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Adam Blom took this picture last month of his 6-year-old cousin Michael Deeter kissing a goldfish goodbye in Quemado, New Mexico. During the trip, Michael noticed some goldfish stuck in shallow water, struggling to survive. Kissing each one he saved, Michael managed throw 20 fish into deeper water. The Explorer welcomes reader-submitted photographs, which will run in this space every week. E-mail your photo, along with a description and your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include “Reader Photo” in the subject line of your message. For the best reproduction, make sure you send a high-resolution photo (150 dpi or greater) or one that is at least 1MB in size.
Bill Stewart, aquatic research program manager for the Arizona Game and Fish Department, says the Robot Fish Program has helped the agency improve its strategies for releasing trout.
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Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Marana resident Jamie Max helps his 2-year-old son Dillan while his daughter Cassidy, 7, awaits a bite, all while Gina Max helps their other son Julius, 5, during Saturday morning's fishing derby at Silverbell Lake at Columbus Park.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, People fish around Silverbell Lake at Columbus Park during Saturday's third annual Gladden Farms Community Association Fishing Derby, hosted by the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Nate Sullivan, 3, takes a closer look at one of his worms used for bait during Saturday's fishing derby.
(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - When going fishing or taking your boat out on the water, know the benefits of having the proper fishing license and boat registration. It helps your local environment. Learn more at, www.takemefishing.org.
This tiny 4" Fish Hook Barrel Cactus was displaying its first flower this July. The photo was taken by Carol Nault while she and husband, Gene, were hiking near Romero Pools in Catalina State Park.
(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - "Protecting Memories" reminds us that fishing and boating are great activities for your family to make memories on the water. Participating in these fun outdoor activities actually contributes to the protection and conservation of our nation's waterways for generations to come. Learn more at TakeMeFishing.org.
The Governor’s Office is currently accepting applications for the Arizona Game and Fish Commission. Applications must be received or postmarked no later than 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. Applications received or postmarked after the deadline will not be considered.
Applications accepted through Oct. 12 The Governor’s office is currently accepting applications for the 2013 appointment to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department Operation Game Thief is offering a $1,200 reward for information leading to an arrest in the case of a decapitated mule deer found off Interstate 10 east of Benson.
An Arizona Game and Fish Department officer stopped the man suspected of attempting to kill U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Saturday, Jan. 8, the morning of the shooting.
Entries close Thursday, Dec. 2 for the Southern Arizona Winter Regional Championship swim meet for USA Swimming, to be held Dec. 10-12 at the Oro Valley Municipal Pool.
A free day of family fun and fishing is slated for Saturday, June 19, when the Gladden Farms Community Association presents its third annual Gladden's Family Fishing Day.
It's that time of year again, when grill masters and amateurs are firing up their barbecues. Hamburgers, hot dogs, and chicken breasts have been traditional fare for most grillers, but fresh fish is quickly gaining backyard popularity.
courtesy photo, Chef Al DiIeso prepares this grilled salmon.
The public comment period for scoping has been re-opened on Arizona’s sport-fish stocking program.
When anglers head to two eastern Arizona rivers this spring for trout season, that lunker fit for the frying pan may look surprisingly high-tech, starting with a 6-inch wire hanging from its belly.