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Don't Miss The All New Look Of The April May Print Issue Of Arizona Boating & Watersports
New ProductsNEW STAINLESS STEEL PROPELLERS REDUCE PLANING TIMES
Now offshore, bay and cabin boat owners can turn to Turning Point Propellers for
their high-performance propeller needs. Designed for 135-300 hp engines with 4-3/4"
gearcases, the revolutionary Voyager stainless steel propellers maximize a craft's overall
performance with increased fuel efficiency, better handling, a quicker hole shot and
higher top-end speeds. They're compatible with Mercury, Evinrude, Johnson, Honda,
Suzuki, Volvo and Yamaha engines.
Downstream &mdash Shows & Events List
Scuba Adventure Day &mdash Lake Pleasant Regional Park, AZ
Payson Wildlife Fair set for Saturday, May 9
PHOENIX -- Green Valley Park in Payson, Ariz., will undergo an amazing transformation on Saturday, May 9, when its sprawling grassy expanses turn into a carnival full of wildlife and fun outdoor activities. The 15th annual Payson Wildlife Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day, and organizers have been working hard to make it the best yet. Admission to the public is free. For the complete story go to www.azbw.com/Payson_AZ_Wildlife_Fair_2009.php
Arizona Yacht Club Updates &mdash Phoenix, AZ
Monterey Bass Company Tournaments &mdash Arizona
Arizona Safe Boating Celebration Lake Pleasant Regional Park, AZ
Make sure your family is safe on your watercraft this season. Receive a discount on your next park entry with your FREE vessel safety check. No citations will be issued during inspections. You may receive many of the items you need to for compliance absolutely free.
You can also receive information about Arizona boating laws, find out how to protect your boat and the environment from Quagga mussels, learn about the hidden dangers of Carbon Monoxide and more at the Arizona Safe Boating Celebration.
Western Outdoor News Lake Havasu Striper Derby &mdash Lake Havasu, AZ
May 16 and 17, 2009
9th Annual San Carlos Yacht Club Fishing Tournament &mdash San Carlos, Mexico
Hubbs Seaworld White Seabass Tournament &mdash San Diego, CA
Press Release, Contact: Jack Innis 619.276.1299
A white seabass fishing tournament will be held Saturday May 23 to benefit Hubbs SeaWorld Research Institute (HSWRI).
The event is designed to kick off the angling season with a friendly tournament that features a broad array of trophy categories including biggest white seabass, biggest yellowtail, biggest halibut, most releases, and special prizes for any white seabass captured alive and placed into HSWRI’s brood stock program.
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Dana Point Harbor Boat Show &mdash Dana Point Harbor, CA
Big Boys & Their Toys &mdash Scottsdale, AZ
ICAST 2009 &mdash Orlando, FL
Ventura County In-Water Boat Show &mdash Channel Islands Harbor, CA
Monterey Bass Company &mdash Arizona
Protect-A-Park &mdash Lake Pleasant Arizona It’s time to get involved and give your land a hand Lake Pleasant Regional Park 602.372.7460, ext. 200 or visit www.maricopa.gov/lake_pleasant. Boaters, anglers, and divers needed to adopt shoreline areas and coves for regular litter removal in 2009.
Check out Arizona Boating & Watersports Downstream section
for a more complete list of shows and events.
Special Boat Motor SaleMariner, Mercury and Yamaha Outboards
Don't miss the great prices on these motors. For pictures and pricing go to www.azbw.com/Canyoneers_Outboard_Motor_Sale.php
Need A Home Away From HomeTry one of these beauties from Destination Yachts. www.azbw.com/images/Destination_Yachts.jpg
12’ Carib Inflatable for Sale
Pontoon and Waverunner Rental in Lake Havasu City (Home of London Bridge)
Canyon Lake Arizona
Check out their web site and mention AZBW to get an even better price on these new slips.
Don't forget the fishing at Canyon Lake.
Canyon Lake also offers swimming, boat ramps, the Acacia Picnic Site, Palo Verde Recreation Site, and Boulder Creek Recreation Site
Three states. One message. Boating safety.
North American Championships (BNAC) Coming to Mission Bay
ARRRRRR! Well, they aren't the British, that's for sure!
