While whitetail get all the press and the Coues in Arizona and Mexico are highly sought after, the Rocky Mountain mule deer tends to get lost in the shuffle. To help amend that, we have compiled a gallery of the Top Ten SCI Record Book Typical Free Range Rocky Mountain Mule Deer.
#10 Merle Barnaby took this hansome buck measuring 217 1/8 on a self-guided hunt near White River Colorado in 1968.
#2 Del Brady’s superior buck measured 226 3/8. He bagged him in Garfield County Utah in 2008.
#3 Matthew Liljenquist took this big buck in Mohave County, Arizona in 2010. It measured 223 2/8.
#5 John Woodruff harvested this wide tined beauty near Mohave County, Arizona in 2010. It measured 221 3/8.
#4 David Meyer’s magnificent muley measured 223 even and was taken on the Arizona Strip in 2011.
#6 J. Larry Barr took this beautiful buck measuring 221 2/8 in 1996 in Southeast Idaho.
#1 Max Keele Johnson took this monster muley in San Juan County Utah in 1968. This buck scored 228 5/8.
#8 Dow Rippy poses with the 219 2/8 buck he took in Garfield County Colorado in 2003.
#7 Peter “The Greek” Tsoulamanis took this muley buck measuring 220 4/8 with bow and arrow in 2007 near Calgary, Alberta
#9 Bill Goswick displays the rack that measured 217 4/8. He shot this buck in Routt County, Colorado in 1969.