Coues Maps Feature: 1. Take Hwy 82 from Sonoita to Nogales to access the west side of the Patagonia Mts. to gain access to Red Rock, or Lampshire Cyns. Therefore, it is important to accurately identify the buck to species prior to shooting. This report compiles two research efforts, the first completed by Arizona Game and Fish Department in 2014, and the second from Utah Division of … Overview: Javelina hunting throughout the unit is fair. The October general firearm hunt usually finds the whitetail in the lower elevations and foothills. Bowhunting deer is always fun, but these particular seasons allow us to chase mule deer and coues deer during the rut with OTC(over the counter) tags. That money will be added to AZGFD’s Operation Game Thief’s $1,500. Game Planner Coues Map Packages cover Arizona game management unit 35B. This law includes washes, which are not part of an existing road. Pronghorn hunting throughout Arizona is becoming more restrictive since many of the populations are located on or near private lands. Two subspecies of mule deer are grouped into the black-tailed deer. Address: San Pedro RNCA, 1763 Paseo San Luis, Sierra Vista, AZ 85636; Phone 520- 458-3559. HAC, Oct 30, 2020. Therefore, look for areas such as wet areas and south exposures where young, green grasses may be found. Also, remember that one characteristic alone is not a totally reliable means of identifying a whitetail from a mule deer. For further information concerning this or any other laws administered by the USFS, contact the Coronado National Forest, Sierra Vista Ranger District at 5900 S. Highway 92, Hereford, AZ 85615. Specifically made for Arizona Coues Deer hunters. Take Hwy 82 from Sonoita to Patagonia, then south on Harshaw Rd. By utilizing tree stands, natural blinds, calls and glassing methods; your guide will help you locate the “Elusive Gray Ghost“. It appears that the spring moisture during 2007 improved habitat conditions allowing for an abundance of cottontails. The mule deer is the larger of Arizona’s deer. AZDFG is also investigating the poaching of a mule deer doe, which was killed between the afternoon of Oct. 2 and the morning of Oct. 4, according to Arizona Central. MULE DEER (Non-Typical) Year Taken: 1993. Having the ability to see deer before they see you is important to a successful hunt. This may be a good place to introduce yourself and your site or include some credits. The Gambel’s and Scaled populations are mainly located around Sierra Vista and east of Nogales in the lower elevation habitat types. During your hunt you can observe the wide variety of other wildlife that Arizona is home to, and enjoy the scenery. Notes: The possession or use of motorized vehicles off system roads and trails is prohibited. The northern most herd is located southeast of Sonoita and south of Highway 82. The southern most herd is located north of the Arizona/Mexico border with the majority of the population found within the San Rafael Ranch properties. Located just north of the Mexico/Arizona border in the southern portions of Units 35A/B is the San Rafael Cattle Company, shown on most maps as the San Rafael De La Zanja. NOTES: Even though the unit is made up predominantly of public lands, private property can be encountered. The mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) is a deer indigenous to western North America; it is named for its ears, which are large like those of the mule. From seeing bucks fighting and chasing does all over the place, to the simply fantastic weather, this is a hunt that every bowhunter should experience one day. Howdy folks, I have permission to bowhunt some private land in 35B this year. Arizona Mule Deer hunting is unmatched in quality and also opportunity. Add to cart Unit 24B Mule Deer. Thread starter Ryan91027; Start date Jul 7, 2020; 1; 2; Next. Therefore, it is imperative that you contact the ranch manager prior to accessing the ranch. Hunting is best when walking these areas and flushing roosted birds. Game Management Unit 35B Rather than mule deer being found throughout the unit, populations are located in areas where typical mule deer habitat is located. 