Where to hunt Coues Deer
Coues Deer is a variety of a white-tailed deer that is especially coveted by hunters. They are smaller than most varieties of whitetail, and well adapted to the shrub, juniper pine and desert of the American Southwest. Many outfitters offer Coues deer hunts in New Mexico, Arizona, and the Sonora province of Mexico.
The price for guided Coues deer hunts starts from about $2,500. This will typically buy about five days of hunting in the archery season, with basic accommodation and catering. Add a few thousand more for a hunt in Mexico, where you can be sure of getting a tag for a rifle hunt. The most expensive Coues deer hunts are priced at about $5,000.
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When to hunt Coues Deer?
Deer hunting seasons in Arizona and New Mexico, where most Coues deer hunts take place, are hard to generalize (read more) but in most areas it opens in late August or early September and lasts until December and January. Most of the seasons are archery only; the rifle season may open for only a few dates in October or November depending on the area. In Mexico Coues Deer season runs from Dec. 1 to mid-Feb, and the rut generally takes place during the month of January.
Hunting methods All hunting methods (8)
Look for Coues deer on higher altitudes (4,000-6,000 feet), near permanent water sources, in areas with a combination of open areas and cover (preferably juniper oak). Whitetails are hunted with a variety of methods depending on terrain, habits, and local laws and traditions. Both hunting from a stand, where a hunter watches from a likely area, either from a treestand or ground blind, and still-hunting and spot-and-stalk are possible for Coues deer hunting, and the guides will select the method that best suits the environment, the hunter, and the circumstances.
Why hunt Coues Deer? All hunts (28)
White-tailed deer are perhaps the most popular game animal in the world, and deer hunting is the “default” hunting in the US and Canada. Coues deer inhabit areas that are usually the domain of mule deer - patches of cover in dry semi-desert - and the adaptation to unusual habitat brought about different body and antler shape and behavior. For the majority of American hunters it’s not the familiar “deer” found near home, but an exotic animal requiring long travel to hunt. A Coues deer hunt will probably take you to strange, unfamiliar territory, giving deer hunting a whole new edge. But in any case it is a continuation of the tradition that is as old as America itself.
OTC Archery Rut Coues Deer Guided Only United States
No need to go to Mexico, fly into Phoenix and we will pick you up. Enjoy on of the most exciting spot and stalk hunts you can experience in the west Arizona has some of the best mule deer hunting in the country and is one of two states you can hunt Coues deer. Archery Hunting deer in AZ is what we specialize in. With liberal Over the counter archery hunts that run in the early season to chase bucks in velvet or rutting bucks in hard horn in dec and January when the rest of the country is freezing and wishing they could go out and hunt its when we are doing our best work. If you are looking for an adventure of a lifetime spot and stalk deer hunting in Arizona is for you Dec 15-31st (Rut / Pre -RUT Archery-Only Season) Jan. 1 – 31, (RUT Archery-Only Season)
Trip duration: 5 days
Hunting season: 1 Jan 2021 31 Jan 2021
5 Day Rifle Coues Deer Hunt United States
Coues deer Hunts are archery August-Sept (velvet) Rifle hunts start in October-December Late season archery begins mid-December until December 31 Archery rut hunts January 1-31 For folks wanting a challenge the grey ghost is something special, many folks come to us to complete their slam, whether it be deer slam, or grand slam we are here to help. We offer a 100% opportunity at this pint size whitetail with many meeting P&Y minimum. Our rifle hunts are the same 100% opportunity at 95” or better. When spotting and stalking expect to see 10-20 bucks a day. If Mexico is something that doesn’t interest you or the cost of those hunts you must give us a call. We offer a quality experience without the hassles of heading south of the border at almost half the cost.
Trip duration: 5 days
Hunting season: 1 Oct 2020 30 Nov 2020
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