were about 60 yards back in the brush, feeding on some prickly pear cactuses.
I'd planned to bowhunt for javelinas
on the Reservation, but a wipeout on one of my Harleys put me on the disabled list.
Q We are going to hunt javelinas
, Coues deer, and mule deer in January in southern Arizona.
I've shot both ferals and javelinas
with assorted mechanicals, and the results have been mixed.
My latest excursion was for javelinas
and feral hogs with Horns & Thorns Outfitters in Bracketwille.
There are six teams in the Arizona Fall League: the Maryvale Saguaros, Phoenix Desert Dogs, Grand Canyon Rafters, Peoria Javelinas
, Scottsdale Scorpions, and Mesa Solar Sox.
In addition, javelinas
and feral hogs make this a true mixed-bag bowhunt.
ONE EVENING MY FRIEND Tom had the idea to team up on the javelinas
The Dodgers are sending pitchers Jamie Arnold, Eric Gagne and Mike Judd, catcher Paul LoDuca and infielder Adam Riggs to the Peoria Javelinas
Big mule deer and trophy-sized Coues deer are his specialty, but he also has bagged desert black bears, bull elk, javelinas
, Merriam turkeys, and mountain lions.
Fall back: Former JetHawks pitcher Denny Stark and catcher Dusty Wathan, were added to the Peoria Javelinas
roster for the Arizona Fall League.
While publishing deadlines forced me to cut my visit short, outfitter Wade McCauley made sure my time was well spent in brushy hides frequented by plenty of whitetails, hogs, javelinas
, turkeys, and a mix of wild game, birds, and other critters.