Archive for the 'Waterfowl Hunting' Category

Duck hunting regulations available

Duck season is set to begin Friday, Oct. 7 and it should be a good one this year. The opener is typically local birds, but counts indicate more ducks than seen in decades. A good cold winter in the states north of Ariz. could be the makings of a great season, so dust off those […]

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Hunters reminded season is closed for canvasback ducks

Arizona’s liberal 100-day waterfowl season has some restrictions PHOENIX —  Waterfowl hunting season opens Friday, Oct. 3 in the mountain zone. The “liberal” season set by the federal framework and implemented by the Arizona Game and Fish Department is for a full 100 days, closing on Jan. 11 (in the mountain zone). However, duck hunters […]

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Fall outdoor hunting activities just for the kids

Fall outdoor hunting activities just for the kids See Arizona’s unique wildlife and reconnect with nature PHOENIX —  Javelina, turkey and sandhill cranes – oh my! It may not be exactly like the famous Wizard of Oz quote, “lions and tigers and bears” – but to many it still invokes a sense of mystery and […]

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Stamp collectors, conservationists, birders, and waterfowl hunters: the 2008 Arizona Duck Stamp is now available

Stamp collectors, conservationists, birders, and waterfowl hunters: the 2008 Arizona Duck Stamp is now available By Doug Burt, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department Although ill-advised, some folks like to take their day-old-bread to the park and feed them, however, there is a better way you can support waterfowl – buy a state […]

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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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Winter waterfowl hunting opportunities

Winter waterfowl hunting opportunities By Dave Cagle, wildlife program manager, Pinetop region, Arizona Game and Fish Department Arizona is not a high-profile duck and goose magnet like Chesapeake Bay, Klamath Valley or the Mississippi Delta. However, golden opportunities are available across the state for those few waterfowl hunters who do their homework, put forth some […]

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Avian Influenza monitoring at some check stations

Avian Influenza monitoring at some check stations By Debbie Freeman, public information officer, Arizona Game and Fish Department Some waterfowl and sandhill crane hunters may find a new type of monitoring at several check stations this year, including at Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Havasu National Wildlife Refuge and Willcox Playa Wildlife Area. Arizona Game and […]

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