Oct 3, 2006 #1 . A mule deer’s diet is usually composed of weeds, leaves, and twigs. There are some clear signs by while it is very easy to distinguish an elk from a deer. The participation in the quiz will also reward you with a 50% off a subscription to the BuckScore® app. I think they usually look taller than a 150" whitetail, Of course they come in dozens of different configurations, but this one is a 153" whitetail. by Todd A. However, the top of a mule deer’s tail is the same color as the sides and back of the pelt, down to a small, dark or black tip on the tail. The main difference between deer and elk. For example, an average whitetail deer weighing about 125 pounds, viewed broadside, has a heart/lung area generally estimated give you a circle of around 10" in diameter at which to shoot. Dec 26, 2018 #7 . was a mule deer doe and the father a whitetail buck. Wildlife Hunting Photography, Pictures & Artwork. Black. When a buck whitetail comes across a mule deer doe in heat, if the buck is big enough he can drive off the mule deer bucks and breed the mule deer doe. I think they look different. I do not. 200 days C. 270 days D. One year 4. Mule deer were named for their mule-like ears, which are larger than those of whitetail. Triple J Taxidermy Guest. I have found that To me mulies are bigger than they first appear. Dont judge a mule deer walking away. The quiz is located at the bottom of this article. The whitetail deer can see: A. Out West where mule deer roam, we count a deer's antler points only on one side. The first step in this process is establishing your reference points. Mule deer also have much darker foreheads than whitetails, too. medium-sized deer that lives just about everywhere in North America Edit: I know the difference between a mule deer and a white tail deer. I feel that changing a whitetail into a mule deer is better than changing a mule deer into a white tail. As of Dec 15 20. The blacktail deer then split off a subspecies, the mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus), which is the youngest living deer species, arising 10,000 years ago. [URL=http://s1296.photobucket.com/user/CFarrington96/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-10/231C1F03-34A3-4F28-BEEA-F31B0694C9B1_zpszgimpsif.jpg.html][IMG]http://i1296.photobucket.com/albums/ag14/CFarrington96/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-10/231C1F03-34A3-4F28-BEEA-F31B0694C9B1_zpszgimpsif.jpg[/IMG][/URL] [URL=http://s1296.photobucket.com/user/CFarrington96/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-10/1194B8AC-FCBD-448A-B154-78948EC9C33D_zpsnj5oovnk.jpg.html][IMG]http://i1296.photobucket.com/albums/ag14/CFarrington96/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-10/1194B8AC-FCBD-448A-B154-78948EC9C33D_zpsnj5oovnk.jpg[/IMG][/URL] This buck went 154". Paul that last buck exactly what I look for minus the broken tine . If hunting it is absolutely essential that one can distinguish between the Whitetail and Mule deer to ensure a mistake is not made and the wrong species is taken without the proper tag. An elk can be easily identified by noticing their appearance. Field Scoring a Whitetail Buck. On whitetails, the gland is much smaller, just about an inch, and higher up than a mule deer’s. Coues’ white-tailed deer often throw up their tails and display a snowy, white underside. 200 days C. 270 days D. One year 4. In my limited Mulie experience I have found that a "basket" sized Mulie is much bigger than a "basket sized" whitetail. Because no whitetail, mule deer or blacktail can grow its biggest antlers until at least 4.5 years old. Here's how to find out. Rochester, Wa. Got a question. The sirloin is a large knuckle of muscles, with a little bit of silver skin throughout. Difficulty: Average. 3 Key Differences: 4 Similarities of Deer and Elk. 5 Spotting. Good luck! In comparison, the top of a black tail’s tail, as the name implies, is almost entirely dark or black. Whitetail have a “sweeter” diet all around and it reflects in the meat. Nov 21, 2020 - Explore Cole england's board "big bucks" on Pinterest. The axis deer have the ability to take a food source away from the whitetail over a certain amount of time given their genetic height advantage, ultimately reducing the whitetails food source down to forbes. Im pretty confident I could guess a whitetail to within 5-10 in with a good look, but could I look at a mule deer and apply my whitetail knowledge to judging its rack. I guess the other difference is when I see a 150 whitetail its exciting because that's a big deer! Thanks a lot, and good luck hunting . There are some whitetail forms out there that are suitable for a mule deer. Im pretty confident I could guess a whitetail to within 5-10 in with a good look, but could I look at a mule deer and apply my whitetail knowledge to judging its rack. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. Click through the following 10 photos of Boone & Crockett record book bucks and see if you can guess which of the four net scores listed below each photo is correct. The Best Way to Store Fly Line During the Off-Season, Ice Fishing Tips For Bad Weather From 4 Top Outfitters, How to Hunt Late-Season Ducks in Stubble Fields, How to Make an Emergency Stripping Basket, Teenager’s First Whitetail Buck Tops 200 Inches. See more ideas about big deer, whitetail deer, deer pictures. Joined Jun 14, 2016 Messages 121. This particular mammal can live up to 11 years in the wild and up to 20 years in captivity. Looks like about a 135-140 gross to me, but really difficult to tell from only one angle. Black & White C. Wavelengths of blue D. Wavelengths of red 2. Both black tails and mule deer have pelts that vary from brown to golden brown in the summer and grayish in the winter. Mule Deer. 5 Spotting. It was eye-opening to us. Got a question. What effect does this have? Copyright © 2020 Field & Stream. I took an 10 year old rutting mule deer that weighed 322 pounds two years ago and it tasted as good as elk. Good luck to you! Many products featured on this site were editorially chosen. The pure white underside is contrasted by a darker brownish back side. Could be more depending upon the back fork depth on the left antler. In comparison, the top of a black tail’s tail, as the name implies, is almost entirely dark or black. Posted August 2, 2011 by manager. 2 Comparison Chart of Deer Vs Elk. Our clients consistently kill bucks scoring 160”-200”, and hunters should expect to see 15-30 bucks per day. Played 1,839 times. Wyoming and Montana have long been a favored destination for hunters searching for trophy Mule Deer and Whitetail. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Oct 3, 2006 #1 . Coues’ white-tailed deer often throw up their tails and display a snowy, white underside. If you look on the back left of this one you will see the shallow forks the guys above have mentioned. Fur Color. Wildlife Hunting Photography, Pictures & Artwork. For older deer, marinate it or use it for jerky or for stir fry and fajitas. Follow along with each tip in order to find out how to properly field score a whitetail! Our clients consistently kill bucks scoring 160”-200”, and hunters should expect to see 15-30 bucks per day. Mule Vs Whitetail Deer: Understanding Their Intelligence and Behavior. Mule deer does not. Easily recognizably features are large, mule like ears and narrow, black-tipped tails, along with their typically dark gray coats. From: Cornfed 77. In color B. Have you ever seen a fight between a Whitetail and a Mule Deer? 2 Comparison Chart of Deer Vs Elk. Knowing where vital organs are in relation to each other along with shoulder, bone, and muscle can help you become a more effective shooter, killer, and lead to clean-ethical one shot kills and overall better shot placement on mule deer. For older deer, marinate it or use it for jerky or for stir fry and fajitas. 1,921 1. 6 Differences between Elk and Deer. More so than for a whitetail! Gauge your … 16-Nov-14. They have a metatarsal gland between two to four inches long and sometime… Field judging whitetail deer or "scoring on the hoof" is a requirement for every whitetail hunter who wishes to harvest a record book animal without making a mistake and shooting a buck that is simply too small. You will hunt with Dakota Trophy for your Monster Mule Deer! Almost every price list I have ever seen the mule deer costs between $25 and $50 more to mount than a whitetail. 