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    Best Over-the Counter hunt

    Hey folks. What are your thoughts on the best state for an over-the-counter muledeer tag?

    If I get to muledeer hunt this year, it may be on short notice - so I'm left with the OTC option.

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    Check if Montana has any leftovers. Last year they did until late in the year.
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    Idaho usually has plenty of tags also
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    Montana is showing 1,069 Deer Combo tags left as of this morning.

    fwp.mt.gov

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    Wow, I'm surprised that many out of 4,000 tags.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sneakypete View Post
    Wow, I'm surprised that many out of 4,000 tags.
    Have you looked at the price? That's crazy just for a tag. Their trophy species and antelope are reasonable but elk is borderline too expensive and deer is outrageous.

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    Nebraska has deer tags for 200.00! You have to hunt hard to find a buck over 2.5 years old but there are some out there. There is a decent amount of public land in the NW corner. Not great genetics but a decent hunt. The bow season runs from Sept 1st - Dec 31st
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    Colorado is the king of mule deer states. Their leftover tags go on sale Aug 5.

    I don't see a copy of the list on their site, I think only those applicants that marked the box on the application got the list. That doesn't mean a hunt planner might not be able to tell you, or maybe somebody on here would be willing to fill you in.

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    Idaho has some great over-the-counter tags for mule deer.

 

 

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