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.
Predator calling is one of the most challenging and exciting sports many hunters in Arizona participate in.
In Arizona, tags are issued for all of Arizona’s big game animals. These tags, which in effect are a transfer of ownership from the State of Arizona to a hunter, are placed on different areas of the animal.
The father-son team of Charles and Doniphan Schmidt brought in the largest limit of bass to easily win the Kingman Bass Club’s last tournament of the year, which was held on Lake Havasu.
I read a letter to the editor in the Kingman Daily Miner dated Oct. 5 where a woman from Sedona wrote about an organized varmint hunt that was held last weekend in Mohave County.
Seems like every fall when the big game hunts start, I hear stories about sportsmen who have not filled their tags, but yet claim they had a successful hunt.
The 2018-2019 waterfowl and snipe regulations are out, and for those wanting to hunt waterfowl it’s time to repair the decoys, waders and clean the shotgun.
Good friends are few and far between. When we lose one, it is hard to take.
It was hot as six teams of anglers from Kingman Bass Club took to the water on Lake Mead to test their skills on the largemouth and smallmouth bass that call this huge Colorado River impoundment home.
According to the U.S. Coast Guard, in 2017 there were 4,291 recreational boating accidents involving 658 deaths nationwide.
The rumors about the Bureau of Land Management Kingman Field Office Travel Management Plan (TMP) and Environmental Assessment that is currently out for review and comment has garnered the attention of a lot of local folks, and in some cases, has upset a few.