Where to hunt White Tailed Deer
The range of the white-tailed deer covers almost all North America. They are most common everywhere east of the Rocky Mountains. From the Rockies west, mule deer and black-tailed deer dominate, but whitetails are still found in river bottom areas and lower foothills in many western states. Whitetails are also found in many other areas of the world where they have been introduced, including New Zealand, Finland, the Czech Republic, and Serbia. Record books recognize a wide variety of subspecies, from Coues whitetails to Texas whitetails to northern whitetails, but the differences are largely in size and geographic region. Northern whitetails of Canada and the northern Midwest are the largest in body size; body size tends to get smaller the farther south you go, although antler size does not necessarily do the same, as some Texas whitetails have antlers that rival their northern cousins.
Guided whitetail deer hunts start at about $300-$500, depending on the location and duration of the hunt. Archery and muzzleloader hunts, where the chance to harvest a trophy is smaller, are typically cheaper. Prices increase with trip duration, the work that the outfitter has put in to improve the trophy quality and abundance, or the need to travel into remote areas, but most will cost under $3,500. The hunts offered around the $10,000 mark on BookYourHunt.com are mostly combination hunts with other animals, or calculated for a party of 3-4 hunters.
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When most Americans say “deer”, they typically mean “whitetail”, but there are other kinds of deer in North America. How many are there? Three? Six? Fifty-eight? Eighty? Select your answer and read our blog story to check yourself. Don’t forget that no matter how many kinds of deer there are, each of them represent an exciting opportunity for a challenging hunt.April 26, 2018 How Many Kinds of Deer Are There in North America?
When to hunt White Tailed Deer?
Whitetail deer hunting season is generous, beginning in August or September in most states and provinces, and often lasting well into the next year. However, the greater part of it is typically archery only, with the modern firearm seasons limited to a few weeks in October-November. This season usually coincides with the rut, which is generally supposed to be the best time to hunt white-tailed deer.
Hunting methods All hunting methods (13)
Whitetails are hunted with a variety of methods depending on terrain, habits, and local laws and traditions. Most common is stand hunting, where a hunter watches from a likely area, either from a treestand or ground blind. In some states such as Texas and Michigan, baiting is legal, and hunters may be positioned near a feeder or bait pile. Driving is also a traditional method of deer hunting, especially in Eastern states that are thickly wooded. Still-hunting and spot-and-stalk are the most challenging and rewarding methods.
Why hunt White Tailed Deer? Alle Jagden (382)
White-tailed deer are by far the most common ungulate in North America, and one of the world’s most popular animals to hunt. There’s a reason for this: While whitetails are extremely abundant throughout most of their range, they are wary and very challenging to hunt. Some hunters pursue whitetails to put healthy, organic, local meat in their freezer; others - for the challenge of outsmarting an old, mature buck, while for someone else the most important part of it is being in the same old autumn woods that their ancestors hunted for generations. But in any case a white-tailed deer hunt is a continuation of the tradition that is as old as America itself.
Archery Whitetail Deer Hunt for 2 United States
This is a self-guided hunt with opportunity to harvest 1 buck and 1 hog per hunter including 5 days of hunting and 4 nights lodging (Wednesday noon to Sunday noon)
Trip duration: 5 days
Hunting season: 1 October 2019 15 January 2020
Whitetail/Mule Deer Combo Hunt Canada
We offer high quality trophy hunts for Mule Deer and Whitetail. Early season mule deer hunts are conducted in the alpine and are best paired with a Goat as a combination hunt. As all 3 species are living in the same area at this time of year. As the snow starts to fall in November the Mule Deer and Whitetail rut gets into full swing and both species can be hunted successfully at the same time. All the Mule Deer that live at high elevation during the summer and early fall are forced onto the winter rage this time of year which is the year round home of the Whitetail. This hunt is based out of the cabin camp and is suitable for all hunters regardless of age or any physical limitations. Moose also share the same winter range and can be added on a trophy fee basis. Available Sept 10 - Nov 30 (prime hunting Nov 1 - Nov 30 Includes 1 Deer/2nd Deer $1500
Trip duration: 7 days
Hunting season: 10 September 2019 30 November 2019
Whitetail Archery, 3 max x1, 2020, EK United States
THE TIME TO START PLANNING A FANTASTIC 2020 DEER HUNT IN MONTANA IS NOW. THERE ARE THINGS WE CAN DO TODAY THAT WILL GIVE YOU THE BEST CHANCE TO DRAW A DEER LICENSE IN 2020 (90% PLUS DRAW SUCCESS RATE). I WILL HELP YOU THROUGH THE ENTIRE APPLICATION PROCESS STARTING TODAY! THE WINDOW TO GET THIS IN ORDER IS NOW THROUGH SEPTEMBER 31st, 2019. DON'T HESITATE AS OPENINGS/DATES ARE LIMITED, CALL 715-820-0869 FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO APPLY OR FOR MORE INFORMATION. THIS IS A SPECTACULAR HUNT THAT REQUIRES ADVANCED PLANNING..........START TODAY!! Montana has a six week archery season that opens the first Saturday in September and closes in mid October. Eastern Montana has long been known for the trophy quality of its whitetail and mule deer, this area offers not only quantity, with high deer numbers, but many trophy caliber bucks as well! Tree-stands, ground-blinds and spot and stalk are the strategies used most often as the hunter tries to work his way into effective archery range of animals. A very exciting and challenging hunt that offers great reward to successful as well as unsuccessful hunters. This area requires a general deer license and boasts an 80% draw success rate for 1st time applicants. All bowhunters must purchase an archery stamp by providing a copy of an NBEF Bowhunter Education Certificate or any prior year's bowhunting license.
Trip duration: 5 days
Hunting season: 5 September 2020 18 October 2020
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