Overview: Unit 23 has three species of tree squirrels that have huntable populations. Javelina hunting is about average for the unit. 1st post here. The habitat is pr Tips: As with most big game hunting, peak mule deer activity periods are early morning and late evening. MLS # 22014986. Gila County is comprised of 4 Arizona Game and Fish Units: 22, 23, 24A and 24B. Areas to scout will include Workman Creek, Reynolds Creek, Armer Mountain, and Sawmill Flat. Look forward to years with good winter and summer rains as they should be favorable on the javelina populations. I have been out there years before with a friend just camping and hunting jacks. Connect on instagram: @jamesvisser. This may be a good place to introduce yourself and your site or include some credits. Band-tailed pigeons nest in dense stands of ponderosa pines, which in the past 20 years have been heavily thinned out in many areas. road 203 (Cherry Creek road). See the information below for maps and area restrictions. Insects, especially grasshoppers, grass seeds, pine seeds, acorns, grass, and forbs are all turkey food. Also, small holes dug into the ground at the base of a ponderosa pine indicate that squirrels have been feeding on fungi. Javelina are commonly found throughout the southern portion of the unit. A-Cross runs between the foothills of the Sierra Ancha Mountains and the northern shore of Roosevelt Lake. Location: UNIT 12A, AZ. The lion population in this unit appears to be stable with an abundant reservoir to the east on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation. Focus on … Turkey are found primarily in the pine, pine/oak, mixed conifer, and riparian areas of the unit. Last fall, 650 elk were surveyed showing a bull to cow ratio of 45:100. Required equipment for a successful hunt is a GOOD pair of binoculars and a tripod to mount them on and/or a spotting scope. These maps are 1:100,000-scale and include unit boundaries, … Species within this unit: Elk, Javelina, Mountain Lion, Mule Deer, Tree Squirrel, Quail, Merriam’s Turkey. Coues success on the unit 33 general hunt. This product is still in Badlands "Skullworks Concept" so may be changed and updated before the product arrives but will be updated with more information as soon as it becomes available.Features:Ultralight FrameVented SuspensionIntegrated Meat ShelfMultiple Lashing PointsBow Wrap Carry System. Boundary. Javelina, Javelina, Javelina, need we say more. Arizona Hunt Unit 23. Now you get a lightweight frame and a Freighter style Frame Pack that has multiple lash points making this pack great for packing out meat, sheds, camp, you name it. Unit 21 Javelina. Then, the turkeys can be called back to within shotgun range. More products from Arizona DIY Hunts Unit 27 Bear. Arizona Unit 23 Big Game Hunts. The early bull hunt remains split into a Unit 23 North and Unit 23 South with 15 archery and 15 general permits in the north and 15 archery permits in the south. Overview: Band-tailed pigeon numbers appear to be stable in Unit 23. Post by wendt76 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:53 pm Hello everyone, I am new to this site but not new to hunting. $19.95. road 71 out of Punkin Center. Tonto Creek and areas adjacent to the Salt River provide limited dove hunting. Score: 22 2/16. Coues whitetail deer live in nearly every portion of it, form the Saguaro covered hills just north of Roosevelt Lake to the dark timber of the Sierra Ancha and Mogollon Rim. To judge a bear, look at body bulk and relative size of legs to the body and the ear size relative to the head. Friday, January 15, 2021 5:00pm - 11:45pm; Plus, 3 additional days. Sudden monsoon-type storms could make Tonto Creek impassable for hours or days. Backed by a good monsoon the predominant desert/grassland type should provide excellent food and cover. Other wise just get away from people. Tips: Hunters should be proficient with turkey calling techniques. $19.95. The same warning holds true for crossing Cherry, Coon, and Salome Creeks. Hello Everyone. You have the rifle hunt? Oct 30, 2020 #24 CouesKelly Active member . Beginning at the intersection of U.S. Hwy 89 and AZ Hwy 69; west on Gurley St. to Grove Ave.; north on the Grove Ave. to Miller Valley Rd., northwest on the Miller Valley Rd. This is particularly a bonus for archers who generally need to stalk within close range. This includes pinecones that have been chewed on to squirrel sticks (short small diameter sticks that have had the bark chewed off). Pre-scouting areas prior to any hunting trip is always a good recommendation and waterfowl hunting is no exception. Tips: Due to limited dove numbers, most of the hunting is done at first light along the perennial streams such as Tonto, Coon, and Cherry Creeks. The Cyclops RS 1600 Handheld LED Spotlight has a shatterproof aluminum head that can hold up in challenging conditions, and you can