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On The Cover - May Your 2017 Journey Be Stellar
Famed for its dramatic rapids and canyons, the Colorado is one of the most desirable whitewater rivers in the United States, and its Grand Canyon section – run by more than 22,000 people... Full Story
Boating Holiday Beauty - Christmas Themes Sparkle On The Waters
Editor's Note: Some of the most beautiful of holiday events are the Christmas lighted-boat parades. Although there are more in The Southwest, the ones we mention here are among the favorites... Full Story
Who is Modern Spartan Systems and what can they do for me?
Those are interesting questions. Who are these guys? Answer – we are an advanced "GREEN" chemical technology company with formulas that produce "real world" benefits that are blowing people away.... Full Story
From Jousting To Mermaids - Lads, Ladies, Join Us At The Ren Fest
Revel in the atmosphere of 16th century Europe! Explore our 30-acre festival village filled with 13 stages of nonstop entertainment: performances of music, dance, comedy, falconry and acrobatics. Chee... Full Story
For More On Modern Spartan Systems "See Seven Steps To A Clean Gun" - Cleanliness Is Key To Dependable Firearms - By John Anderson
A lot of people think that cleaning a gun is a long, involved process that requires mountains of patches, lots of smelly chemicals, and way too much time. I've been cleaning guns for over 50 years now... Full Story
AZBW / WOT December 2016 Glossy Version
Click on the cover if you would like information on purchasing this issue. Phoenix, AZ - In Focus - Don McDowell Honored By Arizona Game & Fish Commission
Publisher's Note: We at Arizona Boating & Watersports / Western Outdoor Times would like to congratulate Don McDowell. His hard work, perseverance, and dedication to preserving our wildlife has... Full Story
Sportfishing Industry Applauds President-Elect Trump's Selection for Secretary of the Interior
Alexandria, VA – December 15, 2016 – The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) www.asafishing.org, along with other associations in the outdoor recreation industry, expressed support today for... Full Story
San Diego, CA - West Coast Multihulls Make Dreams A Reality - Ever dream of chartering or learning how to sail a luxury catamaran?
West Coast Multihulls (WCM) can make those dreams a reality. For the last six years, WCM has been teaching students how to sail catamarans. As an ASA (American Sailing Association) Sailing School,... Full Story
It's Hot Outside - And Even Hotter In The Car
TripsWithPets.com - The summer months are fully upon us, and pet travel is at its height. We have all heard a lot in the news lately about the dangers of leaving children in hot cars, and the...
Phoenix - Desert Botanical Garden Flashlight Tours Continue
Dates: Through Sept. 3 Time: 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Location: Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, AZ 85008 Phone: 480-941-1225 Website: https://www.dbg.org/events/flashlight-tours...
Pokémon Go and Boating: Three Tips from BoatUS
The reality-game-meets-exercise app currently taking the nation by storm, "Pokémon Go," now has 21 million users every day – reportedly the most successful mobile game ever in the US. The game...
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A Winning Combination
On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed legislation creating the National Park Service, a new federal bureau in the Department of the Interior responsible for protecting existing national ...
Excerpts From AZGFD Report
Tip Of The Week For those athletic anglers looking for lots of exercise, good fishing, and no crowds, try Chevelon Lake. This steep-sided canyon lake is not shore-angler friendly, so float tubes,... Full Story
It's Worth The Memories
When was the last time you visited your favorite fishing spot? Or felt the thrill of that first catch? However long it may be, it's never too late to reclaim the excitement of the great outdoors.... Full Story
NPS Presence In Just One State - Arizona Has Them All
These memorable destinations are enough to fill a lifetime of "bucket lists". As we celebrate the centennial of the National Parks Service, many will be visiting national sites throughout the... Full Story
Advanced Trim Tab Controller Offers Better Ride, MPG
HydroTab's new state-of-the-art 4DHC Automatic Controller is designed to dramatically improve boat handling and address the common limitations of older generations of trim tab controllers. With the... Full Story
We just spent the day on Bartlett on their Bennington Pontoon Boat. Great day.
Kids' PFD Loaner Sites - Aaron Take A Look
Try it and see what you have been missing.
If you need to borrow a kid's life jacket for the day or weekend, chances are there is one near you at one of the over 1,500 life jacket loaner sites across the country at BoatUS.org/loanermap. The... Full Story
Life Jackets Are Prerequisite To Safety
Summer in the Southwest means fun on the water for many Arizona families, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department encourages everyone heading to area lakes to ensure they are wearing a life jacket... Full Story
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More Good News From Lake Powell
When a tagged walleye is caught, take a picture of the fish and then a closeup of the tag number. Contact me with the tag number at 928 645 2392. Send a fishing report indicating how and where the... Full Story
On July 11, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) President Margaret Podlich (L) and Government Affairs Manager David Kennedy (R), delivered over 24,000 comments from recreational... Full Story
On The Cover - These Falls Are A Treasure Within A Treasure
Havasupai Falls Arizona is a major destination for hikers who want to visit the blue-green waterfalls. Hidden in the Grand Canyon, and difficult to get reservations for, this paradise is for those... Full Story
Business Spotlight - Arizona Color Wrap Professionals
This colorful (literally) business was established in 2001 and is one of the Sr. Wrap Shops in the Valley of the Sun. The folks at Arizona Color make it clear that they are "not a Mom and Pop out of... Full Story
Downstream - Events Calendar, August 2016
FUR AND FEATHER Animal Assistance, INC .: Ongoing � A permanent residential facility for dogs and cats designed for comfort, well being, and CARE for LIFE. Where Every "One" Deserves a Chance To ... Full Story
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Arizona State Parks' Top Five Summer Adventures - Cozy Camping Cabins
Looking for a summer adventure filled with fun the whole family can enjoy? Spend the weekend or plan a day trip to one of our beautiful Arizona State Parks. We've got you covered whether you're a... Full Story
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Bug-Out Bag - We All Need To Be Ready For Emergencies
You may have heard the term "bug-out bag" - for sure you've heard or read about it if you ever visit any tactical shooting sites. What is a bug out bag? It's simply an easy-to-grab bag that contains... Full Story
Edward 'Pat' Madden Assumes Role Of Game And Fish Commission Chairman
Edward "Pat" Madden of Flagstaff has become the Arizona Game and Fish Commission's newest chair.. He will lead the five-member commission for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Madden replaces Kurt R. Davis,... Full Story
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