Coues deer are tiny, hard to see, high-strung, and jumpy… tough to hunt to say the least. In fact, famous big game hunter Jack O’Connor even proclaimed the tiny deer to be “the most difficult of all deer to hunt”….And just like most mule deer hunts, expect to do a lot of glassing. You’ll set up with good binos on a tripod and start picking the country apart.
You should see A LOT of deer on all of these hunts. Once a good one is spotted, let the stalk begin. Hunters that have taken all the species in the “Deer Slam” usually consider Coues deer hunting one of most rewarding hunting experiences they have ever had.
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Coues deer hunting in Mexico is truly astounding, but Arizona is VERY good as well, if you know where to go to get away from other hunters. On your hunts, you can expect to see 80-90 inch class bucks. Coues deer above 100″ are taken in Arizona every year. Hunting season for Coues deer in Arizona is August through the end of the year depending on the tag you draw and/or weapon you use. Success is usually high no matter which weapon or season you choose.