Category Archives: Western Big Game

May 07

2021 Arizona Deer Draw

Well it’s about that time again the new 2021-2022 Arizona Fall Regs are out and the deadline to apply is June 8th! The first step to building you a hunt you will remember for years to come is getting you a Tag. We only take a small amount of hunters per season and limit the […]

Guided Coues deer hunt February 01

Velvet Coues Deer Hunting Early Bird Special

We have guided Coues deer hunts in velvet which offers a very unique time to hunt big Coues bucks because they are are still on summer patterns.

January 29

California to Ban All Bear Hunting

The anti-hunters are at it again! Now they are trying to ban all bear hunting in CA. What people need to understand is that this is an attack on hunting and whether you are a bear hunter or not we need to stick together and stand up for all hunting not just what interests us…. […]

Arizona trail cam ban January 29

AZ Trail Camera Ban

In my years as a game manager, and years as hunter I’ve have not noted any negative impact of the use of trail cameras on game. What we have here is a people problem ……. Fellow hunters arguing over whether or not trail cameras should be used for the take of animals here in AZ. […]

December 27

Coues Deer Pastrami

e been experimenting with a few different recipes and his is by far the best with a little tweak here and there to suit my liking.

December 22

Venison Stroganoff

I’m Always searching for new ways to prepare wild game meat and I often look to My good friend Hank Shaw for ideas etc. This is one of Hanks recipes that I reworked a bit to make it where (1) I could eat it (because I’m allergic to garlic) (2) fits the ingredients I can […]

December 15

Late Season Archery in AZ What to expect

My good friend and hunting partner Charles Whitwam is coming to hunt the rut in Arizona on an OTC tag this year and he had questions about Hunting in Arizona.

scent control and spot and stalk August 12

Preparing for Hunting Season: Increase your success 10 fold!

The more I talk to guys about hunting especially those who are consistently successful there is a pattern that is undeniable:

July 14

Archery Deer Hunting in AZ

Arizona guided hunt speical

smoked whole loin recipe June 17

Whole Smoked Venison Loin

This may be my favorite meal I have ever had using my smoker