Welcome to Muley Monday, where every week we chat with mule deer fanatics of all kinds to share stories and tips about being an effect mule deer hunter. I started Muley Monday to both learn far more about hunting big bucks, but also to help get pumped about mule deer hunting. I am a very inquisitive person and tend to dive right into question after question. This episode is know different I jumped right into hammering Dioni Amuchastegui about everything he does and why. Dioni actually picked up, or at least got serious about hunting later in life. He didn’t waste any time becoming very successful and developing his own unique stye of hunting timber bucks. When we think of backcountry mule deer we always think of big open basins but Dioni has found his success being relentless in areas where most guys would walk right by.
- Interview starts (3:15)
- Dioni’s main strategy (9:15)
- A day of deer hunting laid out (15:00)
- The story of Dioni’s 2015 Buck (19:45)
- Picking one spot and owning it or trying to juggle multiple spot (22:15)
- Tracking methods (24:45)
- Trying to locate less crowded areas (29:30)
- Early mistakes (31:15)
- The big three that got away (32:45)
- Biggest mistake of mule deer hunters (37:15)
- Glassing process (40:15)
- Why you should mule deer hunt (42:15)
- The essentials for a solid mule deer hunt (45:15)
- The Exo Death Hike (49:15)
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