Wednesday ...
  • Arizona Daily Star
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  • 11/30/2017 11:19:00 PM
  • Arizona Game and Fish Commission to Meet Dec. 1-2 in Phoenix
  • USA -(Ammoland.com)-The next meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission will be Dec. 1-2, 2017, at the AZGFD headquarters at 5000 W. Carefree Highway in Phoenix. The public can attend in person, view the meeting on a webcast at https://livestream.com
  • Ammo Land
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  • 11/30/2017 6:30:00 PM
  • Arizona Game and Fish Dept: $8K reward in deer poaching case
  • The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering up to $8,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of a deer poacher. The case involves a mule deer buck that was found dead near Mount Logan on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Game and Fish ...
  • AZFamily
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  • 11/29/2017 12:42:00 PM
  • Arizona Game and Fish Dept: $8K reward in deer poaching case
  • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering up to $8,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of a deer poacher. The case involves a mule deer buck that was found dead near Mount Logan on the North Rim of the Grand Canyo
  • Arizona Daily Sun
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  • 11/28/2017 10:33:00 PM
  • Arizona: Discount on Fishing Licenses
  • Limited time only – Save 25% on AZ general fishing licenses and community fishing licenses bought online PHOENIX — Between now and Dec. 1, 2017, Arizona Game & Fish is offering a 25% discount on Arizona adult general fishing licenses and community ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 11/27/2017 8:47:00 AM
  • Fish and Wildlife retracts opposition to Arizona project
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last month lifted its longstanding objections to the construction of a city-sized development that threatens the last free-flowing major river in the arid Southwest. The San Pedro River sustains some 400 species of ...
  • Payson Roundup
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  • 11/26/2017 12:41:00 AM
  • Arizona: GFD to Host Meetings on License Simplification
  • PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department will host a series of public meetings and a webinar over the next several weeks to review changes that have occurred in the three years since legislation was passed that allowed the department to simplify ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 11/20/2017 8:55:00 AM
  • Kotzebue man loses 50 pounds of caribou, fish on flights to Arizona
  • When Jennifer Borden and Karl Nelson opened up their cooler in Flagstaff, Arizona, they were hoping for more than a couple of steaks. "There was like one salmon fillet, two caribou steaks and one piece of smoked salmon and that was it," said Borden.
  • Anchorage Daily News
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  • 11/20/2017 3:13:00 AM

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