Vegetation is ponderosa pine/mixed conifer forests transitioning to juniper grasslands in the north. Also look for likely feeding areas, particularly heavy Gambel oak acorn crops. Roads can become very slick when wet, and some areas have deep mud. Public Lands: 82%. Forest Service Timber Cuts. Legal lions are any lion except spotted kittens or females accompanied by spotted kittens. Ornoski said elk hunters with patience should consider looking at Arizona units 1, 3A/3C, 9, 10, 23N, and 27, which typically are extremely hard to draw. Take advantage of any high points and use binoculars to locate antelope. From the West: State Routes 260, 277 Areas: The Redhead Marsh-Ned Lake-Telephone Lake complex is a popular duck hunting area.  It is accessed off of State Route 77, just north of Show Low. Be sure to check current waterfowl hunting regulations, and have both State and Federal Duck Stamps affixed to your license if you are age 16 or older. Mountain Lion In more open areas, glassing can be an effective technique if high points are located prior to hunting. Arizona Hunt Unit 5A Map. SHOP. Most of Unit 3C is bounded on the south by the Fort Apache Indian Reservation.  Your permit does not allow you to enter the Reservation to hunt or recover game.  Do not trespass on the Reservation for any reason without tribal permission.  If you shoot an animal that travels onto the Reservation, contact the White Mountain Apache Game and Fish Department to obtain permission to go after the animal.  If hounds pursue a bear onto the Reservation, you may not cross onto the Reservation to recover dogs without tribal permission. Snow is probable during late fall and winter, and hunters should be prepared with the appropriate clothing and vehicles. Within 10 days of taking a lion, the hunter shall present the lion’s skull, hide, and attached proof of sex for inspection. Price $39.00. Elk Hunting AZ units 3a and 3c . Price $39.00. Historically, this unit has had a stable bear population, with most of the bears concentrated south of Highway 260.  Bear numbers in the unit have decreased since the Rodeo-Chediski Fire in 2002 as a result of habitat changes within the burn area.  With the abundant Gambel oak stands now present in the burn area, bear numbers could increase seasonally in the unit during years with good acorn crops.  Hunters should look for bear sign and feeding activity when determining where to hunt.  Early in the season, taking a stand on a stock tank may prove successful.  Hunters using hounds take most bears in 3C, but calling and still-hunting can also be productive. On the better duck marshes, there is generally some hunter congestion, especially early in the season and on weekends. and anywhere near Black Canyon Lake (accessed via FR 86 or from State Route 260).  Scouting is critical to locating animals for your hunt. Population swings are not uncommon in this unit. On the early hunts, check to make sure that there are no fire restrictions in effect. Because of warmer temperatures on early hunts, it is suggested that you locate a meat processor or butcher who will provide a location to hang and cool meat before going hunting.  There are game processors in Taylor and Lakeside. Price $39.00. For antlered and antlerless elk, good hunting areas the past few years include: Telephone Lake and White Lake just north of Show Low (accessed from Hwy 77), Juniper Ridge (FR 143) west of Show Low/Linden, Pinedale Ridge (FR 132) south of Clay Springs, near Deer Springs (FR 107, 161 and 145) Lookout Tower, the Aripine area (FR 332), the area between Phoenix Park Wash and Decker Wash (FR 146), the area around the Gentry Lookout Tower, and anywhere near Black Canyon Lake (accessed via FR 86 or from Highway 260). Land status: The majority of the unit is situated within the Black Mesa and Lakeside Ranger Districts of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, consequently access to hunting areas is not a problem.  A Forest map can be purchased at any Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest District Office, located in Overgaard, Lakeside, Springerville and Alpine, or at the Arizona Game and Fish Region I office in Pinetop. Nearby. Please help minimize damage to wet roads.  You are liable for any damage or ruts you create.  The Forest Service and the Game and Fish Department consider this habitat damage. FR 143 accesses Juniper Ridge, another good bet.  Other good areas are along the Rim, south of Pinedale (FR 130, 263 and 131), and from the Deer Springs Lookout west to the Young Road (FR 512).  Be careful not to slip over the Rim into Unit 23.  The area surrounding Black Canyon Lake (accessed via FR 86) and to the east (accessed via FR 50 and 51) can also provide good hunting. Thanks. 