A wallow is a basically a mud hole, usually in or around a mountain spring, that bulls "wallow" or role around in.
I've located a lot of wallows while hunting and scounting, and I always seem to find bulls in those areas, but I've yet to ever actually SEE a bull in the act of wallowing. I think it would be a cool thing to see.
Here in Arizona, they start about August, but I have seen them earlier. If you can find one in summer, try to keep it a secret. I have seen them stop using busy one's right when the hunters start snooping around.
Let me start by telling you the story of two Johns.
John number one went on a day hike with a couple of friends in the Cascade Mountains about an hour from Seattle. He somehow got separated from his buddies and became lost. John was dressed in casual cloths for a warm weather day hike and had nothing but a lunch with him. He spent three days in those mountains and luckily made it out to tell the story.
John number two, a friend of John number one, was much better prepared when...