90 B. Know Mule Deer Anatomy and Aim Small. Have you ever seen a fight between a Whitetail and a Mule Deer? White-tailed Deer Vs. Mule Deer Don’t Mix. Feb 29, 2012 - Explore Gary Schwingle's board "WHITETAIL DEER" on Pinterest. Whitetail price vs. Mule deer price Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Michelle_Nelson, Oct 3, 2006. I think that people have heard that corn fed deer taste best so many times from their fathers, uncles, grandfathers etc. 180 C. 60 D. None of the above 3. Most of my family is heading to Montana on a Mule deer hunt this coming weekend and we started talking about field judging mule deer vs whitetails. Quiz: The Deer Challenge. We hunt highly-managed private property in the central portion of the state during the peak of the rut. The fawns are hybrids. The participation in the quiz will also reward you with a 50% off a subscription to the BuckScore® app. They might have the genetics for big antlers, but until fully mature at 4.5 years, they are still filling out their skeletons and body mass. 3 Key Differences: 4 Similarities of Deer and Elk. This quiz includes some general knowledge about white-tailed deer. Talk to our references! 1,921 1. What effect does this have? More so than for a whitetail! I have confidence in you . Field & Stream may receive financial compensation for products purchased through this site. All 48 contiguous states, Mexico and Canada have white-tailed deer, but some hold far more than others.This adaptable species can survive in the desert, extreme cold, and densely populated suburban areas. The pure white underside is contrasted by a darker brownish back side. Chances are, you don’t know whitetails as well as Charlie Alsheimer. We hunt highly-managed private property in the central portion of the state during the peak of the rut. Every year 1000s of hunters drive through South Dakota on their way to hunt Mule Deer, Whitetail and antelope. Our South Dakota rifle mule deer hunting is nothing short of world class. All Mule Deer look big walking away. The other is that mule deer run substantially larger than Northeastern whitetailed deer. White-tailed deer are medium sized deer and are native to most of North America. Because no whitetail, mule deer or blacktail can grow its biggest antlers until at least 4.5 years old. Triple J Taxidermy Guest. From: Bou'bound. Especially if you grew up in the East and a basket racked 8 was a good buck. You’ll notice that there are very obvious physical differences between a whitetail deer and a mule deer when you look close enough. I feel that changing a whitetail into a mule deer is better than changing a mule deer into a white tail. You will hunt with Dakota Trophy for your Monster Mule Deer! 180 days B. Coues’ whitetails in New Mexico are smaller than mule deer and have a delicate appearance. Posted August 2, 2011 by manager. Black & White C. Wavelengths of blue D. Wavelengths of red 2. A mule deer has much more white on their face than a whitetail. Almost every price list I have ever seen the mule deer costs between $25 and $50 more to mount than a whitetail. Hence their name describes what most people see fleeing whitetails. The whitetail deer can see: A. Fur Color. Black tails also tend to be a little darker than mule dee… A mule deer rack typically grows more up and out than a whitetail rack which sweeps more forward and around. a 150 muley is pretty standard so not that big of a deal. So the blacktail and mule deer are the same species, but the mulie is a subspecies of the blacktail, and they are both close cousins to the whitetail. Follow along with each tip in order to find out how to properly field score a whitetail! Rochester, Wa. Weird. See more ideas about Whitetail deer, Deer, Animals. Note that net score, the only score entered into the B&C books, includes deductions for asymmetry, while the gross score (below) does not. Hope this helps. Average score for this quiz is 6 / 10. Whitetail-Mule deer hybrids may have antler characteristics of mule deer. That's where you'll get your inches. Two year-old mule deer are most frequently mistaken for hybrids. 7 Wrapping Up. The whitetail can see how many degrees without moving his head: A. Hence their name describes what most people see fleeing whitetails. In color B. I've been talking to several Nebraska outfitters about booking a mule deer hunt. The mule deer’s ears also stand about a 30-degree angle on the head, as opposed to the whitetail’s which are rounded and stand more erect. But just in case, we asked the legendary New York deer guru to put together this quiz to find out how much you do know. As the old cliche goes, “aim small, miss small”. As in a 2.5 year old deer that usually scores 100"ish as he gets to the outside of the ears, well if you do the same thing with a Mukie it ends up being 130-140". In theory the axis deer has the advantage of being able to take the browse line higher than the whitetail deer. Whitetail deer are the world’s “oldest” deer species; they’ve been around in basically the same form for nearly 4 million years. We bet it will be to you, too. Whitetail-Mule deer hybrids may have antler characteristics of mule deer. What do you guys think? 6 Differences between Elk and Deer. But the antlers look an awful lot like a mule deer. So the blacktail and mule deer are the same species, but the mulie is a subspecies of the blacktail, and they are both close cousins to the whitetail. I live in South West Colorado and the mule deer often taste as good as elk meat (surprise!). You've hunted them, watched tv shows about them, read books about them, but how much do you really know about deer? No idea what he scores, any guesses? Nov 21, 2020 - Explore Cole england's board "big bucks" on Pinterest. Field Scoring a Whitetail Buck. Black. I've been talking to several Nebraska outfitters about booking a mule deer hunt. Hunt X2. Whitetail have a “sweeter” diet all around and it reflects in the meat. Mule deer were named for their mule-like ears, which are larger than those of whitetail. Mule deer have a coat that is more greyish-brown, while whitetails are more of a reddish-brown color. Dec 26, 2018 #7 . The sirloin is a large knuckle of muscles, with a little bit of silver skin throughout. Whitetails also have a higher birth rate, their does can often breed their first fall at 6 months of age. For example, in Montana we refer to a deer with four points on each side of its antlers as a four point. Edward A. Leo Typical mule deer Killed in Platte Co., WY, 1993 Can you guess the score? Whitetail bucks tend to be much more aggressive and assertive than mule deer bucks. The underside of the tail of both species is creamy colored to white, so there isn’t much of a comparison there. Every year 1000s of hunters drive through South Dakota on their way to hunt Mule Deer, Whitetail and antelope. With the recent and increased sightings and harvest of White-tailed Deer in Utah, I thought it would be interesting to share a few facts regarding these two species and the challenges which will be faced by the mule deer. I live in South West Colorado and the mule deer often taste as good as elk meat (surprise!). Harvested Mule Deer (1229) Live Mule Deer (316) Elk (294) Antlers & Sheds (177) Antelope (139) Whitetail & Blacktail (106) Moose & Caribou (53) Bighorn Sheep & Mtn. DAkota, The buck through the screen will go mid 150 IMHO. Know Mule Deer Anatomy and Aim Small. As far as the carcass goes, is there any difference between the two? Dec 26, 2018 #8 . You've hunted them, watched tv shows about them, read books about them, but how much do you really know about deer? The main difference between deer and elk. The Mule and Whitetail deer also have similar brown coats making it even that much more difficult for a new hunter. It is also marked by white fur. It's hard to tell because this was taken through a blind screen window, but he will be in the lower 140 inch range I think. White-tailed Deer Vs. Mule Deer Don’t Mix. We could both identify the elk but neither of us could differentiate between the mule deer and whitetail deer. However, the top of a mule deer’s tail is the same color as the sides and back of the pelt, down to a small, dark or black tip on the tail. Whitetail Deer vs Mule Deer. We feel it is our job as a whitetail outfitting service to educate our hunters and the general public in regard to scoring whitetail deer. The blacktail deer then split off a subspecies, the mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus), which is the youngest living deer species, arising 10,000 years ago. For a reference, this mule deer scored 156". I've always felt it was a lot easier to get ground shrunk on mule deer but that's not usually an issue if you are within comfortable bow range. The whitetail can see how many degrees without moving his head: A. James . At the same time, mule deer that eat sage brush