Quote Originally Posted by norcalhunter View Post
I have enough points to draw a good late season Coues tag but have never hunted Coues before. Just wondered if a newbie would have a decent shot of taking a good buck DIY? When does the rut really kick in. If I decide to hunt this year I would hunt the opener 12/13-12/18 in unit 23. Any thoughts?
Mule deer rut usually kicks in to full swing last part of December or early January depending on weather and location.