Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Amid announcing his run for re-election, spending Christmas in Afghanistan, and between attending hearings on Capitol Hill dealing with the safety of the nation, Arizona Senator John McCain made time to visit Bullhead City to discuss a topic important to the health of Arizona’s economy.
Recently off the shores of the Colorado River in Bullhead City and among casinos and boating enthusiasts, a historic agreement was executed at the Bullhead City Chamber of Commerce to restock Lake Mohave with trout.
McCain and Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar have been the driving force to ensure the reconstitution of the trout fish stocking into Mohave County’s recreational fishing waters, which provide an important economic engine year-round to local businesses. Stocking operations were halted in 2013 when a pipeline broke, but through a partnership with Arizona Game and Fish, Mohave County, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, repairs are being made and stocking operations resumed.
“It is a great day for us,” Mohave County Supervisor Hildy Angius said.
The “us” Ms. Angius was referring …read more