charge this light on the go with the included micro USB cord. Areas: Areas to locate during Band-tailed pigeon season are areas of abundant oak mast. I have been out there years before with a friend just camping and hunting jacks. The list of available licenses can be found here and also in the tables below. The low water crossings of Tonto Creek in the Punkin Center area are popular with local hunters. This situation provides bears with good feeding sites adjacent to cove to retire to. Unit 23 is one of the very best trophy elk units, not only in Arizona, but the entire country. Add to cart Unit 23 Javelina. I believe that it's checker boarded private with something else. Access to these areas from the north is F.S. Check for current or recent wildfires in this area. [More on the dangers below] Javelina Facts & Habits. Our javelina hunts take place during the month of January, on private property, in unit 41. The December hunt is a rut hunt and the bucks are usually actively seeking out does. Antlerless elk tags are allocated between 23 North and 23 South as well with a general antlerless hunt in the North and a juniors only antlerless hunt in the South. Season status must be checked by calling 1-800-970-BEAR (2327). But if you want to hunt Javelina, it's best to get your paperwork filled out and in the mail. Hunt Structure: Unit 23 is split into two halves for the black bear hunt. Javelina. Areas: Javelina are commonly found throughout the southern portion of Big Game species found in Arizona Hunt Unit 23. These colors, when viewed through brush can look like a gobblers head and could cause another hunter to mistake you as the turkey. View 18 photos of this 4 bed, 2 bath, 1984 sqft. This townhouse was built in 1984 and last sold on 5/25/2018 for $125,000. The summer “monsoons” thunderstorms usually push the few white-wing doves summering in Unit 23 south before the dove season opens. Several javelina hunters here in the Phx area have their meat processed there. Add to cart Arizona DIY Hunts About Contact. The early archery hunt will generally have hot, summer-like temperatures with moderate to cool nights. Shop Unit 23 Hunt Maps. Lions tend to inhabit rough areas such as canyon rims and bottoms. Be aware that if accessing Unit 23 by crossing Tonto Creek in Tonto Basin, that Tonto Creek is subject to temporary flooding and isolating travelers. Coues success on the unit 33 general hunt. This condo was built in 1986 and last sold on 2/28/2017 for $2,800,000. Roosevelt Lake is a popular spot for waterfowl hunters. Locate an area away from roads and glass the area to locate deer. I used to hunt this unit a lot before they locked the unit up. Game Management Unit 23 is located mostly to the east and south of Payson, Arizona. Access to these areas from the north is F.S. How well the fawns survive due to the dry spring and summer rains is a good indication of the condition of the total populations the following year. Areas to scout will include Canyon Creek, Naegelin Rim/Canyon, Christopher Mountain, Bottle Springs, Aztec Peak, and Armer Mountain. This is especially true during the early hunt when days are usually quite warm. Be cognizant of private property and home sites. Other hunters are in the woods dressed in camouflage as you are and they may be the “turkey” you are stalking. Access: Access is widely available via State Routes 260 and 288 and the complex of Forest Service roads. In addition, a premolar tooth from each bear taken must be received in the Phoenix office of the Arizona Game & Fish Department within 20 days after contacting the Department. Red squirrels are limited to the moist north facing slopes of Colcord Mountain and upper Canyon Creek. Overview: Turkey numbers in Unit 23 fluctuate from year to year depending on a number of factors; most importantly is the poult hatch and survival up to the hunt. Beginning at the confluence of Tonto Creek and the Salt River; northerly along Tonto Creek to the spring box, north of the Tonto Creek Hatchery, on Tonto Creek; northeasterly along the east fork of Tonto Creek to the Tonto-Sitgreaves National Forest boundary along the Mogollon Rim; east along this boundary to the White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation boundary; southerly along the reservation boundary to the Salt River; westerly along the Salt River to Tonto Creek. Where sign is found, the squirrel is nearby. General Season : Oct. 1-Dec. 31** **Season dates vary by zone, specifically for Rocky Mountain and Desert bighorn sheep. Overview: Unit 23 is not considered a primary dove unit, but it does offer limited dove hunting opportunities. The reasons for this probably have more to do with timber harvest practices than any other factor. A few spots to mention are Cherry Creek, Coon Creek, Salome Creek, Lambing Creek and Picture Mountain. The north half of the unit also produces good hunt