355,308 acres. See a lot of good Bulls in there? These units are not open to hunting with an over-the-counter archery deer tag. Elevations range from 5,600 feet in Taylor to over 7,200 feet on the Mogollon Rim. A Forest map can be purchased at any Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest District Office, located in Overgaard, Lakeside, Springerville and Alpine, or at the Arizona Game and Fish Region I office in Pinetop. View Homework Help - unit3C from MUS 354 at Arizona State University. Overview: Unit 3C has limited, but fairly high quality waterfowl hunting available.  The majority of waterfowl will be ducks, although some geese are taken every year.  On the better duck marshes, there is generally some hunter congestion, especially early in the season and on weekends.  Hunters should consider the method they will use to retrieve downed birds.  By far the most effective method is a trained retrieving dog, although small boats, float tubes and chest waders may also be used.  Some water is too deep for waders.  If wading is your only retrieval method, limit your hunting to water that you know is not too deep.  The weather during the waterfowl season can be very comfortable or downright nasty, with wind, precipitation, and cold temperatures.  Be sure to check current waterfowl hunting regulations, and have both State Migratory Bird Stamp (included with a youth license) and Federal Duck Stamps affixed to your license if you are age 16 or older. Some water is too deep for waders. I saw quite a few groups of deer and two herds of elk. Land status: Most of Unit 3C is within the Lakeside and Black Mesa Ranger Districts of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. Unit 3C is bounded on the south by the Fort Apache Indian Reservation.  Your permit does not allow you to enter the Reservation to hunt or recover game.  Do not trespass on the Reservation for any reason without tribal permission.  If you shoot an animal that travels onto the Reservation, contact the White Mountain Apache Game and Fish Department to obtain permission to go after the animal. 42,742 acres. Welcome to BGH, I'm not much help for Arizona hunting, but we have a couple of guys running around here who may be able to give you a hand. On the antlerless hunts, take enough time to positively identify your target and triple check to make sure the animal you intend to harvest does not have antlers. Generally lions will be found traveling through areas of high game concentrations. Check the current regulations for season dates. This unit has a moderate number of antlered permits available each year, and, since the Rodeo-Chediski Fire, has had high numbers of antlerless permits.  The early season antlered tags in Unit 3C are highly coveted by hunters. Female bears with cubs are not lawful for harvest. Overview: Unit 3C ranges in elevation from 5,600 feet at Taylor to over 7,200 feet on the Rim.  Weather can range from hot during the early fall to cold and wet as fall progresses.  Snow is possible in October and likely during November and December.  Hunters should be prepared with appropriate clothing and vehicles.  Roads can become very slick when wet and have deep mud in some areas.  Four-wheel drive vehicles are recommended in the late fall. You are liable for any damage or ruts you create. Pine Top Game Management Area which includes Arizona GMU's Unit 1 Unit 2A, Unit 2B, Unit 2C, Unit 3A, Unit 3B, Unit 3C, Unit 4A, Unit 4B, Unit 27 Unit Boundaries Beginning at the New Mexico state line and U.S. Hwy 60; west on U.S. Hwy 60 to Vernon Junction; southerly on the Vernon-McNary Rd. Total Area. Land status: Most of Unit 3C is within the Lakeside and Black Mesa Ranger Districts of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. If I recall correctly they spend a fair amount of time talking about that late hunt. To find bears, look for canyons with thick stands of timber or rough, rocky country with adjacent cover. Do not trespass on the Reservation for any reason without tribal permission. Please help minimize damage to wet roads. Land Status: There is some State Trust and private land throughout the antelope habitat. Species Information Antelope. Login or register to post comments; Mon, 2009-06-01 09:59 #2. bailer. Areas: Hunters should concentrate in unburned pine stands south of Hwy 260. Availability Sold out Map: Holbrook AZ - AZ122S. Arizona HuntMap Unit Maps Choose your map type: HuntMap Premium (Durable Paper): $38.99 This is our premium waterproof, rip-proof, fade resistant and rubberized map product. Lion hunters should be familiar with the following laws and regulations prior to going lion hunting (see current regulations under Commission Order 10): Mule Deer Deer-hunting techniques that can be successful include still-hunting and taking a stand on or near water sources.  Spot and stalk techniques have been productive, especially in many of the burned areas that provide opportunity for glassing.  