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Est. Whitetail Population
36,000 (includes mule deer and whitetail)
No. Licenses Sold Annually
$54 and up (license, permit, and stamps for standard unit)
Resident fees may vary by unit.
Resident hunting license and deer permit
$340 and up
Nonresident fees may vary by unit.
Non-resident hunting license and deer permit
176 3/8" (whitetail) / 134 4/8" (Coues)
The whitetail was taken by Samuel J. Beatty in Colfax County in 2019; the Coues deer, by Victor Giacoletti in Grant County in 1981.
Record B&C Typical Stat
2 whitetail; 51 Coues
Total B&C Typical Entries
Taken by Peter Chase in Hidalgo County in 1941, the buck is the No. 2 Coues nontypical whitetail of all time.
Record B&C Non-Typical Stat
Record B&C Non-Typical Entries