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tux
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Bull Elk AZ Unit 5B, South

I drew a Bull tag for archery in Unit 5B South and have never hunted the area. I have hunted 6A South for several years and would like any help offered.

Thanks.

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Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
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Bull Elk AZ Unit 5B, South

I'll be working on a cabin in that area this summer, I 'll keep you posted on any monsters. I have only hunted 5A early season in that area and the herds all hold fairly close to the rim. Scouting that area shouldn't be too tough if we can keep the fire season under control.

Good Luck!

tux
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Bull Elk AZ Unit 5B, South

Nice summer job location! I certainly would welcome any information. I hunted 5B north about 8 years ago for antelope and 6A south several times for cow only but never 5B south. I figure to start scouting late July after the rain starts to see if I can locate the major water ponds and wallows. Thanks, and good luck with the canin.

JLS
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5A Question

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You said that you have hunted in 5A. I'v been drawen archery bull for that area and been up there one time on may the 26th. Was in around fr131 and 95 seen some elk but not much sign. Can you point me to some other area in 5A?

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Bull Elk AZ Unit 5B, South

JLS, are you the same JLS over on AZOD? If so, it's me ThunderDan.

I can give you some help in lower 5A. Send me a PM through either forum.

AZ~Thunder

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Location: chino valley
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hi

i got my first archery tag in 6a south an i was wondering if any of you ladys and gentlemen had any spots i could scout Thumbs up

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Bull Elk AZ Unit 5B, South

In comment to the first topic, youve hunted 6a before, if you study maps and such all you gotta do is follow your gut instinct as to where the elk would be it will be the same as 6a except you are one unit over.....its not rocket science!

elkhunter92: what time of the year are you hunting? are you hunting bull or cow? I know a place where youre hunting that you are guaranteed Yes to see cows and possibly a bull or two. How familiar are you with the area, It would be a waste to try explain it before knowing how well you know the area. Let me know.....

For either of you....Are you real hunters or road hunters? If your road hunters then Im wasting my "breath" here Talk to the Hand . If you're the type who actually HUNTS then im more than happy to share info. Thumbs up

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ryan byman

i have a bull tag in september starts on the 15 an the 25 an yes i hunt i only road to our spots to that we are going to but other then that its about fields water holes an climbing ridges. an all your help will be help ful thank you. Thumbs up an pretty familliar

ELKHUNTER92

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Bull Elk AZ Unit 5B, South

I've never been drawn for 5B-S before but I've hunted with some friends in that unit and be ready to see some big bulls. I'd start scouting just west of Long Lake following FS 82 northwest (which is also the border of 5B-N and 5B-S). Anywhere between FS 82 and Hutch Mountain Lookout has some good bulls in it.

Good Luck!

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Bull Elk AZ Unit 5B, South

5B South is ny favorite unit! There is a place there we call elk highway...loaded with trails. I sat there one morning a couple years ago and, I am not kidding, heard non-stop bugling for about an hour. Bulls all over! Take road 93 in about 7 miles and hunt that area to your left. I just found this forum so I will have to look at my map to get more specific.

I am hunting 5B North this year for only the second time. ANY SUGGESTIONS?

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Bull Elk AZ Unit 5B, South

Hey jeffstorck...Good unit! Someone else posted a topic with this same unit. I replied a couple areas to check out. It should be listed in the topic page.

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