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Old 01-29-2019, 11:02 AM   #1
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Default Public land muleys in texas??

Are most public land mule deer hunts on public draw hunts now?

Or are there some areas that you can hunt without a draw?

Any info will help, just curious may want to try to hunt Muleys some day.
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Old 01-29-2019, 11:04 AM   #2
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I know there is some public land north of Presidio, tx. that you can get on without being drawn.
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:45 PM   #3
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grahamvan, please tell us more about the public hunting land that we can hunt without being drawn. Is there a website that you can link? How far north of Presidio and on what road? Is there any contact information? Phone numbers and email?
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Old 01-29-2019, 02:22 PM   #4
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My message above was actually for Seth7.

Seth7, can you please let us know more about the public hunting land north of Presidio?
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Old 01-30-2019, 12:13 PM   #5
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Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
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Old 01-30-2019, 01:46 PM   #6
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Lake Meredith National Recreation Area is the only place in the state with public non draw opportunities. The place Seth7 mentioned is not open yet and does not have public a public access due to private property surrounding it.
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Old 01-30-2019, 01:54 PM   #7
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This is on my list for sometime in the next few years. If you guys were interested in a group hunt I may be interested . A Mulie is on my bucket list for sure.
thanks Anthony
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Old 01-30-2019, 02:24 PM   #8
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This is on my list for sometime in the next few years. If you guys were interested in a group hunt I may be interested . A Mulie is on my bucket list for sure.
thanks Anthony
I would like to be a part of that for sure.
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Old 01-30-2019, 02:34 PM   #9
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Your best bet to kill a mule deer in Texas is to get a deer lease in mule deer country or do a guided trip. You have a better chance drawing a tag than killing one at Lake Meredith.
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Old 01-30-2019, 02:51 PM   #10
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I'm with pandhandlehuner.. No deer at lake Meredith. I wouldn't even bother going
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Old 01-30-2019, 02:59 PM   #11
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There's many units in NM that have pretty easy draw odds for mule deer with tons of public ground; and the drive is probably about the same as the panhandle for most.
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Old 01-30-2019, 04:21 PM   #12
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I'm with pandhandlehuner.. No deer at lake Meredith. I wouldn't even bother going
There are some out there. I lived in Fritch for 3 years and hunted the lake often. But if you’re looking for a mulie your chances there are very, very slim.
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Old 02-06-2019, 12:57 PM   #13
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Not many deer at Lake Meredith. Nothing there but fields of blaze orange.
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Old 02-06-2019, 01:19 PM   #14
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Not many deer at Lake Meredith. Nothing there but fields of blaze orange.
No joke it gets to be ridiculous at how many people are out there during season. That and people driving deer through canyons on horse back and whatever else. Its funny talking to the rangers about stuff they get out there and how many people don't have the sense to brush up on deer species and knowing the difference between a whitetail and muledeer.
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Old 02-17-2019, 08:23 AM   #15
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This is on my list for sometime in the next few years. If you guys were interested in a group hunt I may be interested . A Mulie is on my bucket list for sure.
thanks Anthony
^^^ This^^^
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