Whitetail Deer

White-tailed deer are found throughout North America and are known for their distinctive white tails, which they raise and wave to signal danger to other members of their herd. They feed on a variety of vegetation, including leaves, twigs, and grasses.

Why hunt

Whitetail Deer

with Craig Boddington?

Join our experienced outfitters on a white-tailed deer hunting adventure in North America. Our top-quality equipment and expert guides will help you track and take down this species in some of the best hunting locations in the region. With a commitment to your satisfaction, you're guaranteed to have an unforgettable experience. Book your white-tailed deer hunt today!

Endorsed Outfitters that hunt

Whitetail Deer

First Class Trophy Taxidermy

First Class Trophy is probably the best taxidermy team in Europe…Their taxidermists have won the titles ‘BEST IN WORLD’ and ‘BEST IN EUROPE’ multiple times. Combine these skills with state-of-the-art logistic service and know-how and you have a safe full-service solution for your valuable hunting trophies when you hunt in Europe and Africa.

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Mexico Hunting Specialists
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North America
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The vast terrains of Mexico are unparalleled when it comes to hunting opportunities, especially the majestic deserts and mountains where species like the Carmen Mountain whitetail and ocellated turkey thrive. It's crucial, however, to venture into these lands accompanied by experts who are well-acquainted with the nuances of the region.

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Red Brocket Deer, White Tail Deer, Turkey, Desert Sheep, Gray Brocket Deer
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United States Outfitters

George Taulman’s U.S. Outfitters was the first to offer a computerized tag-drawing system. I threw my applications in with them when they started in the early 90s.

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Elk, Whitetail Deer, Mule Deer, Antelope, Moose and many more.
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Mexico Hunts
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North America
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Northwestern Mexico is a wonderful destination for big desert mule deer and Coues whitetail—and without question the best place to hunt desert bighorn…but these days it’s essential to be with an outfitter you can trust. I’ve known Sergio Jimenez of Mexico Hunts for many years.

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Antelope, Mule Deer, Desert Bighorn sheep, White tail Deer
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5 J Ranch

Clay Johnson, of the 5 J Ranch has incorporated excellent practices into his program. The guest services, hunting opportunities and game management practices of his hunting and guest operation in Central Texas will not let you down.

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Deer, Turkey
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Jokers Wild Outdoors

Jokers Wild Outdoors is your premier Western Big Game Outfitter in Idaho specializing in Elk and Mule Deer. We also offer moose, cougar, bear, antelope, and predators.

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Elk, Mule Deer, Whitetail Deer, Moose or Antelope
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K&K Outfitters

K&K Outfitters provides 100% fair chase whitetail hunts in Kansas on over 30000 acres. Fully guided hunts in addition to lodging.

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W&L Guide Service
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North America
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Get a once in a lifetime opportunity to hunt for trophy black bear, Canadian moose, whitetail deer and timberwolves.

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Aardwolf, deer, bear, moose, timber wolf, whitetail deer
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South American Adventure Safaris
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South America
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Legendary Big Game and Bird Hunting Safaris in Argentina with Marcelo Sodiro. Argentina has one of the largest hunting industries on the planet, with many great outfitters. Marcelo Sodiro of South American Adventure Safaris is one of my favorites!

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Red Stag, Water Buffalo, Wild Goat, Axis Deer, Fallow Deer, Black Buck and many more.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What makes White Tail Deer hunting special?

  • White Tail Deer hunting is a beloved tradition for many hunters. These animals are highly sought after for their intelligence, elusive nature, and the beauty of their antlers, providing a rewarding and challenging hunt.

Where do your White Tail Deer hunts take place?

  • We arrange White Tail Deer hunts across numerous locations in North America, each providing unique hunting experiences. The specific locations vary depending on the season and local regulations.

What is the best time of year to hunt White Tail Deer?

  • The prime time for White Tail Deer hunting is during the rut (mating season), which typically occurs in the fall. However, the exact timing can depend on the location and local regulations.

