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Arizona Breaking News
Police seek help from the
public to identify remains
Man from Uzbekistan Dies
after Near-Drowning Incident
Suspected in Near-Death Drownings at Lake Pleasant
CPSC Warns Consumers about Dangers
of Tube Kiting Two Deaths over the Past 3 Months Attributed to New
A CAT-ASTROPHE -- It's important
that ALL boaters wear pfds!
After a series of recent accidents in Glen Canyon National
Recreation Area, Superintendent Kitty Roberts is reminding visitors
to think of safety when visiting the park.
hot summer days can be some of the most fun, but visitors should
remember to take appropriate precautions when visiting Glen
Wear your life jacket, drink plenty of water, watch the
weather, keep an eye on
your kids, and know your limits."
(Superintendent Roberts is not the Kitty shown on the left.)
Summer monsoon thunderstorms can bring dangerous lightening,
and winds. On July 30, a visitor from Gilbert, Ariz., was killed
when lightening directly struck him while he was riding a personal
watercraft on Lake Powell near Wahweap marina. (more)
Scottsdale Synchro Does Well
Scottsdale Synchro swimmers had an awesome time in
Seattle at the Nationals!
Our 16-17 team is composed of mostly 14- and 15-year-olds. We
have one swimmer of the seven who is actually 16; all the others are
younger, but the rules say we have to swim in the age group of the
We placed 10th - which is fantastic because all the other teams
had much older girls. Our girls looked so small compared to most -
but we packed a punch!
Game & Fish
Arizona Game And Fish Heritage Fund
Helps Education Whether you won or lost when you bought a
lottery ticket last year, some of your money is likely going
to benefit something you would approve of helping
Arizona's schools and universities.
State Warns Of Danger Of
Buying Hurricane-Damaged Watercraft The Arizona Game and Fish
Department is warning consumers about hurricane-damaged
boats and personal watercraft in the nation�s
Prolonged Drought Could Increase Bear
Encounters The long-awaited prime camping season is here and the
Arizona Game and Fish Department wants to remind people
heading into the cool, high country to be bear aware and
keep a clean campsite.
Lyman Lake Imagine a big body of water
surrounded by the beautiful high desert of northeastern Arizona - a
place big enough to ski on, but with a large no-wake area where a
fisherman can relax and concentrate on getting a bite. Now put this
paradise at an elevation of almost 6,000 feet for cool fall and
spring getaways, and you have Lyman Lake.
Time For The Family On Lake
Havasu Nearly every non-holiday weekend from May to November, Lake
Havasu is home to a regatta for one of the high-performance
custom-boat manufacturers located in the Southwest.
Why Paddle A Boat?
The best aerobic exercise in Arizona, good for all ages, is
paddling a kayak. It doesn't put a strain on any joints.
I t provides a regular rhythm for a fat-burning heart rate. It is
a great stress-reliever, and it provides a calming link to nature.
Best of all, it is fun! Kayaking is an all-purpose exercise, with
something for everyone.
I'm not talking about the whitewater
action you may have seen on television. Although we have river
kayaking on the Verde and the Salt, I'm talking about a flat-water
paddle on any on Arizona's beautiful lakes and reservoirs.
Radar: Eyes Through Dark And Fog Anyone who�s spent much time on the water in Southern California
has been in fog so thick visibility was down to maybe a boat length.
Anyone who�s run a boat at night in San Diego Bay or near the Los
Angeles harbor knows the confusion of lights along shore that mask
lights on the water.
USPS Districts Hold Five-StateMeeting
In Phoenix Three United States
Power Squadron Districts will meet with boaters representing
squadrons from five states as well as Japan in a four-day Tri
District Meeting in Phoenix.
Morning Light Crew to be
Chosen from 538 Applicants
Downstream Events Calendar,
Beginning Aug. 2006
Lies and Sea Stories
Yachts for Sale
Lisa Sternard of Tennessee
Women�s Bassmaster Tour In Full
Beginning April 20-22 at Neely Henry
Lake, Ala., continuing May 18-20 at Lake Lewisville, Texas, and, at
press time, July 27-29 at Lake Norman, N.C., the 2006 Women�s
Bassmaster Tour is providing exciting competition for women anglers
from across the county.
Four Arizonans, including Darla McDowell of "Outdoors Arizona"
and "Outdoors in America" radio shows, were competing as of press
time. Results will be available on
Fitness Required For Tournament
Angling Now, I must admit, when I first learned that I would be writing
about such a topic, I was a bit skeptical. I grew up fishing in
eastern Nebraska, and I always thought of fishing as relaxing.
Fly Fishing Made Easy
Arizona August Bass Tournaments
A Report On Some ICAST '06 �Goodies'
Catfish Nuggets: Barbecued Hawaiian
Fish Have to Eat
Where to Fish
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Auxiliary Birthday
www.GoodSeach.Com, the altruistic search
engine providing charities and non-profit groups
with income based upon Web searches has again chosen to
honor the men and women who are members of the U.S.
Coast Guard Auxiliary, as well as the Coast Guard
Auxiliary Association, Inc.
Ethanol Becomes Suspect In Fiberglass
Fuel Tanks BoatU.S. Technical Services, through surveyors and
boat owners has received a handful of complaints ranging
from destroyed engines to leaking fuel tanks. Oddly, none of
the owners reported clogging fuel filters.
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
Celebrates 67 Years The Auxiliary, an all volunteer workforce of
over 31,000 members, appears to be as valuable and relevant
today as it was during its inception.
Arizona Extreme Watersports
AWA/AZBW Boarder Of The Month Is
It�s A Girl!
Editor�s Note: Finally, after interviewing many deserving male
boarders, we�ve prevailed upon Christine Cameron to "interview
herself." It is our honor to present her as August�s Boarder of
the Month. Congratulations, Chris!
Entry From Mexico/Canada
Recreational boaters going out of the country to Canada
and/or Mexico are now encountering changing re-entry requirements as
they return in their private vessels to the United States.
To facilitate the ease of return into the country, the
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (http://www.cbp.gov/)
service now provides a web page ((http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/travel/pleasure_boats/
) with guidance for recreational boaters returning to the United States
from Mexico and/or Canada.
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