MBYC, San Diego, and the "Left Coast" will be hosting BNAC for the first time in Buccaneer 18 Class' 40–year history. If you haven't seen a Bucc 18 in San Diego, it's not too much of a surprise. The Buccaneer 18 has been mostly a "Right Half" of the country boat as a result of its Chrysler "roots." For the complete story go to www.azbw.com/Buccaneer_18_Fleet.php
Corner For Kids
She Remembers A Gentle Sea And The River Seine
Last April I went to France and Belgium with my school. There was lots of water involved.
We drove in a coach to Hull. We got on a ferry there. It was quite nice. The rooms were small but clean. It was very windy and rainy that day, basically all over the country.
For lunch we had stopped at a school called Stonyhurst, which is just about the biggest anywhere, and it was raining there too.
For the complete story go to www.azbw.com/The_River_Seine.php
FishingNear Record Catfish Caught At Payson Wildlife Fair For picture and story go to www.azbw.com/Payson_Wildlife_Fair_Catfish.php
Fishing Is Great At El Salto Lodge In Mexico
Photo Credit El Salto Lodge
EL SALTO LODGE
Air Temp: 51 – 60 ºF early morning & late evening, 81-90ºF midday
For more information go to www.azbw.com/El_Salto_Lodge_Mexico_Report.php
San Diego Native Catherine Miller Honored by International Game Fish Association
Press Release, April 6, 2009 - Contact Gary Graham 760.522.3710, firstname.lastname@example.org
San Diego, California…IGFA Representative Catherine Miller of San Diego celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Port of San Diego’s 30th Annual Day at the Docks® which honors San Diego’s Sportfishing Fleet on April 19, 2009. Catherine Miller, the producer of Day at the Docks, along with the San Diego Port, has worked tirelessly for over 30 years to produce this major San Diego event which introduces the general public to one of the world’s largest sportfishing fleets.
One of the highlights of the day was when Catherine, a San Diego native, was honored by International Game Fish Association Trustee, Michael Farrior, who presented her with a Special Achievement Award for her efforts in promoting sportfishing through the annual Day at the Docks which has become the most significant one-day sport-fishing event in California and is the largest of its kind according to Stephen Cushman, Chairman of the Port Commission. See the full story at www.azbw.com/Catherine_Miller_Award.php
Stren Series Western Division To Host Event On Lake Roosevelt, AZ
Good Company Care
In South Dakota in 2003, the weather was nice and warm for the opening of pheasant season. Temperatures were in the high ‘80s to low ‘90s. Hunters and dogs took the fields joyfully, but estimates are that over 100 hunting dogs died from the heat.
For the complete story go to www.azbw.com/Hunting_Dog_First_Aid.php
Arizona Game and Fish Commission Sets 2009 Fall Hunts
Hunters, Anglers Start Now
Hunters, Anglers Start Now
Does trudging up the ramp to fetch your truck and trailer leave you huffing and puffing? What about throwing a jerkbait all day long – can your arm take it?
For the complete story go to www.azbw.com/Hunters_Anglers_Start_Now.php
Springtime On Desert Lakes
In this segment (the second of several on nature), we will be addressing the fauna and flora of the desert.By Jerry Tate, JT’s Guide Service
Because of the increase in Arizona’s population and the need for water, the dams that were constructed to control water here in Arizona not only contained the water, but also created an explosion of wildlife. For the complete story go to www.azbw.com/Jerry_Tate_Spring_Time_On_Desert_Lakes.php
Rock The Boat & Superstition Search & Rescue Update
Rocky The Boat looks great sitting in the middle of the desert at the AZGFD 2009 Expo.
Rock The Boat Sponsorship Levels www.azbw.com/Rock_The_Boat_Sponsorship_Levels.php
Public Service Announcement
NEEDED IN EARLY JUNE -- a walker for her aunt who is facing hip surgery. If you have one to loan, please contact Margie Anderson (AZBW Hunting Editor, AZ Bureau Chief, and long-time contributor) at email@example.com
Please join Urban Outreach at a viewing of The Soloist. This is a fundrasier, and your support will help us to continue to run our programs. We are seeing a substantial increase in demand for services. We are now serving approximately 500 meals per week at Tempe First United Methodist Church while continuing to provide our other services to homeless individuals. For more information please go to www.azbw.com/pdfs/Soloist_flyer.pdf
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AZBW Awarded Media of the YearThe Arizona Game and Fish Commission awarded Arizona Boating & Watersports news magazine the 2008 Media of the Year award. www.azgfd.gov/artman/publish/article_947.shtml
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