What gear is recommended for a White Tail Deer hunt?

  • Recommended gear includes:
  • A rifle of .243 caliber or larger, or a compound bow or crossbow for archery hunts.
  • Camouflage clothing suitable for the current weather conditions.
  • Quality binoculars or a rangefinder.

Which hunting techniques are commonly used for White Tail Deer?

  • The most common techniques for hunting White Tail Deer include stand hunting, still hunting, and drive hunting. The choice of technique depends on factors such as the terrain, deer behavior in the area, and personal preference.

What is the typical size of a White Tail Deer trophy?

  • A mature White Tail buck can weigh between 150-300 pounds, with antlers that can score over 170" in the Boone and Crockett system.

Can I combine my White Tail Deer hunt with hunting other species?

  • Yes, in many regions and depending on the season, it's possible to combine a White Tail Deer hunt with hunts for other species, such as Wild Turkey, Black Bear, or various waterfowl.

What type of physical condition should I be in for a White Tail Deer hunt?

  • The physical demands of a White Tail Deer hunt can vary based on the hunting technique used. Still hunting and drive hunting can be more physically demanding, while stand hunting requires patience and endurance.

What accommodations can I expect during a White Tail Deer hunt?

  • Accommodations vary depending on the hunt location, ranging from comfortable lodges to more rustic camp settings. All our options are designed to offer comfort and restfulness after a day in the field.

What happens after a successful White Tail Deer hunt?

  • After a successful hunt, our team assists with field dressing and trophy preparation. Options for meat processing are available, and we can guide you through the process of shipping or taking your meat home.

Are there specific regulations I should be aware of for White Tail Deer hunting?

  • Yes, regulations for White Tail Deer hunting vary by state and region. We ensure all our hunts are conducted ethically and in accordance with local laws, and we'll guide you on any specific regulations.

What are the challenges of White Tail Deer hunting?

  • White Tail Deer are intelligent and highly adaptive, often altering their patterns in response to hunting pressure. Weather, timing, and stealth are key factors in the challenge and thrill of a successful White Tail Deer hunt.

Why should I choose your outfitter for my White Tail Deer hunt?

  • Our outfitter provides experienced guides, prime hunting locations, and a commitment to ethical hunting practices. We strive to offer a personal and enjoyable hunting experience, coupled with respect for the wildlife and environment.

The CBEO Experience

At Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters, we value transparency, integrity, and the absolute best in hunting experiences. We believe that each hunt is more than just a price tag - it's a personalized journey for every hunter while we cannot list specific prices like the impersonal hunting directories out there you may have seen, we want to emphasize that we hand-pick outfitters known for their impeccable service, expert knowledge, and fair pricing. We understand that a hunt is an investment and we are committed to ensuring our clients get the best possible return - in experience, satisfaction, and the thrill of the hunt.

What Does the CBEO Endorsement Mean?
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  • Endorsement by Craig Boddington, a hunting legend with over four decades of experience in outdoor journalism, is a testament to the quality and reliability of the hunting outfitter.
  • Our boots on the ground vetting means each endorsed outfitter is ensured to offer top-notch, expert knowledge, and a high standard of animal welfare and conservation.
  • Craig's endorsement are not influenced by sponsorships or partnerships. They are solely based on Craig's honest, personal experience and assessment.
  • Craig's endorsement outfitters understand that pricing is more than just a cost - it's the value you receive from a meticulously planned and executed hunt.
Booking and Pricing:
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  • We connect you with the outfitter directly for pricing and details. This ensures a personalized service tailored to your specific needs and expectations.
  • We ensure that all pricing is fair, competitive, and representative of the top-tier service offered by our endorsed outfitters.
  • By dealing directly with the outfitter, you avoid any third-party fees or commissions.
  • We are not a booking agency and accept no commissions. This means there is NO MARKUP on your hunt.
At CBEO, we're here to guide you to the right outfitter for your next great hunt. It's about more than cost - it's about Trust, Trophy Quality, Safety, and Your Reputation.