Deer Hunting in Arizona Game Management Unit 22
The Mazatzal Wilderness area holds pockets of mule deer where water is found year round and this area can be accessed by the Sheep’s Bridge Crossing road along the east side of the Verde River.
Unit Elevation Profile
HuntScore generates thousands of synthetic hikes in the unit to create an elevation profile. This profile is what you can expect to experience within a 2 mile hike from a road or trail in this unit.
Elevation in this unit ranges from 1332' to 7253' with a median elevation of 2416'. If you are preparing to hunt this unit you should train for hiking up and down slopes of 6.8%.
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Gear Recommendations for Deer Hunting From
Eberlestock 38mm x 12" Extender Straps
Set of three compression strap extenders. These will work on any Eberlestock pack with 38mm Dual Stealth buckles. Use them to get a little more reach around massive loads. For example, if you really jam-pack a J-type pack and have fully stuffed Super Spike Duffel mounted to the outside, you'll probably want these extension straps! Available in Dry Earth only, to match the trim on all of our newer hunting packs, and many of their tactical packs.The ACSE also works as an extension kit for the G29 Tailhook pack, allowing you to add length to the Tailhook's tree attachment system.Please note, the ACSE is only available with "Stealth" buckles. Please look closely at the buckles on your pack; Stealth buckles are embossed with the word "Stealth" or "Stealth Warrior" in very fine print.
Darn Tough 1949 Uncle Buck Boot Cushion Socks
We all have one of those uncles. This Uncle Buck is disciplined, rugged and feels like a giant teddy bear hugging your feet. Built to handle the most unpredictable terrain with cushioned comfort. FeaturesPerformance Fit: No slipping, no bunching, and no blisters.Fine Gauge Knitting: Unprecedented durability and our unique "put it on, forget it's on" feel.Fast Action Wicking: Pulls moisture away from skin. Fast drying.All Weather Performance: Cool in the summer, warm in the winter.Naturally Antimicrobial: Repels bacteria and odor.Guaranteed For Life: No strings. No conditions. For life.Merino Wool: The ultimate fiber for breathability and comfort in all conditions.True Seamless(TM): Undetectable seam fusion for an ultra smooth, invisible feel.
MTN OPS Biotics - Probiotics & Enzymes
BIOTICS is an advanced Pre and Probiotic blend specifically formulated to increase healthy gut bacteria, while decreasing the bad gut bacteria at the same time. Properly balancing these bacterias aids in improved digestive health, stronger gut lining and combating symptoms such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea and irregular stool frequency. Improve your gut health, comfort and overall well-being with BIOTICS.USAGE: For best results take 1 serving (2 capsules) 20-30 min before any meal. Take on a daily consistent basis for best results. 80% of your immune system is stored right in your gut and that is why MTN OPS BIOTICS(TM) is so important for your daily health and wellness.
Danner Element Hunting Boots
Waterproof, full-grain leather upper with lightweight 900 denier nylonDanner(R) Dry waterproof breathable liningThinsulate(TM) Ultra InsulationRugged hardware for secure fit and long lasting performanceCushioning PU footbedSpecially formulated rubberized EVA midsoleFiberglass shankDanner(R) Element(R) outsole offers superior traction on rugged terrain
Leupold Freedom (RDS) 1x34mm Red Dot Sight
All red dots are not created equal. The Freedom RDS (red dot sight) changes the game when it comes to consistency and durability in a red dot sight. Leupold took took 70+ years of optics knowledge and created a red dot that's built Leupold tough, performs in extreme conditions, and won't break the bank. It's everything you need in a red dot and nothing you don't.FeaturesIncludes AR-specific mount.Battery Life at Brightness 4 of 8: 1000 hours minimumRDS - no mount with battery = 7.2 ouncesRDS - with mount, battery & capped adjustments = 12.6 ouncesWeight: 7.2ozLength: 5.3inElevation Adjustment Range (MOA): 80Windage Adjustment Range (MOA)l 80Video -Leupold Freedom (RDS) 1x34mm Red Dot Sight
Badlands Vario 3300 Pack
No two hunts are the same. It's a fact. The Badlands Vario Modular Pack System was designed to adapt to the changing conditions of the hunt. A truly customizable system, the Vario will be there for you like a trusty companion. No, not like a spouse...more like a loyal thoroughbred workhorse that would never leave you stranded. We think everyone deserves a partner like that. The best part? This companion comes with an Unconditional Lifetime Warranty.FeaturesVario 33 Bag OnlyFrame Sold SeparatelyCompatible with Vario FrameLightweight Durable NEW KXO-50 FabricExtender Straps for Use with Game BagsWide-Mouth OpeningIncludes Rifle/Bow BootSide Stretch PocketsCarry Compatible: Pistol, Rifle, BowFits Reservoir: 3LVideo -Badlands Vario 3300 PackVideo -Badlands Vario 3300 Bag
Similar Nearby Deer Units
Game Management Unit 23
Popular areas holding high densities of whitetailed deer are between Cherry Creek and Tonto Creek at an elevation between 3,500 to 6,000 feet. All major drainages that run off of the Sierra Ancha Mountains hold whitetailed deer.
Game Management Unit 21
When hunting on BLM Land, glass and hunt all drainages that lead into the Agua Fria River system. White-tailed deer utilize these drainages along with mule deer, so species identification is very important. Look for mule deer at the head of drainage cuts.