82 east to Mustang Mts. 2. Phone (520) 378-0311. For further information phone (520) 458-9333 or 366-5515. Access points can be found along the east side of the Huachuca Mts. As with all hunting, scouting prior to the season will greatly enhance your success. The possession or use of motorized vehicles off forest system roads and trails is prohibited. Arizona Mule Deer. Additionally, all weapons, including archery equipment, must be cased, unloaded and incapable of being readily discharged while traveling through the memorial. Private Land Boundaries and Public Land Surface Ownership. Remember that the daily bag limit for Mearns’ quail has been reduced from 10 down to 8. Located just north of the Mexico/Arizona border in the southern portions of Units 35A/B is the San Rafael Cattle Company, shown on most maps as the San Rafael De La Zanja. Hunting on forest service lands outside this parcel is allowed. Game Planner Coues Map Packages cover Arizona game management unit 35B. The best way to accomplish this is by obtaining and studying USFS, topographic and state land maps of all interested areas. Phone (520) 458-3559. Experience a true spot-n-stalk Arizona Coues or Mule deer hunt like none other Coues Deer hunting is the ultimate challenge; however, a archery hunt during the rut would be a memorable experience for any bow hunter. Current Raffle. Roads and trails. Also, hunting these little critters is a great opportunity to start a youngster in the sport of hunting, and is fun for the entire family. This pasture will be open to hunting, but will be accessed by foot and non-motorized vehicles only. Additionally, state land maps along with topographical maps are helpful. Andy Smith, az-jim, Teampenr and 8 others like this. with Carr Cyn. We offer many opportunities to pursue Mule deer across the entire state of Arizona. Over the Counter Archery Mule Deer Hunts in Arizona are the most overlooked in the west with opportunity at trophy caliber bucks with an average 160 – 180 class bucks, with annual bucks exceeding 180+ and our biggest archery buck to date being 223 inches!. Therefore, try hunting early mornings and evenings around stock tanks scattered throughout the units or along abandoned and active agricultural fields located south of Hwy 92 and the San Pedro River. Nov 5, 2019 #21 OP . Take Hwy. This requirement will continue, but additional decisions have been made by theownership. Early mornings and evenings are the ideal times to hunt these very tasty small game animals. Lampshire Cyn., and Harshaw Canyon. The Coronado National Memorial, administered by the National Park Service, is located at the southeast end of the Huachuca Mountains. 623-764-1453. The best time for doing this is prior to the season so as not to disturb the herd. Since this hunt is held in the spring, interested hunters must obtain a copy of the spring 2008hunt supplement for updated information pertaining to this hunt. Much of this is private and closed to hunting. Proudly created with Wix.com. Even though these units are made up predominantly of public lands, private property can be encountered. This law is also pertinent to all public lands, as well as, private lands if permission from the landowner has not first been achieved. Jackrabbits are considered nongame so there is no bag or possession limit on them. For further information call (520) 455-5522. Even though these units are comprised mostly of public lands, private property is intermixed. This sometimes results in additional shrinkage and a final score that is lower than its original 60-day score due in no fault to the trophy owner. Additionally, all weapons, including archery equipment, must be cased, unloaded and incapable of being readily discharged while traveling through the memorial. To become better informed of the regulations pick up a copy of the 2007-08 migratory bird regulations. For information relating to BLM lands along the San Pedro River contact the BLM Sierra Vista office: San Pedro RNCA, 1763 Paseo San Luis, Sierra Vista, AZ 85636. Later, in late February and March they begin to feed early in the mornings, at dusk and even at night due to a rise in air temperature. During mid-day, javelina can often times be located bedding. Additionally, the discharge of firearms within one-quarter mile of an occupied residence, and littering, including spent shotgun shells, are violations of Arizona State Law. https://www.desertmuseum.org/kids/oz/long-fact-sheets/Mule Deer.php 480-221-0570. Take Hwy. Since bucks are constantly on the move, chasing or looking for does, it is often times difficult to locate the buck during the final stalk. Go. Roads and trails. As with all hunting, scouting prior to the season should be part of your plan. Add to cart