opportunities for white-tailed deer. Areas: The entire Sierra Ancha Mountain range and its drainages are good bear habitat. There will be areas where elk are common in September, but are absent in December. My husband and I got the CC hit for the 37a,37b,33 tags this … These maps are 1:100,000-scale and include unit boundaries, … Arizona Unit 23 Elk: Unit 23 in Arizona is home to a great population of Rocky mountain elk and offers the lucky Arizona elk hunters who are fortunate enough to be able to draw an elk tag in this unit a great opportunity to possibly harvest a Pope & Young or Boone & Crockett caliber trophy bull elk this hunting season. Something needs to be done about if a land owner doesn't own 100 percent of the checker … GPS Way Points, GPX File, ... You'll get 1 file (1.9MB) More products from Arizona DIY Hunts Unit 27 Bear. Hunt Unit 23 offers trophy big game hunting for elk, mule deer, whitetail, desert bighorn, and javelina and also good hunting for black bear, mountain lion, and turkey. I have hunted this unit but it has been 10+ years. Try hunting both high and low elevation types of habitat if you are having trouble-locating bears in one or the other. All major drainages that run off of the Sierra Ancha Mountains hold white-tailed deer. We offer guided Arizona Javelina hunts in GMU 23 and 24B. Usually called Roosevelt Lake, sometimes Lake Roosevelt, is a large reservoir formed by Theodore Roosevelt Dam on the Salt River in Arizona as part of the Salt River Project (SRP). There are areas in the unit where a good glasser can glass 20 to 30 deer from one vantage point. These areas include Armer Mountain, the south slopes of Naegelin Rim, Christopher Mountain, Horse Mountain, and the Mogollon Rim. Mule deer inhabit virtually all habitat types in the unit. A responsible turkey hunter will not wear clothing that is red, white, or blue while hunting. Ive got tons of areas Ive looked at over 40 years in 22, so I know where to hunt and where not to. Our first ever archery hunt. Smaller side drainages can also block travel for extended periods. Theres lots of pigs in 23. 1st post here. Of the Central Arizona units, 23 is perhaps the most coveted of all for Coues deer hunting. Specifically during the HAM ( Handgun, Archery, Muzzleloader ) and the Rifle ( General ) seasons. Arizona gray squirrels can be found along drainages of these same areas and in the Malicious Gap vicinity of the Sierra Ancha Mountains. The highest densities are located in the desert scrub communities north of Roosevelt Lake. Many bighorn sheep hunting zones are difficult to access. Bears can be taken in the pine/mixed conifer areas in the North Hunt Unit along the Naegelin Rim and the Fort Apache Indian Reservation Boundary. Areas: Turkey are found primarily in the pine, pine/oak, mixed conifer, and riparian areas of the unit. More than a few times, I have said the word javelina to folks and received a blank stare in return. These early morning flights are usually over by 9 a.m. so the hunting time is limited. Therefore, it is important to spend more time on the seat of your pants glassing than tromping around the desert. It can also be dangerous to stalk a turkey. As with other species the drought has a negative impact on javelina populations. These areas all offer excellent elk hunting opportunities. After looking in the regs closely, there is the OTC javelina open in 5A and other units that are the northern edge of their habitat. The past several years’ drought is primarily responsible for this condition, but recent normal range precipitation seem to be helping the mule deer in 23 bounce back. Few states enjoy the diverse hunting opportunities that we have in Arizona and with proximity to the Rim, Payson has it all. We saw plenty of sign but not one elk. Note: Between November 15th and February 15th each year the area between Roosevelt Lake and the A-Cross Road from Salt Gulch to Long Gulch (F.S road 135) is closed to all hunting and posted portions are closed to all entry. Both were spot and stock. Updated: Jun 8. Units 27 and 32 are the only units with a higher average harvest. Total turkey observations were a little below average compared to previous years. Later in the fall, Gambel oak thickets (in years with good acorn production) are places to check. This 2,047 square foot house sits on a 7,513 square foot lot and features 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Powered by. There are some localized spots that will have hold-over adult birds from last year, but look forward to many young birds in the population this year. Score: 132 4/8. Late archery hunters can see rain, snow, or clear/cold weather. During the warmer times of the day this allows the hunter to stalk animals which are bedded down. So be sure of crossing conditions before attempting to cross Tonto Creek at the low water crossings. Look for prickly pear flats that extend up brushy slopes. Some Forest service road closures in the northern part of the Unit exist during December through March to protect roads from damage during snow and rain. Travel to and from Phoenix intl airport, or drive to the hunt location. Hunters are responsible for checking to see if the hunt is still ongoing before they go afield. