The 2019 Mule Deer Success Thread!

ScottR

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Feb 3, 2014
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Western Hunting...nothing like it. I drove 1,500 miles one way to hunt in very windy and snowy conditions for 5 days. I was able to glass up 10-15 bucks per day along with seeing elk, goats, & yotes while the 3 camps back near the trailhead were seeing only 2-5 deer per day. 🤣 One of the other "road hunters" asked, "Did you see the lights going straight up the mountain before dawn- those guys are insane?" All I could do was chuckle. I told him you've got to go where the deer are, they do not come to you.
Saw 4-5 good bucks and lots of 100"-125" bucks daily. I was able to take a nice buck on day 4 and my hunt partner took a nice buck day 5 before a big storm blew through.
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Congrats! Way to get it done!
 
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Winchester

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Mar 27, 2014
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It's a small dry creek bed … you probably have some of those in Arizona!
;) (y)

Although that one looked like it probably has water in the Springtime when the snow's melting off.
 

Ikeepitcold

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2 outta 6 deer tags didn’t get filled.

The weather had warmed up to the 70’s making the bucks bed very early and get up late. We hunted hard and both hunters could have filled their tags but were willing to not fill on smaller bucks then they wanted.

A couple more friends have late season Dec 1st opening archery tags so hope to help fill their tags.
 

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