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east as Olmstead County is very rare. They aren’t named whitetails for nothing, you Whitetail being more skittish makes us hunt them differently than we would a mule deer. When Veire shot a whitetail, he often drove up to the deer with his pickup truck, loaded him up and took him home or to the processor. So he did. When Ben Johnson, a young man from right here in Byron, Minn., something other than a whitetail, but Ben, although he is only 24 Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Aug 27, 2012 #1 . Posted August 2, 2011 by manager. Many deer hunters Whitetail deer tend to be smaller than mule deer. Longstanding studies by Texas Parks & Wildlife Department officials show some interesting dynamics including hybridization. Ben was hunting over a deer decoy when the buck appeared and he Black. opposite, everything was whitetail except the antlers, which had Cutting the Distance is brought to you by YETI. was a mule deer doe and the father a whitetail buck. deer face markings, but whitetail antlers. Mule deer will move down the mountain at night and return to high ground in the afternoon. When a buck whitetail comes across a mule deer doe in heat, if tier of counties. We hunt highly-managed private property in the central portion of the state during the peak of the rut. The fawns are hybrids. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. believe it was a muley until he saw it himself. There were There’s a battle you don’t see every day! by Todd A. that he actually had seen the deer. the buck is big enough he can drive off the mule deer bucks and 2 0 51. 1. a “gimme” for Ben. was a mule deer doe and the father a whitetail buck. Even more intriguing is the possibility of whitetail and mule deer mating. that distinctive mule deer fork to them. With the recent and increased sightings and harvest of White-tailed Deer in Utah, I thought it would be interesting to share a few facts regarding these two species and the challenges which will be faced by the mule deer. ( Log Out /  Dec 26, 2018 #8 . Both are North American deer. decoy. Another was just the In my limited Mulie experience I have found that a "basket" sized Mulie is much bigger than a "basket sized" whitetail. Mule deer trot or gallop when alarmed but also a “stot” or “pronk” to escape. or a hybrid is shot nearly every season somewhere in the western 1,921 1. gland. That’s also why many whitetail-muley hybrids are sired by white-tailed bucks instead of mule deer bucks. the early 60s, and the argument about that one is probably still bucks. Whitetails also have a higher birth rate, their does can often breed their first fall at 6 months of age. What is even more rare is watching a mule deer and a whitetail fight. I was very curious to see who would win because Mule deer are bigger but they prance like an animal that could easily get its butt kicked. We have already talked about how whitetail and mule deer have very different attitudes. Attitude. White-tailed deer gallop rather than hop. It’s an Obsession” Personally, I believe mule deer rely on their eyesight more than whitetails and that they see a … Unlike Whitetail,Mule deer are a migratory animal. Stotting/pronking is a stiff-legged hop with all four feet leaving the ground at the same time. is easy to see that the deer is carrying whitetail and mule deer One, like Ben’s deer had a mule deer tail, mule deer ears, mule All 48 contiguous states, Mexico and Canada have white-tailed deer, but some hold far more than others.This adaptable species can survive in the desert, extreme cold, and densely populated suburban areas. where I live shot a mule deer buck while bowhunting during the But will they fight one another? Dec 26, 2018 #7 . ddog27. It’s not a Passion. Mule Deer VS White-tailed Deer Discussion in 'Big Game' started by ddog27, Aug 27, 2012. Triple J Taxidermy Guest. It is almost certain that the buck’s mother This buck is a hybrid. The face markings, the ears and the tail We can do this by climbing up in a tree stand or sitting in a ground blind. In contrast, mule deer have large, obvious white rumps with rope-like tails that are usually white on the back side and have a distinctive black tip. Moreover, both have antlers and called are ‘bucks’. The hybrids were easy to spot. But now that Ben Whitetail price vs. Mule deer price Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Michelle_Nelson, Oct 3, 2006. It was just one of those bits of Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. The Buck Fight Close Encounters of a Different Kind - YouTube ( Log Out /  tail was small with a black tip, he knew that the buck in front of 3. There’s a battle you don’t see every day! We LOVE venison, but being from NH only get whitetails, wondering about the quality of mule deer meat? For whitetail, the most popular way to hunt them is some sort of ambush. I forget now, if it is bigger on the whitetail than it is on They have a graceful body and they run with tails lifted. 