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. Check the migratory bird hunt regulations for exact season dates. Javelina Overview: Javelina can be found in a variety of different habitat types in Unit 21 from the sonoran desert up to the pinyon juniper woodland. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. The early archery hunt will generally have hot, summer-like temperatures with moderate to cool nights. Arizona - Unit 33 Coues Deer 2020 Update! Favorite areas to hunt are the Naegelin rim/Canyon, Colcord Mountain, Aztec Peak, and the Canyon Creek areas. Another added bonus to hunting these collared peccaries is that you can take two animals per year. Hence the smaller the ears appear in relation to the head, the bigger the bear’s head, which probably means a bigger bear. The javelina population in this unit remains roughly the same as last year. The southern and lower elevation areas provide mule deer hunting along the A-Cross road (Forest Road 60) and the Cherry Creek road (Forest Road 203). The Town of Payson is located in Unit 22. Hello Everyone. Look forward to years with good winter and summer rains as they should be favorable on the javelina populations. Updated: Jun 8. Overall, the javelina population has been increasing, but still hasn’t reached numbers its had in the past. It was tough and a lot of fun. Archery season January 1-23, Youth Only January 24-February 3, Handgun-Archery-Muzzleoader February 4-20, Rifle February 1-26. Access to these areas from the north is F.S. Opportunities exist to pick up a leftover tag for spring javelina and turkey in Arizona! Tips: Black bears, more than any other big game species in Arizona must be hunted early in the morning or late afternoon during the early fall hunts, if the hunter is to have an opportunity to locate the animals. Check their references and you can call the Game and Fish department to verify their license and do the same with the Tonto National Forest. Continue to glass with an honest effort and you should be able to locate a mature buck. Our camp was near the apex of forest roads 6 and 7. Lion tracks and sign can be located along forest roads and trails, as they seek easy walking when moving from location to location. Hunt Unit 23 offers trophy big game hunting for elk, mule deer, whitetail, desert bighorn, & javelina and also good hunting for black bear, mountain lion, and turkey. Using decoys and calling seem to produce the best results although pass shooting can also be effective on either of the arms of the lake for those who do not have decoys. Based on Redfin's Mesa data, we estimate the home's value is $265,494. All of the Javelina we hunt are truly wild. Other wise just get away from people. road 71 out of Punkin Center. Hunters who use lion dogs take over 80% of the lions harvested. They are primarily found in a band of elevation from 3,500 feet to 6,000 feet. $19.95. Access via the low water crossings of Tonto Creek in the Punkin Center vicinity and State Highway 288 to the A-Cross Road (Forest Road 60) and Cherry Creek Road (Forest Road 203) are the main access routes into the unit. Being familiar with calls and studying various videotapes on elk hunting will help a hunter become more successful. The season dates are valid only until the female harvest objective is reached, after which time the season closes at sundown on the Wednesday immediately following. road 60 (A-Cross Road). Vegetation varies from Sonoran desertscrub on the flats to coniferous forests on the mountains. As Danner developed the fourth generation Pronghorn, they looked back at the previous two decades of their most iconic boot. Hunters who are hunting another species such as deer or elk take the other 20%. The same warning holds true for crossing Cherry, Coon, and Salome Creeks. This exceptionally designed Arizona Hunt Unit 23 Map (1:100k scale - made in USA) has more road & water data than any other printed topographic Arizona Hunting Unit Map & is useful for all of your outdoor needs: hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, off-roading, camping, … Look forward to better populations on years with increased rainfall. Have them make it into their chorizo and/or breakfast sausage. Areas: Look for Aberts squirrels wherever you see ponderosa pine trees in unit 23. Add to cart Unit 3B Bull Elk Muzzeloader. If you use a guide be sure they are licensed with the state and that they have the proper permits for guiding on the Tonto National Forest. Check with the Tonto National Forest during these