Texas Whitetail Hunt & Exotics – Kerrville
Enjoy your Texas Whitetail Hunt with this owner operated ranch which has earned an exceptional reputation in the industry. Whether you want to improve your precision shooting and safari shooting with instruction from former and active Marine special-ops instructors who are experienced hunters as well or just enjoy a good old fashioned Texas hunt, this is the place! Great hunters from around the world come to this lodge to fine tune their shooting skills and hunt fabulous trophies.
As to the hunting aspect, species such as whitetail, Markhor, Nubian Ibex, Black buck, Axis and more are born on the ranch and live wild on 12,000 rugged and mountainous acres! Your hunts may be conducted by spot & stalk or in blinds… it is up to you. Of course, all hunts are fully guided. Texas whitetail hunts are hard to beat!
For groups of 8 or more, the ranch will be exclusive to your group.
|Species:||Whitetail, Fallow, Exotics such as Markhor, Various Sheep, Axis, Blackbuck, Javelina|
|Location:||South Texas Hill country|
|Season:||Year around but closed late December and January|
|Method:||Rifle or Double Barrel|
|Lodging:||Comfortable lodging with private rooms and baths|
|Trip Length:||2-5 Days|
|Guided:||1x1 or 2x1 Guided|
The Ranch is situated on over 12,000 acres of rugged hills and valleys, which are covered by a variety of oak trees, junipers and mountain laurel. Cactus blooms red and gold in the spring among an assortment of wildflowers – a breathtaking landscape, perfect for challenging hunts. The Ranch offers a wonderful retreat for corporate groups, families or individuals looking for a first class, quiet, welcoming place to hunt and relax.
The ranch provides an ideal habitat for trophy-class whitetail and wild, exotic species to thrive and grow as they would in their indigenous environments. Many of the introduced, exotic species may no longer be hunted in their native lands, and they strive to foster strong, healthy herds. The dedication to each animal’s wellbeing will be immediately evident upon observing them as they freely roam the hillsides and valleys. The Ranch’s management plan utilizes hunting as a means of conservation, and thus quotas and self-imposed limits are enforced. Recommended anything between .270 and .300 caliber for all species on the ranch.
You will hunt from blinds, safari style in vehicles or on foot depending on weather, animal movements and hunter preferences. Most of the guide team grew up in the region and possess an intimate knowledge of the animals’ behaviors and habits. They recommend rifle calibers between .270 and .300 for all species on the Ranch.
Hunt and most precision shooting itineraries are as follows:
Day 1: Arrive at the lodge in time for lunch
Day 2, 3, 4, 5: Hunt, precision shooting or combo
Day 6: Depart after breakfast
The Lodge has 25 beds in 11 very comfortable private cabins with in-suite baths, satellite television, WiFi internet, and laundry facilities. Complete linen and towels are provided for you.
Your meals are home cooked and hearty served family style. Story telling is encouraged at every meal! There is always someone at the table that loves embellishing on great adventure stories.
The main living area features a fully stocked bar, two flat screen TV’s, game table and numerous trophies.
Precision I Class – $4,250
Precision II Class – $4,950
Safari Class – $4,250
Two day dangerous game course – $2950
Hunt/Precision Combo – $3,950 plus trophy fees
Two day hunter preparation class – $2,950
Hunt only trip 5 nights/4 days – $2,000 plus trophy fees
|Armenian Mouflon||$6,000 all year|
|Axis Deer||$4,000 all year|
|Black buck||$4,000 all year|
|European Mouflon||$6,000 all year|
|Fallow Deer||$4,000 Sept-March|
|Hog Deer||$6,000 Oct/Nov/Dec|
|Iranian Red Sheep||$6,000 all year|
|Nubian Ibex||$12,000 to 80” + $100/inch above 80”|
|Transcaspian Urial||$15,000 to 140” + $100/inch above 140”|
|Turkomen Markhor||$15,000 to 80” + $100/inch above 80”|
|up to 139″: $3,900
140″ and above: $4,000 + $100/ inch above 140″
How do I get to the lodge?
If you are flying commercially, you will fly into San Antonio, TX and rent a car to drive the two and a half hour drive to the ranch. This drive is very entertaining during the day as this area of Texas is known for exotic ranches. It is not uncommon to see zebras, elk, giraffes and many more exotic animals.
Is there a close airport for Private planes?
Rock Springs: has a 2,500 foot strip with no services and is about 30 minutes from the lodge. The lodge will pick you up at no charge from this strip.
Kerrville: has a 5,000 plus foot strip with full services. You will need to rent a car here and drive the hour and fifteen minutes to the ranch.
TRAVEL INSURANCE: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
Links to the companies we recommend:
While we do everything in our power to protect our clients from travel problems, we cannot prevent illness, natural disasters, wars, deaths, lodge closings and more; we live in uncertain times! The only way to protect yourself and your investment is through travel insurance. Travel insurance can provide medical coverage, cancellation due to natural disaster, illness, death in the family, lodge closings and other unknowns; in this day and time, anything is possible. Lodges count on you to protect your investment as they cannot refund your payments due to the nature of the product they offer.
Finally, travel insurance is time-sensitive and must be purchased within a certain number of days of your deposit to cover preexisting conditions, lodge closings and other various issues. It is still available later but the benefits may be more limited.
Both companies offer evacuation insurance in addition to their travel insurance but Ripcord has more thorough coverage in this area.
The Ripcord membership and travel Insurance provides the highest levels of medical, security, evacuation and rescue services in the industry combined with travel insurance:
- Remote rescue services from point of injury or illness
- Medical evacuations to the member’s home hospital of choice
- The best evacuation and rescue triggers that include rescues for medical conditions that will result in permanent injury in addition to just requiring hospitalization
- Security extraction services for geopolitical events and natural disasters
- Involuntary detention resolution services for members who are held against their will
- Consulting services from special operations veterans, paramedics, nurses, and physicians
- Travel insurance