Dream destinations include the arizona strip units a and b or kaibab plateau units 12a east, 12a west, and 12b, but the drawing odds are long, sometimes in the low single digits, ornoski said. Since ed broder shot the world record nontypical mule deer in 1926, there. The top states for record mule deer in the last 10 years big. When an official scorer taped it in the top 10, david decided to enter it into the book. As one of north americas craftiest and most intelligent big game, these animals have phenomenal hearing, pin point vision and amazing sense of smell, making them a challenge for even the most seasoned. Deer elk tags diy or guided for all species hunt new mexico san juan river outfitters classic nm mule deer and elk hunts rough country outfitting alberta hunting at its finest. A true icon of the american west, the mule deer odocoileus hemionus is found throughout north america from western texas and the dakotas in the east to oregon and british columbia in the west, and from mexico to canada and alaska. In combination to our mule deer hunts we have great coues and record desert bighorn sheep. Episode 3 from season 1 of on your own adventures is a new mexico pronghorn hunt where randy takes his biggest pronghorn ever. Some of our hunting sportsman have said it was like hunting on a preserve for antelope. Many of the mule deer taken on our guided hunts in unit 2a, unit 2b, unit 2c and unit 7 are over 170 and we harvest deer over 200 almost every year. This is one of the first states people think about when it comes to elk, and even mule deer, but it only ranks 7th on the list. Deer populations are not as high in these units, but the top end bucks are consistent with the quality we strive for.
As for specific locations, rio arriba is the obvious hotbed with 24 typical. We have several different private ranches to hunt antelope and there are an abundance amount of antelope on these ranches. The best mule deer buck that gruben has mounted from public lands was a nontypical buck, scoring 260 inches. Desert mule deer usually weigh 150200 pounds, though they are sometimes heavier. The area has some outstanding bucks with an excellent resident herd and, with cold weather, migratory deer move in as well. George wanted a truly big mule deer, and boy did he get one. Were hoping in 2017 for about the same type of mule deer season that we had last year, gruben emphasized. Mule deer bucks average 160 and we have taken many trophies in the 180 range on these hunting properties. New mexico mule deer hunting new mexico hunting guide. Guided mule deer hunts in new mexico trophy mule deer.
We only hunt mule deer in quality areas of the state. The mdf is also active in new mexico with eight chapters across the state. This hunt takes place just outside of ruidoso, new mexico in the white mountain wilderness. Research by outdoor life and the rmef shows an upward trend in bookbuck production in the top 50 counties for record mule deer. Mule deer often have slightly larger bodies and racks than the post the 4 biggest mule deer kills in the record books. Trophy quality we hunt new mexicos top trophy areas. Dec 31, 2015 hunting new mexico antelope with randy newberg. A nice central american whitetail, taken at nicte ha in campeche. We offer archery mule deer, or coues deer, hunts in january. Mule deer typical records nevada wildlife record book. The area has become famous the world over for the extremely wide, dark horned bucks that it regularly produces. These are the biggest mule deer kills currently entered into the safari club international record book. Though this bull will not make the record book, the official score sheet. Guided hunts for mule deer, moose, whitetail and bear.
Mar 22, 2017 a nice central american whitetail, taken at nicte ha in campeche. Apr 22, 2019 like utah, arizona is famous for producing record book mule deer. Tapocitos big game hunts is located just north of lindrith, new mexico, in rio arriba county, just boarding the jicarilla reservation. New mexico record nontypical elk, taken by lawrence sanchez in colfax county, 1962. Rank score points r points l inside spread main beam r main beam l h1 r h1 l locality year hunter. The top 40 typical and nontypical mule deer of all time outdoor. From there, intensive glassing is the name of the game. New mexico hunting outfitters affordable hunting prices and combo hunting packages for elk, mule deer, pronghorn antelope and merriam turkey. Our locations are home to an abundant supply of quality whitetails, elk and turkeys as well as great fishing and waterfowl hunting. Panhandle rancher bags recordbook mule deer panhandle rancher bags recordbook mule deer posted. Our goals are set on showing every hunter a great hunt, a completely fair chase, challenging and awesome hunting experience. We are on i40 200 miles east near albuquerque, or 120 miles west near amarillo texas. Our new mexico mule deer hunts take place in quality units of new mexico and a permit must be obtained from the new mexico draw.