Unit 35B Whitetail Deer. HAC. It is also helpful to find a high vantage point from which to glass. Rifle/Muzzleloader Mule Deer 1x1 / Arizona, United States. Includes: Printed Map, and matching Digital Maps. Contact us for any application or hunt questions. During the December and January hunts, mule deer are in rut and bucks can be observed with does most of the day. We offer guided hunts in Nebraska, and we do have those dates available right now. They are the densest population of mule deer in Arizona, with an estimate of 10,200 individuals in 2019. They are the densest population of mule deer in Arizona, with an estimate of 10,200 individuals in 2019. To successfully locate these migratory species one must first locate available dirt tanks. They do not venture long in open areas. Terrain Basemap with … $19.95. Once a herd is located, check wind direction and herd movement. 3. We use quality glass and tripods (Swarovski, Manfrotto, etc) for our glassing and modern GPS and video equipment to record each scouting trip. Additionally, all weapons, including archery equipment, must be cased, unloaded, and incapable of being readily discharged while traveling through the memorial. Bird Hunting Arizona. Our Experience . For further information phone (520) 458-9333 or 366-5515. The increased reward is thanks to an additional $5,000 donated from the Arizona Elk Society. Look for parts of the deer rather than the entire animal when glassing. Unit 27 Arizona for Archery Mule Deer in January. Weather conditions vary from warm in the day to cold at nights. $19.95. It is closed to hunting and the taking of any wildlife species. Exit Patagonia, south to Harshaw Cyn (FS Road 58) or continue on Hwy 82 toward Nogales. Surface Water, Springs/Seeps, Water Catchments. Also, it is necessary to use steel shot only when hunting and pursuing waterfowl. Prior to accessing or hunting lands owned by the Babocomari Ranch, contact the ranch manager at (520) 455-5507. Add to cart Unit 6A Muzzleloader Elk. Access routes from these main roads onto secondary forest service roads can be located by purchasing a USFS map. We have scouted almost every unit in the state, most multiple times for Mule Deer, Elk, Coues Deer and Javelina. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Oct 30, 2020 #1 . To access unit 35B take I-10 to Highway 83, head south to Sonoita and either continue south along Highway 83, turning off on Canelo Pass Road, or travel to Patagonia on Highway 82 and travel south along the Harshaw Road. The units provide some opportunity for hunting tree squirrels. It is also helpful to arrive at your vantage point well before first light and remain in the field until dark. The units (35A&B) also offer an archery only bear hunt, which was instituted in 2001. Non-residents get very few permits in Arizona for mule deer hunting. Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) are easy to identify due to their large mule-like ears.They are brownish-gray in color, have a white rump patch and a small white tail with a black tip. Mule Deer Foundation’s Arizona Regional Director John Gebhart Salt Lake City, Utah: The Mule Deer Foundation recently brought on John Gebhart as the regional director for the state of Arizona. Package price. The possession or use of motorized vehicles off forest system roads and trails is prohibited. The National Audubon Research Ranch is located within unit 35A and borders the Babocomari Ranch to the south. Mature bucks also can be found throughout the population, but their numbers are low. Both are extremely special places to hunt mule deer and areas that we have an intimate knowledge with. This population has increased over the past years and offers sportsman good hunting opportunity. Also search canyon bottoms for fresh bear tracks and scat. The National Audubon Research Ranch is located within the unit. Arizona Scaled, Gambel's, and Mearns Quail. Arizona is home to the world famous Arizona Strip and the magical Kiabab Plateau. Hwy 82 to Nogales accesses the west side of the Patagonia Mts. rk Staff Member Super Mod Mod Premium Member. The whitetail is broad, long and gray/brown in coloration. Next Last. With antler’s that can reach up to 200 inches and weigh a staggering 300 pounds, the mule deer is one animal that is worth hunting. Even though the overall whitetail population has declined, due to drought conditions, over the past 9-10 years, quality bucks are still available