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Old 01-30-2012, 01:33 PM
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Re: Best State for Mule Deer?

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Can't speak for Id and Wy, but 190 inch deer in MT are pretty few and far between, even in the exceptional hard to draw areas, I know several muley crazy guys that take up to 2 weeks a year and travel up to 7 hours to hunt and have yet to break 180.
In the past 3 seasons I have put in 3-4 that time and had a 4 buck 180 average, gross. With preditors high, big snow winter last, 20 days this Nov. 53 season and saw 5 bucks, woulnt let my kid shoot the biggest, totally pathetic, and I JUST STARTED hunting muley about 5 years ago. I was a whitey nut and elk.Some draw areas in MT are producing the 200" hard access w/ private and not refering to bearpaw, those deer dont seem to carry much mass typically
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Old 01-30-2012, 03:46 PM
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Re: Best State for Mule Deer?

I would have to ditto what DURAK says only it would pertain to Idaho----there are no deer here. There are MUCH better states to go................
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Re: Best State for Mule Deer?

A few yrs. back I walked up on a 180 perfect straight typical, unfortunately I only had a ID ELK tag in pocket. I was about 1 1/2 from MT , border, home state. I picked up a guy and drove him to top. He was MT THIS,MT THAT, pointing at ridges. He was outa state and friend hunting below in drainage, THATS when I told him "YOUR IN ID''. He looked like a doe caught in the head lights
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Old 01-31-2012, 04:24 PM
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Re: Best State for Mule Deer?

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I would have to ditto what DURAK says only it would pertain to Idaho----there are no deer here. There are MUCH better states to go................

That is a pretty broad statement. I will assume there are places you just haven't looked yet in the state of Idaho. Everyone that knows where the good bucks are have shut up and I agree with that.
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Old 01-31-2012, 06:11 PM
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Re: Best State for Mule Deer?

Im not telling where I saw that 180 typical
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Re: Best State for Mule Deer?

Biggest Deer I ever saw was in CO by Pagosa Springs it was a monster watched it for 30+ minutes while elk hunting bigger than any on the wall in Cabelas I wished I would of had a deer tag.
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