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Where can i find a big mule deer ?

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i've never bowhunted ND, but i plan on buying a tag this fall. i've hunting all sorts of critters and been decently successful with whitetails, antelope, and moose.

i am looking for some advice on where to start? i am muley novice. i will be bowhunting, and if anyone could help me out with pointing me in the right direction of where to start that would be great!

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Montana just across the border from S.D. Camp Cook in the black hills area . Talk to the local's. Hunted there for years and always found big bucks. Great area and the food in Ekalaka is great at the bar.

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Yep, as I mentioned before- given what you told me you need to either become a resident (which you could, as I understand it) or look at states other than ND. If you become a resident and get an "any deer" tag, I'll help you out the best I can.

If you really want to shoot a "big muley deer", ND is, in all honesty, not a great state to do so. Don't get me wrong- I've seen some jaw droppers in the past 15 years or so, but they are few and far between. There are several other states that consistently offer much better changes at a truly "big mule deer". Aside from that fact, which has been true for a very long time, the past two Winters in Western ND will make finding a smasher muely in the state of ND even tougher than ever. Sorry to sound so pessimistic, but anyone who tells you otherwise is either lying or misinformed.

All that being said, I absolutely love muley hunting in the great state of ND and wouldn't trade my awesome experiences doing so for anything! I'd suggest you take the advice I gave you before and get a lifetime license in MN, get your residency in ND, then go hunt muleys this year. It's a ton of fun and couldn't be more different from whitetail hunting.

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