Idaho Mule Deer Hunting - Unguided Drop Camp style

1-4 Guests • Drop Camp • Public/Private • Self-Guided/DIY

Description

Unguided Drop Camp Style Idaho Mule Deer Hunting | Outfitter Provided or Bring Your Own Camp | Drive-In or Horseback Ride

Base Price is per person for a full DIY drive-in camp. Make it an outfitter-provided drive-in camp or Horse camp for additional fees per person.


Idaho is the top-rated mule deer hunting state with over-the-counter tags. We offer guided hunts, semi-guided, unguided, and guaranteed hunts, horseback drop camps, drive-in camps, & DIY hunting maps.


Hunt Areas

Mule deer hunts are conducted in units 70, 73, 73a, 74, 75, 77, 78 near Pocatello, Idaho. This is breathtakingly beautiful country, many trophy class bucks have been taken.


Success

Shot opportunity during the general season mule deer hunts usually runs 50% to 80%. Shot opportunity on the controlled hunts is usually higher running from 80% to 100%.


Lodging

Hunters can choose to fully provide your own camp or have our team provide the camp set up for you including wall tents and full drop camp-style amenities.


Routine

Wake up to a continental breakfast, leave early to get in the hunt area before dawn, take a sack lunch or you can return mid day for lunch, your dinner will be ready when you return in the evening.


Methods

Hunting methods may include glassing openings in canyons and on hillsides and then stalking if needed, watching water sources, and hiking or still hunting on mountain trails and on high ridges.


Game Care

You will be in charge of field dressing, skinning, quartering, and pack out your game. You can debone meat or pack quarters in coolers to take home. Taxidermy and butchering are both available locally if desired.


Exclusions:

Hunters must provide their own personal gear

License fees

Gratuities for guides

Travel costs

Meat processing

Taxidermy,

Shipping fees

Any items not listed as being included in your hunt.


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Upgrades

Outfitter Provided Drive-in Camp

$1104.99

DIY Horseback Drop Camp

$1475.00


Your Host

undefined's Trip

Dale D

Dale, Tara, and the team enjoy swapping stories and getting to know each hunter. Regardless of your physical ability or prior experience, they can provide the right hunt and accommodations for your needs and will work hard to provide the best experience possible.

from $1255/Experience

You can also pay a 50% deposit now and a final payment before your trip.

$1104.99 Per Person

$1104.99

$1475.00 Per Person

$1475.00

$2335.00 Per Person

$2335.00

Base Price

$1255.00 Per Person Per Experience

$1255.00

Pay Now

$627.50

Pay Later

$627.50

Please note that there is a 50% non-refundable deposit included with your booking fee. In case of cancellation, and in accordance with the Host's cancellation policy, the remaining 50% may be returned to you or applied towards rescheduling a future trip.


Amenities

  • Outfitter Provided Camps Available
  • Full DIY Camp Drive-in Camp
  • Horse Camp Optional
  • Successful Deer Hunting Ground
  • Hunt Multiple Idaho Hunting Units

Location

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Gear List

  • Weather Appropriate Hunting Attire
  • Personal Hunting Gear
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Valid Hunting License and Tag

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Rules & Guidelines

Licensing

Your license and most tags are purchased over-the-counter


Firearms

Rifles .257 or larger are preferred. Rifles cannot weigh over 16 pounds with no electronics attached, except scopes with battery powered or tritium reticles are allowed, no orange is required.


Archery

Bow draw at least 40 pounds at up to 28", maximum 85% letoff, arrows minimum 24" and 300 grains, broadheads 7/8" or wider (no expandable or barbed), no electronics on bow or arrows.


Seasons

Archery season runs Aug 30 - Sept 30, general rifle season runs Oct 10-24, some controlled rifle hunts are Oct 10-31. The best time to hunt varies by unit, so ask Dale which unit is best for you.


Seasons

Archery season runs Aug 30 - Sept 30, general rifle season runs Oct 10-24, some controlled rifle hunts are Oct 10-31. The best time to hunt varies by unit, so ask Dale which unit is best for you.


Weather

Early September can be very warm in the day with cool to frosty nights possible. October can be moderate to cold with snowy conditions very possible. Check the Weather forecast or call before leaving for your hunt.


Fitness

Most of the hunt area is mountainous with some easier country, overall success runs higher for hunters in good physical condition, but your guide will modify your hunt as needed so you have the best chance of success.


Directions

Pocatello is the largest city in the area. The lodge and camps are about 3 hours drive from Salt Lake Airport. Driving directions and paperwork will be sent after your deposit is received.




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