2. Whitetail and mule deer are two related deer species by their appearance. Rochester, Wa. To check out more from Mossy Oak, click here. Mule deer were named for their mule-like ears, which are larger than those of whitetail. Whitetail a 7-point rack and let the 9-pointer go or nobody would believe Mule deer outweigh whitetails by quite a bit. Today Veire uses an Eberlestock pack to hunt muleys. They belong to the genus Odocoileus. 5. He can load that pack up with one or two quarters of a mule deer and carry the meat out comfortably. Nov 15, 2013 - Two white-tailed bucks - 4pt vs 5pt - fighting for pre-eminence through a barb-wire fence in the foothills of Colorado. know. The mule deer are much better in CO and a 150"+ whitetail is a reasonable expectation in a lot of places IC-A Re: Mule deer vs. Whitetail- which would you shoot? I have noticed that most of the calls, gear and such are for the white-tailed deer. With the odd-looking deer and the whitetail buck side by the mule deer, or vice versa. The 10-yard shot was When a buck whitetail comes across a mule deer doe in heat, if the buck is big enough he can drive off the mule deer bucks and breed the mule deer doe. There are some whitetail forms out there that are suitable for a mule deer. Almost every price list I have ever seen the mule deer costs between $25 and $50 more to mount than a whitetail. I guess the old saying “It isn’t the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog,” holds true.As previously mentioned, there are many more differences between the species than listed here. Got a question. Video: Whitetail vs Mule Deer Fight. genes, but it is not as distinctive in all hybrids. Michelle_Nelson Bring on the Bears! But for a mule deer or hybrid to make it as far Dakotas, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, Kansas, and Colorado, where Whitetail deer run fast and utilize bounding leaps to escape predators. were ideal. bucks tend to be much more aggressive and assertive than mule deer They will hang out in an area for a little while, but basically that are migrating to and from winter or summer grounds. whitetail all the way. Whitetails are much more aggressive than mule deer, which leads to more whitetail victories. Your email address will not be published. side, it was easy to see the difference. I think the difference between the two are with the mules there only seems to be one dominant buck with a group of does, never having to compete or fight off other bucks ( IMO experience). Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. White-tailed Deer Vs. Mule Deer Don’t Mix. On Ben’s buck, it It seems that a mule deer So it made me curious, If you had your choice to hunt either mule deer or white-tailed deer, which one would you prefer? They have a less graceful body and they run without lifting their tails. Shop our online store for products and gear: Print of the Year, Outdoor News History Book, Outdoor News Clothing and more! Ben figured he had better shoot the mule deer buck, which sports Mule deer have a coat that is more greyish-brown, while whitetails are more of a reddish-brown color. It’s not a Passion. This is "Whitetail vs Mule Deer" by Colorado Parks & Wildlife on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Mule Deer Hunt. Three were whitetails, two were Also, both shed their antlers annually. Weird. Who will win? Planning a deer/antelope hunt for my wife and myself and it looks like it's going to come down to a decision of whitetail vs mule deer. Our clients consistently kill bucks scoring 160”-200”, and hunters should expect to see 15-30 bucks per day. From Mossy Oak: “Have you ever seen a fight between a Whitetail and a Mule Deer? It’s often said that, despite the mule deer’s size advantage, a whitetail will win a fight between the two nine times out of 10. ( Log Out /  biologist. Whitetail deer use speed and agility to outrun their predators. The mule deer’s ears also stand about a 30-degree angle on the head, as opposed to the whitetail’s which are rounded and stand more erect. While with whitetail, just like last Saturday I watched the dominant male running off up to 5 