Tracking may also prove successful on snow or with the right conditions. He is vice president of Christian Hunters of America and is a Cabela’s Pro Staffer. Unit 3C is bounded on the south by the Fort Apache Indian Reservation. Offline. Ridgeline Outfitters provides Arizona elk hunts throughout the state, including Arizona elk units 1, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 3C, 7W, 8, 9, 10 and 27. In 2012 the Arizona Game and Fish Commission changed the deer management to alternative status in Units 3A/3C. There is very little grain farming in the area, but birds generally concentrate near farms.  Because most dove hunting is done relatively close to human development and other hunters, safety is very important.  Check the area you intend to hunt and avoid shooting within ¼ mile of houses and buildings.  Also, avoid shooting at low flying birds, and be aware of where other hunters are located near you. The majority of waterfowl will be ducks, although some geese are taken every year. Public Lands: 82%. Forest Service Timber Cuts. Arizona Management Unit 3C Game Maps, regulations and land access information. Hunting water sources such as stock tanks and the Little Colorado River can also be good. While four-wheel drive vehicles are not necessary to access most areas, if the roads are wet, they may be needed. Hunters should consider the method they will use to retrieve downed birds. Arizona Hunt Unit 5B Map. Overview: Dove hunting in Units 3A & 3C is fair, although sometimes the birds cooperate and hunting becomes good.  The harvest is entirely mourning doves.  Hunters should check current regulations for legal bag limits, hunting times, and other special regulations.  Often late summer storms move many birds south prior to the season opener. Anywhere along the Rim road (Forest Road 300) is a good bet. The early season antlered tags in Unit 3C are highly coveted by hunters. Both of my boys have drawn Bull Elk tags in 3A/3C in November. Arizona 3C - Unit Overview. The mule deer population has been increasing since the Rodeo-Chediski Fire.  The highest densities are found south of Highway 260 in the burn area. The unit is bounded on the south by the Fort Apache Indian Reservation.  Your permit does not allow you to enter the Reservation to hunt or recover game.  Do not trespass on the Reservation for any reason without tribal permission.  If you shoot an animal that travels onto the Reservation, contact the White Mountain Apache Game and Fish Department to obtain permission to go after the animal. Unit price / per . Expect to see bulls in the 370″ range with potential for 380″+. The impact of the fire on the unit’s squirrel population appears to be minimal. Areas: Mountain lions are found throughout Unit 3C. Overview: Hunt permits for mule deer in Unit 3C are also valid in Unit 3A (see Unit 3A mule deer for more information).  This unit has an early season permitted archery hunt and a general firearms hunt in October/November.  Unit 3A/3C deer hunt permits are valid for any antlered deer, but historically there are very few white-tailed deer in the unit. All of these units have the potential to produce magnum size bulls. Be prepared for winter conditions by bringing appropriate clothing and vehicles. Always check weather conditions during fall hunts and be prepared for winter conditions. Up to a 15 year wait to draw. m 5,600 feet in Taylor to over 7,200 feet on the Mogollon Rim. 293,528 acres. Areas: Hunters looking for the highest deer densities should concentrate their efforts south of State Route 260.  Forest roads (FR) 139 and 132 can access the Cottonwood burn area. Regular price Sale price $8.99 Sale. There will be a permitted fall limited weapon-shotgun shooting shot only (LWSSS) turkey season offered in October in addition to the over-the-counter fall archery-only hunt, which coincides with the archery deer season. Most of the unit is situated within the Lakeside and Black Mesa Ranger Districts of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. In addition, residential developments and homes are scattered in the unit. Apache-Sitgreaves Natl Forest, Lakeside Ranger District – 928 368-2100, 260.  Bear numbers in the unit have decreased since the Rodeo-Chediski Fire in 2002 as a result of habitat changes within the burn area.  With the abundant Gambel oak stands now present in the burn area, bear numbers could increase seasonally in the unit during years with good acorn crops.  Hunters should look for bear sign and feeding activity when determining where to hunt.  Early in the season, taking a stand on a stock tank may prov. Hunters should avoid the thicker juniper woodlands; although several herds have been using areas in the burn that were thick with pinyon, juniper and ponderosa prior to the Rodeo-Chediski fire. All hunters must contact an Arizona Game and Fish Department office in person or by telephone at 1-800-970-BEAR (2327) within 48 hours of taking a bear.  