taste terrible! Our South Dakota rifle mule deer hunting is nothing short of world class. In some areas, either a mulie or a whitetail can be taken on the deer license, and many areas have both. In contrast, mule deer have large, obvious white rumps with rope-like tails that are usually white on the back side and have a distinctive black tip. If you need a refresher on how bucks are scored, check out the story below. I haven't broken the law, I'm just wondering if I'm going to be accused of it, when I take it in. This was the last close encounter I had armed with a camera. They might have the genetics for big antlers, but until fully mature at 4.5 years, they are still filling out their skeletons and body mass. At the same time, mule deer that eat sage brush taste terrible! Look for deep forks back and especially front. Located towards the bottom of the animal’s rear legs, the metatarsal gland should be four to six inches on mule deer and covered with brown fur. There are some whitetail forms out there that are suitable for a mule deer. Michelle_Nelson Bring on the Bears! There are some clear signs by while it is very easy to distinguish an elk from a deer. Dec 26, 2018 #8 . Mule deer does not. Black tails also tend to be a little darker than mule dee… A whitetail-mule deer hybrid has metatarsal glands that split the difference, usually measuring between 2-4 inches and encircled with white hair. Far and away I’d say whitetail. The mule deer’s ears also stand about a 30-degree angle on the head, as opposed to the whitetail’s which are rounded and stand more erect. https://pediaa.com/what-is-the-difference-between-whitetail-and-mule-deer On Ben’s buck, it Look at our pictures! In contrast, mule deer have large, obvious white rumps with rope-like tails that are usually white on the back side and have a distinctive black tip. Research has suggested that mule deer may be the result of cross-breeding between whitetail and blacktail deer. On young deer, this can be a very tender cut. Whitetail can have a "gamey" taste. Take it and find out how much you know about them. Knowing where vital organs are in relation to each other along with shoulder, bone, and muscle can help you become a more effective shooter, killer, and lead to clean-ethical one shot kills and overall better shot placement on mule deer. 90 B. All rights reserved. The quiz is located at the bottom of this article. by Todd A. The first, and one that is sometimes shared by gunners from wide areas who have hunted both the whitetail and the mule deer is that the muley is stupid by comparison with the whitetail. Two year-old mule deer are most frequently mistaken for hybrids. Dec 21, 2017 #5 S. SunShine Senior Member. I do not. A whitetail deer's gestation period is: A. Think of it as a 6 point whitetail with a kicker on each G2. Michelle_Nelson Bring on the Bears! Talk to our references! Like most of their features, hybrid deer fall somewhere in the middle. And Bou, I just get to sit at home and wait for phone calls on this one. A Bonnier Corporation Company. Gauge your … On young deer or aged deer, the sirloin may be sliced for steaks – eat around the silver skin. I think that people have heard that corn fed deer taste best so many times from their fathers, uncles, grandfathers etc. What do you guys think? Whitetail can have a "gamey" taste. I would guess the second muley that Paul posted to go at least 160", but I'm not the best at scoring. The first thing to look for in a typical mule deer are deep forks in all 4 corners. Quiz: The Deer Challenge. Dec 21, 2017 #5 S. SunShine Senior Member. On young deer or aged deer, the sirloin may be sliced for steaks – eat around the silver skin. If it has eyeguards that's a bonus but they do not typically get more than an inch or two on mule deer. White-tailed deer gallop rather than hop. HUNT. In some areas, either a mulie or a whitetail can be taken on the deer license, and many areas have both. Both black tails and mule deer have pelts that vary from brown to golden brown in the summer and grayish in the winter. Carrying a deer 300 miles on the fender of the car was a much bigger factor then corn vs. grass or whitetail vs. mule deer, IMO. See more ideas about Whitetail deer, Deer, Animals. that they have come to believe it. Mule Deer Hunt. I took an 10 year old rutting mule deer that weighed 322 pounds two years ago and it tasted as good as elk. Great buck. Look at our pictures! 180 days B. Mule Deer Hunt. 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For example, an average whitetail deer weighing about 125 pounds, viewed broadside, has a heart/lung area generally estimated give you a circle of around 10" in diameter at which to shoot. Dec 26, 2018 #7 . was a mule deer doe and the father a whitetail buck. Wildlife Hunting Photography, Pictures & Artwork. Black. When a buck whitetail comes across a mule deer doe in heat, if the buck is big enough he can drive off the mule deer bucks and breed the mule deer doe. I think they look different. I do not. 200 days C. 270 days D. One year 4. Mule deer were named for their mule-like ears, which are larger than those of whitetail. Triple J Taxidermy Guest. I have found that To me mulies are bigger than they first appear. Dont judge a mule deer walking away. The quiz is located at the bottom of this article. The whitetail deer can see: A. Out West where mule deer roam, we count a deer's antler points only on one side. The first step in this process is establishing your reference points. Mule deer also have much darker foreheads than whitetails, too. medium-sized deer that lives just about everywhere in North America Edit: I know the difference between a mule deer and a white tail deer. I feel that changing a whitetail into a mule deer is better than changing a mule deer into a white tail. As of Dec 15 20. The blacktail deer then split off a subspecies, the mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus), which is the youngest living deer species, arising 10,000 years ago. [URL=http://s1296.photobucket.com/user/CFarrington96/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-10/231C1F03-34A3-4F28-BEEA-F31B0694C9B1_zpszgimpsif.jpg.html][IMG]http://i1296.photobucket.com/albums/ag14/CFarrington96/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-10/231C1F03-34A3-4F28-BEEA-F31B0694C9B1_zpszgimpsif.jpg[/IMG][/URL] [URL=http://s1296.photobucket.com/user/CFarrington96/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-10/1194B8AC-FCBD-448A-B154-78948EC9C33D_zpsnj5oovnk.jpg.html][IMG]http://i1296.photobucket.com/albums/ag14/CFarrington96/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-10/1194B8AC-FCBD-448A-B154-78948EC9C33D_zpsnj5oovnk.jpg[/IMG][/URL] This buck went 154". Paul that last buck exactly what I look for minus the broken tine . If hunting it is absolutely essential that one can distinguish between the Whitetail and Mule deer to ensure a mistake is not made and the wrong species is taken without the proper tag. An elk can be easily identified by noticing their appearance. Field Scoring a Whitetail Buck. On whitetails, the gland is much smaller, just about an inch, and higher up than a mule deer’s. Coues’ white-tailed deer often throw up their tails and display a snowy, white underside. 200 days C. 270 days D. One year 4. In my limited Mulie experience I have found that a "basket" sized Mulie is much bigger than a "basket sized" whitetail. Because no whitetail, mule deer or blacktail can grow its biggest antlers until at least 4.5 years old. Here's how to find out. Rochester, Wa. Got a question. The sirloin is a large knuckle of muscles, with a little bit of silver skin throughout. Difficulty: Average. 3 Key Differences: 4 Similarities of Deer and Elk. 5 Spotting. Good luck! In comparison, the top of a black tail’s tail, as the name implies, is almost entirely dark or black. Whitetail have a “sweeter” diet all around and it reflects in the meat. Nov 21, 2020 - Explore Cole england's board "big bucks" on Pinterest. The axis deer have the ability to take a food source away from the whitetail over a certain amount of time given their genetic height advantage, ultimately reducing the whitetails food source down to forbes. Im pretty confident I could guess a whitetail to within 5-10 in with a good look, but could I look at a mule deer and apply my whitetail knowledge to judging its rack. I guess the other difference is when I see a 150 whitetail its exciting because that's a big deer! Thanks a lot, and good luck hunting . There are some whitetail forms out there that are suitable for a mule deer. Im pretty confident I could guess a whitetail to within 5-10 in with a good look, but could I look at a mule deer and apply my whitetail knowledge to judging its rack. