Less common than Whitetail Mule deer is a worthy adversary, and often as you get yourself into the shot position you will see him pronking off towards the horizon; Mule deer seldom run, instead bouncing to disillusion their predators. Like many deer species, they are most active in the morning and evenings, so prime hunting times will be at first and last light. With both deer species the most successful hunting method is to locate your target animal in the morning simply watching his movements. If a stalk is not possible, you wait for him to bed, before getting yourself into position and waiting for him to move again. The ground cover is very thick in some of the locations that you will be hunting, and it is amazing how these beautiful animals can just disappear. They are a truly challenging adversary.