The Arizona Game and Fish Department is investigating the poaching of a bull elk, taken out of season on the Kaibab National Forest in northern Arizona on Dec. 7.
Biologists are preparing to begin the annual winter population count that will determine the minimum number of wolves in Arizona and New Mexico.
The AZGFD has announced that with the recent release of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” interest in target archery has soared, especially among young people.
With the recent release of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” interest in target archery has soared, especially among young people.
Draw results for Arizona’s spring 2015 hunt permit-tags for turkey, javelina, buffalo and bear are now available online.
The producers of the AZGFD’s television show, Arizona Wildlife Views, took home eight Emmy Awards from the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Hunters are reminded that today is the deadline to apply for hunt permit-tags issued through the drawing process for spring 2015 hunts for turkey, javelina, buffalo and bear.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is excited to announce that Arizona’s endangered black-footed ferret population accomplished several steps towards recovery today.
Hunters are reminded that, if they want to hunt on the Big Boquillas Ranch, they will need to purchase a Big Boquillas Ranch access permit.
Due to damage from recent storms, the Coronado National Forest has temporarily closed some roads and recreation sites for public safety reasons in the Chiricahua Mountains in Game Management Unit 29.
Cooler temperatures signal the arrival of fall, and Oct. 3 marked the season opener for many of Arizona’s wild pursuits.
Hunters and others engaging in outdoor recreation in southeastern Arizona are advised to be aware of (1) a road closure in Game Management Unit 32 in the Klondyke area.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is in need of additional volunteers for the second fall spotlighting effort in October.
Monsoon season brings one of the southwest desert’s most iconic creatures out of their burrows and out-and-about across the state.
The water level at C.C. Cragin Reservoir, formerly named Blue Ridge Reservoir, will slowly drop during the month of August as inspections and construction projects get underway.
The Arizona Game and Fish Commission voted to revoke the licenses of Pinal Wildlife Rescue and owner Betsy Lagos to hold and rehabilitate restricted live wildlife for five years.
With the recent release of the movie TMNT, turtle biologists at the AZGFD are concerned the movie will prompt some to purchase turtles as pets only to realize that they require a lot of care and grow.
The AZGFD is advising migratory waterfowl hunters that access at Berry Road, on the southeast end of Mormon Lake off FH 3 or Lake Mary Road, will be open for this year’s waterfowl hunting season.
The AZGFD has announced that its online application service is now available for the 2015 Arizona spring hunt draw for turkey, javelina, buffalo and bear.
The AZGFD and AAF need help on a project that involves rolling up 3 to 4 miles of old 5-strand barbed wire from a previous new fence removal project and removal of approximately one mile of old fence.
The AZGFD has announced that hunters have the option of transferring unused tags to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations that provide hunting opportunities to veterans with service-related disabilities.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is investigating a reported incident of harassing wildlife with an aircraft.
The early dove season in Arizona opens on September 1st, and hunters are now allowed 15 mourning doves per day, according to the AZGFD.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has worked closely with the Boquillas Ranch to put agreements in place to preserve fair and reasonable sportsmen access on the ranch into the future.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is excited to announce the release of the digital version of Arizona Wildlife Views magazine, still available to e-news subscribers, but time is running out!
Make plans now to attend the 17th annual Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Chaparral Suites Scottsdale, 5001 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85250.
Did you know that Arizona is home to over 60 species of scorpions, including the most dangerous species in the United States, the bark scorpion?
The AZGFD is proud to announce that it has been recognized for its national leadership with three major awards from the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA).
The Arizona Game and Fish headquarters office has won TOBY Award of 2013-2014 at BOMA on June 24 in Orlando, Florida.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has announced the winners for the annual 2014 Arizona Big Game Super Raffle drawing.
If you want to use non-lead ammunition for your hunt this year, now is the time to start shopping before the shortage is expected to begin.
Changes are coming to www.azgfd.gov. The Arizona Game and Fish Commission is proposing a fee-based, online club providing unique services for hunters.
The Arizona Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously last week to support two amendments proposed by Sen. John McCain to the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2014.
As part of a national effort to recognize the United States’ symbol of freedom and power, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has proclaimed June 20 American Bald Eagle Day.
Arizona Game and Fish Department, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Virgin River Program to conduct non-native fish removal in Virgin River Gorge.
AZGFD officials are asking people to “Be Bear Aware.” Homeowners and recreationists should take precautions to minimize potential conflicts with bears and other wildlife.