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. Click through the following 10 photos of Boone & Crockett record book bucks and see if you can guess which of the four net scores listed below each photo is correct. The Best Way to Store Fly Line During the Off-Season, Ice Fishing Tips For Bad Weather From 4 Top Outfitters, How to Hunt Late-Season Ducks in Stubble Fields, How to Make an Emergency Stripping Basket, Teenager’s First Whitetail Buck Tops 200 Inches. See more ideas about big deer, whitetail deer, deer pictures. Joined Jun 14, 2016 Messages 121. This particular mammal can live up to 11 years in the wild and up to 20 years in captivity. Looks like about a 135-140 gross to me, but really difficult to tell from only one angle. Black & White C. Wavelengths of blue D. Wavelengths of red 2. Both black tails and mule deer have pelts that vary from brown to golden brown in the summer and grayish in the winter. Mule Deer. 5 Spotting. It was eye-opening to us. Got a question. What effect does this have? Copyright © 2020 Field & Stream. I took an 10 year old rutting mule deer that weighed 322 pounds two years ago and it tasted as good as elk. Good luck to you! Many products featured on this site were editorially chosen. The pure white underside is contrasted by a darker brownish back side. Could be more depending upon the back fork depth on the left antler. In comparison, the top of a black tail’s tail, as the name implies, is almost entirely dark or black. Posted August 2, 2011 by manager. 2 Comparison Chart of Deer Vs Elk. Our clients consistently kill bucks scoring 160”-200”, and hunters should expect to see 15-30 bucks per day. Played 1,839 times. Wyoming and Montana have long been a favored destination for hunters searching for trophy Mule Deer and Whitetail. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Oct 3, 2006 #1 . Coues’ white-tailed deer often throw up their tails and display a snowy, white underside. If you look on the back left of this one you will see the shallow forks the guys above have mentioned. Fur Color. Wildlife Hunting Photography, Pictures & Artwork. For older deer, marinate it or use it for jerky or for stir fry and fajitas. Follow along with each tip in order to find out how to properly field score a whitetail! Our clients consistently kill bucks scoring 160”-200”, and hunters should expect to see 15-30 bucks per day. Mule Vs Whitetail Deer: Understanding Their Intelligence and Behavior. Mule deer does not. Easily recognizably features are large, mule like ears and narrow, black-tipped tails, along with their typically dark gray coats. From: Cornfed 77. In color B. Have you ever seen a fight between a Whitetail and a Mule Deer? 2 Comparison Chart of Deer Vs Elk. Knowing where vital organs are in relation to each other along with shoulder, bone, and muscle can help you become a more effective shooter, killer, and lead to clean-ethical one shot kills and overall better shot placement on mule deer. For older deer, marinate it or use it for jerky or for stir fry and fajitas. 1,921 1. 6 Differences between Elk and Deer. More so than for a whitetail! Gauge your … 16-Nov-14. They have a metatarsal gland between two to four inches long and sometime… Field judging whitetail deer or "scoring on the hoof" is a requirement for every whitetail hunter who wishes to harvest a record book animal without making a mistake and shooting a buck that is simply too small. You will hunt with Dakota Trophy for your Monster Mule Deer! Almost every price list I have ever seen the mule deer costs between $25 and $50 more to mount than a whitetail. 90 B. Know Mule Deer Anatomy and Aim Small. Have you ever seen a fight between a Whitetail and a Mule Deer? White-tailed Deer Vs. Mule Deer Don’t Mix. Feb 29, 2012 - Explore Gary Schwingle's board "WHITETAIL DEER" on Pinterest. Whitetail price vs. Mule deer price Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Michelle_Nelson, Oct 3, 2006. I think that people have heard that corn fed deer taste best so many times from their fathers, uncles, grandfathers etc. 180 C. 60 D. None of the above 3. Most of my family is heading to Montana on a Mule deer hunt this coming weekend and we started talking about field judging mule deer vs whitetails. Quiz: The Deer Challenge. We hunt highly-managed private property in the central portion of the state during the peak of the rut. The fawns are hybrids. The participation in the quiz will also reward you with a 50% off a subscription to the BuckScore® app. They might have the genetics for big antlers, but until fully mature at 4.5 years, they are still filling out their skeletons and body mass. 3 Key Differences: 4 Similarities of Deer and Elk. This quiz includes some general knowledge about white-tailed deer. Talk to our references! 1,921 1. What effect does this have? More so than for a whitetail! I have confidence in you . Field & Stream may receive financial compensation for products purchased through this site. All 48 contiguous states, Mexico and Canada have white-tailed deer, but some hold far more than others.This adaptable species can survive in the desert, extreme cold, and densely populated suburban areas. The pure white underside is contrasted by a darker brownish back side. Chances are, you don’t know whitetails as well as Charlie Alsheimer. We hunt highly-managed private property in the central portion of the state during the peak of the rut. Every year 1000s of hunters drive through South Dakota on their way to hunt Mule Deer, Whitetail and antelope. Our South Dakota rifle mule deer hunting is nothing short of world class. All Mule Deer look big walking away. The other is that mule deer run substantially larger than Northeastern whitetailed deer. White-tailed deer are medium sized deer and are native to most of North America. Because no whitetail, mule deer or blacktail can grow its biggest antlers until at least 4.5 years old. Triple J Taxidermy Guest. From: Bou'bound. Especially if you grew up in the East and a basket racked 8 was a good buck. You’ll notice that there are very obvious physical differences between a whitetail deer and a mule deer when you look close enough. I feel that changing a whitetail into a mule deer is better than changing a mule deer into a white tail. You will hunt with Dakota Trophy for your Monster Mule Deer! 180 days B. Coues’ whitetails in New Mexico are smaller than mule deer and have a delicate appearance. Posted August 2, 2011 by manager. Black & White C. Wavelengths of blue D. Wavelengths of red 2. A mule deer has much more white on their face than a whitetail. Almost every price list I have ever seen the mule deer costs between $25 and $50 more to mount than a whitetail. Hence their name describes what most people see fleeing whitetails. The whitetail deer can see: A. Fur Color. Black tails also tend to be a little darker than mule dee… A mule deer rack typically grows more up and out than a whitetail rack which sweeps more forward and around. a 150 muley is pretty standard so not that big of a deal. So the blacktail and mule deer are the same species, but the mulie is a subspecies of the blacktail, and they are both close cousins to the whitetail. Follow along with each tip in order to find out how to properly field score a whitetail! Rochester, Wa. Weird. See more ideas about Whitetail deer, Deer, Animals. Note that net score, the only score entered into the B&C books, includes deductions for asymmetry, while the gross score (below) does not. Hope this helps. Average score for this quiz is 6 / 10. Whitetail-Mule deer hybrids may have antler characteristics of mule deer. That's where you'll get your inches. Two year-old mule deer are most frequently mistaken for hybrids. 7 Wrapping Up. The whitetail can see how many degrees without moving his head: A. Hence their name describes what most people see fleeing whitetails. In color B. I've been talking to several Nebraska outfitters about booking a mule deer hunt. The mule deer’s ears also stand about a 30-degree angle on the head, as opposed to the whitetail’s which are rounded and stand more erect. But just in case, we asked the legendary New York deer guru to put together this quiz to find out how much you do know. As the old cliche goes, “aim small, miss small”. As in a 2.5 year old deer that usually scores 100"ish as he gets to the outside of the ears, well if you do the same thing with a Mukie it ends up being 130-140". In theory the axis deer has the advantage of being able to take the browse line higher than the whitetail deer. Whitetail deer are the world’s “oldest” deer species; they’ve been around in basically the same form for nearly 4 million years. We bet it will be to you, too. Whitetail-Mule deer hybrids may have antler characteristics of mule deer. What do you guys think? 