I did a quick google search, and found out that they do indeed offer over the counter licenses for elk in Arizona. I was actually surprised about it. Apparantly, they are for a VERY limited number of areas, and there is mostly private land and very low elk numbers in these units.
I could not find any reference to if it was open to non-residents. It doesn't say either way. Here is a link to the website so you can read for yourself.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...