The report shall include the hunter’s name, hunting license number, tag number, sex of the bear taken, management unit where the bear was taken, and telephone number at which the hunter can be reached to obtain additional information.  Within 10 days of taking a bear, the hunter shall present the bear’s skull, hide, and attached proof of sex for inspection.  If a hunter freezes the skull or hide before presenting it for inspection, the hunter shall prop the jaw open to allow access to the teeth and ensure that the attached proof of sex is identifiable and accessible.  A premolar tooth will be removed during the inspection.  Successful hunters are encouraged to contact the nearest Department office by telephone to coordinate inspections. Areas: The Redhead Marsh-Ned Lake-Telephone Lake complex is a popular duck hunting area. Our Arizona guides are second to none; the intimate knowledge of the country we hunt is evident in the caliber of bulls that we harvest. Unit 3C for the majority of game species covers approximately 355,307 acres, and the majority of this unit is comprised of public land. Look for antelope in any of the bigger natural openings and juniper pushes. Within 10 days of taking a bear, the hunter shall present the bear’s skull, hide, and attached proof of sex for inspection. Archery turkey tags for the fall can be purchased over the counter at any license dealer. Areas: Antelope habitat in the unit is primarily found north of Hwy 260. Much of the antelope habitat in this unit is in the Lakeside and Black Mesa Ranger Districts of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.  A Forest map can be purchased at either District Office or at the Arizona Game and Fish Department regional office in Pinetop. Arizona Hunt Unit 6A Map. Although lions may be found throughout the unit, most are taken south of State Route 260.  Hunters should look for tracks crossing roads and scratches.  Hound hunting is the most successful method, but calling can also be effective, especially if the hunter knows a lion is in the area. Return to Map Index Filter by. CONTACT. Look for certain food sources, such as acorns, which may concentrate bears in some areas. Your permit does not allow you to enter the Reservation to hunt or recover game. Because of the mobility and territoriality of bears, they will be dispersed throughout the unit. A premolar tooth will be removed during the inspection. The elevation ranges from 5,000 to 6,000 feet. Map: Show Low AZ - AZ146S. Weather can range from hot during the early fall too cold and wet as fall progresses. Although there is private land throughout the unit, most of the deer are located on National Forest lands. Top. Land status: Most of the unit is situated within the Lakeside and Black Mesa Ranger Districts of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. Mountain Lion Overview: The lion population in this unit is not dense, but there are a number of lions harvested each year. In addition to the fall bear hunts, there are also permitted and over-the-counter archery-only spring bear hunts in Unit 3C. Unit 3A/3C deer hunt permits are valid for any antlered deer, but historically there are very few white-tailed deer in the unit. Pre-season scouting is a major contributor to success.  Without spending some time learning the area, it can be difficult to find mature bucks. Price $39.00. Arizona Hunting Unit 37A Maps for Arizona Hunting Units Show Maps. Unit 3C has a much higher density of deer than Unit 3A. Arizona Unit 3C. Land status: The majority of the unit is situated within the Lakeside and Black Mesa Ranger Districts of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. Trophy quality on ALL these Arizona elk hunts is VERY good, however many bulls will have broken antlers during the late season. A Forest map can be purchased at any National Forest district office or at the Arizona Game and Fish Department Region I office in Pinetop. Often late summer storms move many birds south prior to the season opener. The majority of the bulls have moved off to the reservation. During late hunts, animas tend to stay at lower elevations in pine/juniper mix or just juniper. Arizona GMU 3C, Hunting Unit Map, 48" × 36" MyTopo Hunt Area / Game Management Units (GMU) Maps are 1:100,000-scale maps using the Bureau of Land Management Land Status base maps. ... UNIT 3A/3C. However, since the Rodeo-Chediski Fire, elk densities are higher south of Highway 260 (which bisects the unit). If wading is your only retrieval method, limit your hunting to water that you know is not too deep. Roads can become very slick when wet and there’s deep mud in some areas. 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