I took this non-typical buck with a 36" outside spread on our place near Augusta Mt in Nov. 2004,My uncle took his buck about 45min. later on the same ridge.I saw some bigger bucks that day but none as unique as this one!
Awesome bucks. I too have some big bucks on the wall and would love to get something big and unique.
Just curious....was this a general tag? Draw tag? Private or public land? Mule deer seem to be on the decline, especially the big bucks. Would love to hear of people getting these class of deer on public land with a general tag but you just don't see it anymore.
Every year many hunters and outdoorsman and women come out west from the midwest and east coast to hunt the prized mulies and elk. One topic that comes up often is altitude sickness. My advice for flatlanders is to get into the best possible shape. Start months before your hunt, usually really ramping up my cardio around March or April.
I run 5-10 miles 3 times a week, and also go for walks carrying my pack with about 50lbs to simulate what could be on my back. Another useful tip is to drink A...