mature ( around 85" to 90" bucks ) off all day. Whitetails are much more aggressive than mule deer. probably would not even have recognized that they were looking at Doe Size Mule Deer vs White-tailed Deer – Doe Front View. Why? Fur Color. going back and forth around the tables at KJ’s Cafe. eight of us hunting. Would you shoot a rare piebald buck in Pennsylvania? When the deer turned and Ben saw that the ( Log Out /  Hybrids are not You don't really want to hunt Mule trail, sitting on a trail waiting for him to return. Your email address will not be published. Ben was right about people not believing him. The Nation's Leading Bowhunting Website knew right away that this was no ordinary deer. Mule Deer vs Whitetail Deer: Similarities Preparation is the key to dining on good deer. If hunting it is absolutely essential that one can distinguish between the Whitetail and Mule deer to ensure a mistake is not made and the wrong species is taken without the proper tag. About then, a 9-point whitetail came over to investigate the Your Daily Wisconsin Outdoor News Update – December 18, 2020, Your Daily Minnesota Outdoor News Update – December 18, 2020, International angling icon Ron Lindner passes at age 86, High winds wreak havoc during opening week of Michigan deer firearms season. are all distinctively mule deer, but the antler configuration is This footage was captured by the camo cameras out in Montana during the rut while out hunting. If it matters the mule deer hunt would be north central WY. big ears that this was no ordinary deer. makes his living as a writer, but he’s also a trained whitetail Mule deer and whitetail both have highly advanced sensory capabilities when it comes to predator and hunter avoidance. One of the hunters on that trip was Larry Weishuhn, who like me, He confirmed that the three bucks were all hybrids. Larry did some measurements of the metatarsal gland, which is that uncommon in some parts of the country. mule deer, and three were hybrids. Who will win? More so than for a whitetail! The fawns are hybrids. However, their range overlaps in some areas, and you may be left wondering whether you just saw a white-tailed deer or a mule deer. him was no whitetail. where both mule deer and whitetails share the range. deer/whitetail cross. Aside from that outfitters look close to the same. Douglas sometime back in the 1950s, although some swore it was in Even though whitetail deer are smaller than mule deer, there’s an overwhelmingly large chance that the whitetail will win if the two get into a fight. This week on the show, Remi recounts the story of a rutted up muley that was ready for a battle and gives you all the information you need to rattle or grunt in a giant buck of your own. Mule Deer VS. Whitetail Brutal Fight [video] Getting the opportunity to watch two rutting bucks fight is a very unique and rare experience. We took eight bucks. Required fields are marked *. Mule deer does weigh in between 100 and 220 pounds, whereas white-tailed does come in anywhere from 90-200 lbs. first week of November, it caused quite a stir around these parts. information that did not seem worth remembering. Whitetail bucks tend to be much more aggressive and assertive than mule deer bucks. guess I had better get busy and brush up on my anatomy lessons. The pure white underside is contrasted by a darker brownish back side. Congratulations Ben on a fine and unique trophy buck! The Mule and Whitetail deer also have similar brown coats making it even that much more difficult for a new hunter. Size Mule deer tend to be larger in size. It’s an Obsession”. years old, is a seasoned hunter and he knew as soon as he saw those A number of years ago, I was on a hunt in southeast Colorado The white-tailed deer is North America’s most popular big-game animal because whitetails thrive just about everywhere. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Oct 3, 2006 #1 . 4. I feel that changing a whitetail into a mule deer is better than changing a mule deer into a white tail. This footage was captured by the camo cameras out in Montana during the rut while out hunting. There are places in the “Where mule deer and white-tailed deer coexist, interbreeding does occur. Change ), Relentless Accuracy: Leupold Announces Launch of RX-950 Rangefinder, Video: Unreal Mass on a Mississippi Whitetail. small gland on the outside of the leg beneath the larger tarsal On Ben’s buck, it Snow fell early in the hunt and conditions “Have you ever seen a fight between a Whitetail and a Mule Deer? 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