Strategies for the Best Ways to Find Mule Deer
Remi Warren's time-tested techniques will have you hunting mule deer like a seasoned pro in no time.
Few hunts are more rewarding than a successful spot-and-stalk mule deer hunt. World-renowned hunter and professional guide Remi Warren dives into his tactics, decision making factors, and a number of his time-tested secrets, to help you stalk into bow range of a mule deer buck. Remi also provides you with tried and true meat and velvet care during those hot bow season months.
When it comes to bowhunting mule deer, the most difficult part is pulling off a successful stalk. Remi Warren provides you with step-by-step directions on how to get within bow range of a mule deer buck.
Remi identifies the ideal stalk, and some of the ways you can stack the deck in your favor by waiting for the right opportunity where the deer's senses are at a disadvantage, meaning its eyes, ears, and nose can be beat.
While you can chase any deer you see, your odds of a successful hunt are low if the situation isn't right. Remi lays out his preferred scenarios to stack the odds in his favor.
Once you have a deer in a high percentage stalk scenario, it’s time to move in. Remi lays out his methodical planning process for successfully stalking into bow range while addressing each of the deer’s senses.
In this chapter, Remi breaks down how to move quietly by giving you tips for softening your steps, dropping your pack, and gear considerations for the final push. Remi also demonstrates how to move silently with a bow that can be awkward to crawl with.
Remi covers the proper way to move to the last known position of the deer, how to use hand signals if there is another hunter with you, and how to wait a mule deer out if it is on alert.
Small mistakes can cost you the hunt. Remi explains how to count down the yardage as you move into the Strike Zone. Additionally, he discusses the techniques he deploys to set up and wait for a bedded mule deer.
Remi discusses the final piece of the spot and stalk puzzle: making a fatal shot. Most hunters that get this far blow it during this stage. Remi details the right, and wrong time, to draw and how to properly compensate for an alert deer that is potentially going to duck the arrow.
Mule deer bow seasons are typically earlier in the year - so heat will be a factor. Remi offers his hot-weather meat care tactics, including cooling. We will also look at how to keep and treat the velvet on the antlers of your buck.
Remi offers up his top ten takeaways for successfully stalking into bow range for mule deer.
From a very young age, Remi Warren took to the mountains to learn the land and the animals in it. Through trial and error, he developed time-tested tactics and methods to find Mule Deer. From the best areas to look for bucks, to the best gear for glassing, Remi's expert knowledge will give you the advantage you need on your next Mule Deer hunt.
More than just learning about mule deer, in this series, Remi Warren teaches you the way he hunts and breaks down his formula that involves understanding the animal you are hunting, identifying key strengths and weaknesses, then implementing a strategic plan based on the scenario you encounter.
To understand mule deer, you need to first understand where they live. Remi breaks down the different types of mule deer country to help you focus on what to look for in each habitat.
Mule Deer have specific adaptations to help them survive. While these adaptations are used to avoid predators, Remi shows you how understanding their safety measures can actually help you find the buck you are looking for.
The first step to hunting mule deer is getting a tag. As tags become harder to come by, Remi gives you some tag draw hacks to put yourself in a position to get a tag in your pocket every season.
Good gear can make or break a mule deer hunt. There are a few items like optics that make a big difference in success. Remi covers the essentials and what is the best gear for different scenarios.
Finding mule deer and a good hunt plan starts at home. Remi breaks down how to use your knowledge of deer behavior to locate a hunting spot on a digital map.
Mule deer hunting is a spot and stalk game. This chapter gives you the secret on where to look and how to utilize deer behavior to turn up more bucks in your glass.
Mature deer and young bucks are almost like two different species. This chapter breaks down how to pinpoint the deer you are looking for and the clues you can take away to either find more deer or turn up better bucks.
There is an advantage to chasing deer in velvet. They are out more, bachelor'd-up, and hold better patterns. This chapter Remi covers what to look for early in the season and how to use this time of year to your advantage.
As the deer start shedding their velvet their behavior changes and so do the hunt tactics. Remi covers how to shift with the seasonality of mule deer and where to adjust your efforts and tactics.
October is one of the hardest times to find deer and coincidentally the time when it is easiest to obtain a tag. Remi shows you how to use this to your advantage and turn up more bucks on those general tags. He covers new tactics and how to maximize your effort this time of year.
The rut seems to be the magical time when deer come out of the woodwork but knowing the stages of the rut and ways to adjust your tactics will help you make the right moves. Remi covers the varying tactics from targeting cruising deer to when they are locking down with does, and how to change your hunting methods accordingly.
Mule deer can be highly migratory. Understanding what that means for your hunt can make a big difference in where you look. This chapter shows you the preferred habitat this time of year and ways to increase late season success.
By combining the knowledge of deer behavior and finding the best behaviors to exploit for your particular hunt, you will have the skills required to find more deer no matter the time of year or area you hunt.
Remi Warren has spent thousands of days in the field, and is one of the most successful and experienced hunters in the world. With the majority of his life spent as a full time guide and professional hunter across the United States and abroad, he has become an expert at many forms of hunting. With this experience, Remi shares and divulges his wealth of knowledge to help make other hunters more effective. Remi’s systematic approach to hunting is the foundation to his success.
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