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A great opportunity to hunt the rut for big axis deer! This is 2:1 fully guided 3 day hunt. These are free range axis and hunter has leases on several large ranches encompassing 30,000 acres. Hunter has options to add free range exotics, blackbuck, and scimitar oryx on about 20,000 acres and a variety of varmint species to their hunt with a trophy fee. Outfitter has access on a total of 6 ranches. If varmint are selected, outfitter will set up a nighttime spotlight hunt in search of these animals and skin what you want to take with you. Outfitter will provide ATVs and side x sides or field transportation, but this hunt will require moderate hiking some some rocky terrain.
- Species: Axis Deer
- Average Classification: 32 - 34
- Shot Opportunity: 95
- Weapons: Archery, Rifle, Cross Bow, Muzzleloader
- Hunt Catalog #: RB4716-03
- Tag Availability: Over The Counter
Largest buck taken on the ranches was 37" (170) Pope & Young. Largest buck in 2019 was 35". These are large and heavy axis.
Any method of take is legal for this hunt.
Rifle hunters will shoot 200 yards on average
Archers will shoot 40 yards on average
Outfitter suggests a .270 or larger caliber for this hunt or a 100 grain broad-head.
Airport Pick up/Drop off service
Varmint Spotlight Hunting
Free range Blackbuck
May 01, 2021 - August 31, 2024
- Member Price: $4,500.00
- Non-Member Price: $4,900.00
License not included in the price of the hunt. *SPOTS AVAILABLE FOR 2023
Options for a non-hunter. Options to add a blackbuck. Options to upgrade to a 1:1 hunt. Option for a private room. Option to shoot a wide variety of varmint. Pick up-drop off service. *If hunter is interested in free-range exotics, inquire when booking.
Rocksprings, Texas, United States of America
Deposits are not refundable. When you make a deposit or payment that money is used to reserve your adventure dates and we cannot sell them to anyone else. If for some reason you have to cancel, you will lose your deposit and any payments you have made. If you are concerned that you might get sick or otherwise have to cancel, we suggest buying trip insurance. There are insurance companies that specialize in providing insurance policies for outfitter bookings and hunts. One such company we recommend is globalrescue.com. It is also our policy, depending on the adventure you booked and at our discretion, that if you have to cancel and we are able to book a replacement for you at the regular price we will work with you to apply your deposits to another adventure. Please note that we cannot refund or roll state or government license fees, application fees, draw results, or tags.
A great opportunity to hunt the rut for big axis deer! This is 2:1 fully guided 3 day hunt. These are free range axis and hunter has leases on several large ranches encompassing 30,000 acres. Hunter has options to add free range exotics, blackbuck, and a variety of varmint species to their hunt with a trophy fee. If varmint are selected, outfitter will set up a night or day time hunt in search of these animals and skin what you want to take with you. Outfitter will provide ATVs and side x sides or field transportation, but this hunt will require moderate hiking some some rocky terrain. This is a spot and stock hunt on free range axis. Hunter can expect early mornings and evenings in the field to find big bucks. Often bucks will be located in the morning by glassing and hunter will wait for them to bed and make a stock. Clean and comfortable ranch house to come back to after a long day in the field.
HuntX Scale (Low 1 - 5 High)
- Lodging & Accommodations: Cabin/Lodge?
Lodging & Accommodations Scale
5 - Cabin/Lodge
4 - Bunk House/Trailer
3 - Wall Tent
2 - Backpack Tent
1 - Client Provided/Hotel
Hunter will be staying in a nice ranch house for this hunt. Bunkstyle rooms. Private rooms are available for an additional cost. *Photos available soon
- Menu & Food: Full Kitchen?
Menu & Food Scale
5 - 5 Star Catered
4 - Full Kitchen
3 - Field Kitchen
2 - Backpack Food
1 - Client Provided
Outfitter will prepare all meals for the hunt. Homestyle cooking-meat and potatoes.
- Physical Conditions: Moderate Hiking?
Physical Conditions Scale:
5 - All Vehicle Access
4 - Light Hiking
3 - Moderate Hiking
2 - Heavy Hiking
1 - Extreme Back Country
Hunter should be prepared to do some moderate hiking for this hunt. It is very hot and could reach temps up to 100 degrees during the day. On average hunter will hike 2 miles a day in some rocky terrain.
Transportation (To/From Basecamp)
Hunter will fly into Midland, or San Antonio Texas. Hunter will be responsible to rent a vehicle and drive to the ranch (roughly 2 hour drive). Outfitter also offers a pick up/drop off service for an additional cost.
- Lodging & Accommodations
- Menu & Food
- Physical Conditions
Hunter should expect to do some moderate hiking in some very hot weather. On average hunter will hike 2 miles a day in pursuit of big bucks. Temps may reach 100 degrees and so very light hunting clothing is recommended. Terrain can be rocky so comfortable and durable hiking boots a must. Outfitter does provide ATVs and Side x Sides for field transportation where possible.
What Outfitter Provides
- Side x Side
What to Bring
- Binoculars & Rangefinder
- Warm weather hunting clothing-layering system recommended
- Rifle with 40 rounds of ammunition (more if additional species are selected)
- Comfortable and durable hiking boots for rocky and hot terrain
- 20 Quart Badlands Cooler
- Big Frig 45 Quart Badlands Cooler
- Mountain Extreme Men's
- Mountain Guide
- Women’s Mountain Extreme
- South Dakota Shooting Academy I
- RBO Mountain Light Shooting System
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