Don Martin

Don is a native Arizona resident who has spent his entire adult life (except for 2 years 9 months and 13 days in Uncle Sam's Army) pursuing his passion of enjoying the great outdoors of Arizona.
Don worked as a law enforcement officer for over 15-years after his stint in the U.S. Army. After an on-the-job injury forced his retirement from the law enforcement field, Don decided to start a business to help others who enjoyed the great outdoors as much as he did.
Working with his friend Larry Sallee, Don started Arizona Wildlife Outfitters in 1987 in Kingman.

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High school archers spend time on the hunt

In the past few weeks we’ve read about several young men in our community who, with the help of some dedicated family members, have had some exciting hunting adventures in the great outdoors.

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Another Kingman lad’s hunting hobby off to a great start

Shayne Zumwalt is a 10-year-old fifth-grader at Manzanita Elementary and the son of Clint and Katie Zumwalt of Kingman.

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Young Hunter is a mighty hunter

It’s no secret that the future of hunting and even fishing is going to be in the hands of today’s youth.

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Obama appointee fires last shot at hunters, anglers

On his final day in office, Dan Ashe, who was appointed by former President Barack Obama to be the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, took one last shot at sportsmen in America.

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Bowhunter makes record book three times since September

Any archer will tell you that bagging any big game animal with a bow and arrow that qualifies for the prestigious Pope & Young record book is quite the feat.

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Sheep hunt produces big ram for local hunter

If you ask anyone who knows about the possibilities of drawing a desert bighorn sheep tag in Mohave County, most will tell you the odds are slim to none.

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Sportsmen donate tags to help other sportsmen

As an outdoors writer, I often hear stories about hunters and anglers from Mohave County. Most are about the hunts or fishing trips that sportsmen have gone on.

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Rains revive once troubled Alamo Lake; Game & Fish predicts good spring fishing

The recent storms that have soaked the state are providing some much needed relief for Alamo Lake, which is located on the southern border of Mohave County, according to George Knapp at the Alamo Lake State Park.

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Sportsmen: Send us your stories, photos

I can’t believe how quickly 2016 came to an end and here we are half way through the month of January in 2017.

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Dunton’s ram came close to making the record book

Drawing a sheep tag without maximum bonus points is difficult for most sportsmen. Some actually go their entire lives without getting one of the most coveted tags in Arizona.

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