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Arizona Mule Deer Hunts

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We offer many opportunities to pursue Mule deer across the entire state of Arizona. Rifle and muzzleloader permits for hunting Mule deer are obtained through a draw system through the Arizona game and fish department.

However, don’t be discouraged, MANY hunts in MANY great units offer very good draw odds for both resident as well as non-resident applicants with few, to no bonus points at all.

Arizona offers some of the best OTC (over the counter) archery Mule deer hunting opportunities in the west!! These permits are available for purchase (online only) beginning at midnight on December 1 for the following year. For example, if you have an OTC archery mule deer hunt booked with us in 2024, you will need to purchase your permit on December 1, 2023. These permits sell out quickly, so don't delay! Please use the following link to buy your tag. https://otcarcherydeer.azgfd.gov/

Fully Outfitted Hunts 

  • We offer 5 day, 7, 10 and 14 day fully outfitted hunts. This means you will get 5-14 FULL days of hunting. You will arrive to camp the day before your contracted hunt date, and depart the day after. 
  • Fully outfitted hunts include airport pickup and drop off, in field transportation for the duration of your hunt, lodging, meals, beverages (non alcoholic), snacks, in field game care - including pack out, caping, skinning, and quartering of your game.

Wilderness/Horseback Hunts

  • For the folks looking for a more primitive type hunt, we offer either 7  or 10 day, spike camp, wilderness/horseback hunts. We offer these in both rifle, as well as archery seasons. 
  • With these hunts you are going to have the chance to experience the Sonoran desert in a way that most never will. 
  • The day you arrive, we will be using horses to get you, your gear, and your guide 5 - 10 miles into one of the several walk in only, wilderness areas in southwest Arizona. 
  • Once you are packed in to spike camp, the horses will be taken back out, and you and your guide will remain inside the wilderness to hunt on foot for the duration of your hunt. 
  • When you have harvested, or reached the end of your hunt, we will get the horses back in to pack you out. 
  • These hunts are more physically and mentally challenging than anything else we offer. The upside is, you’ll be hunting areas far from any other hunting pressure, deep enough into the desert where the quality of bucks is generally much higher. If you are up for an adventure, this is definitely the hunt for you!

Guided Only Hunts

  • We offer 5, 7, 10 and 14 day guided only hunts. This means you will get 5 - 14 FULL days of hunting. You will arrive the day before your hunt, and depart the day after. 
  • Guided only hunts do not include airport transportation. 
  • Hunter is responsible for their own lodging, meals, beverages, and snacks. 
  • In field transportation and game care is included with our guided only rates. 

***Whether you choose Fully Outfitted or Guided Only, you are responsible for your transportation to and from Phoenix, AZ. You are also responsible for shipping your game meat and trophy, as well as your AZ hunting license and game permit.***

Our Mule deer hunts take place in terrain with wide open, sand wash filled, Sonoran desert type terrain, on up to high country pines, and juniper country.

With most of our hunts you can expect primarily spot & stalk type hunting, hours of glassing with high power binoculars, and hiking anywhere from 1-5 miles per day. Being in reasonably good physical condition will certainly improve your overall experience and a chance at a trophy.

For more information on our Mule deer hunts, season dates, or questions about our application process, please feel free to contact us anytime.

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