Cost: Conservation Stamp -$12.50, Deer License – $312, Deer Special Price – $552 #3: Utah This will be my first time going over the counter in arizona for Mule deer. Both residents and nonresidents are available to apply for the second draw. There are some OTC whitetail tags, but success rates are low, like 5% if I remember correctly. In Nebraska, we love deer season. Mule deer are also surprisingly smart and elusive. And the tag is available over the counter. Over the Counter Licenses - Over the Counter License sales begin on July 13. Read More . Bucks usually start rutting mid- to late-December and will often carry on into February. Last year we killed a 201 gross typical and a 223 non typical buck. Eastern Oregon’s mule deer live in the more open country of the High Desert and the northeast. Archery permits are over-the-counter, unlimited, and offer access to some of our best mule deer hunting areas (the Frenchman and Platte units). The Pine Ridge area has … 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 land. Arizona is unique in the fact that the deer breed later than most of the country. The tag application period is from mid-March to mid-April. 2020–21 over-the-counter (OTC) license types, including game-hunting licenses and game-hunting & fishing licenses, are available online, by telephone and at NMDGF offices and license vendors. Diy, public land. The Arizona license year begins on Jan. 1 st and some units have late season hunting seasons open until Jan 31st. Big Game - Mule deer, elk, pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep, mountain goats and black bear all require tags to be hunted. But yeah Nebraska is the first place that comes to mind for over the counter (with cap) tags for nonresidents. Some simply call it deer season. I was just wondering which states have over-the-counter tags for bull/buck elk, mule deer, and antelope? Joined Feb 12, 2015 Messages 390 Location MT. Keep in mind, some portions of the state are closed to any mule deer hunting and in others killing mule deer does is prohibited. Archery, rifle, or muzzleloader for any season, early or late, it doesn’t matter. Hunts are booked on a first-come-first-serve basis. Idaho has a limited number of over-the-counter deer and elk tags available to nonresident hunters. 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. Oregon has over the counter blacktail tags, but all eastern Oregon (ie. What state has otc tags with a reasonable chance for sucess or which state,area would you apply for with a reasonable chance of drawing in 2 years. There is also less pressure on public areas during this time. Use the Search Function underneath the Forums tab. From mule deer to whitetail, no matter how you prefer to take your shot, Nebraska has an over-the-counter permit for you. Looking to make a back pack hunt with my son out west for mule deer. Mule Deer hunting is one of the most popular and sought after hunts in North America. I would say Idaho gives you the best options for an over the counter tag at a reasonable price (especially if you buy an elk tag, too. Oregon offers diverse deer hunting opportunities among beautiful landscapes, with both over-the-counter general tags and controlled tags available. Washington's tags are almost all over the counter. Freelance writer Doug Nielsen is a conservation educator for the Nevada Department of Wildlife. Type 6 and 7 licenses permit the take of doe or fawn mule deer or white-tailed deer. I know Idaho has over-the-counter tags. Go to the CPW site and check out the hunting statistics. Over The Counter Archery Mule Deer Hunts Arizona. Our best firearm mule deer hunting is found in the Frenchman and Platte units; both are draw-only units with limited public You can buy over-the-counter about mountain lion tags. If you narrow down your request to specific units, you might get some input. Not looking for trophy mule deer per se. With the sellout of over-the-counter, nonresident deer and elk tags, there are no nonresident tags currently available to be sold as second tags for the 2020 hunting season, which customarily became available on Aug. 1. Potential of 465 elk and 30 deer tags up for grabs. More returned Idaho nonresident deer and elk tags to go on sale August 13 . Most tags are awarded through a random draw process in early June and are available to those 12 years old or older. Type 8 licenses are only valid for doe or fawn white-tailed deer. Deer Tags: Successful deer tag holders are required to report deer harvested within 30 days of the date of harvest or by January 31, whichever date is first. That’s right, no lotteries here, just easy access to public land and thousands of trophy-quality deer. Montana’s nonresident big game combination hunting license allow one to hunt for deer and elk and includes season conservation, fishing, upland game bird licenses, and the hunting-access enhancement fee. In Arizona, the late archery deer season runs from mid-December all the way through the entire month of January. Arizona Over The Counter OTC Bowhunting Mule Deer Tags Guided Archery Mule Deer Hunts in Velvet or the Rut. Joined Dec 19, 2017 There are ~ 150 deer units in CO. Most states you have to draw out, and there are very few landowner/auction tags to be purchased. Archery Mule Deer Season New Mexico. *White-tailed Antlerless Deer permit (any white-tailed deer without a visible antler protruding from the skull) Available online or over the counter August 3 - Dec. 31 Number of Whitetail Antlerless-Only (WAO) Permits a hunter may purchase