We now offer what we believe to be the widest array of quality mule deer hunts you can find anywhere, with opportunities from Sept 1st through the Mid-December. Archery Mule Deer and Whitetail Deer Hunts in South Dakota Semi-Guided Mule Deer Archery: Typical 140-160” bucks potential for 180” Whitetail Archery Typical 120-150” bucks potential for 165” Semi-guided/ Self-Guided: $2950 5 day Hunt private land which butts up to BLM and or Indian reservation. With huge trophy bucks roaming the land from 150"to 180"+ class, the locations that we hunt are outstanding you’re sure to see plenty of quality bucks during your rifle or archery South Dakota mule deer hunt. And, this killer winter comes AFTER Mule Deer numbers were way down from the norm in 2,010! … Expect to have several stalk opportunities on 170-190" bucks during your hunt. Capped zone elk tags go on sale on a different date … With the initial drawings completed and the seasons soon opening, leftover West River and East River firearms deer licenses can again be purchased online and then either picked up from one of the designated South … These large western Mule deer bucks are managed to provide the hunter with options of coming season after season to beat last year’s trophy. South Dakota Mule Deer Hunts Archery Mule Deer Hunts. … After years of aggravation at the increasing number of nonresident hunters, South Dakota residents may have their dessert. Guaranteed tags and extended bow season provide exciting trophy whitetail deer hunting. Arizona offers liberal OTC (over-the-counter) archery hunts that range from hard-horned rutting bucks in Dec/Jan to early-season velvet bucks in August. Archery license are over-the-counter; Firearms license is a lottery Plus, mule deer are the most common big game animal in the state, which is helped along by Idaho's careful game management programs. The Dakota Gray Ghost in Sioux Falls has an awesome Sonoran Mule Deer Hunt that we will be auctioning off at the banquet this Friday, April 5th!!!!! Get a good frame pack and start using it now. I am in no way asking for your best location, just general state. Read More . Mule deer tags are hard to draw for everyone in South Dakota, unless you apply for a unit that has terrible public access, R and NR. Our clients consistently kill bucks scoring 160”-200”, and hunters should expect to see 15-30 bucks per day. On paper, … We have have over 150,000 acres of private ranches in Central South Dakota with high numbers of big Mule Deer. Any non res can hunt general tags in Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Utah or Nebraska and hunt bigger bucks no problem. This is an unguided deer hunt; we will show you our property boundaries and excellent deer hunting areas. Mule Deer Archery Hunt in South Dakota . Some of … 1. South Dakota Whitetail Deer Hunts. California, Oregon and Washington all have tags available over the counter, … Residents and nonresidents are eligible to apply for all deer seasons except Custer State Park and East River Deer. With huge trophy bucks roaming the land from 120" to over 200" class, the locations that we hunt are outstanding you’re sure to see plenty of quality bucks during your rifle South Dakota mule deer hunt. Honestly I think NR have a better chance at an any hill deer tag over residents but I haven’t seen a mulie in the hills worth waiting that long. Sep 29, 2017 #2 KHNC Senior Member. HWO has access to multiple different private ranches with basically unlimited acreage. Two-thirds of the state on the eastern side is available to bow hunters, offering diverse terrain and habitat, as well as a fair amount of public … I can't remember Utah's system offhand and can't find my old regs book, maybe someone else can help me out, but I'm pretty sure there is a first-come first-served tag quota in some units. Mule deer. Arizona has some of the best mule deer hunting in the country and is one of two states you can hunt Coues Whitetail deer. The whitetail deer are also shedding their … ( Don't get me wrong I would appreciate more info than that but really looking to narrow a state down at this time!) Whitetail and mule deer are the most highly sought after big game species in South Dakota and throughout North America. Our South Dakota rifle mule deer hunting is nothing short of world class. Dave has over 30 years of experience guiding big game hunters and can offer opportunities to take trophy caliber mule and whitetail deer on his privately managed properties in the Black Hills and Prairies of South Dakota. Archery hunting deer in Arizona is a Days in