That says theres still potential for new records and conservation efforts are working. Mule deer hunting in new mexico jaco outfitters llc. The avid elk hunter bid on the new mexico governors tag but the bid price stalled at only about half the amount it had sold for in the past. Were located in northeastern new mexico near tucumcari and hunt on private ranches and land.
Mule deer populations have dropped in oregon to 216,000 animals from historic peaks of more than 300,000 and poaching is one of the reasons why, state wildlife managers say. Throughout the gallery we included of the unbelievable stories of how some of these mule deer were killed. The deer herd has been struggling in new mexico, explained moretti, blaming drought as the main culprit. New mexico mule deer hunting outfitters mule deer hunts new. If you are in search of a monster mule deer and a unique hunting experience, the record books clearly show mexico s sonoran desert is the place to start. At chaparral we have the best of both worlds, a huge 8,500 acre high intensity managed area where we. The top states for record mule deer in the last 10 years by josh honeycutt author of brow tines and backstrap august 10, 2018. Though this bull will not make the record book, the official score sheet will be kept on file by the boone and crockett club. You will be able to buy a deer license over the counter and hunt for 6 days for mule deer, or coues deer. It is also the leading county in the western united states when it comes to boone and crockett record book bucks.
New mexico mule deer hunting outfitters mule deer hunts. You will access the beautiful countryside via horseback and your professional guide will lead the way. Jan 01, 2020 we put together a gallery of the highest scoring typical and non typical mule deer to ever be entered into the boone and crockett record books. The monster mulie here may take the place of the top typical buck from the state of new mexico. In other words, the best of our mule deer country just keeps getting better. Mule deer are new mexico s most important big game species. The mule deer hunts we offer are public land hunts that have limited licenses in an area that year after year produce mature heavy horned bucks. Mule deer, so called because of their large, mule like ears, are a species of deer predominantly found in the western portions of the united states, canada, and mexico.
Talk about a fun hunt in a beautiful state full of big antelope and much more. Safari club international record book entries for new mexico ibex, kiowa. New mexico mule deer hunting unit 2a, unit 2b, unit 2c. The wide antlered mule deer of sonora, mexico are some of the most impressive mule deer available in north america today. Desert mule deer are found in southern california, southern arizona, southern new mexico, southwestern texas, northern sonora, northern chihuahua, and northwestern coahuila.
Sci record book top ten mule deer gallery october 30, 2014 sci 4 comments while whitetail get all the press and the coues in arizona and mexico are highly sought after, the rocky mountain mule deer tends to get lost in the shuffle. Talk about a fun hunt in a beautiful state full of big antelope and. That buck displaced two former worldrecord bucks, both from arizona, that. George harms shot the new world record typical mule deer in mexico with his bow in 2009.
The potential to harvest a 180 class mule deer buck is a definite reality in the units we hunt. New mexico record nontypical mule deer, taken by joseph a. Hunting new mexico record book antelope with randy newberg. Eight whitetails, desert mule deer, and the baja blacktail. The hunt, washington, mule deer, bowhunting, nontypical, record book, archery. New mexico hunting outfitters private ranch elk deer. The desert mule deer is very similar to the rocky mountain mule deer, but is slightly smaller in the body. New mexico mule deer hunting with bighorn outfitters is your chance to harvest that trophy of a lifetime. We put together a gallery of the highest scoring typical and nontypical mule deer to ever be entered into the boone and crockett record books.
Chadwicks ram is the only one in the record books with both horns. Wellknown for its primo elk hunting, the land of enchantment is obviously no slouch when it comes. George harms just shot the new world record typical mule deer in mexico with his bow. Our guided mule deer hunts take place on a number of different private ranches in new mexico. Arizona, new mexico, colorado, idaho, wyoming and montana all have great mule deer hunting potential, and so do. Thats likely a function of abundant escape cover, conservative hunting regulations, and mild weather. Mule deer hunting in new mexico is open to application to everyone, and can found here new mexico state mule deer license. Jaco outfitters, llc offers new mexico mule deer hunts.
