Outdoors

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Rim Country Fishing Report

December 29, 2016 By James Goughnour Rim Country Custom Rods 480.495.1351 Two items of interest are topping the discussions among Rim Country anglers: First, a public meeting will be held on January 5, 2017 by the USDA -...
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Apache-Sitgreaves provides Arizona State Capitol Christmas Tree

Springerville, AZ –November 22, 2016; — The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests were recently honored to handpick a big blue spruce (Picea pungens) for this year’s Arizona State Capitol Christmas Tree. It is the first time...

2017 Spring Hunt Draw Results Now Available

PHOENIX – The wait is over for hopeful hunters who applied for a 2017 spring hunt permit-tag. To view the draw results for the spring turkey, javelina, bison and bear hunting seasons, visit https://draw.azgfd.gov/ and...
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Fall Colors in northeastern AZ

Many of us recently took the drive to the White Mountains to get a better view of the fall leaves. I know because I read your Facebook posts. The Aspens mixed with the deep...
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Electrofishing reveals tiger trout fishing tips

Caught a tiger trout, yet? Try fishing the shorelines at Woods Canyon Lake. Many of our fish biologists were on the water at Woods electrofishing from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. -- Wednesday through today...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests selling Christmas tree cutting permits through the mail

Heber-Overgaard, AZ; October 27, 2016 –Do you normally purchase your Christmas tree permit at the Mogollon Rim Visitor Center? If so, we are recommending that you purchase your Christmas tree permit through the mail...
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Hunters, please save that tracking collar—Wildlife management relies on valuable data

PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department is encouraging hunters who harvest a big game animal affixed with a GPS or VHF tracking collar to return that collar undamaged to any department office...
Rim fishing

Rim Fishing Report for Aug. 31, 2016

MOGOLLON RIM LAKES BEAR CANYON LAKE – Fishing is good.  The lake will be stocked with 10+ inch rainbow trout! Try fishing a few feet deep.  The water towards the top is fairly warm for...