TEXAS HUNTING LODGES
Due to our huge land base consisting of hunting operations scattered over
many different properties, our Texas hunting lodging varies from one property to the
next. Some camps consist of spacious lodge type facilities while others could be
described as basic ranch type houses. Some hunting lodges are more well appointed than others,
but we make an effort to ensure that they are clean, regardless of their make
up. Some of our camps are not well suited for nonhunters while others are, so be
sure to check with us about this possible option.
Following are some photos and descriptions of some of our Texas hunting
lodges. This is
not a complete listing, but it does include several properties.
S Ranch Camp (S and Scrub Oak Ranches)
This hunting lodge was built in 2004
and features four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and large living/dining area with
satellite connection to big screen TV along with new leather furniture. Phone
service is available. It is built on a picturesque setting surrounded by big
live oaks, and a rocked outdoor fire pit area is an excellent spot to cool your
heals. We hunt the S Ranch, and Scrub Oak Ranches from this hunting lodge, and it
is located 15 miles northwest of San Angelo.
If there is such a thing as a 5-star Texas hunting lodge, this is it. Spacious
lodge, with many high end amenities make this a comfortable place to relax and
relive the day's hunt. Within a short walk from the lodge entrance, you can
enjoy the outdoor bar/fireplace, where your grilled meals will be prepared. Or
you can relax in the outdoor jacuzzi. Sleeping privacy, luxurious amenities,
gourmet dining, all within a one hour drive of Dallas/Fort Worth airport. Spoil
A beautiful four bedroom, three bath facility, this hacienda
compliments this top rated whitetail destination very well. Appointed with new
furnishings, including satellite hookup for TV, phone service, and an outdoor
patio area with fire pit, this is a comfortable destination located
approximately 30 miles southwest of Falfurrias.
A. S. Gage Ranch Hunting Lodge
Located near the quaint town of Marathon (10 miles southwest), this Texas
is used for mule deer, pronghorn, and aoudad sheep hunts. Featuring a
multi-building complex, a total of five bedrooms and four bathrooms accommodate
our hunters' needs. Well appointed throughout, a charming living/dining area
surrounded on two sides by plate glass windows provides a spectacular view where
the ambience is supported with a fireplace to relax by. Breathtaking landscape
surrounds this camp, where the Glass Mountains and Del Norte's merge. Phone
Jobe Ranch Hunting Lodge
Located just north of Kent, TX. this 100,000 acre property has a little bit
of everything to make it an ideal location for chasing trophy desert mule deer
in west Texas. This hunting lodge provides more than adequate amenities and makes for a
very comfortable stay during the hunt. In the evening the outside accommodations
provide a great place to sit around the fire and share stories.
Located seven miles north of Raymondville, this camp is where our free
ranging nilgai antelope hunts take place. This hunting camp is built similar to the
layout you might see in various African destinations, comprised of several
individual chalets, each of which has its own bath with two beds, a central
dining/lounging building, screened in porch and bar area, all of which are built
into the native landscape. You will likely see white-tailed deer, wild turkey,
javelina, nilgai, and various other wildlife species from camp. A large elevated
game viewing platform is an excellent spot to enjoy your sundowner, prior to
retiring to the fire pit just prior to dinner. Satellite with television is
onsite, but no phone hookups. Cell phone coverage is relatively good.
Yturria's La Joya Hunting Camp
Steeped out of old world, South Texas cultural feel, La Joya hunting camp is a charming destination to relax and unwind. With the romance that only this part of the border region of Texas can provide, the headquarter compound consists of 2 fully furnished cabins, each with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen, and living/dining area. Across the courtyard is a large bunkhouse with multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, and beside this building is the dining facility with kitchen and living/dining area. In the center of the compound is a wildlife water hole where you can regularly view deer, turkey, javelinas, and a plethora of songbirds. We conduct whitetail hunts here, along with a few exotic hunts. La Joya
hunting camp is located 15 miles northwest of McAllen, which is where commercial flights should be arranged.
