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How long will you hold / reserve Hunt Dates ?
Typically 7 Calendar Days following pre-registration pending receipt of deposit or payment. Once a deposit or payment has been received, your package and dates are then locked in and booked. Any remaining balances are then due by Sept 30. After Oct 1st all hunt package cost are due in full at time of registration in order to book your hunt.

Is a deposit required to book a hunt ?
Yes, a deposit equal to 25% of the individual hunt package cost for each hunter is required with with each mailed registration or with in 7 calendar days following submission of the online registration form.

If I begin my Hunt with a bow, may I upgrade at any time during my hunt to a Rifle ?
Yes, You may upgrade from a Bow to a Rifle at any time during your hunt.

Do you have hunting areas strictly for Bow Hunters ?
Yes, one of our properties is set aside strictly for Bow Hunting.

Do you have an on site shoot range ?
Yes. We have a 500 yard range. Each rifle hunting client is required to site and range fire their weapon before they are permitted into the field to hunt.

Do you have any on site accommodations available for RV / Travel Trailers ?
Site Facilities are under construction but not currently available.

If I harvest all my deer early in the hunt, is my hunt over ?
Technically yes, but if you elect to hunt the remainder of your reserved dates, you may spend the balance of your time varmint hunting such animals as, coyotes, rabbits, bobcat and the occasional mountain lion or hog. Trophy Buck glassing and photographing is also quite popular.

What constitutes a harvest or kill ?
Any animal that is shot via bow or rifle that is down, injured, wonded, limp or lame and or any animal that eludes, escapes or is not found and leaves behind any trace of blood, bone, hair or tissue will be deemed as a harvest and kill. On doe cull hunting packages this will be deemed as a Doe Kill and on a combination buck / doe hunting package this will be deemed as a Buck Kill. Either such event will be applied against the number and type of harvest animals supplied in your hunt package.

How many hunters can you accommodate at one time ?
We do not book all our property to hunters at the same time. We rotate our property's to limit and balance hunting pressure in the environment. This also gives us the option and ability to make sudden changes in strategy during the hunt . We typically can book up to ( 4 ) Adult and ( 4 ) Youth hunters per day and divide them between rotating property's. We will set no more then 2 Adult and or 2 Adult / Youth hunters to any one blind. Hunters who are set in pairs must be directly related such as; Husband / Wife, Parent / Child, Brother / Sister and etc.. We will never mix hunting parties and will always discuss seating arrangements with each client.

What is the minimum age for a hunter ?
We consider hunters 13 to 17 years of age as teens and hunters 12 years and under as youth. All Teen and Youth hunters must be accompanied by a booked adult hunter.

May I bring a non-hunting guest ?
Yes, a booked adult hunter may bring (1) non-hunting guest at no extra hunt package cost with the exception of the additional hotel cost. A guest may not not posses a weapon nor a valid Texas hunting license. The cost for the additional ( Guest ) hotel accommodations will be collected at the time of booking.

What caliber rifle is best for hunting big whitetail deer in north Texas ?
Any caliber larger then a .243 is adequate. 7mm, 260, 270, 280, 300, 308. 30/06 and other .30 caliber weapons with bullet weights of 155 to 180 grains tend to be the best choices. The average rifle shot can range from 50 to 300 yards and the average shot with a bow cam be from 10 to 45 yards

What range should my rifle be sighted in at ?
We suggest 1 inch high at 100 yards with a projected shot range of 50 to 300 yards.

What kind of hunting gear will I need to hunt in North Texas ?
First, let me state that our hard blinds are equipped with Tough Buddy - Dual Burn Portable Propane Heaters to help keep you warm during cold weather but you will have to supply your own 1-lb propane bottle fuel. Aside from this, feel free to bring along the typical gear that you are acustom to using during a hunt such as, cover scent, flash light, cell phone and so on.

What type of clothing should I bring along for my hunt ?
Bring both light and heavy clothing. Temps can vary from 30 to 60 degrees on a mild day. Blowing wind and snow can drop temps from 15 to 30 degrees with chill factors at 10 degress above zero. We recommend insulated thermals, coveralls, bibs, jacket, gloves, mask & boots, and extra socks and shoes. Military Style BDU’s and Advantage Camo patterns work very well in the brushy tree covered surroundings of north Texas along with a camo face mask, face net, cap and gloves.

What other kind of equipment will I need during my hunt ?
A good pair of 8 or 10 power binoculars, a camera or video recorder if desired, cell phone, sun glasses, sun block, scent neutralizer, deer calls, rattle antlers, prescription medicines, chap stick, hand lotion, unscented wipes, eye wash, ear plugs, weapon, rifle sling, full box of ammo, gun cleaning kit, deer cleaning hardware and a day pack. You will also want to have daily snacks, drinking water and so on with you during your hunt. You are welcome to process or quarter up your deer how ever you like and most clients usually bring a minimum of ( 2 ) 48 quart coolers with them to store and transport their meat home.

How do I retrieve a deer that has been harvested ?
In most cases, we will be able to drive right up to the harvested animal. If there are no clear roads or paths to the harvested animal, then it's required to dragged or caddy it to the nearest pick up point or we will recover the harvested animal with an ATV.  Absolutely No POV's are allowed off main roads.

Are there any meat processors or taxidermist available ?
Yes, A & K Meat Processing in Wellington, Tx is by far one of the best wild game processers in the area and Jimmy’s Taxidermy in Wellington, Tx produces some very nice mounts.

Where are the hunting properties located ?
The hunting properties are located in both Wheeler and Hemphill Counties which, border the Eastern Central Texas / Oklahoma state line in the panhandle of Texas. These two counties are well known for their prolific deer heards and hunting habitat.

How do I get to the hunting properties

From Shamrock, Texas

The city of Shamrock is located 14 miles west of the Texas / Oklahoma State line on Interstate 40, (IH-40 ). Travel 12 miles north on Hwy 83 to Wheeler, Texas. From Wheeler, travel 11 miles north on Hwy 83 and turn east on Hwy 1046 to Briscoe, Texas. Travel 2.5 miles east of Briscoe on Hwy 1046 and turn north onto Hwy 3303 and then, travel 6.5 miles north.

From Briscoe, Texas
Follow the directions from Shamrock and Briscoe. Then travel 11.5 miles east on Hwy 1046 to Allison, Tx then, 1.5 miles southeast of Allison on CR-A, (County Road A).

From Allison, Texas
Follow the directions from Shamrock, Briscoe and Allison. Then travel 7.5 miles north on Hwy 277 to CR-22, (County Road 22).