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Scott L.

Point Creep: What is it? Can you overcome it? and much more - posted 2 months ago

Brady, Great article! This is the dilemma of western deer, elk, and antelope hunting. Getting drawn is frustrating, to say the least. So here's a couple of questions. Is it possible for GoHunt to add in somewhere those states that offer OTC hunts? Here in AZ we have the OTC Mule Deer archery-only tag. It's good in any unit, except the Strip (12-13), while the season for that unit is open. Further, I know there are limited entry hunts for elk here, usually, they are a cow tag. Does GoHunt identify those units that would offer OTC tags? Or, is that too dynamic from year to year?

Scott L.

Tips for locating water sources in Arizona - posted 7 months ago

Josh, great article. People would be surprised at the natural water sources that come out of areas you'd never expect to find them. Tucked away areas, as you've mentioned are good indicators of less traffic.

Scott L.

Arizona javelina hunting opportunities - posted 1 year ago

I've got a unit 15 HAM tag for February. Very much looking forward to some time in the Music Mountains with my bow.

Scott L.

Arizona Big Game Unit 8 - posted 1 year ago


I've hunted this unit a couple of times. You can camp just about anywhere, so long as it's public land. With about 95% public land in this unit, that shouldn't be a problem finding it. Unit elevation fluctuates, but not that much. In my opinion, glassing opportunities are somewhat limited given the heavy forests. Water locations on onX are reliable for the most part, just plan on scouting for a couple of days to confirm them and find the ones that aren't frozen over. I was up there last month and it was COLD with about 4 inches of snow on the ground. The deer, in my opinion, are going to move South in the unit. When they will do it, you'll have to check with an AZGFD biologist.

Scott L.

Arizona Big Game Unit 12AW - posted 1 year ago

Took a very nice Bison this year in 12AW. Hide measured 42 square feet. All on public land, free range hunt. They are definitely there. And since you get only one Bison in your lifetime, I'm done. but I have a lot of meat in the freezer. the hunt is the fun part, just know it took me a good 7 hours to get that thing out, prepped and ready for the trip home.