For novice and avid outdoorsmen alike, a private ranch, hunting preserve or hunting lodge is often the preferred locale for their sport. With the outfitters who own or manage the property taking charge of many of the arrangements for the trip, hunters of every experience level can have the hunting trip of a lifetime. Here’s a look at some of the many benefits hunters will find when planning a trip to one of our local Texas Hunting Lodges.
Texas Hunting Lodges: Cost
Aside from travel costs, the fees for the trip usually covers transportation to and from the airport, meals, lodging, the services of an experienced private hunting guide, great fishing and other recreational opportunities, and amenities to suit your style. The cost of your credentials is not included in the price of the hunt package, but you are covered for everything else. You choose the type of accommodations you want, from tents to resort-like lodges.
Higher Success Rates
Public lands face a lot more hunting pressure than the private lands we used by Texas Hunting Lodges. With more hunters using the public lands, it can be harder to locate the deer. There is also a higher risk of being shot at accidentally. In addition, public lands have fewer animals available due to being more heavily hunted. You are far more likely to take home a trophy on a guided trip. Not to mention, guided trips tend to have better trophy quality.
Your likelihood of bagging an elk, trophy mule deer, moose, or antelope is excellent. Hunting lodges of this type assure that visitors get their money’s worth while the wildlife on the property is correctly managed. This means that it meets the supply for healthy, mature animals without depleting the herds. The number of hunters booked corresponds to the available wildlife.
The success of any hunting venture usually depends on how well you know the area. When you go on one of our guided hunting trips, you have the major benefit of working alongside someone who knows the area very well. Your guide will know how to find and draw out the biggest bucks. You can rest assured knowing that you will not accidentally trespass onto private property or become lost as well.
Guided hunting trips also allow beginners to lean on more experienced guides when necessary. If you are just starting out and need assistance with licensing, hunting lodge guides are happy to help. Your guide will advise you on what to bring on your trip, what to wear in the field, how to prepare for your venture, and so much more.
Whether you need advice about the type of weaponry to buy, the terrain in the local area, or the best way to hunt, the guides and other hunting outfitter personnel are available to answer questions and talk to in the time leading up to the hunting trip. For trips with professional guides, you will have access to a pro around the clock during your trip. They’ll also offer expert advice. Not to mention, you’ll get a hands-on experience and invaluable lessons you can take with you on future hunts.