6 Differences between Elk and Deer. But the antlers look an awful lot like a mule deer. So the blacktail and mule deer are the same species, but the mulie is a subspecies of the blacktail, and they are both close cousins to the whitetail. I live in South West Colorado and the mule deer often taste as good as elk meat (surprise!). You've hunted them, watched tv shows about them, read books about them, but how much do you really know about deer? No idea what he scores, any guesses? Nov 21, 2020 - Explore Cole england's board "big bucks" on Pinterest. Field Scoring a Whitetail Buck. Black. I've been talking to several Nebraska outfitters about booking a mule deer hunt. Hunt X2. Whitetail have a “sweeter” diet all around and it reflects in the meat. Mule deer were named for their mule-like ears, which are larger than those of whitetail. Mule deer have a coat that is more greyish-brown, while whitetails are more of a reddish-brown color. Dec 26, 2018 #7 . The sirloin is a large knuckle of muscles, with a little bit of silver skin throughout. Whitetails also have a higher birth rate, their does can often breed their first fall at 6 months of age. For example, in Montana we refer to a deer with four points on each side of its antlers as a four point. Edward A. Leo Typical mule deer Killed in Platte Co., WY, 1993 Can you guess the score? Whitetail bucks tend to be much more aggressive and assertive than mule deer bucks. The underside of the tail of both species is creamy colored to white, so there isn’t much of a comparison there. Every year 1000s of hunters drive through South Dakota on their way to hunt Mule Deer, Whitetail and antelope. With the recent and increased sightings and harvest of White-tailed Deer in Utah, I thought it would be interesting to share a few facts regarding these two species and the challenges which will be faced by the mule deer. I live in South West Colorado and the mule deer often taste as good as elk meat (surprise!). Harvested Mule Deer (1229) Live Mule Deer (316) Elk (294) Antlers & Sheds (177) Antelope (139) Whitetail & Blacktail (106) Moose & Caribou (53) Bighorn Sheep & Mtn. DAkota, The buck through the screen will go mid 150 IMHO. Know Mule Deer Anatomy and Aim Small. As far as the carcass goes, is there any difference between the two? Dec 26, 2018 #8 . You've hunted them, watched tv shows about them, read books about them, but how much do you really know about deer? The main difference between deer and elk. The Mule and Whitetail deer also have similar brown coats making it even that much more difficult for a new hunter. It is also marked by white fur. It's hard to tell because this was taken through a blind screen window, but he will be in the lower 140 inch range I think. White-tailed Deer Vs. Mule Deer Don’t Mix. We could both identify the elk but neither of us could differentiate between the mule deer and whitetail deer. However, the top of a mule deer’s tail is the same color as the sides and back of the pelt, down to a small, dark or black tip on the tail. Whitetail Deer vs Mule Deer. We feel it is our job as a whitetail outfitting service to educate our hunters and the general public in regard to scoring whitetail deer. The blacktail deer then split off a subspecies, the mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus), which is the youngest living deer species, arising 10,000 years ago. For a reference, this mule deer scored 156". I've always felt it was a lot easier to get ground shrunk on mule deer but that's not usually an issue if you are within comfortable bow range. The whitetail can see how many degrees without moving his head: A. James . At the same time, mule deer that eat sage brush taste terrible! Our South Dakota rifle mule deer hunting is nothing short of world class. In some areas, either a mulie or a whitetail can be taken on the deer license, and many areas have both. In contrast, mule deer have large, obvious white rumps with rope-like tails that are usually white on the back side and have a distinctive black tip. If you need a refresher on how bucks are scored, check out the story below. I haven't broken the law, I'm just wondering if I'm going to be accused of it, when I take it in. This was the last close encounter I had armed with a camera. They might have the genetics for big antlers, but until fully mature at 4.5 years, they are still filling out their skeletons and body mass. At the same time, mule deer that eat sage brush taste terrible! Look for deep forks back and especially front. Located towards the bottom of the animal’s rear legs, the metatarsal gland should be four to six inches on mule deer and covered with brown fur. There are some whitetail forms out there that are suitable for a mule deer. Michelle_Nelson Bring on the Bears! There are some clear signs by while it is very easy to distinguish an elk from a deer. Dec 26, 2018 #8 . Mule deer does not. Black tails also tend to be a little darker than mule dee… A whitetail-mule deer hybrid has metatarsal glands that split the difference, usually measuring between 2-4 inches and encircled with white hair. Far and away I’d say whitetail. The mule deer’s ears also stand about a 30-degree angle on the head, as opposed to the whitetail’s which are rounded and stand more erect. https://pediaa.com/what-is-the-difference-between-whitetail-and-mule-deer On Ben’s buck, it Look at our pictures! In contrast, mule deer have large, obvious white rumps with rope-like tails that are usually white on the back side and have a distinctive black tip. Research has suggested that mule deer may be the result of cross-breeding between whitetail and blacktail deer. On young deer, this can be a very tender cut. Whitetail can have a "gamey" taste. Take it and find out how much you know about them. Knowing where vital organs are in relation to each other along with shoulder, bone, and muscle can help you become a more effective shooter, killer, and lead to clean-ethical one shot kills and overall better shot placement on mule deer. 90 B. All rights reserved. The quiz is located at the bottom of this article. by Todd A. The first, and one that is sometimes shared by gunners from wide areas who have hunted both the whitetail and the mule deer is that the muley is stupid by comparison with the whitetail. Two year-old mule deer are most frequently mistaken for hybrids. Dec 21, 2017 #5 S. SunShine Senior Member. I do not. A whitetail deer's gestation period is: A. Think of it as a 6 point whitetail with a kicker on each G2. Michelle_Nelson Bring on the Bears! Talk to our references! Like most of their features, hybrid deer fall somewhere in the middle. And Bou, I just get to sit at home and wait for phone calls on this one. A Bonnier Corporation Company. Gauge your … On young deer or aged deer, the sirloin may be sliced for steaks – eat around the silver skin. I think that people have heard that corn fed deer taste best so many times from their fathers, uncles, grandfathers etc. What do you guys think? Whitetail can have a "gamey" taste. I would guess the second muley that Paul posted to go at least 160", but I'm not the best at scoring. The first thing to look for in a typical mule deer are deep forks in all 4 corners. Quiz: The Deer Challenge. Dec 21, 2017 #5 S. SunShine Senior Member. On young deer or aged deer, the sirloin may be sliced for steaks – eat around the silver skin. If it has eyeguards that's a bonus but they do not typically get more than an inch or two on mule deer. White-tailed deer gallop rather than hop. HUNT. In some areas, either a mulie or a whitetail can be taken on the deer license, and many areas have both. Both black tails and mule deer have pelts that vary from brown to golden brown in the summer and grayish in the winter. Carrying a deer 300 miles on the fender of the car was a much bigger factor then corn vs. grass or whitetail vs. mule deer, IMO. See more ideas about Whitetail deer, Deer, Animals. that they have come to believe it. Mule Deer Hunt. I took an 10 year old rutting mule deer that weighed 322 pounds two years ago and it tasted as good as elk. Great buck. Look at our pictures! 180 days B. Mule Deer Hunt. Whitetail price vs. Mule deer price Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Michelle_Nelson, Oct 3, 2006. for people who haven't seen many mule deer will tend to over estimate because it looks bigger- taller, wider. Mule deer have a coat that is more greyish-brown, while whitetails are more of a reddish-brown color. Its antlers as a four point display a snowy, white underside Cole whitetail vs mule deer picture quiz board. 