Trophy Coues Deer Hunting in Arizona
Hunting the Coues whitetail deer in Arizona is the best option a hunter has at harvesting a great Coues deer without having to travel to Mexico. Early season hunts, in top units, can be drawn with as few as 2 to 3 points – sometimes even sooner! Don’t underestimate these early hunts, with the right outfitter they are a fabulous adventure for even the most discriminating of sportsmen. Clients wanting to wait out the ultra-premium, rut hunts in December should estimate applying for 5 to 8 before drawing. This hunt will consist of lots of glassing and often times many miles on your boots. If you are the kind of hunter that enjoys experiencing tough mountain-style hunting with long shots and steep terrain, don’t miss out on one of the most affordable exciting hunts in the lower 48. WTA TAGS works with the most premier outfitters across the state. We can ensure that when you draw one of these amazing tags you will be paired up with the correct outfitter for the area you’ve drawn. These hunts can be arranged as guide only or fully outfitted, depending on your preference and budget. Whether you are chasing your Deer Slam, Whitetail Slam or just enjoy seeing something new, Coues whitetail deer hunting in Arizona is one of best kept secrets for those up-to the challenge.
“Coues deer hunters are a different breed of sportsman; they are the type of hunters who truly enjoy the grind and the grit of big game hunting. With long hours behind the glass and many miles under your boots, a hunter will leave these hunts with an intense sense of accomplishment. These “Grey Ghosts” will test every ounce of your skill and determination. Without a doubt, they are a species you can easily become addicted to hunting! - Jordan Christensen WTA TAGS Consultant
Call WTA TAGS today to talk to a Consultant about applying for the “Grey Ghost” of Arizona.
$5,750 Fully Outfitted
$4,500 Guide- Only
(1x1) 5 Day hunts
October, November, December
Guide service, in field transportation, field care of trophy
Meals and Lodging, Airfare, rental car, shipping trophies/meat, meat processing, gratuities, license and tag, taxidermy
Fly to Phoenix, Arizona, rent a vehicle and drive approx 1.5 hours to Payson, AZ where you will link up with your outfitter
Approximate License & Tag(s) Cost
$300 plus $160 AZ hunting license – Computer draw – deadline early June. Contact WTA TAGS for professional application assistance 1-800-755-TAGS(8247)
Physical Requirement Level
Level 3 - These hunts are a true wilderness experience and are usually conducted on horseback, while hunting species such as elk, moose, bear; also, some mountain lion and African Cape buffalo. Difficult to extreme hiking and backpacking can be involved.