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The Desert Pig

You don't know what you're missing—NAH Member Stephen Forrest battles unusually cold Arizona weather on an amazing javelina bowhunt.

Listening to the weather report the night before opening day, I knew it would be one of the coldest days seen in southern Arizona in more than 80 years. When I got up at 5 a.m. the porch thermometer read 16 degrees.My son and I readied the truck and gear for the day’s hunt. I knew going into this hunt I had only 2 weekends to get it done. This was Arizona’s HAM hunt: handgun, archery and...