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But as mentioned the forks are most important to a muley's score, especially the fronts. that they have come to believe it. Its a winner basket buck with tines so even that you can lay a level on the front to the back and touch tines. We could both identify the elk but neither of us could differentiate between the mule deer and whitetail deer. 7 Wrapping Up. The first step in this process is establishing your reference points. The Mule and Whitetail deer also have similar brown coats making it even that much more difficult for a new hunter. There is an obvious physical distinction between mule deer vs. whitetail deer, but how do you properly scout and hunt each species? A whitetail deer's gestation period is: A. This is the easiest—and some say only—way to positively identify a whitetail-mule deer hybrid. If hunting it is absolutely essential that one can distinguish between the Whitetail and Mule deer to ensure a mistake is not made and the wrong species is taken without the proper tag. Mule deer, on the other hand, are considered the world’s “youngest” deer species, having evolved into their current form as a post-glacial species only 10 thousand years ago. An elk can be easily identified by noticing their appearance. Feb 29, 2012 - Explore Gary Schwingle's board "WHITETAIL DEER" on Pinterest. Carrying a deer 300 miles on the fender of the car was a much bigger factor then corn vs. grass or whitetail vs. mule deer, IMO. Harvested Mule Deer (1229) Live Mule Deer (316) Elk (294) Antlers & Sheds (177) Antelope (139) Whitetail & Blacktail (106) Moose & Caribou (53) Bighorn Sheep & Mtn. See more ideas about big deer, whitetail deer, deer pictures. The white-tailed deer is North America’s most popular big-game animal because whitetails thrive just about everywhere. Is there enough difference in scoring to make the animals look a lot different in size even if they scored the same? Mule deer can … It's a reprint of a November '05 Sportsman's Notebook guide to gross scoring your buck. The axis deer have the ability to take a food source away from the whitetail over a certain amount of time given their genetic height advantage, ultimately reducing the whitetails food source down to forbes. So you think you know trophies? As the old cliche goes, “aim small, miss small”. More so if they are uphill. Coues’ whitetails in New Mexico are smaller than mule deer and have a delicate appearance. Mule deer does weigh in between 100 and 220 pounds, whereas white-tailed does come in anywhere from 90-200 lbs. The underside of the tail of both species is creamy colored to white, so there isn’t much of a comparison there. Wyoming and Montana have long been a favored destination for hunters searching for trophy Mule Deer and Whitetail. 180 C. 60 D. None of the above 3. Joined Jun 14, 2016 Messages 121. On young deer, this can be a very tender cut. then you have that nice curved main beam and good mass. Far and away I’d say whitetail. With the recent and increased sightings and harvest of White-tailed Deer in Utah, I thought it would be interesting to share a few facts regarding these two species and the challenges which will be faced by the mule deer. Doe Size Mule Deer vs White-tailed Deer – Doe Front View. In theory the axis deer has the advantage of being able to take the browse line higher than the whitetail deer. A whitetail-mule deer hybrid has metatarsal glands that split the difference, usually measuring between 2-4 inches and encircled with white hair. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Oct 3, 2006 #1 . A mule deer’s diet is usually composed of weeds, leaves, and twigs. There are some clear signs by while it is very easy to distinguish an elk from a deer. The participation in the quiz will also reward you with a 50% off a subscription to the BuckScore® app. I think they usually look taller than a 150" whitetail, Of course they come in dozens of different configurations, but this one is a 153" whitetail. by Todd A. However, the top of a mule deer’s tail is the same color as the sides and back of the pelt, down to a small, dark or black tip on the tail. The main difference between deer and elk. For example, an average whitetail deer weighing about 125 pounds, viewed broadside, has a heart/lung area generally estimated give you a circle of around 10" in diameter at which to shoot. Dec 26, 2018 #7 . was a mule deer doe and the father a whitetail buck. Wildlife Hunting Photography, Pictures & Artwork. Black. When a buck whitetail comes across a mule deer doe in heat, if the buck is big enough he can drive off the mule deer bucks and breed the mule deer doe. I think they look different. I do not. 200 days C. 270 days D. One year 4. Mule deer were named for their mule-like ears, which are larger than those of whitetail. Triple J Taxidermy Guest. I have found that To me mulies are bigger than they first appear. Dont judge a mule deer walking away. The quiz is located at the bottom of this article. The whitetail deer can see: A. Out West where mule deer roam, we count a deer's antler points only on one side. The first step in this process is establishing your reference points. Mule deer also have much darker foreheads than whitetails, too. medium-sized deer that lives just about everywhere in North America Edit: I know the difference between a mule deer and a white tail deer. I feel that changing a whitetail into a mule deer is better than changing a mule deer into a white tail. As of Dec 15 20. The blacktail deer then split off a subspecies, the mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus), which is the youngest living deer species, arising 10,000 years ago. [URL=http://s1296.photobucket.com/user/CFarrington96/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-10/231C1F03-34A3-4F28-BEEA-F31B0694C9B1_zpszgimpsif.jpg.html][IMG]http://i1296.photobucket.com/albums/ag14/CFarrington96/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-10/231C1F03-34A3-4F28-BEEA-F31B0694C9B1_zpszgimpsif.jpg[/IMG][/URL] [URL=http://s1296.photobucket.com/user/CFarrington96/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-10/1194B8AC-FCBD-448A-B154-78948EC9C33D_zpsnj5oovnk.jpg.html][IMG]http://i1296.photobucket.com/albums/ag14/CFarrington96/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-10/1194B8AC-FCBD-448A-B154-78948EC9C33D_zpsnj5oovnk.jpg[/IMG][/URL] This buck went 154". Paul that last buck exactly what I look for minus the broken tine . If hunting it is absolutely essential that one can distinguish between the Whitetail and Mule deer to ensure a mistake is not made and the wrong species is taken without the proper tag. An elk can be easily identified by noticing their appearance. Field Scoring a Whitetail Buck. On whitetails, the gland is much smaller, just about an inch, and higher up than a mule deer’s. Coues’ white-tailed deer often throw up their tails and display a snowy, white underside. 200 days C. 270 days D. One year 4. In my limited Mulie experience I have found that a "basket" sized Mulie is much bigger than a "basket sized" whitetail. Because no whitetail, mule deer or blacktail can grow its biggest antlers until at least 4.5 years old. Here's how to find out. Rochester, Wa. Got a question. The sirloin is a large knuckle of muscles, with a little bit of silver skin throughout. Difficulty: Average. 3 Key Differences: 4 Similarities of Deer and Elk. 5 Spotting. Good luck! In comparison, the top of a black tail’s tail, as the name implies, is almost entirely dark or black. Whitetail have a “sweeter” diet all around and it reflects in the meat. Nov 21, 2020 - Explore Cole england's board "big bucks" on Pinterest. The axis deer have the ability to take a food source away from the whitetail over a certain amount of time given their genetic height advantage, ultimately reducing the whitetails food source down to forbes. Im pretty confident I could guess a whitetail to within 5-10 in with a good look, but could I look at a mule deer and apply my whitetail knowledge to judging its rack. I guess the other difference is when I see a 150 whitetail its exciting because that's a big deer! Thanks a lot, and good luck hunting . There are some whitetail forms out there that are suitable for a mule deer. Im pretty confident I could guess a whitetail to within 5-10 in with a good look, but could I look at a mule deer and apply my whitetail knowledge to judging its rack. