Quick Nav. Trumbull Rd. Trumbull Bundyville south on Mohave County Rd. The mule deer population is managed under alternative management guidelines which focus on the harvest of older age class, mature bucks. Mule deer exist at low densities throughout the unit in all habitat types and good numbers of deer can typically be found in the higher elevations, generally over 4, feet. Demand for permits is high for both the archery and rifle hunts in 13B, and the odds of drawing a tag are increasingly difficult.
Arizona Mule Deer hunting is unmatched in quality and also opportunity. Arizona is home to the world famous Arizona Strip and the magical Kiabab Plateau. Both are extremely special places to hunt mule deer and areas that we have an intimate knowledge with. Since we have been able to harvest 15 Bucks over the magical inch mark, many eclipsing inches and two bucks over inches. We ask a lot of our hunters as many times we will pass inch deer to pursue true giant deer.
We had applied for the coveted Arizona Strip, and we drew tags. I was beyond disbelief; yet, I was excited beyond words for the opportunity to chase giant mule deer bucks in one of the best units in North America. We had exactly four weeks from the time we were officially notified until the first day of the hunt. Whether admirable or foolish, we chose to go without a guide service.