is 5 but they may use them as follows: This includes any leftover licenses after the leftover draw and resident general licenses. It's not too late to apply to Montana, Wyoming or Colorado, all of which have good mule deer hunting in spots and tags aren't that hard to draw. mule deer) is draw only. The problem with getting these hunts are limited tags. Thanks for any info. Western Wyoming is getting harder to draw, but there are good Mule Deer all over the state. Those new to hunting them are (as always) advised to listen to the hunting tips and advice of experienced hunters to be successful. All tags are draw, but you can buy the leftovers in August. Type 3 licenses are only valid for (any) white-tailed deer, and do NOT permit mule deer harvest. Nov 18, 2019 #3 R. rob86jeep Senior Member. These magnificent trophies are no doubt one of the top 5 most prestigious animals in North America. While supplies last, the licenses can be purchased online or over-the-counter at any Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks office. Written by: Dave Barnett. That’s why they exist. AZ Rifle Mule Deer Hunts – 7 Days guided only 1 on 1 for $3500 and 2 on 1 for $2500 each . Thanks guys . All through January most units are open state wide and in some areas you can hunt Coues deer and Mule deer on the same tag. The second draw application period for Nevada is from June 8 through June 15 at 11 p.m. PST. The cost for a non resident OTC mule deer tag in Arizona is … Colorado doesn’t have OTC mule deer tags. All deer tags are on a drawing. Nov 17, 2019 #2 J. jmav58 Senior Member. Decent tags (even region wide tags) can be had with 0-3 preference points. The Archery Mule Deer … But that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Over the Counter Archery Deer Hunts. ... Antelope and Deer licenses are for hunt areas in which it may be difficult to obtain access. Many game units in the state offer archery only non-permit tags that require no drawing. “Tags are reasonably priced. We choose Arizona over the counter archery deer hunting because it afforded us the ability to hunt mule deer without a big game lottery. Mule Deer tags are available through the AZGFD Mid-Winter Drawing or for some archery hunts Over-The-Counter. Of those available, which ones are worth buying? You can buy over-the-counter black bear tags and come hunt them. You come hunt during the archery mule deer hunts in January. This hunt is over the counter and you can hunt trophy mule deer and Arizona coues deer bucks in the late season during the peak of the rut.. “When it comes to over-the-counter tags, one of my favorite states is Kentucky,” said Realtree pro staffer Carl Drake. Named for their large mule-like ears, they are found in nearly all western states. If you want to hunt the best seasons and areas, talk with us early to go over the application and draw process. Archery and rifle tags are purchased for specific regions that encompass large areas. There are over 200 resident-only youth mule deer tags. Several threads on this topic. Any returned nonresident tags will be available on the second and fourth Thursday of each month starting in August. Plus, if you buy a hunting license and a turkey tag in the spring, all you have to do is buy your deer permits in the fall. Arizona's Best Over-The-Counter Mule Deer Units One of the best ways for a hunter to dip their toes into the world of western hunting is to grab their bow, head to Arizona and buy an over-the-counter mule deer tag. What is the cost of an over the counter(OTC) Archery Mule Deer Tag in Arizona? If you want to hunt deer in CO this year you can look at LO vouchers if your budget allows. For 2020, there are over 300 archery only mule deer tags available in the second draw and a handful of antelope and one elk. mule deer hunters. 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. Deer tags are available over the counter in Nebraska. Be aware that in many public-land areas a $20 parking permit is required. The Arizona OTC Archery Mule Deer Hunt is the most over looked hunt in the west with opportunity at trophy caliber bucks with an average 160-180 class bucks with annually bucks exceeding 180+. Sept 1-24 or Jan 1-15. Over-the-counter tags for common mule deer are archery only — all rifle tags are lottery allocated "controlled" hunts. Late Season – Arizona has a long archery deer season that runs mid-December through January. The trophy mule deer hunts in September offer the option of a combo archery elk and mule deer packages. The over the counter archery deer hunts are one of our favorites as we are given the freedom to hunt never every unit in the state. Most quality hunts can be drawn with 2-3 points for a NR. The bulk of the cost is the hunting license itself. NM Game & Fish 2019-12-30T09:04:56-07:00 If you can buy yourself a Javelina tag and hunt Javelina, everybody knows that God put the Javelina on the earth to bow hunters. Tagged as: Insider, Idaho, OTC, opportunity, hunting license, hunting tags, mule deer, whitetail, elk, over the counter Combined rate is fairly competitive). Many hunt areas also provide reduced-price limited quota "doe/fawn" licenses (Type 6, 7 or 8). Tags. The December muzzleloader season is open statewide. North Dakota Game and Fish Department 100 N. Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58501-5095 Phone: 701-328-6300, Contact Us Private land mule deer tags are over the counter and we have a 100% success rates on the public land hunt draw. 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