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. Click through the following 10 photos of Boone & Crockett record book bucks and see if you can guess which of the four net scores listed below each photo is correct. The Best Way to Store Fly Line During the Off-Season, Ice Fishing Tips For Bad Weather From 4 Top Outfitters, How to Hunt Late-Season Ducks in Stubble Fields, How to Make an Emergency Stripping Basket, Teenager’s First Whitetail Buck Tops 200 Inches. See more ideas about big deer, whitetail deer, deer pictures. Joined Jun 14, 2016 Messages 121. This particular mammal can live up to 11 years in the wild and up to 20 years in captivity. Looks like about a 135-140 gross to me, but really difficult to tell from only one angle. Black & White C. Wavelengths of blue D. Wavelengths of red 2. Both black tails and mule deer have pelts that vary from brown to golden brown in the summer and grayish in the winter. Mule Deer. 5 Spotting. It was eye-opening to us. Got a question. What effect does this have? Copyright © 2020 Field & Stream. I took an 10 year old rutting mule deer that weighed 322 pounds two years ago and it tasted as good as elk. Good luck to you! Many products featured on this site were editorially chosen. The pure white underside is contrasted by a darker brownish back side. Could be more depending upon the back fork depth on the left antler. In comparison, the top of a black tail’s tail, as the name implies, is almost entirely dark or black. Posted August 2, 2011 by manager. 2 Comparison Chart of Deer Vs Elk. Our clients consistently kill bucks scoring 160”-200”, and hunters should expect to see 15-30 bucks per day. Played 1,839 times. Wyoming and Montana have long been a favored destination for hunters searching for trophy Mule Deer and Whitetail. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Oct 3, 2006 #1 . Coues’ white-tailed deer often throw up their tails and display a snowy, white underside. If you look on the back left of this one you will see the shallow forks the guys above have mentioned. Fur Color. Wildlife Hunting Photography, Pictures & Artwork. For older deer, marinate it or use it for jerky or for stir fry and fajitas. Follow along with each tip in order to find out how to properly field score a whitetail! Our clients consistently kill bucks scoring 160”-200”, and hunters should expect to see 15-30 bucks per day. Mule Vs Whitetail Deer: Understanding Their Intelligence and Behavior. Mule deer does not. Easily recognizably features are large, mule like ears and narrow, black-tipped tails, along with their typically dark gray coats. From: Cornfed 77. In color B. Have you ever seen a fight between a Whitetail and a Mule Deer? 2 Comparison Chart of Deer Vs Elk. Knowing where vital organs are in relation to each other along with shoulder, bone, and muscle can help you become a more effective shooter, killer, and lead to clean-ethical one shot kills and overall better shot placement on mule deer. For older deer, marinate it or use it for jerky or for stir fry and fajitas. 1,921 1. 6 Differences between Elk and Deer. More so than for a whitetail! Gauge your … 16-Nov-14. They have a metatarsal gland between two to four inches long and sometime… Field judging whitetail deer or "scoring on the hoof" is a requirement for every whitetail hunter who wishes to harvest a record book animal without making a mistake and shooting a buck that is simply too small. You will hunt with Dakota Trophy for your Monster Mule Deer! Almost every price list I have ever seen the mule deer costs between $25 and $50 more to mount than a whitetail. 90 B. Know Mule Deer Anatomy and Aim Small. Have you ever seen a fight between a Whitetail and a Mule Deer? White-tailed Deer Vs. Mule Deer Don’t Mix. Feb 29, 2012 - Explore Gary Schwingle's board "WHITETAIL DEER" on Pinterest. Whitetail price vs. Mule deer price Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Michelle_Nelson, Oct 3, 2006. I think that people have heard that corn fed deer taste best so many times from their fathers, uncles, grandfathers etc. 180 C. 60 D. None of the above 3. Most of my family is heading to Montana on a Mule deer hunt this coming weekend and we started talking about field judging mule deer vs whitetails. Quiz: The Deer Challenge. We hunt highly-managed private property in the central portion of the state during the peak of the rut. The fawns are hybrids. The participation in the quiz will also reward you with a 50% off a subscription to the BuckScore® app. They might have the genetics for big antlers, but until fully mature at 4.5 years, they are still filling out their skeletons and body mass. 3 Key Differences: 4 Similarities of Deer and Elk. This quiz includes some general knowledge about white-tailed deer. Talk to our references! 1,921 1. What effect does this have? More so than for a whitetail! I have confidence in you . Field & Stream may receive financial compensation for products purchased through this site. All 48 contiguous states, Mexico and Canada have white-tailed deer, but some hold far more than others.This adaptable species can survive in the desert, extreme cold, and densely populated suburban areas. The pure white underside is contrasted by a darker brownish back side. Chances are, you don’t know whitetails as well as Charlie Alsheimer. We hunt highly-managed private property in the central portion of the state during the peak of the rut. Every year 1000s of hunters drive through South Dakota on their way to hunt Mule Deer, Whitetail and antelope. Our South Dakota rifle mule deer hunting is nothing short of world class. All Mule Deer look big walking away. The other is that mule deer run substantially larger than Northeastern whitetailed deer. White-tailed deer are medium sized deer and are native to most of North America. Because no whitetail, mule deer or blacktail can grow its biggest antlers until at least 4.5 years old. Triple J Taxidermy Guest. From: Bou'bound. Especially if you grew up in the East and a basket racked 8 was a good buck. You’ll notice that there are very obvious physical differences between a whitetail deer and a mule deer when you look close enough. I feel that changing a whitetail into a mule deer is better than changing a mule deer into a white tail. You will hunt with Dakota Trophy for your Monster Mule Deer! 180 days B. Coues’ whitetails in New Mexico are smaller than mule deer and have a delicate appearance. Posted August 2, 2011 by manager. Black & White C. Wavelengths of blue D. Wavelengths of red 2. A mule deer has much more white on their face than a whitetail. Almost every price list I have ever seen the mule deer costs between $25 and $50 more to mount than a whitetail. Hence their name describes what most people see fleeing whitetails. The whitetail deer can see: A. Fur Color. Black tails also tend to be a little darker than mule dee… A mule deer rack typically grows more up and out than a whitetail rack which sweeps more forward and around. a 150 muley is pretty standard so not that big of a deal. So the blacktail and mule deer are the same species, but the mulie is a subspecies of the blacktail, and they are both close cousins to the whitetail. Follow along with each tip in order to find out how to properly field score a whitetail! Rochester, Wa. Weird. See more ideas about Whitetail deer, Deer, Animals. Note that net score, the only score entered into the B&C books, includes deductions for asymmetry, while the gross score (below) does not. Hope this helps. Average score for this quiz is 6 / 10. Whitetail-Mule deer hybrids may have antler characteristics of mule deer. That's where you'll get your inches. Two year-old mule deer are most frequently mistaken for hybrids. 7 Wrapping Up. The whitetail can see how many degrees without moving his head: A. Hence their name describes what most people see fleeing whitetails. In color B. I've been talking to several Nebraska outfitters about booking a mule deer hunt. The mule deer’s ears also stand about a 30-degree angle on the head, as opposed to the whitetail’s which are rounded and stand more erect. But just in case, we asked the legendary New York deer guru to put together this quiz to find out how much you do know. As the old cliche goes, “aim small, miss small”. As in a 2.5 year old deer that usually scores 100"ish as he gets to the outside of the ears, well if you do the same thing with a Mukie it ends up being 130-140". In theory the axis deer has the advantage of being able to take the browse line higher than the whitetail deer. Whitetail deer are the world’s “oldest” deer species; they’ve been around in basically the same form for nearly 4 million years. We bet it will be to you, too. Whitetail-Mule deer hybrids may have antler characteristics of mule deer. What do you guys think? 