the Wild specialty. There are ~ 150 deer units in CO. Statewide, East river, and West river. … If your focused on only muleys get a west river tag. The regrowth of the antlers is taking place and the mule deer have the longer winter coat that is starting to shed in preparation for the warmer temps yet to come. Tagged as: Insider, Idaho, OTC, opportunity, hunting license, hunting tags, mule deer, whitetail, elk, over the counter Unlike most big mule deer outfitters, we have a wide variation in tag availability. We have have over 150,000 acres of private ranches in Central South Dakota. Our clients consistently kill bucks scoring 175-200”, and hunters should expect to see 15-30 bucks per day. NEBRASKA. Stands are located between feeding areas, watering holes, and bedding areas. Colorado doesn’t have OTC mule deer tags. Feb 25, 2019 #3 T. T Bone Well-known member. Wyoming - Next up is Wyoming, where vast, unpopulated wilderness areas are ideal for hunting. We have the ability to cater to corporate “lease” type hunts, or the 1x1 package hunts for Trophy and Management bucks. Exbiologist: The Deer license in Montana for non-residents runs at about a 28% success rate currently! Nebraska has over the counter mule deer tags in the western half of the state, but the public land is limited outside of the Pine Ridge. Mule deer hunting on over 1,300,000 acres of South Dakota tribal land in four counties is an absolute blast. We run 90-100% harvest rate with rifle hunters on … At High Prairie we also offer two Trophy Caliber fair chase whitetail deer hunts for gun or bow, and we specialize in offering a spectacular archery whitetail hunting experience. Residents may also purchase deer and elk receipts that can be redeemed for the general season or controlled hunt tags after the controlled hunt drawings have been released. A person can get both an east and a west river tag or you can get one statewide tag. If you are looking for a hunt that you will see large numbers of deer and high quality animals in the beautiful badlands of western North Dakota, this is the hunt for you. We hunt highly-managed private property in the central portion of the state during the peak of the rut. Exceptional South Dakota Trophy Mule deer hunting is found here at our camps in South Dakota. Most of this hunt is done by spot and stalk with occasional use of ground blind set ups. These ranches are located West of Pierre, South Dakota on and near the Cheyenne and Bad Rivers. Our primary … This is our premier whitetail hunt. We … Mule Deer Hunting Packages. You will be doing a lot of walking so start now. Mule Deer Hunt. Mule deer tags must be applied for by late April. Attention: Archery Special: $695 for 5 days with lodging. Trophy fee of $50 per point applies. South Dakota is host to both whitetail and mule deer, with mule deer inhabiting mostly the central and western regions of the state and Whitetails abundant throughout. It’s time to seize your opportunity. Only 25 access permits will be granted to archery hunters and access permits are only available through the NDDOCR. During the 2019 seasons, hunters in South Dakota reported taking about 44,100 white-tails and about 6,600 mule deer, including about 5,200 bucks. October 1 to January 31 with an over the counter license. Pristine super low pressure land . Fully guided or just land access hunt options are both available. Reduced-price landowner deer . We have numerous, comfortable ground and … Plus, with $8 youth permits, Nebraska is the perfect place for young hunters. Potential of 465 elk and 30 deer tags up for grabs. Joined Jan 8, 2001 Messages 4,937 Location West Slope, CO. For OTC archery, … … In your opinion what is the best state for mule deer with over the counter tags and why? Most good bucks will need to be packed out. I personally spent 3 days hunting an OTC Wyoming tag 2 years ago and inspected 2 Mule Deer bucks that were bigger than any Mule Deer I've harvested in the Black hills in 17 years hunting out there. Over-the-counter tags for common mule deer are archery only — all rifle tags are lottery allocated "controlled" hunts. Mule Deer season will … If you are interested and cannot make the banquet, contact Regional Director to discuss call-in Bidding on this incredible hunt at 406-850-8785 or email@example.com ! Hunters must first obtain a NDDOCR access permit before hunting on NDDOCR land. These ranches are located West of Pierre, South Dakota on and near the Cheyenne and Bad Rivers. Nobody will work harder for you than High Prairie Lodge and Outfitters! The mule deer and whitetail deer