times. See the Hunt Regulations for the definitions of the north and south half boundaries. Note: Between November 15th and February 15th each year the area between Roosevelt Lake and the A-Cross Road from Salt Gulch to Long Gulch (F.S road 135) is closed to all hunting and posted portions are closed to all entry. From the south end of the lake, go north on State Route 288 to F.S. There are 10 big game animal species in Arizona, and all of them can be hunted through public land pursuit. Look for Gambel oak thickets in the higher elevations and Emory and/or Arizona White oak thickets in the lower areas. Squirrels tend to be out and active during calm clear days. Scouting prior to the season is recommended to locate areas of turkey concentrations. The lake is also home to wintering flocks of Canada Geese with occasional Snow, Cackling and Ross visiting as well. The success and quality of your hunt will likely increase with the distance from your vehicle and roads. road 71 out of Punkin Center. Spring seasons usually range from January until March and fall hunts land between the end of August and November. Oct. 23-29** Muzzleloader: Oct. 23-Dec. 31** Youth-Only Muzzleloader: Oct. 2-11** Nov. 20-29** Archery: Aug. 21-Sept. 10** Dec. 11-Dec. 31** **Season dates vary by zone. Statewide, the band-tailed population appears to be on a downward trend. Elk will be found from the Mogollon Rim south to Parker Creek. Overview: White-tail deer numbers in unit 23 are static to improving. Preseason scouting, preparation for the environmental conditions, and physical conditioning are important factors. Last summer Unit 23 surveys revealed 2.3 poults per hen, which is above the three year average. I would buy a bear tag before javelina in those units. Hunter: EDWARD F. BALMES. Their home ranges are fairly small and allow this to happen from a good glassing position. Was wondering if anybody has hunted this unit recently and could help me out. Roosevelt Lake closure map, Address 123 Main Street New York, NY 10001, Hours Monday—Friday: 9:00AM–5:00PM Saturday & Sunday: 11:00AM–3:00PM. Hunters are also required to contact the Arizona Game & Fish Department in person or by phone at the same number within 48 hours after taking a bear. Ted and James find themselves in the middle of a javelina herd, Ted punches his 2019 archery tag! Overview: The Unit 23 javelina population remains roughly the same as last year. Access: Gambel quail are primarily a desert scrub and chaparral species. For further information and maps of the closure area, contact the Arizona Game and Fish Department. You'd be surprised at how many people don't even know what they are. 22 Game 24A Game 24B Game 3C Game 4A Game 4B Game 5A Game Species. Species within this unit include Black bear, elk, javelina, merriam’s turkey, mountain lion, mule deer, white-tailed deer, band-tailed pigeon, dove, tree squirrel, quail. These are Salome, Hells Gate and Sierra Ancha. Location: SAN CARLOS INDIAN RESERVATION, AZ. Turkey calling with a diaphragm call can be practiced while driving (preferably with no one else in the car) or doing many other activities since your hands are not needed. I have 2 jrs, that both drew tags (separate units, unfortunately). ft. condo is a bed, 2.0 bath unit. Be aware that if accessing Unit 23 by crossing Tonto Creek in Tonto Basin, that Tonto Creek is subject to temporary flooding and isolating travelers. The calf crop was 45 calves per 100 cows. The highest densities are located in the desert scrub communities north of Roosevelt Lake. This property was built in 1986. We hunted vigorously the first day to the east of this area that borders Perrin Ranch. They also blend in very well with the desert landscape. Public Lands: 100%. ), Gentry Mountain, Young Airport, Squaw Mesa, Buzzard Roost, and along the Malicious Gap road (Forest Road 609). White-tailed deer are very localized and can be found in the same canyon or hillside several times. There will be alot of people also but tons of country. Rarely exceeding 120 lbs, with most bucks around … 10209 E JAVELINA Ave was built in 2001 and last sold on November 03, 2020 for $375,000. Utilize your binoculars and cover hillsides carefully before moving on. Overview: The mountain lion harvest has averaged 11 lions in Unit 23 the past few years. For 2021, there are more than 2,600 leftover permit tags available. There are some stipulations to that. The highest densities are located in the desert scrub communities north of Roosevelt Lake. White-tailed deer prefer areas that do not experience heavy livestock densities. The open country provides an unforgettable experience of field time for hunting fur-bearing mammals and predators. Hunters who get out and work the areas on foot are usually more successful than those hunters who stay close to roads. Acorns should be nearing ripening allowing them to be readily visible with the aid of binoculars. Arizona Unit 21 Mule Deer. Some of the higher elevation tanks had water and good sign but nothing seemed fresher than a week old. Javelina frequent these slopes and can be spotted much easier than in the brush. I'll be down, javelina archery or not, Jan 16-23 anywhere from Patagonia to the border. Everyone in our group tagged out. