Archive for June, 2006

Volunteer opportunities for hunters

Volunteer opportunities for hunters By Sandy Reith, volunteer coordinator, Arizona Game and Fish Department The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s volunteer program provides opportunities for volunteers to participate firsthand in managing Arizona’s wildlife resources. Our goal is to provide you with a congenial and cooperative atmosphere where you can build relationships with staff and other [...]

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Conservation spotlight

Conservation spotlight Mohave Sportsman Club By Don Martin, government liaison How did your group get started? The Mohave Sportsman Club (MSC) was formed in 1936 by a group of local sportsmen who wanted to promote hunting, fishing and target shooting in the Kingman, Ariz. area. What is the purpose of the Mohave Sportsman Club? The [...]

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Hunters must physically check-in harvested bears and mountain lions

Hunters must physically check-in harvested bears and mountain lions By Rory Aikens, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department Bear and mountain lion hunters must contact the Arizona Game and Fish Department within 48 hours of taking a bear or a mountain lion, and you must also physically check-in the harvested animal within 10 [...]

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Fish Arizona! Get a combo license and double your fun

Fish Arizona! Get a combo license and double your fun By Tom Cadden, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department Want to add variety and extra enjoyment to your hunting trip this year? Buy a fishing license and experience great fishing fun at Arizona’s lakes and streams. Despite this year’s dry winter, last year’s [...]

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License fraud and misrepresentation

License fraud and misrepresentation By Jim Madden, wildlife law enforcement specialist, Arizona Game and Fish Department Sportsmen and women in America should be proud of their willingness to foot the bill for wildlife management and their self-imposed obedience to the laws designed to conserve wildlife. As with any group, there always seems to be a [...]

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Successful archery deer hunters must report harvest

Successful archery deer hunters must report harvest By Tom Cadden, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department All archery deer hunters are reminded of a rule that went into effect in 2004. Successful archery deer hunters must contact an Arizona Game and Fish Department office in person or by telephone at 1-866-903-DEER (3337) within [...]

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Arizona’s Big Game Super Raffle: Win the hunt of a lifetime

Arizona’s Big Game Super Raffle: Win the hunt of a lifetime By Rory Aikens, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department Hunters have an opportunity this year to win a unique year-round big game hunt while helping wildlife conservation efforts at the same time, thanks to Arizona’s Big Game Super Raffle. Here is how [...]

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Improving your odds for getting drawn

Improving your odds for getting drawn By Tom Cadden, public information officer, and Leonard Ordway, game branch chief, Arizona Game and Fish Department Each year, thousands of hunters within and outside Arizona plan their strategies for applying for Arizona’s fall big game draw. Some have already applied for this year’s draw, others are putting it [...]

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Application deadline for fall big game hunts is June 13

Application deadline for fall big game hunts is June 13 By Tom Cadden, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department Hunters are reminded that the deadline for submitting applications for Arizona’s 2006 fall big game hunt draw is 7 p.m. (MST), Tuesday, June 13. You can apply online through the department’s Web site at [...]

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