Well, we are half way thru the 2009 Archery AZ Elk hunt & big bulls are starting to hit the dirt. I have heard of several monster bulls & have seen a handful of pictures of some good ones. Many folks are stating the rut activity is slow & most of the good bulls are being shot at water or by spot & stalk.
I figured the rut was going to be slow but the antler growth seems to be good, as predicted by many. Check out the bulls Jay Scott posted on his blog: