Stick and String Outfitters
Mule Deer Hunts....
Mule Deer Hunts....
Alberta Trophy Mule Deer Hunts
If you want to hunt record class mule deer join us on a spot & stalk archery mule deer bowhunting adventure. These challenging mule deer bowhunts are a great experience you will not forget! Archery mule deer bow hunts take place in a mixture of agricultural crop and native grass country in the prairie and foothills of southern Alberta. Mule deer have flourished in this area because Alberta resident rifle hunters have to draw tags. Because of this management program, the habitat and mild weather, many deer are able to mature to a trophy caliber. Archery mule deer bowhunting starts in the beginning of September and we hunt until early October. This early bowhunting season allows our archery hunters first opportunity at these undisturbed deer. Our usual bowhunting method is to wait for bucks to bed down, get the wind in our favor, and make a stalk that will get us within bow range. Average shots are between 30 - 40 yards and bow hunters will have a great opportunity at solid Pope & Young class mule deer from 150" to 190" plus range. Bucks may still be in velvet until the middle of September.
We have guaranteed tags and no draws are required!
South Dakota Spot and Stalk Archery Mule Deer Hunt
In my opinion, spot and stalking mule deer is some of the most exciting, challenging,
and rewarding bowhunting available. Nothing thrills me more than trying to get in bow range of a bedded group of bachelor mule deer bucks. An advantage of spot and stalk hunting is that can pick the buck you want to hunt. Also, rather than just hunting early in the morning and late in the evening, you can hunt all day. Once you spot a bedded buck or group of bucks, your hunt begins and it may take all day to stalk within bow range and get a shot. You have the opportunity to make things happen rather than relying upon the animal to move into your range. South Dakota has some prime spot and stalk hunting due to the broken, open terrain. Our outfitter has access to approximately 100,000 acres of private hunting ground in southwestern South Dakota. All of the hunts are conducted on private ranches that were selected because of the trophy quality animals they hold. Our outfitter believes in wildlife management and that is why they try to harvest only mature bucks or cull bucks. Trophy quality is excellent. Mature bucks generally range from 150-180 inches and the average sized buck harvested is in the mid 160's. Archery licenses in South Dakota are guaranteed (i.e., no draw). Generally the best times to spot and stalk mule deer are mid to late October and early November. This is a 5-day 1x1 hunt for a reasonable price. Food and lodging are included in the hunt price.
Northwestern Colorado Trophy Archery Mule Deer Hunts
We have an excellent archery mule deer hunt in northwestern Colorado near the town of Rifle. The hunt is on private land and the ranch consists of 8,000 prime mule deer acres with extensive habitat improvements with hunt elevations from 6500 to 7500 feet. It is easily accessed by vehicle or foot and has a very high harvest rate. The lodging is right on the ranch. The ranch is very secluded and a great place to get away from it all with a second to none hunt. The ranch has been featured on many outdoor TV shows. The lodge has all the comforts of home with Direct TV, hot showers, home style meals, land-line phones, etc. Most of the hunting is done by portable blinds set up on crop fields with some spot and stalk. Archery hunting is conducted from late August to late September. Licenses are available through the draw and generally one preference point is required to draw a license. So build up those points. Trophy quality is awesome with mature bucks generally ranging from 160 to 190 inches. Bucks during the early season are also generally in velvet.
Southeast Montana Archery Mule Deer Hunt
Our Montana outfitter has some awesome archery mule deer hunting in the far southeast corner of the state. We lease private ranches that span for miles giving us the opportunity to provide the quality game you are looking for. The outfitter prides himself in maintaining an area where game can reach a mature age with minimal hunting pressure. We are located approximately south of Broadus, Montana along the Little Powder River. The outfitter leases approximately 150,000 acres of private land. Southeastern Montana’s terrain varies from river bottoms to mountainous buttes.
Most hunting is conducted by spot and stalking which is an exciting way to hunt mule deer. The trophy quality is excellent with mature bucks generally ranging from 130 to 190. Deer licenses are available through the draw and the application deadline is usually at the end of April. But all non-resident applicants are successful. The ranch also has awesome archery antelope hunts which can be combined with a mule deer hunt. Excellent whitetail hunting is also available.
New Mexico Late Season Archery Mule Deer Hunt
Mule deer are hunted on private ranches. Our outfitter leases over 15,000 acres in southeast, New Mexico. It has taken him many years to put together the quality private land hunts he now offers. He offers late season mule deer hunts for the bowhunter. Elevations in our hunt areas range from 6500 to more than 9000 feet, with the terrain being rugged so it is helpful to be in good physical condition. The terrain consists of cedar trees, pinion and juniper trees, and canyons. We take bucks 25" and larger every year and mule deer bucks generally range from 140" to 190".
The late archery season in this area of New Mexico runs from January 1 - 15 which is a great time to hunt because the deer are usually still rutting and there is not much else to hunt this time of year. Hunting is generally conducted by sitting waterholes, blinds along trails, and spot and stalking. There is a good number of deer on the ranch and it would not be uncommon to see 25 bucks per day. Food and lodging is included in the price of the hunt and you will stay at a ranch house located on the hunting ranch. The hunt price is very reasonable and licenses are available over the counter.