Here’s some assistance for when you’re narrowing down the best regions for deer hunting that don’t always get the credit.
By now you’ve probably gotten tired of the lists of the “10 Best Deer Hunting States” by now. What about some lesser-known areas that aren’t going to be full of hunters?
We wanted to help you out, so that when the time comes to target your deer and arrange for your hunting trip, you have some places in mind that can produce some success.
Kentucky’s Blue Grass
Though it has the fifth-best Boone & Crockett whitetail in 2000, Kentucky hasn’t really received the admiration it deserves. There’s a lot of opportunities to hunt public land, and the deer are only going to continue to get better if the state keeps up with its regulation stance.
The Arizona Mountains
Spice things up and forget about the whitetails for at least a portion of your season, because Arizona’s over-the-counter mule or Coues deer tag opportunities are pretty unique.
We guarantee it will be unlike any other hunt in the U.S. A sturdy pair of broken-in hunting boots could be your wisest pre-hunt move to cover the terrain you’ll face in Arizona.
It might come as a surprise, but if you’re a bowhunter, the generous bow season Nebraska gives allows for ample time to find a big buck.
And yes, they do get big. Consider some smart camo choices, because the surroundings might be a little different than the thick forests you’re used to.
Black Hills and Northern Wyoming
The low pressure these deer see from hunters helps make northeast Wyoming an interesting spot to go after whitetails.
If you are eyeing a velvet buck, this might be the best place to get it done.
Since there’s really an endless list of where you could go hunting, hopefully this helps narrow things down to a list of places you should go.