Yturria's La Chata Hunting Camp
La Chata hunting camp, similar to Punta del Monte, mimics an African style hunting camp sprinkled with South Texas flavor. This camp is carved out of the landscape and it comprised of 4 private chalets, large bunk house, and separate dining facility. Each chalet is air conditioned with double occupancy arrangement and private bath facility. The fire ring will serve as an evening focal point to enjoy a sundowner while the resident chef grills your ribeye to your liking. La Chata
hunting camp is 5 miles north of Raymondville and commercial flights should be scheduled in and out of Harlingen, only 30 minutes away. In addition to Punta del Monte, nilgai and other exotic hunts take place from this camp.
Hill Country Exotic Ranch Hunting Lodge
Located in the rugged Nueces River drainage between Junction and Rocksprings,
this 10,000 square foot Texas hunting lodge is simply incredible. With approximately 7
bedrooms, 9 baths, formal dining room, huge living area with plate glass windows
overlooking the pool deck, this well appointed facility is spectacular.
Television with satellite and phone is provided and no amenities are lacking.
This Texas hunting lodge is available to us on a limited basis and is where we conduct some of
our exotic big game hunts.
This destination is located a stone's throw from the highly
popular tourist destination of Fredericksburg (20 miles northwest). This lodge
is a trailer house that was totally framed in with two additions built onto it.
Three bedrooms, three baths, and large living/dining area provide all the
creative comforts. Satellite TV and phone service is available. Built in a very
picturesque setting with fishing only 50 yards behind the lodge.
O Cross Ranch
This 2,500 acre, high-fenced property is located 7 miles north of Cisco. On
the edge of the rolling plains and cross timbers and prairies regions of Texas
this is a very scenic ranch with quality deer. Hunters can expect an opportunity
at a 130-145 B&C buck with several deer taken each year that are larger. Lodging
provided by WSI is off the ranch and is generally either in Cisco or Albany, TX.
Hunts are priced at $2500, with a $1000 harvest fee. A $100 per inch will be
assessed for any buck scoring over 140 B&C inches.
Chaparossa Ranch Hunting Lodge
This 80,000 acre property is located between La Pryor and Crystal City. This
is classic "golden triangle" south Texas habitat that is home to monster
whitetails, turkey, javelina, and feral hogs. Hunters can expect an opportunity
at a variety of long bearded Rio Grande gobblers. Excellent lodging is provided
on the ranch. This Texas hunting lodge consists of 9 bedrooms with private
baths, large living/dining area, game room, and swimming pool. This is a 3 day, 3 night turkey hunt priced at $1495 that includes
one gobbler, one javelina, and one feral hog.
The Springer Ranch is a 21,000 acre, low-fenced property that is located north of
Aspermont. It is a stunningly well-maintained cattle ranch that is home to some
great panhandle whitetails. In addition hunters can expect to see a plethora of
rio grande turkey, feral hogs, and coyotes. Commercial hunting of this property
did not begin until the Fall of 2010. Hunters should expect the average mature
buck to score between 130-145 B&C with a good opportunity for larger deer. Lodging
can be provided on the ranch via use of RV's or off the ranch, where hunters
will stay in Aspermont, TX. Total numbers in camp are limited between 4 and 6. Hunts
are priced at $4195.
This 190,000 acre property is located in far west Texas south of the town of Alpine. This
sprawling, wide open country is home to a variety of desert species including mule deer, javelina, and
aoudad sheep. Accommodations are provided on the ranch and although the hunting
lodge is not fancy, it is comfortable. Hunters can expect a good opportunity
at an aoudad sheep with 28"-30" horns. This hunt is priced at $3995 for 2x1 and $4,495 for 1x1.
Harkey Ranch Hunting Lodge
This beautiful Texas hunting lodge was built in 2007 and is one of the destinations we conduct some of our exotic hunts. Located approximately 30 miles south of San Angelo, the Harkey Ranch Lodge has 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, large living room, dining room, kitchen, bar area, and is appointed with high end amenities throughout. A clay bird thrower and BBQ area outside the lodge provide for outdoor recreation and pleasure. The
hunting lodge has been recently landscaped to provide for a beautiful setting and plans are in place for a hot tub and pool area. Great venue for corporate group or family.