Mule Deer buck
Mule Deer buck

Mule Deer

Mule Deer Hunting Season: Mule deer's defining characteristic are their large ears like those of a mule, which are about three-fourths the length of the head. They have a distinctive black forehead, or mask, that contrasts with a light gray face. In the summer, mule deer are tannish-brown and in the winter are brownish-gray in color.

Sep. 29 – Feb 28th. (archery and rifle)

Origin: North America
Antler Size: 8-14 points
Weight: 100-250 pounds
Estimated World Population: 30,000,000+

Mule deer are native to Texas, and there is no better place to hunt them than at Covered S Ranch!

You may hunt our trophy Mule deer using any method you prefer, including Spot and Stalk, Bow Hunting, Rifle Hunting, Pistol Hunting, Safari Style, or from a Blind.

Mule Deer Hunting Fees:

$5,500 (Management)
$7,500 (Trophy)

  • Field Dressing Included
  • 100% Opportunity Guarantee
  • Transportation of your Animal to Meat Processor / Taxidermist
  • Firearm and Ammunition Provided, if Needed
  • Access to the Ranch’s Air Strip

Mule Deer Hunting All-Inclusive rates:

Weekday Hunting Package $1,250
Weekend Hunting Package $1,500
Additional Non-Hunting Guests $400/night

Our All-Inclusive Mule Hunting Package Includes all of the Above as well as the Following…

  • 3 days and 2 Nights of Lodging  (additional nights $625 weekday / $750 weekend)
  • Meals Included and Prepared by an Award-Winning Chef
  • All-Inclusive Beverages
  • Experienced Hunting Guide

Interesting Mule Deer Hunting Information:

  • 1 in 10,000 mule doesn’t have antlers!
  • These deer are fast! They are known to run at over 45 miles per hour!
  • Mule deer are the smallest of North American deer and the most abundant, with a population of over 30 million.
  • In the early 1900’s, there were only about 500,000 mule deer in North America.
  • When threatened, mule deer will chirp and wave their tails frantically!

Mule Hunting Reservations

We recommend making Mule deer hunting reservations well in advance to secure availability.