Archive for September, 2007

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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Arizona is getting a “liberalized” waterfowl season

Arizona is getting a “liberalized” waterfowl season AZ waterfowlers are getting 107 hunt days By Rory Aikens, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department Arizona hunters are getting a “liberalized” waterfowl season of 107 hunt days for 2007-08 thanks to a decent overall waterfowl breeding season in North America, despite the fact that much […]

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What is Wildlife Worth?

What is Wildlife Worth? By Pat Barber, law enforcement program manager, Arizona Game and Fish Department There has been some recent discussion and confusion in some corners of the state in response to recent changes to the Game and Fish statutes relating to civil assessments imposed by the Arizona Game and Fish Commission. Arizona Revised […]

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Juniors dove hunts: Introduce youngsters to hunting

Juniors dove hunts: Introduce youngsters to hunting Opportunities in southwestern Arizona Sept. 2 or Sept. 8-9 at Robbins Butte By Rory Aikens and Tom Cadden, public information officers, Arizona Game and Fish Department When thousands of doves and scores of young shooters and their mentors come together at juniors dove hunts, the end result is […]

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Been hunting? Kyle Stevens’ 2007 javelina hunt

Been hunting? Kyle Stevens’ 2007 javelina hunt By Jim Sively, hunter education instructor, Scottsdale We now have three grandsons of hunting age, and all of them enjoy camping out and hunting as often as possible. All have completed the Hunter Education course, and Kyle Stevens, our oldest at age 14, is already an accomplished wingshooter. He has […]

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Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day

Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day Public invited to attend free events in Arizona Sept. 17-22 By Tom Cadden, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department People with an interest in wildlife, conservation and the great outdoors are invited to attend several activities in Arizona celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day, which is Sept. […]

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Fitting a shotgun

Fitting a shotgun Reprinted courtesy of Hayley Lynch, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Dove season is here, and any hunter who has emptied several boxes of shells to get their daily limit knows how important good technique is to a successful day afield. But one thing many shooters don’t consider is the crucial […]

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Dove season opens this weekend

Dove season opens this weekend Dove hunters breathe a sigh of relief when major storm doesn’t materialize By Rory Aikens, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department Hurricane Dean didn’t blast into Arizona last week as originally anticipated, and die-hard dove hunters breathed a sigh of relief. Such storms can prompt a lot of […]

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