The reason for the high youth-hunt success is the kids have a lot of folks out there helping to do the glassing and getting them set up to shoot.
The members of the Kingman Bass Club held their final regular season tournament of the year at Park Moabi on the Colorado River recently.
Sometimes young kids are dealt a rough hand in life.
While it is not uncommon to find items that sportsmen have lost in the field, local sportsman Jay Chan recently found something that you wouldn’t think others would lose.
Fall is the time of year when many local families share experiences in the great outdoors.
A sportsman in Arizona often waits for many years before he or she is fortunate enough to take a big mule deer buck or a big bull elk.
It is no secret that in the past I have been a vocal critic of some of the fees charged and ranch rules that have been implemented by the Cholla Land and Cattle Company, which leases the 750,000 acre Boquillas Ranch that is owned by the Navajo Nation.
Last weekend was the start of the juniors-only elk hunt in Game Management Unit 10, and 225 tags were issued for the hunt.
With the fall big game seasons in full swing, and more to open later this month, I think it is appropriate to cover the proper tagging locations for Arizona’s big game animals.
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.
With the fall deer season set to start in a couple of weeks, a lot of hunters will be in the field scouting. Smart ones will stay out until dark as the deer seem to be getting up later in the day to feed.
The fall hunting seasons have started in earnest, and one local young lady has made the most of the opportunity to go on her javelina hunt in Unit 10.
Normally this time of year my fishing season is over and I would be assisting on elk hunts.
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.
One of the biggest complaints that the Arizona Game and Fish Department receives from landowners is that dove hunters fail to pick up their empty shotgun shells.
The fall archery deer season is in full swing and will be open for another 10 days, closing on Sept. 12.
Having the opportunity to meet with friends you haven’t seen in a while is always a good thing.
The fall 2019 dove season will open on Sunday, and for Mohave County hunters it should be a great year for dove hunting.
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.
Every year after the draw for big game tags is over, local sportsmen can be heard grumbling how they didn’t get drawn for a deer, elk, sheep, antelope or bison tag.
Fishing, or angling as it’s called in some circles, is a time honored tradition in America that for hundreds of years has brought together families and friends.
Are you one of the many sportsmen who didn’t draw an Arizona big game tag this year?
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.
The Kingman Bass Club held its first open bass tournament at Lake Mohave on Sunday, and though they had a good turnout, KBC president Donnie Scroggins promises that next year it will be bigger and better.
A lot of anglers, some from as far away as Idaho, are anxiously awaiting the start this weekend of Stripe-R-Rama 28, one of the largest and oldest overnight team-striper fishing tournaments held on Lake Mead.
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 boating season has started and Arizona Game and Fish Department is helping boaters prepare for a great summer on the lakes and rivers by offering a life jacket exchange event at the Region 3 office in Kingman.
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.
It didn’t come as any real surprise when the names of top teams at the annual Kingman Firefighters Association’s tournament at Lake Mead were read Saturday at the tournament’s conclusion.