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. I have 2 jrs, that both drew tags (separate units, unfortunately). Glassing oak thickets is much more difficult and the use of predator calls can enhance your probability of success. Areas: Mountain lions are found throughout the unit wherever prey is plentiful. Game Management Unit 23. These tags are left-over, archery only, over the counter (OTC) and can be purchased at any AZ game and fish office. COUES DEER (Non-Typical) Year Taken: 2015. Powered by. mode that can be used to signal your location when lost. With a little luck and the proper use of optics, a hunter can spot two or three herds of javelina from the same location. There is a Game and Fish Commission Rule, as well as federal regulations, which prohibit the use of aircraft to take or pursue wildlife in Arizona. Unit 36A/B/C Mentored Archery Javelina & Deer Hunting Camp - CHA. Terrain is characterized by flat desert plains cut by washes at lower elevations and steep, rocky mountains and deep canyons at the higher. 905 N Beeline Hwy Unit 23, Phoenix, AZ 85048 is currently not for sale. Improve your gut health, comfort and overall well-being with BIOTICS.USAGE: For best results take 1 serving (2 capsules) 20-30 min before any meal. I have been drawn for this hunt in Nov9-15th fron mule deer rifle. my partner and I hunted unit 10 for 5 days of the 12/4 to 12/13 season. These Spotlights made by Cyclops feature 3 illumination modes: high, low and S.O.S. Location: UNIT 17A. Antlerless archery hunters will find their quarry widely scattered and all the areas mentioned for the earlier hunts will apply as well as these locations. Access is widely available via State Routes 260 and 288 and the complex of Forest Service roads. The area offers good vehicle access to quality javelina habitat. We found them cuddled u… Aberts are the most common of these three in unit 23. Portions of Unit 23 in the Canyon Creek area were burned in the Rodeo-Chediski Fire and will have an impact on elk populations there. Among the big game animals that call Arizona their home are elk, deer, bears, buffalo, bighorn sheep, turkeys, mountain lion, bison, javelina and antelope. Therefore, it is important to spend more time on the seat of your pants glassing than tromping around the desert. $19.99 Price. AZGFD has a good write up about javelina if you wanna know the basics. Cyclops 1600 Lumens Handheld Rechargeable Spotlight, Danner Pronghorn 8" All-Leather Un-Insulated Hunting Boot, Leupold Freedom (RDS) 1x34mm Red Dot Sight, Badlands Beast of Burden (B.O.B) Freighter Frame Backpack. So it is better to stay where you are when you hear the “gobble’ and find a good place that will act as a blind. ... 4 Day Arizona Javelina Hunt Arizona, United States. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to kick off the 2021 season with an additional hunt. During that time, I have also gained a love for hunting them. These units are part of the Region VI - Mesa Hunting District. Most hunters focus their efforts on both the Tonto and Salt arms of the lake but coves in the main body of the lake offer good hunting also. Four Limited Opportunity hunts in the Canyon Creek area are still in effect to address the overutilization of regenerating willows and cottonwoods by elk along Canyon Creek. Take on a daily consistent basis for best results. Share this post. My first big game animal ever taken was a javelina I shot with my dad. Location & Schedule. Overview: Resident elk numbers in Unit 23 appear to be stable at this time. 758,423 acres. This is a large area, so scouting will be beneficial. They can be learned through a number of sources including cassette tapes and videotapes. Raging Point Outfitters offers spot-n-stalk javelina hunting in Arizona. Unit 23 is a vast and variable unit. The northern and higher elevation areas north of Young to scout are the Naegelin Rim/Canyon area and the Valentine Ridge/Canyon area. The bag limit will again be 15 quail per day with a possession limit of 30 quail after the opening day. We all walk a fine line between change for the sake of new versus change because it creates something better. A bear with small appearing ears probably means a larger bear since bears’ ears (young and old) are generally about 5 inches long. The area is well posted. Use a Tonto National Forest map to help you locate areas in which to search. I was wondering if anyone has any experience hunting Javelina in unit 35a and 35b lately. 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