ALBERTA TROPHY MULE DEER $8500 MULE DEER/WHITETAIL COMBO $10,500 2016 – 12 FOR 12 AVG 180 PLUS
This hunt produces just an amazing amount of giant mule deer and as a bonus some monster whitetails. At press time they had killed 12 big mature mule deer for 12 hunters, including a 209, 207, 2 in the 190’s and lots in the 180’s. The first couple combo hunters with whitetail tags had just harvested a monster 187 and a giant 4×4 whitetail grossing in the 160’s. 8 more mule deer hunters were scheduled for the 2016 season and most of those are combo hunters.
In 2015 the rst and second rifle hunt combined they had 11 hunters take 10 mule deer bucks, with the top two bucks gross scoring 190 and 188.
The outfitter specializes in trophy class mule deer for both archery and rifle. He takes a very limited number of hunters in this trophy unit that is a draw for residents. The hunt takes place in farm country east of Red Deer near Stettler, Alberta. It is known for big mule deer, whitetail and hard to believe moose. This Zone 204 only gives out 125 permits to residents and just a few for non-residents and the area is 40 square miles.
6 day rifle hunts guided 1×1 are $8,500. Nice cabin accommodations, meals, and airport pickup in Edmonton. He also offers a 6 day combination hunt for both mule deer and whitetail for $10,500 guided 1×1 or the last hunt is 9 days for $12,000. Whitetail success has run 80 percent or better on bucks averaging close to 150 and some real big deer are taken. Archery hunts are for 6 1/2 days for $6,500 and consistently produce some monster mulies. Hunters are responsible for licenses and 5 percent tax. Limited openings for 2017. Hunt MD883.