KUIU - Pants
Desert Mulie/Longbow
Mule Deer
Contributors to this thread:
David A. 12-Jan-19
Nick Muche 12-Jan-19
David A. 12-Jan-19
David A. 12-Jan-19
BCPYGuy 12-Jan-19
David A. 12-Jan-19
David A. 12-Jan-19
WV Mountaineer 12-Jan-19
trophyhill 12-Jan-19
Treeline 12-Jan-19
Knothead 12-Jan-19
SteveB 12-Jan-19
Nick Muche 12-Jan-19
Rob Nye 12-Jan-19
Bowboy 12-Jan-19
Kodiak 12-Jan-19
Ambush 12-Jan-19
EmbryOklahoma 12-Jan-19
David A. 12-Jan-19
Rocky D 12-Jan-19
Heat 12-Jan-19
Adam B 12-Jan-19
Bassmaster9960 12-Jan-19
Bassmaster9960 12-Jan-19
Drahthaar 12-Jan-19
Snag 12-Jan-19
spike78 12-Jan-19
Scar Finga 12-Jan-19
BigOk 12-Jan-19
pav 12-Jan-19
Paul@thefort 12-Jan-19
Altizer 12-Jan-19
Altizer 12-Jan-19
bentshaft 13-Jan-19
David A. 13-Jan-19
Jeff Holchin 13-Jan-19
buzz mc 13-Jan-19
Jaquomo 13-Jan-19
From: David A.
12-Jan-19
Took this desert mule deer on public lands in AZ...buck is bigger than the video suggests, just a monster body size. 23 yd. shot, called him in using my own voice and very satisfying to also use my own shooting method. Link to video: https://youtu.be/ugkEhSr-b_0

From: Nick Muche
12-Jan-19
Excellent!

Post up some pics too!

From: David A.
12-Jan-19

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From: David A.
12-Jan-19
Didn't have opportunity to get him cleaned up as I would like...he did a nose dive thru a large clump of cactus...huge body size; likely an older buck and it took a lot of effort to haul him out.

From: BCPYGuy
12-Jan-19
David Way to get it done on a beauty desert buck. Would you mind giving us a few words on your longbow type/weight, arrows, broadhead etc. Thanks so much.

From: David A.
12-Jan-19
Sure. I prefer a draw wt. of around 50#, Beman Pro Hunter 500 shafts, 100 gr. brass insert, 125 gr. Magnus Killer Bee Stinger broadheads. However, on this buck I used Steel Force 4 blade bh. Instead of glove or tab, I use my STAR Method release. Light wt. leafy camo. I normally shoot recurve, typically short ones.

From: David A.
12-Jan-19
This longbow was a 57# Bob Lee Take Down, Micarta riser. That much draw wt. is not necessary, but I do very much prefer a heavy riser (for accuracy/stability).

12-Jan-19
Congrats David. Another great animal with your read bow.

From: trophyhill
12-Jan-19
Very nice. Congrats!

From: Treeline
12-Jan-19
Love the mass on that one! Very nice buck! Congratulations!

Those desert mule deer are a lot of fun to hunt for sure. Love watching the rut activity. Great time to be in AZ...

From: Knothead
12-Jan-19
Great job and that must have been a heck of an experience.

From: SteveB
12-Jan-19
So awesome!

From: Nick Muche
12-Jan-19
Wow! Great buck! What do you mean by the STAR method? As a budding traditional archer I’d really love to hear.

From: Rob Nye
12-Jan-19
Attaboy! Great buck, congrats!

From: Bowboy
12-Jan-19
Nice buck congrats!

From: Kodiak
12-Jan-19
Nice deer David.

Great accomplishment.

From: Ambush
12-Jan-19
Congrats!! Looks like a unique, heavy horned old desert dweller. Do you have a side pic?

12-Jan-19
Congrats, David! Really nice!

From: David A.
12-Jan-19
Nick, it's just my method of shooting.

From: Rocky D
12-Jan-19
Congrats!

From: Heat
12-Jan-19
Right on David, great buck!

From: Adam B
12-Jan-19
Great buck congrats!

12-Jan-19
Could you tell me your channel or the name of the video I couldn’t get the link to work for some reason

12-Jan-19
Great job

From: Drahthaar
12-Jan-19
Nice. Forrest

From: Snag
12-Jan-19
Well done. What a great way to spend time in the desert.

From: spike78
12-Jan-19
Very nice congrats! Is their any difference between a desert muley and regular?

From: Scar Finga
12-Jan-19
That is phenomenal!! Way to get it done, very impressive buck!

From: BigOk
12-Jan-19
Congrats

From: pav
12-Jan-19
Well done....congrats!

From: Paul@thefort
12-Jan-19
Nicely done David and with the stick. AZ is fun and in January, what could be better. my best Paul

From: Altizer
12-Jan-19
The January bowhunting in New Mexico for Desert Mulies was one of my favorite hunts ever. Hunting waterholes worked for my buddies but I loved stalking and calling. They are some of the easiest deer to call I’ve ever hunted. I love that hunt. Congratulations. Alan

From: Altizer
12-Jan-19
The January bowhunting in New Mexico for Desert Mulies was one of my favorite hunts ever. Hunting waterholes worked for my buddies but I loved stalking and calling. They are some of the easiest deer to call I’ve ever hunted. I love that hunt. Congratulations. Alan

From: bentshaft
13-Jan-19
Nice!

From: David A.
13-Jan-19
Bassmaster, if you go to YouTube do a search for "Desert Mule Deer Taken With Longbow". Spike, they are different subspecies...some differences in behavior as well as habitat of course. IMO, the desert mulies are much more like whitetails in their home range and core range size vs. Rocky Mtn. mule deer. I also think they are smarter or more skittish. But it really depends on the area and how much hunting pressure there is. Another reason they are challenging to hunt successfully is they are rarely abundant.

13-Jan-19
Nice buck!

From: buzz mc
13-Jan-19
Congrats on a nice buck!

From: Jaquomo
13-Jan-19
Great job again, David!

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