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
Black Diamond ReMoji Lantern
A bright and simple essential for your camp kit or roadtrip rig, the ReMoji Lantern is a compact rechargeable light that provides ample illumination for cooking dinner, sorting the rack or hanging out in the van. The ReMoji's streamlined yet durable design features a frosted globe that offers even, ambient light, a dimming function for adjustable brightness, and an internal lithium ion battery that recharges easily via USB. The lantern also features a double-hook hang loop, as well as a magnetic top that easily sticks inside your van or any other metallic surface for versatile illumination when and where you need it.FeaturesOne LED emits 100 lumens of powerFrosted globe produces bright, ambient lightUnique dimming switch provides adjustable brightnessCollapsible, double-hook hang loop and magnetic backing for versatile attachment optionsInternal lithium ion battery recharges via USBProtected against water immersion
Badlands Ascend Pants
Whether climbing a mountain or scaling a tree, there's something about the ascent that gets the blood and adrenaline flowing. Comfort is key at those higher, cooler elevations so we designed the ultimate heavyweight fleece for such occasions. Ascend to greatness and take your hunt to another level...a higher level.Features:Heavyweight, Wind-Resistant Badlands Approach FX FleeceWater Repellent TechnologyNano C6 DWR Coated Outer (Trust us, that's good)Tree Stand Tether Exit PortDual Access Pant Pockets
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.
Banded RedZone Elite 2.0 Breathable Insulated Wader
Introducing Banded(R) RedZone ELITE 2.0 Breathable Waders. Years of hunting experience coupled with first-to-market product innovation led us to raise the standard in breathable hunting waders. We forever changed the game with the launch of our line of Banded RedZone(TM) Breathable Waders in 2012. Heralded for superior comfort and trusted for all-conditions performance. Now, through our relentless pursuit of perfection, we've raised the bar even higher. From RedZone(TM) to RedZone(TM) 2.0, we've made the best wader even better. More comfort, more performance, more feature-packed details and more durable than ever. The RedZone(TM) 2.0 line of waders are the most technologically advanced waders in waterfowl. And, it's not even close. Featuring the latest in cutting-edge fabric and seam technologies and improvements from top-to-bottom. You're in for the best wading experience of your life.
Leupold Compact Aluminum Tripod
Small and lightweight enough to pack, tough enough to take anywhere. This semi full-size tripod extends to 53.5 inches, folds to just 20 inches, and weighs only 2.4 pounds. Includes a compact ball head for easy traversing.Key Features:1/4" - 1/2" Socket Mount AdapterMax Length: 53.5 in3 Section LegsAluminum legsBall HeadTwist-lock adjustment
Badlands Sacrifice LS Backpack
Packed and ready for action, the Badlands Sacrifice LS is ready for your adventure. Compared to the previous design, the new Sacrifice LS has an updated Hypervent Frame, Wrapped Frame, and integrated Pistol Holder. This pack has a capacity of about 2100 - 3200 cubic inches making this perfect for multi-day hunts and offers 7 pockets that you can compartmentalize your gear in. If you're a gear freak and always pack WAY more than you need, the Sacrifice LS is the pack for you!Features:Updated Hypervent FrameRifle Boot IncludedPistol HolderMultiple Lash PointsUpdated Wrapped FrameQuick-Release Drawstring PocketEliminated the Squeaking issue w/ previous modelVideo -Badlands Sacrifice LS Backpack
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.