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Photo: Darla Bardelli, a member of the Women�s
Bassmaster Tour for 2006, poses next to her boat.
(Darla's Web site:
You may have heard of FisherGirl by now as the company was
recognized internationally this past summer in Las Vegas, Nev., by
ICAST. If you have not, read on.
Milton, Ontario-based FisherGirl Inc. (www.fishergirl.com)
won ICASTS�s 2005 New Product Showcase Award -Best in Category Rod &
Reel combo for its Mermaid line.
FisherGirl Inc. "soft-launched" its� exclusive line of women�s
fishing rods and equipment in the Canadian market early in 2005 and
was officially debuting its line to the world at the ICAST show in
Las Vegas in July... more
Navigation Program Scheduled for the month of March
An eight session "Coastal Navigation" program is scheduled for
Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 7 p.m., beginning March 14 and ending April
6, at the Paradise Valley Police Station. The Coast Guard Auxiliary
instructors will be educating boaters on the finer points of
navigation, including the use of nautical charts, navigators' tools
and instruments, piloting and course plotting.
This program is rarely offered; so don't miss this opportunity to
gain the knowledge you need to safely navigate area and costal
waters. Participants enrolling in this program should first have
completed an eight hour (or greater) boating safety course such as
"America's Boating Course" or have a working knowledge of boating
terminology. A $150 fee will be charged. You can reserve your space
firstname.lastname@example.org or find more information at
Arizona�s largest sportsmen�s show at Arizona State Fairgrounds
March 10-12, 2006 features four buildings packed with the latest in
adventure vacations, camping, and fishing and hunting accessories.
A remarkable event "Splash Dogs" will debut at the show.... more
SAFETY LIGHTS -- Miniature lighthouse replicas keep popping up on
Havasu, all in the name of boater safety. To promote the cause, the first
annual Lake Havasu City Lighthouse Festival is set for March 11 at Windsor
State Beach. Shown is the Manning Memorial replica.
Story By Karen Scanlon
Miniature lighthouse replicas keep popping up in visible places on Lake
Havasu � all in the name of boater safety. To promote the cause,
preparations are well underway for the first Annual Lake Havasu City
Lighthouse Festival on March 11 at Windsor State Beach, Lake Havasu �
time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Welcome are all boaters, lighthouse enthusiasts, and people who seek
adventure. It�s a family event, and you�ll find plenty of parking, food,
and novelties vendors, and enjoy free admission to the Arizona State Park.
You don�t need a boat to partake of the fun....
Getting Ready For A Trouble-Free Powersports Season!
By Tim Logsdon
Yes. It is time to "de-winterize" your Powersports toys. With the best of intentions, I had planned to winterize my PWC
machines last fall, but I never seemed to have the time to charge
batteries or add fuel stabilizer to the tank... more
On Dec. 22, 2005 the U.S. Coast Guard approved a new water-safety device for the first
time in over five years.
The last invention to get their nod was inflatable suspenders, a boon
to individual protection for fishermen and merchant marines. This time the
approval will help to save the lives of anyone who might be drowning. The newly approved device is the award-winning Personal Retriever
designed and marketed by Life-Safer, Inc. .. more
AZBW Available in the Following Locations
Due to the tremendous response from our advertisers and readers, AZBW
is proud to announce that our newsmagazine can now be found in over six
hundred fine locations in the following U.S. states and Mexico: Arizona,
California, Florida, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Virginia, and Puerto Penasco
(Rocky Point), Mexico.
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