Hey folks, Today I sit down with Mule Deer legend Robby Denning. Roby has literally and figuratively written the book on hunting big mule deer. When it comes to big bucks and definitely big Idaho bucks Robby is as consistent as they come. In this episode, we talk a lot about OTC Mule deer tags, from how and where to get them to what states are important. We also chat about finding the big buck in pressured and unpressured area’s as well as how to capitalize on Opportunity
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The Legend Robby Denning – Start
Local Knowlege – 8:35
It’s Not About the “Tag” Anymore – 18:14
Next Step to Big OTC Bucks – 28:25
Picking a Unit CLose to Home – 35:30
Too Many Tags – 41:12
Thinking Outside the Box Like Robby – 52:06
Mobility Over Security? – 1:16:15
Muley Monday has been on a roll this year, and this episode is right up there with my favorites so far. I finally got the chance to chat with Travis Roundy aka Deer-be-dead and the conversation definitely did not disappoint. Travis has forgotten more than I will ever know and has a skill for harvesting absolute giants. Travis is on a whole other level when it comes to big bucks and shares some true secrets to how he finds so much success. This podcast single-handedly got me excited for mule deer season as Travis has so many great stories to tell and tells them so damn well. We also talk about the lost art of big buck tracking and how he used tracking to track down a 32″ wide buck after his daughter, unfortunately, missed on her first shot. If you like Big bucks this is a MUST LISTEN to podcast. For those Elkoholics like me, let me warn you this podcast may just make you want to find a big ol’ Muley buck in a snowstorm.