San Carlos Apache Tribe Cancels Spring Turkey Hunts Due to Covid-19 Concerns

San Carlos Apache Tribe Cancels Spring Turkey Hunts Due to Covid-19 Concerns

Add the San Carlos Apache Tribe to the list of groups who have cancelled events over concerns related to COVID-19.  The tribe has enacted a resolution that includes the suspension of all “permits for access, recreation, gaming and fishing for non-members.”

The resolution notes that the Navajo Nation in northeast Arizona has the second highest number of infections in the state with 29 and that at least one infection was to a native guide.

The San Carlos Recreation and Wildlife Department says they unable to refund or transfer permits.

To see the full resolution, click here.

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Don McDowell, Arizona native, is an avid outdoorsman and has been an active bass pro fisherman for over 16 years and in the past 15 years has developed his own radio show promoting bass fishing and conservation efforts for bass fishing that escalated to nominations with several bass groups and organizations. In the past 12 years, Don has pursued his conservation agenda through AZBFN-TBF as Conservation Director and with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, in the spring of 2014 redesigned his website to include those efforts highlighted below and has increased the AZGFD exposure, public education of the AZGFD and Commission issues on his radio show and website soliciting local and national support for Arizona. 2014 has seen the founding of SRT Outdoors, Inc., 501 C3 organization, “Not for Profit, for Conservation” which is concentrating on grants for mitigating the effects of Gizzard Shad on Roosevelt lake thorough habitat enhancement, Florida Strain Bass stocking, lakes bottom mapping, etc. and feral hog research.

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