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Old 01-10-2023, 08:41 PM
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Default Mule deer in 404

Thinking about putting in for antlered mule deer in 404. I don't care about taking a "monster buck" I just want the high country experience.

Anyone have any input for me?

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Old 01-10-2023, 11:15 PM
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Thinking about putting in for antlered mule deer in 404. I don't care about taking a "monster buck" I just want the high country experience.

Anyone have any input for me?

Thanks

Max
Iíve spent quite a bit of time there in the past. I might have seen maybe 3 mulie does. Itís a gorgeous placemats hunt though.
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Old 01-11-2023, 05:07 AM
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Hunted 404 last two seasons and no mule deer period.
But itís super nice country.


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Old 01-11-2023, 05:56 AM
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Its a shame but the once plentiful Mule deer are now history.
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Old 01-11-2023, 05:59 AM
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Hmmmm, guess I'm back to the drawing board. Thanks for the replies.

I was pretty pumped to hunt there because rifle starts Sept 17 and yeah, it's beautiful country
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Old 01-11-2023, 11:30 AM
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412 went on draw a couple years ago for mule deer. Used to get pounded when General tags were offered, but it does hold Alpine MD.....
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Old 01-11-2023, 12:33 PM
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406 still has pockets of Mule deer,Cougars are hard on them though.
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Old 01-11-2023, 08:21 PM
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Thinking about putting in for antlered mule deer in 404. I don't care about taking a "monster buck" I just want the high country experience.

Anyone have any input for me?

Thanks

Max
406 might be a better choice.
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Old 01-15-2023, 11:09 AM
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We spent 4 full days on horses and covered a fair bit of country last fall scouting for elk and mulies. All I heard was crickets and all I saw was great scenery. Not a single animal. Weird.
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Old 01-16-2023, 11:18 AM
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Had a trail cam in the part north of Indian graves and got some muley bucks on it. Thatís more foothills country than high country though , but still real pretty in there
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