Archive for March, 2007

Conservation spotlight Arizona Desert Bighorn Sheep Society

Conservation spotlight Arizona Desert Bighorn Sheep Society By David McCasland, 2007 vice president How did your group get started? In 1967, a group of 46 concerned sportsman and conservationists got together for a single purpose dedicated to increasing the desert bighorn sheep population within Arizona. Out of these humble beginnings the Arizona Desert Bighorn Sheep [...]

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Shed hunters: Use off-highway vehicles with care this spring

Shed hunters: Use off-highway vehicles with care this spring By Ian Satter, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department A popular spring pastime for many is hunting for shed deer and elk antlers, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department is asking shed hunters using off-highway vehicles (OHVs) to act responsibly and not harm [...]

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ISE show gets a new domed home in 2007

ISE show gets a new domed home in 2007 Visit the Arizona Game and Fish Department booths and wildlife assets sale By Rory Aikens, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department Don’t miss the 7th annual International Sportsmen’s Expo on March 9-11 in its new domed home at the University of Phoenix Stadium in [...]

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Junior hunters: Josh Boak’s first elk

Junior hunters: Josh Boak’s first elk By Gale Boak, Tucson My son, Josh Boak, 14, has enjoyed the outdoors since an early age. My family has long enjoyed camping together, and hunting comes along with it. I learned to hunt at an early age from my dad and wanted to pass that tradition on to [...]

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Don’t risk your hunting privileges by littering

Don’t risk your hunting privileges by littering By Tom Cadden, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department Most of us who love the outdoors are taught at a young age that you should respect the land on which you hunt, fish and recreate. Sportsmen are typically conscientious about protecting our resources by not littering and [...]

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Been hunting? Collin English’s javelina hunt

Been hunting? Collin English’s javelina hunt By Kevin English, Glendale My son, Collin English, 14, has been active in many sports for years. He’s an 8th-grader at Cheyenne Elementary School in the Peoria School District,  plays on the school football and basketball teams, and is currently the starting catcher for the softball team. But one [...]

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Experience the great outdoors at the Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo

Experience the great outdoors at the Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo By Tom Cadden, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor enthusiasts: You won’t want to miss the FREE Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo on March 31 and April 1 at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix. Want [...]

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Did you get your javelina?

Did you get your javelina? Facts you may not have known about this unique big game animal By Jim Heffelfinger, regional game specialist, Arizona Game and Fish Department The general spring javelina season concluded last week, and you may be one of the several thousand hunters who took to the field to test your skills. [...]

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