The summer may be quickly approaching, but the fishing can be just as hot as the summer sun. With the warm days upon us, there is still some opportunity to take advantage of some great fishing. If you like to head up to the mountains on the weekends to escape the heat, the lakes in the high country offer some fantastic trout fishing and some cooler weather. Whether you’re heading up to your favorite lake or a secret stream, the trout fishing tends to be best in the early morning hours and the last few hours before sunset. In-line spinners...
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Thinking about raising goats? You’re not alone. After chickens, goats are the fastest growing livestock animal in the United States today. They’ve become increasingly popular on small farms and homesteads because they’re easy to care for and also very useful. In fact, a goat that’s raised right can be as loyal, companionable, and charming as a family dog, and in some cases, a lot more useful too. If you’re intrigued by goats and are looking to care for some yourself, you’re in the right place. Here, we’re sharing everything you need to know about raising goats. From food to...
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Fall is here, and if you live in Northern Arizona you know what that means: winter is coming! Now is the time to get the horses ready for cold temperatures. It’s much easier to take care of repairs and other chores around the stable while there’s no snow to slow you down! In this article you’ll learn how to prepare your horses for winter so that both you, and your animals, can enjoy the season. Horse Stable Preparation The first thing to do is stock up on hay, feed, and necessary supplies in case of a winter storm. Here’s a...
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With the temperatures beginning to cool down, it can only mean one thing: hunting season is upon us! Whether you’re a seasoned hunter or new to the sport, there’s always something to learn. In order to fully prepare yourself for hunting season, there are a few things you’ll need to know, and do. Throughout this article, we’ll take you through everything you need to know to prepare yourself for the deer and elk hunting seasons. Deer and elk are two of the most common big game species to hunt, however Arizona is home to a variety of other unique species...
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Choosing the right firearm isn’t quite as easy as going to the store, picking out the same Smith & Wesson 29 revolver you saw in the movie “Dirty Harry,” and then going home ready to fight off the bad guys. Finding the right gun takes a little bit of time, research, and practice! And since you’re reading this article on selecting the right firearm for you, we know that you’re serious about getting armed—with information—first. Whether you’re looking to protect your turf from criminals or want to be the predator on a hunting trip, after reading this article you’ll be...
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