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 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 (12)
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? All hunts (366)
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.
Apprentice One Day Deer Hunt United States
Go from knowing nothing to having your first hunt in a single day. You'll start the day with a shooting lesson on either crossbow or shotgun, depending on the season and your preference. After that you will go on a scouting lesson where you will learn all about deer, deer sign, plant and tree identification, and how to turn all of that knowledge into a successful hunt. Finally, you'll have the opportunity to experience your first hunt and potentially to take your first deer at the same time. If you like, you can book a second day and triple your odds of success. Bow/Crossbow: Sept 9 - Feb 17 (First deer must be antlerless Sept 9 - 29 Shotgun: Dec 4 - 9, Dec 13-15, Jan 1 - Feb 10 Sunday hunting is Archery only
Trip duration: 1 day
Hunting season: 14 Sep 2019 15 Feb 2020
2020 Whitetail Deer Hunt Single Person Canada
Booked up for the week of Sept 22-28th Bow- Sept 11- Dec 9, 2017 Crossbow/muzzle loader deer - Sept 25- Dec 9, 2017 General deer season - Oct 27- Dec 2, 2017 We are unlike all other outfitters/guide services because we are urban based. Located in the Halifax Regional Municipality, which covers shy of 5500 square km and while we don’t hunt in the urban areas of course, there are hundreds of square km that are wooded and very remote from the city. the hunt is 5 days Monday to Friday, but we book our guests 6 nights. We prefer they arrive on Sunday, hunt Monday to Friday and depart on the Saturday. INQUIRE ABOUT OUR GROUP RATES Hunt with a Partner: $1600 USD each 3’s Company: $1525 USD each 4’s a Crowd: $1450 USD each (best value) We specialize in hosting female hunters as we're one of the few that can provide a female guide.Please contact us if you have any questions, we will be happy to customize your adventure to fit your needs.
Trip duration: 6 days
Hunting season: 11 Sep 2020 9 Dec 2020
Kansas White Tail Hunt United States
Kansas deer hunting properties are used for Kansas bow (archery) hunts, Kansas muzzle loader (black powder hunts) & rifle hunting. Kansas bow (archery) hunting takes place during the Kansas whitetail deer pre-rut, rut, and post-rut. We offer a limited number of Kansas deer hunts to ensure you a non pressured hunting experience. We also encourage the Kansas deer hunter to harvest at least one doe after harvesting a Kansas whitetail buck. With nothing but small hunting camps your chances to harvest a good whitetail deer on your Kansas deer hunting trip dramatically increases when you purchase a Kansas deer hunt with us. The hunter will arrive in camp the day prior to their hunt & will leave the evening after your 5 day hunt ends. We will discuss the aspects of the type of deer we want you to harvest upon your stay with us. Aerial photos will be reviewed during this orientation along with deer sightings on the hoof & on trail cameras, & how to harvest the whitetail with the current stand placements. A guide will be assigned on your hunt to be sure we get the hunter to & from the stand safely & quietly. This guide will also field dress the deer for you & transport it back to our lodge. When the deer is back at the lodge it is your job to tell us how you would like to display your trophy whitetail so we can properly prepare your mount. Our packages include 6 nights of lodging, 5 days of deer hunting, 2 meals a day, & snacks. If you need your gun sighted in we will be happy to do that. Whether it's a fully guided or semi guided hunt you are responsible for the transportation fee of us taking the game to our meat locker, and arranging for them to send it to your meat locker of choice. Muzzleloader Deer Hunt - $5,500 Dates: Sept 17 - Sept 30, 2018 Rifle Deer Hunt - $5,500 Dates: Nov 28 - Dec. 9, 2018 Bow/Crossbow Deer Hunt - $5,500 Dates: Sept 17- Dec 31, 2018 Pre Rut/Rut Dates: Oct. 28 - Nov 30
Trip duration: 5 days
Hunting season: 17 Sep 2020 31 Dec 2020
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