Hunting Land Management Best Practices | Texas Land and Ranch Ownership Resources

Texas is home to millions of acres of excellent wildlife habitat, providing exceptional hunting from the Red River to the Rio Grande. The rub for many hunters, however, is the sheer fact that the majority of that land is inaccessible, resting squarely in private hands and open only to those willing to pay the highest price to gain access and lease hunting rights.

Hunting Land Management Best Practices | Texas Land and Ranch Ownership Resources

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fencing your texas property

Every landowner uses their property in a unique way. But one thing is the same across the board: proper fencing around your property is paramount.

Whether you raise livestock, tend crops, host game, or simply live on the land, you need to have proper fencing to enclose the property so everyone and every animal stays safe.

This is a short guide that will help you get started on fencing your Texas property:

Selecting the Right Fence

With so many options, it’s hard to know which type of fencing is the best for you. When selecting the right fence, you need to consider several different factors, including its purpose, cost, and upkeep, just to name a few.

Wooden

wooden fence on texas ranchWooden fencing is a traditional choice that is extremely attractive and

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A blight on the land of most ranch-owners in Texas is feral hog overpopulation. This post is an overview of wild pigs and their effects on the land you own or are looking to own.

  

Not only do they tear up the land, but feral hogs can spread E Coli and other diseases to humans and other animals, kill native species, and contaminate water sources. This invasive species can thrive in 79% of Texas and their population continues to increase exponentially. A study from 2004 estimated that Texas had around $52 million in damages annually resulting from feral hogs. Now, that estimation reaches as high as $1.5 billion nationwide. Needless to say, their presence within Texas is detrimental to ranching and landowning.

To get an idea of the scope of

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A hunting lease is an agreement between you (the lessor) and hunters or anglers (the lessees) that allows them to visit and hunt on your land for a specified time period. Your lessees pay you per acre or per lessee for their hunting experience. 

This post will give you a quick rundown of hunting leases as well as resources to help you get started if you decide you would like to lease your own land out or if you are looking for a place to privately hunt.

What is a hunting lease?

Types of Land Leases:

It is good to know that you have options when wanting to lease out your own property or if you are searching for private land to start hunting on. That being said, it is good to keep in mind that a landowner can only agree to as much as their land is capable of providing,

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