New mexico elk hunting in the gila national forest. Justin lotspeich downed a near200inch mule deer buck the final day of oklahomas muzzleloader season. For those who did not apply in time, we do have these available for purchase. Mexico desert mule deer hunts timber king outfitting. Mule deer hunting new mexico public land field and stream. States, do you think the mule deer record will ever be broken again. A sunday tulsa world outdoors story misspelled the last name of the lotspeich family. The top 40 typical and nontypical mule deer of all time. Michael lee is hunting and searching for a new mexico record book antelope. The application for mule deer hunting opens in early january and runs until the middle or 3rd week of march typically.
Our record book has long grouped the very small tropical whitetails as a category, but we now consider nine different deer that can be hunted in mexico. We put together a gallery of the highest scoring typical and non typical mule deer to ever be entered into the boone and crockett record books. We consistently take mature bucks with top trophies in the 200s. Deerelk tags diy or guided for all species hunt new mexico san juan river outfitters classic nm mule deer and elk hunts rough country outfitting alberta hunting at its finest. Aug 19, 2019 michael lee is hunting and searching for a new mexico record book antelope. Rio arriba county is centrally located in the northern part of the state. Contact us to get started on your most memorable hunt with oak valley outfitters. Desert mule deer are found in southern california, southern arizona, southern new mexico, southwestern texas, northern sonora, northern chihuahua, and. Most large mule deer bucks are consistently harvested in the northwestern portion of the state each year. Mar 30, 2020 these are the biggest mule deer kills currently entered into the safari club international record book. If you are in pursuit of trophy mule deer the most critical factor is being in an area that produces trophy bucks. Northern new mexico offers some of the best trophy mule deer hunting in north america.
Discounted new mexico mule deer hunts for our youth hunters. Whether its your first or fifth new m exico elk hunt, antelope hunt or mule deer hunt let us help you with your hunting experience here in new mexico. Elk antelope mule deer ibex oryx aoudad bighorn sheep coues deer. As for specific locations, rio arriba is the obvious hotbed with 24 typical entries. Experience a new mexico mule deer hunt of a lifetime, when you go after the large mule deer in new mexico.
Give us a call today to book the mule deer hunt you deserve. After roughly one hour in the saddle, you will have penetrated into mule deer country. Desert mule deer hunting sonoran outfitters 20190304t10. New mexico has a very stable mule deer population that doesnt seem to change much from season to season. We strive to give our clients an adventure of a lifetime. Oak valley outfitters provide memorable hunts in the great states of kansas, missouri, nebraska, and new mexico, some of the best trophy areas imaginable. The governors tag is a special elk license that allows the holder to hunt elk in any unit of the state for the duration of all the seasons, with any legal weapon. Our new mexico youth mule deer hunts are conducted in quality units only. We offer rifle, archery, and muzzleloader hunts in new mexico. The top states for record mule deer are colorado, utah and idaho. New washington state record archery nontypical mule deer.
High fence mule deer hunts in new mexico outdoor life. The desert mule deer hunting on our select ranches is a true trophy hunting experience. The areas that we mule deer hunt in new mexico offer the best chance at the mule deer of a lifetime. Once overshadowed by the growing interest in elk hunts, mule deer hunting has grown in popularity throughout the years. Panhandle rancher bags recordbook mule deer sports. We offer new mexico antelope hunts and new mexico mule deer hunting. A sunday tulsa world outdoors story misspelled the. Having a great set of optics combined with your experienced mule deer guide is sure to have you on the edge of your seat, while in. Panhandle rancher bags record book mule deer panhandle rancher bags record book mule deer posted.
New mexico has long been known for its huge elk and monster mule deer. Because of population declines, harvests of mule deer have also declined. Searching record book archives is a good place to see what areas have historically produced record book animals and what areas are currently being productive. The top states for record mule deer in the last 10 years.121 1154 911 697 973 755 231 18 1379 1389 1313 1376 1158 1431 934 605 1275 15 1357 644 760 77 1115 543 780 1367 1028 998 379 61 1407 513 866 897 433 138 1277 149 46 705 243 129 1422 66 16 725 1059 571