Hey everyone, welcome to Muley Monday. Today I got to sit down with my friend Steve Alderman, who is no newbie to the show and is always a great guest to have on. For those of you who don’t know Steve, one quick look at his social media pages will show you just how hardcore he is when it comes to mule deer hunting. In this episode, we talk a bit about what trophy animal really is, how Steve’s tactics have changed over the years, understanding big buck behavior, and hunting in today’s world where technology has taken our abilities to harvest animals to a whole other level. Steve shares his thoughts on some of the new technology that has come out in the last couple years, and how it can be a definite advantage for future seasons. If you like this episode, make sure you check out Steve’s youtube page Emotion Films and give episode 28 a listen to hear more from him. Thanks, guys!
- Interview starts (2:30)
- Becoming a mule deer hunter (4:15)
- What’s changed from teen years to now (11:00)
- Patience with ambition (12:30)
- Bucks senses (18:45)
- Reading a buck (25:30)
- Changing tactics (28:30)
- Scent control (33:15)
- What to look for in a mature buck (40:45)
- How to find monster bucks (48:00)
- Running trail cameras and using new technology (51:45)
- Catch up with Steve (1:03:30)
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