throughout the Patagonia Mountains and Canelo Hills. $19.95. Game Planner Coues Map Packages cover Arizona game management unit 36B. Includes: Printed Map, and matching Digital Maps. It is important to note that not all whitetail will flag. For more information relating to BLM lands along the San Pedro River contact the BLM Sierra Vista office: San Pedro RNCA, 1763 Paseo San Luis, Sierra Vista, AZ 85636. It is closed to hunting and the taking of any wildlife species. These hunts are becoming more and more popular each year! Usually these areas include grasslands or desert habitat types, which allow the mule deer adequate visibility. Units: 35A, 35B; Seasons: Mid-Dec. through Jan. 31; The draw odds on this hunt are around 20%. Our most productive methods of hunting these muley bucks is by glassing and stalking with an emphasis on glassing. Take Hwy 82 from Sonoita to Patagonia. 128 166 98. Rifle and muzzleloader permits for hunting Mule deer are obtained through a draw system through the Arizona game and fish department. Roads and trails. The southern most herd … Continue reading "Unit 35B – Arizona" This law includes washes that are not part of an existing road. make up this unit. The population, in units’ 35A&B, is estimated at 50-60 resident adult bears with an unknown number of transient animals. Unit Boundary and Section Grid. At this writing, monsoon moisture has been below average, which may adversely affect habitat conditions for Mearn’s quail. AZGF hunting license can be purchase and you can apply for the AZ draw on online at www.azgfd.gov website. Any antlered Coues deer OR mule deer. Since the property is privately owned, the Babocomari Ranch owners control access and hunting decisions. I developed a passion for the hunt and sharing my knowledge with others. A few pronghorn can occasionally be found, on public land, east of the Upper Elgin Road, so don’t overlook this area. This report compiles two research efforts, the first completed by Arizona Game and Fish Department in 2014, and the second from Utah Division of … Hunts are limited to archery and muzzleloader only and are held during the rut. Send Text. It is important to note that not all whitetail will flag. 2. several times before the season starts. Additionally, the discharge of firearms within one-quarter mile of an occupied residence, and littering, including spent shotgun shells, are violations of Arizona State Law. For further information phone (520) 458-9333 or 366-5515. ), Red Rock Cyn. For 2021 there is a 56.22% decrease in the number of leftover spring tags and for reference in 2020, there was a 25.07% decrease. Take Hwy 82 to Patagonia. Additionally, the San Pedro River, east of Sierra Vista contains mule deer but much of this area is closed to the discharge of firearms. The area is predominantly made up of oak-juniper woodlands with areas of thick manzanita. to the San Rafael Valley. This pasture, known as the Davis pasture, is state trust land, managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Additionally, all weapons, including archery equipment must be cased, unloaded and incapable of being readily discharged while traveling through the memorial. Hunter: BRUCE G. GELKER ... UNIT 35B. For further information call (520) 455-5522. Archery (OTC) Mule Deer hunts . The best way to accomplish this is by obtaining and studying USFS, topographic and state land maps of interested areas. Nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to improving habitat and expanding Arizona’s mule deer and Coues deer herds. or turn off at Elgin Rd., south to Babocomari Ranch. Usually these areas include grasslands or desert habitat types, which allow the mule deer adequate visibility. Therefore, it is important to accurately identify the buck to species prior to shooting. Area: The units contain two separate pronghorn populations. This will produce a fair population of 1-2 year old bucks, which should aid harvest success. Add to cart Unit 24B Mule Deer. Hunt: 5-day hunt, expect to see and/or stalk on mature mule deer between 150-180" and every day have opportunities on Mule deer between 15-50yds The hunt is 1 guide to 1 hunter unless requested otherwise by the hunter. Hunt: 5-day hunt, expect to see/stalk on mature coues deer between 85-115" and mature mule deer between 150-180" and they will be in the velvet, every day have opportunities on Mule deer between 15-50yds. 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