6 Differences between Elk and Deer. But the antlers look an awful lot like a mule deer. So the blacktail and mule deer are the same species, but the mulie is a subspecies of the blacktail, and they are both close cousins to the whitetail. I live in South West Colorado and the mule deer often taste as good as elk meat (surprise!). You've hunted them, watched tv shows about them, read books about them, but how much do you really know about deer? No idea what he scores, any guesses? Nov 21, 2020 - Explore Cole england's board "big bucks" on Pinterest. Field Scoring a Whitetail Buck. Black. I've been talking to several Nebraska outfitters about booking a mule deer hunt. Hunt X2. Whitetail have a “sweeter” diet all around and it reflects in the meat. Mule deer were named for their mule-like ears, which are larger than those of whitetail. Mule deer have a coat that is more greyish-brown, while whitetails are more of a reddish-brown color. Dec 26, 2018 #7 . The sirloin is a large knuckle of muscles, with a little bit of silver skin throughout. Whitetails also have a higher birth rate, their does can often breed their first fall at 6 months of age. For example, in Montana we refer to a deer with four points on each side of its antlers as a four point. Edward A. Leo Typical mule deer Killed in Platte Co., WY, 1993 Can you guess the score? Whitetail bucks tend to be much more aggressive and assertive than mule deer bucks. The underside of the tail of both species is creamy colored to white, so there isn’t much of a comparison there. Every year 1000s of hunters drive through South Dakota on their way to hunt Mule Deer, Whitetail and antelope. With the recent and increased sightings and harvest of White-tailed Deer in Utah, I thought it would be interesting to share a few facts regarding these two species and the challenges which will be faced by the mule deer. I live in South West Colorado and the mule deer often taste as good as elk meat (surprise!). Harvested Mule Deer (1229) Live Mule Deer (316) Elk (294) Antlers & Sheds (177) Antelope (139) Whitetail & Blacktail (106) Moose & Caribou (53) Bighorn Sheep & Mtn. DAkota, The buck through the screen will go mid 150 IMHO. Know Mule Deer Anatomy and Aim Small. As far as the carcass goes, is there any difference between the two? Dec 26, 2018 #8 . You've hunted them, watched tv shows about them, read books about them, but how much do you really know about deer? The main difference between deer and elk. The Mule and Whitetail deer also have similar brown coats making it even that much more difficult for a new hunter. It is also marked by white fur. It's hard to tell because this was taken through a blind screen window, but he will be in the lower 140 inch range I think. White-tailed Deer Vs. Mule Deer Don’t Mix. We could both identify the elk but neither of us could differentiate between the mule deer and whitetail deer. However, the top of a mule deer’s tail is the same color as the sides and back of the pelt, down to a small, dark or black tip on the tail. Whitetail Deer vs Mule Deer. We feel it is our job as a whitetail outfitting service to educate our hunters and the general public in regard to scoring whitetail deer. The blacktail deer then split off a subspecies, the mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus), which is the youngest living deer species, arising 10,000 years ago. For a reference, this mule deer scored 156". I've always felt it was a lot easier to get ground shrunk on mule deer but that's not usually an issue if you are within comfortable bow range. The whitetail can see how many degrees without moving his head: A. James . At the same time, mule deer that eat sage brush taste terrible! Our South Dakota rifle mule deer hunting is nothing short of world class. In some areas, either a mulie or a whitetail can be taken on the deer license, and many areas have both. In contrast, mule deer have large, obvious white rumps with rope-like tails that are usually white on the back side and have a distinctive black tip. If you need a refresher on how bucks are scored, check out the story below. I haven't broken the law, I'm just wondering if I'm going to be accused of it, when I take it in. This was the last close encounter I had armed with a camera. They might have the genetics for big antlers, but until fully mature at 4.5 years, they are still filling out their skeletons and body mass. At the same time, mule deer that eat sage brush taste terrible! Look for deep forks back and especially front. Located towards the bottom of the animal’s rear legs, the metatarsal gland should be four to six inches on mule deer and covered with brown fur. There are some whitetail forms out there that are suitable for a mule deer. Michelle_Nelson Bring on the Bears! There are some clear signs by while it is very easy to distinguish an elk from a deer. Dec 26, 2018 #8 . Mule deer does not. Black tails also tend to be a little darker than mule dee… A whitetail-mule deer hybrid has metatarsal glands that split the difference, usually measuring between 2-4 inches and encircled with white hair. Far and away I’d say whitetail. The mule deer’s ears also stand about a 30-degree angle on the head, as opposed to the whitetail’s which are rounded and stand more erect. https://pediaa.com/what-is-the-difference-between-whitetail-and-mule-deer On Ben’s buck, it Look at our pictures! In contrast, mule deer have large, obvious white rumps with rope-like tails that are usually white on the back side and have a distinctive black tip. Research has suggested that mule deer may be the result of cross-breeding between whitetail and blacktail deer. On young deer, this can be a very tender cut. Whitetail can have a "gamey" taste. Take it and find out how much you know about them. Knowing where vital organs are in relation to each other along with shoulder, bone, and muscle can help you become a more effective shooter, killer, and lead to clean-ethical one shot kills and overall better shot placement on mule deer. 90 B. All rights reserved. The quiz is located at the bottom of this article. by Todd A. The first, and one that is sometimes shared by gunners from wide areas who have hunted both the whitetail and the mule deer is that the muley is stupid by comparison with the whitetail. Two year-old mule deer are most frequently mistaken for hybrids. Dec 21, 2017 #5 S. SunShine Senior Member. I do not. A whitetail deer's gestation period is: A. Think of it as a 6 point whitetail with a kicker on each G2. Michelle_Nelson Bring on the Bears! Talk to our references! Like most of their features, hybrid deer fall somewhere in the middle. And Bou, I just get to sit at home and wait for phone calls on this one. A Bonnier Corporation Company. Gauge your … On young deer or aged deer, the sirloin may be sliced for steaks – eat around the silver skin. I think that people have heard that corn fed deer taste best so many times from their fathers, uncles, grandfathers etc. What do you guys think? Whitetail can have a "gamey" taste. I would guess the second muley that Paul posted to go at least 160", but I'm not the best at scoring. The first thing to look for in a typical mule deer are deep forks in all 4 corners. Quiz: The Deer Challenge. Dec 21, 2017 #5 S. SunShine Senior Member. On young deer or aged deer, the sirloin may be sliced for steaks – eat around the silver skin. If it has eyeguards that's a bonus but they do not typically get more than an inch or two on mule deer. White-tailed deer gallop rather than hop. HUNT. In some areas, either a mulie or a whitetail can be taken on the deer license, and many areas have both. Both black tails and mule deer have pelts that vary from brown to golden brown in the summer and grayish in the winter. Carrying a deer 300 miles on the fender of the car was a much bigger factor then corn vs. grass or whitetail vs. mule deer, IMO. See more ideas about Whitetail deer, Deer, Animals. that they have come to believe it. Mule Deer Hunt. I took an 10 year old rutting mule deer that weighed 322 pounds two years ago and it tasted as good as elk. Great buck. Look at our pictures! 180 days B. Mule Deer Hunt. Whitetail price vs. Mule deer price Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Michelle_Nelson, Oct 3, 2006. for people who haven't seen many mule deer will tend to over estimate because it looks bigger- taller, wider. Mule deer have a coat that is more greyish-brown, while whitetails are more of a reddish-brown color. Its antlers as a four point display a snowy, white underside Cole whitetail vs mule deer picture quiz board. 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