spread out over a very big area between their winter ground and there summer ground only to return to the same locations for the November rut activity. Bow Hunting Stalking. "Package price" tag - this price tag is shown for package hunts, ... Mule deer hunting on over 1,000,000 acres of South Dakota tribal land in four counties is an absolute blast. It is over the counter but you need to apply get the tag … Although license and tag prices are high, Oregon offers an intriguing diversity of opportunity to hunters interested in mule deer and the blacktail subspecies. In Texas it’s 90% private landowner tags, with an over the counter license. Hunt in the beautiful West Short Pines, Harding Co., South Dakota 57720 USA. Our first camp is located in the heart of the Black Hills where you are accommodated for at the High Prairie Lodge. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission is considering a new proposal that would change how nonresident hunting opportunities are evaluated and also make anyone wanting to change nonresident hunting rules a few more loopholes to jump through. All tags are draw, but you can buy the leftovers in August. From mule deer to whitetail, no matter how you prefer to take your shot, Nebraska has an over-the-counter permit for you. Hey guys - brand new to the forum here. Joined Jul 11, … When to buy an over-the-counter tag Residents of Idaho – Hunters can purchase over-the-counter (OTC) bear, mountain lion, turkey, and wolf tags for the coming year starting on December 1. Whitetail deer archery tags , and fur bearer tags can be purchased over the counter, but Mule deer archery is a drawing. This drawing is generally a 50-70% draw for non-residents. Landowners may purchase a 1-tag any-deer license or a 2-tag license that has one any-deer tag plus one any-antlerless deer tag for East River and West River Deer seasons, and one any-antelope license or one any-antelope plus one doe/fawn antelope tag for the antelope season. If you narrow down your request to specific units, you might get some input. More returned Idaho nonresident deer and elk tags to go on sale August 13 . There are plenty of options still on the table in states that offer over-the-counter tags and darned good values to boot. Season Dates archery September 1-December 31st rifle November … Three special experimental antlerless deer bow seasons will be held on the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation land south of Bismarck, North Dakota. Here are five solid options. And, Montana is having just a killer of a winter in much of the states better Mule Deer range! The opportunity to spot and stalk on this hunt is extremely high due to the terrain and the peak rut dates. This archery Mule Deer hunt takes place in Central South Dakota. The opportunity to spot and stalk big Mule Deer on these ranches is absolutely incredible due to the terrain and peak rut dates. Nebraska offers over-the-counter tags and will set nonresidents back just under $300 with the required hunting license and deer permit. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks 523 East Capitol Ave Pierre, SD 57501 Hunting and Fishing: WildInfo@state.sd.us Parks and Recreation: ParkInfo@state.sd.us Archery hunters have taken … The majority of our ranches are on MLDP (Managed Land Deer Permits) which allows you a longer season. And, its well OVER $500.00 now! To save cash, camping is allowed on most public wildlife management area properties. That’s right, no lotteries here, just easy access to public land and thousands of trophy-quality deer. Thanks! Another friend has hunted the area previously and helped point me in the right direction, but I just wanted to throw this thread out there to see if anyone had any general advice. My buddy and I got a wild hair and are heading to Unit 53a to chase mule deer in South Dakota next weekend. Written by: Dave Barnett. From now through January 15, get your permit and plan … Dave can customize the exact hunt that you desire, whether it be with a gun or bow. Our South Dakota Rifle Mule Deer Hunting is nothing short of World Class. Approximately 8000 Acres. A maximum of 75 … Bring your own stands or hunting blinds. Consider availability to public ground, abundance of mule deer, etc. Go to the CPW site and check out the hunting statistics. The Semi-guided hunt- Is for the hunter who likes to figure things out … If the new changes go through for the draw archery won’t be effected. 3500 Acres in the hills; 4500 Acres on the Prairie; Deer and Antelope. 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