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NEW BOWHUNTING IN ARIZONA RECORD BOOK!
The newest 6th Edition of the Bowhunting in Arizona Record Book was just released! It contains all of the records entered through July 31, 2018, including about a half-dozen new State Records. Although it's 50 pages thicker than the previous book, and it's been eight years since the last one was printed, we've maintained the same prices that the 5th Edition sold for when it was released (only $25 Standard Edition - $35 Collector's Edition - with free shipping!). In addition to the records, there are numerous photographs, artwork and stories contributed by many Arizona bowhunters. Just a few of the stories include "Stalking Mule Deer" by the master himself, Randy Ulmer, "12 Glassing Secrets" by glassing guru, Duwayne Adams, "Tips for Field Judging Elk" by well known guide and podcaster, Jay Scott, a three part series of articles by renowned Arizona game biologist and writer, Jim Heffelfinger, and many others. Order yours now at the link provided, or get yours at the Arizona Bowhunter's Association banquet on March 16!
Just picked one up today from Marvin out at Ben Avery. Excellent quality and a great source of information if you want to know where the big ones are coming from. I'm especially impressed by the #2 coues deer ever taken with a bow came from unit 40a. This is the only coues deer typical or non-typical that is even listed in the record book from 40a. Talk about finding a needle in a haystack. Good for him. .
As Knothead mentioned, it's a great resource for those non-residents that keep applying for the same two or three "top tier" units because they don't know of any other places to apply. Each animal entry has the unit it was taken listed (units are much smaller areas and more specific than the counties listed in Pope & Young and Boone & Crockett which might contain a number of hunt units). There's even a table in the back that gives a breakdown of how many record book entries have come from each hunt unit, on a species by species basis. It would work great to find alternative areas to apply for those that are tired of getting rejected year after year because they can't seem to gather enough points. For $25 for a beautiful hardcover book with dust jacket, containing all that useful intel, it seems like a no brainer!
I ordered this book for the first time. I’ve always wondered if I should, but never did. Hopefully it will be $25 well spent! :)
Mine showed up today. Nice job Marvin!
I received mine today... Excellent job. Got me fired up about hunting other animals in Arizona. Ed F
Thanks guys, I'm glad you like it. We appreciate your supporting the program.
Ed, we're going to have to get some of your animals entered before the next one. I think Roy Grace is going to be the first person to earn a Cochise Award (7 species) taken entirely as a non-resident! That's pretty impressive.
Picked mine up at the banquet. Great looking with lots of good reading so far. Thanks for the effort BIA.