Not only turkey hunting but you can put in for the spring draws in Arizona for Javelina. They have hunts for archery, hand guns archery or muzzleloader or HAM season, and one for regular rifle. The nice thing about the archery hunt is that quail season is still going on until the first weekend of February when the HAM season starts.
Well I guess I'm 3 years too late for this thread. I love Spring. It's my favorite time of year, yes even better than Fall. Just something about the weather clearing up, daylight getting longer, and vegitation greening up, birds singing in the cool morning before as sun begins to rise. The sounds of doves cooing off in the distance. The anticipaption of camping and rafting.
The best part.....after I mow the lawn on a warm clear late May afternoon right before dinner, the smell of fresh cut green grass and fresh lawnbark mulch in the air, then as the day winds down getting that faint hint of a charcoal grill getting started somewhere off in the distance, and that smell of grilling looming in the early evening air.
Winter is tough on whitetails, that is an accepted fact.
You can help the quality of your herd by providing winter plots - that are not necessarily designed as kill plots.
Having what I call green plots - that the deer can browse in when most of the other food is gone, can greatly benefit the deer herd when they need it most.
Come December - at least in our area of the south - most of the mast is gone, all of the crops were long harvested and this green browse can really make the difference for...