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Offline WAcoueshunter

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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #15 on: February 10, 2020, 08:53:27 AM »
So what advice do you have for someone who has zero points and is looking at applying for the first time this year?

You'll be in the random draw, obviously.  They look at your first two choices.  So swing for the fences on your first choice, and put down the easiest to draw tag you'd be happy with for your second.  Lots of late rifle hunts with plenty of tags and relatively good draw odds that still have success rates in the 30-40% range. 

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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #16 on: February 10, 2020, 08:54:49 AM »
Pick a unit, a weapon, and put in.

While random odds are steep you just never know.

Sometimes dirt guys get lucky!!! :)

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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #17 on: February 10, 2020, 11:02:58 AM »
So what advice do you have for someone who has zero points and is looking at applying for the first time this year?

your last three choices are essentially a 'second pass' option and you might as well only put in for cow elk units, if you're willing to pay for that and hunt it (I'm not, even as a resident).

I'd go with a late rifle or archery hunt if you're desperate for a bull tag this year, realize that with elevation it could be colder here in Arizona than on a late WA hunt.

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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #18 on: February 10, 2020, 07:34:27 PM »
Good information.  I really only have one unit I wanna shoot for. Will the first and second pass on the draw still function the same,

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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #19 on: February 20, 2020, 06:48:42 AM »
Your first two choices essentially will be the only one's that count for a decent unit.

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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #20 on: February 28, 2020, 08:54:20 AM »
Any card hits?

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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #21 on: February 28, 2020, 09:27:01 AM »
My resident cousin just got hit, so either him or his wife.  Both only applied for primo hunts, so should be something really good. 

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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #22 on: February 28, 2020, 10:33:26 AM »
There is still hope! LOL.
Good luck!

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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #23 on: February 28, 2020, 10:53:25 AM »
Card not hit.  Scratch that one from the list!


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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #24 on: February 28, 2020, 06:01:48 PM »
brother in-law got hit, uncle got hit and wife/I got hit on our CCs.    going to be a fun elk camp !

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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #25 on: February 29, 2020, 01:01:29 AM »
No love here.

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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #26 on: February 29, 2020, 03:44:14 AM »
Perhaps your looking for love in all the wrong places

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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #27 on: February 29, 2020, 08:30:34 AM »
no AZ elk NR luv here either. 15 strikeouts in a row now for Sept archery bull tag.
chasin' chrome, fur or Titleists.

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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #28 on: February 29, 2020, 03:36:24 PM »
Either 29 late rifle or 6A Archery for me!

Yahoo!



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Re: Arizona Elk
« Reply #29 on: March 02, 2020, 03:01:52 PM »
Congratulations! Hope you enjoy the hunt.

 


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