Hardin, I've hunted deer and elk in Unit 9 and I saw coyotes in just about every outing that I can recall. Although I didn't specifically hunt coyotes, I'm sure both Units 9 and 7 would serve you well. I've done a little coyote calling in Unit 7E, with decent results. Get nearer the Navajo Reservation boundary for best results.
The only downside is the heavy population of Flagstaff and the probable hunting pressure from varmint hunters who live there. I'd give it a crack this coming September - if'n I were you.
The goal of all hunters is a quick, humane kill where the animal drops in it's tracks and is dead within seconds. But in a pursuit that has as many variables as hunting, sometimes things don't quite go according to plan. However, game can be tracked and recovered with the right skills and with patience.
First of all, you need to wait the right amount of time after the shot before tracking a wounded animal. I've heard estimates of waiting 30 minutes for a hit in the vitals and 5-8 hours for a...