I hunt in this unit a lot (I live in Flagstaff). I am partial to the transition zone between the aspens and ponderosas (ca. 8000 feet). The areas around Kendrick Mountain/Wilderness Area, especially the south side have often been productive for me. No real monsters in this area, but you can't eat the antlers anyway, right? Another nice area is farther north on US 180 toward Valle (but not that far). Red Mountain is on the west side of the road and I've seen some very nice ones in that area. Good Luck!
[ This Message was edited by: 1975fj40 on 2003-09-19 14:06 ]
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...