The Kaibab Squirrel is a subspecies of the Abert’s Squirrel which is found only on the Kaibab Plateau, Mount Logan, and Mount Trumbull. It is distributed at park visitor centers and backcountry information centers. Antlerless hunters continue to enjoy high hunt success. These maps are 1:100,000-scale and include unit boundaries, ownership, topography, roads, and key terrain features. I am taking my neice up for the youth antlerless hunt in November. Arizona Game & Fish Department, Region II- 928-774-5045 Kaibab Natl Forest, North Kaibab District – 928-643-7395 Nearby. Also look for turkey “scratch”, those locations where flocks of turkeys have been feeding and have disturbed the litter layer of the forest floor. Although many trophy mule deer bucks have also been harvested in this Kaibab unit on the early rifle and archery hunts, the late season rifle mule deer hunt in Unit 12A West is your best bet for targeting giant Kaibab mule deer bucks. Learn more. This will be her first deer hunt. Good boots, parkas, and camping gear can make or break your hunt. The fall hunt is often characterized by warm to hot daytime temperatures and afternoon rains. Welcome to the Kaibab google satellite map! Hunters interested in purchasing an elk tag should be aware that this unit has few elk and is considered a limited opportunity hunt. Flatline Maps are the most detailed hunting map available and they are preferred resource of the AZ Game & Fish. The late season rifle mule deer hunt in Kaibab Unit 12A West is where trophy mule deer hunters will have the highest chances of harvesting high scoring Kaibab mule deer bucks. If old man winter has not yet shown his face follow the suggestions given for the early hunt and good luck. Identification seems to be a prevalent problem for first time grouse hunters as poult turkeys, Band-tailed Pigeons, and even Northern Goshawks are often mistaken for grouse. Please feel free to contact the Arizona Strip Guides Team of Arizona trophy mule deer hunting professionals at anytime to discuss how we can help you to harvest the trophy mule deer buck of a lifetime on the Kaibab Plateau this year. As the fall progresses the deer become more and more secretive. Hunters should note, the OTC elk tag is not a companion or corresponding tag and has its own hunting season dates, areas and other restrictions. AZ 12A West (Kaibab) Hunting turley in October and Deer in November in this unit for the first time. Burn Areas Last 10 yrs. Take care in species identification before dropping the hammer. The most common technique for lion hunting in 12A is similar to that used throughout the “Rim” country in Arizona. For the archery hunt they are lumped into one hunt as 12A/12B. Being in position at first shooting light can be critical as the big boys are often bedded down for the day within minutes of the sun breaking the horizon. Some lions have been harvested incidental to these other activities. Four-wheel drive, chains, shovels, and winches can keep you hunting instead of being stuck for a day. First, on an archery hunt don’t bother with pinyon/juniper areas unless it has snowed (not likely). Areas: During the spring turkey hunt significant winter snowfall can affect access and often dictates hunting locations. Antlerless Hunting: After several years of antlerless hunting, many of the does on the plateau have become as hunter-wise as most bucks. If you can find a water source that is littered with big buck tracks be patient and focus you hunting efforts there. This year it's from Oct 25th to November 3rd. The mule deer populations and mule deer densities in Kaibab unit 12A West are currently doing very well. High quality 36" x 48" printed Unit 12A East hunt maps shipped to your door.