The Arizona Game and Fish Department has announced the opening of the 2019 fall small-game seasons for a variety of species including assorted tree squirrels, band-tailed pigeons, grouse, chukar and waterfowl.
Every year I receive photos from anglers and hunters that they would like to see printed in our paper’s Outdoors Page.
Manmade wildlife watering troughs are important, and in times like now when not much rain has fallen, they are absolutely needed by wildlife.
Drawing any antelope tag in Arizona today is a tough task.
With just a few more days before the September dove season closes, success or lack of it depends on who you have talked to.
While some Kingman residents had a tough time finding doves on the first two days of the early season that opened Sept. 1, others found a lot of birds and had some great shooting.
Having the opportunity to meet with friends you haven’t seen in a while is always a good thing.
Now that the antis have apparently won another round of taking away the privileges of legally licensed hunters, I was thinking the other day: “Wonder what the antis will go after next?”
The annual archery deer hunt will open on Friday, Aug. 23, in many areas statewide and local archers are ready to hit the hills.
In light of the horrible random shootings in America, and all of the rhetoric that unfortunately comes after it, I wondered if the proposed action by the folks who are on the left side of this issue will affect the average American sportsman and citizen?
The question on my mind this week is what is going on with the striper fishery at Lake Mead?
The Big Boquillas Ranch, the largest privately owned ranch in Unit 10, is now open for scouting and prairie dog hunters who have permits.
Winners of the 14th annual Arizona Big Game Super Raffle were announced at Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters in Phoenix.
An archery group known as Inside Out will host a two-day indoor shoot this weekend at the Mohave County Fairgrounds.
I’m sure by now you all are aware of the unfortunate passing of one of the best archers around, Stewart Bowman.
It was right at sundown as I was heading north on the Pierce Ferry Road about a mile from the Dollar General store when it happened.
If you are a lady who is interested in some great outdoors activities including bird walks, yoga, fly tying, and night fishing, then you might want to investigate a workshop called “Becoming an Outdoors Woman.”
President Donald Trump is not a hunter or angler, but he knows the importance of these activities to the American public. He also knows how important access is to federal lands and waterways by the American public.
I am often asked by potential fishing clients what the best time of the year is to fish for striped bass and catfish on Lake Mead.
Arizona Game and Fish Department has announced that this year there was more than a 10% increase in applicants for fall big-game tags.
As expected, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission, on a 4-0 vote, (Commissioner Sparks was not present) has decided to eliminate coyote calling contests.
Mohave County has a lot of talented photographers and, of course, our county is the home of some of the most beautiful landscapes and interesting wildlife in Arizona.
The next two weeks are going to be important to a number of local striper fishermen.
A reminder to all boaters that Arizona Game and Fish Department will be holding a life jacket exchange at the Region 3 office in Kingman on Saturday.
Sometimes, just being in the right place at the right time can turn ordinary people into heroes.
With this crazy spring weather about to end, many local boaters and anglers will be once again taking to the water of our local lakes on the Colorado River.
The last couple of weeks I have been writing about some very serious things Arizona sportsmen are going to be facing in the next few months.
As I am sure you are aware, one of the hottest topics for many Arizona sportsmen is the proposal by the Arizona Game and Fish Commission to prohibit organized coyote calling contests.
What we didn’t expect was when literally thousands of 3 to 5 inch threadfin showed up and started circling the boat.
The first step for Martzen was to get some of her friends to agree to help her with the event, which does take a lot of planning.
When I got the first of several calls from friends, some of whom are members of the Mohave Sportsman Club, I couldn’t believe what they were saying.
Many years ago, when I was president of the Mohave Sportsman Club, I organized and put in place a program in concert with the Arizona Game and Fish Department and the Navajo Nation that recognized that we as sportsmen were only privileged to hunt on those lands.
The Big Boquillas Ranch encompasses just over 729,532 acres of land. It includes about 491,432 acres of deeded private land, which is owned by the Navajo Nation. The ranch also has 238,100 acres of state trust lands within its borders. It is the largest ranch in Arizona.
One of the longest running overnight striper tournaments in Mohave County is in danger of not happening unless someone steps up to take it over.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the limited use of motor vehicles to retrieve lawfully taken elk and bison on the Kaibab National Forest.
As I reported in last week’s column, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission did pass, and by a unanimous vote, a proposal that would prohibit using any lethal method of take during a hunting contest for predatory and fur-bearing animals.
You knew it had to end. The father-son team of Ray and Donnie Scroggins didn’t win the Kingman Bass Club’s fourth tournament of the year.