Archive for October, 2009

Come network with Game and Fish on Facebook

Connect with others who share your outdoor interests Do you want the latest news, updates, videos and photographs from the Arizona Game and Fish Department, and even get the opportunity to chat with others who share your interests? Then become a “fan” of the Arizona Game and Fish Department on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/azgafd. It’s interesting. It […]

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Dig out the deeks – the full waterfowl season is taking flight

Dig out the deeks and limber up those duck calls – the desert zone waterfowl hunting takes flight on Oct. 23 and closes on Jan. 31, but the best hunting may still be in the high country. A lot of waterfowl hunters have already been taking advantage of the mountain zone waterfowl opportunities. Now the […]

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Photo contest winners announced

Wildlife calendars go on sale Nov. 1 It’s official! The winners of this year’s Arizona Game and Fish Department wildlife calendar photo contest are: Grand Prize Winner: Ted Hendy, long-nosed leopard lizard Monthly Winners: Ann Beisser, javelina Bob McBride, Northern cardinal Bruce Taubert, regal horned lizard Bryan Hughes, Western diamond-backed rattlesnake Cathy Illg, Harris’ antelope […]

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Archers and BowHunters Expand Your Skills with 3-D Targets

Arizona Game and Fish offers fun shoots Step off the range and into the field and expand your archery skills in judging distances, terrain, and identifying the target zone on a variety of life-sized 3-D targets in a natural desert setting. All ages and skill levels are welcome, so bring the entire family out to […]

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New Arizona Archery Program Teaches the Fun Sport to Families

Looking for a great activity the whole family can learn and enjoy? The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a Family Archery Program at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix beginning Oct. 12. This introductory program is designed to give families a hands-on experience to learn more about archery and possibly start a […]

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Agencies partner to protect Tres Rios area

The Arizona Game and Fish Department, Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, and the Goodyear and Avondale Police Departments are instituting a collaborative protocol for enforcement of state and local laws to better protect the Tres Rios Project Area in the southwest Valley. Under the agreement, announced Oct. 15, the agencies will collaborate on law enforcement patrols, […]

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Low OHV Decal compliance numbers unacceptable

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is reinforcing earlier efforts to get all OHV owners in the state to take part in the new OHV Decal program that went into effect Jan. 1, 2009. As the department has been promoting for the last year, all Arizona OHVs that are primarily designed by the manufacturer for […]

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Two public meetings remain for elk, antelope hunt recommendations

The public has an opportunity to attend two more public meetings to help develop the 2010 hunt recommendations for pronghorn antelope, elk, and population management hunts. Constituents interested in particular game management units within those regions will have the opportunity to discuss management direction. The remaining meetings will be held at these Game and Fish […]

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Game and Fish Adds Sharing and Social Bookmarking Bar

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has added a Share or Bookmark bar to our articles, blogs, outdoor calendar dates, and user photos sections. This makes it easier than ever to share news and photos with your friends and family on Facebook, Twitter, E-mail, and 150+ other bookmarking and sharing services (just click on the […]

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