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Services: Whitetail Deer Hunting Packages 

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Buzzard Creek Ranch offers Quality 4-Day, 3 Nights - Weekend Hunting Packages for Trophy Whitetail Deer, Turkey, and Wild Hogs.

TP&WL Managed Lands Deer Program Level 3 - We supply the Tags - No Tags Required off of your License.  Extended Rifle Season:  October through February.

Buzzard Creek Ranch also offers Discounted Youth Hunting (ages 11-17) for Youth Hunters who hunt along with a Paying Adult Hunter.

Buzzard Creek Ranch offers Doe (Meat) Hunts for 3-day, 2 nights -- Long Weekend

All Hunters must have a valid Texas Parks and Wildlife Hunting License.  Youth Hunters must have completed the TP&WL Hunter Safety Course.

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TROPHY BUCK HUNTING

The Buzzard Creek Trophy Buck Package - (4 days, 3 nights- Thurs/Fri/Sat night)

Includes Two Does, Two Turkeys,  and a Trophy Whitetail Buck.  Trophy Bucks are recommended based on Ranch prior scouting, game camera pictures, and Managed Lands Deer Program guidelines.  Typical Trophy Bucks are 10 points and better and wider than 17 inches.  Trophy Bucks MUST have Antlers wider than the Deer's Extended Ears ("Thirteen Inch Rule"),  and should have massive, dark chocolate brown antlers.   Wild Hogs may be killed at no additional charge.   Typically Only 5 Trophy Buck Hunt packages will be offered each year, first come first served.   

Trophy Buck Pricing - You,  the Hunter are in Charge - You Pull the Trigger,  You Decide How Big a Buck you want to shoot.   Prices are Higher for Better Quality,  Higher Gross Boone and Crockett Score Trophy Bucks.  All Bucks killed must have antlers wider than the Deer's Ears - "13 inch rule".

$2000 hunting booking fee--Trophy Buck Hunt at Buzzard Creek Ranch.   This fee is paid to reserve your hunt at the Ranch,  at contract signing and agreement on Hunting Dates.  The Trophy Buck Hunt Includes two mature Does and two turkeys.   The Trophy Hunt includes Four days of Hunting - Typically a Thursday thru Sunday hunt

A Chance to kill a Trophy Buck.  Many great Deer will be seen but there is no guaranteed kill.

All Bucks killed must have antlers wider than 13 inches. 
 (Antlers MUST be wider than the Deer's extended ears)

After the kill, all Bucks will be B&C scored by Buzzard Creek Ranch staff at the Ranch.  The Typical Gross Boone and Crockett score will be used for Final Price and Additional Fees or Cull Discounts. The Hunter is expected to watch the B&C scoring.

The number of antler points is not used in the pricing but generally a Buck with more antler points will have a higher Gross Boone & Crockett score.  Also lots of long thick antler tines will raise the Gross B&C score.

If Gross B&C score is greater than 120 points, an additional Trophy Buck fee will be due on the last day of the hunt at :
             $70 Trophy Buck Fee per each B&C point score over 120.

If Gross B&C score is greater than 150 points, an additional Trophy Buck fee will be due on the last day of the hunt at :
             $100 Trophy Buck Fee for each B&C Point score over 150.

Examples:
1) 18" wide ten-point Trophy Buck scores 130 points Gross B&C.   

          $2000 plus (130pts-120pts)*$70/pt = $2000 plus $700   
                                                                                =
$2700 total, 130 pts

                    $ 700 additional fee due from hunter on last day for
                    an example 130 Gross B&C Score Trophy Buck Kill


2) 20" wide twelve point Trophy Buck scores 150 points Gross B&C

          $2000 plus 30pts*$70/pt = $2000 + $2100 = $4100 total, 150 pts

                   $ 2100 additional fee due from hunter on last day 
 for 
                   an example 150 Gross B&C Score Trophy Buck Kill

3) 22" wide fourteen point Trophy Buck scores 162 points Gross B&C

                   $2000 plus 30pts*$70/pt = $2000 + $2100
                               plus 12pts*$100/pt = $1200

            Total Trophy Buck Kill Fee,  162pts B&C = $2000 +$2100 +1200
                                                                                  = $5300 total, 162 pts 

                     $3300 additional fee due from hunter on last day for
                     an example 162 Gross B&C Score Trophy Buck Kill


Spikes (1 1/2,   2 1/2 year old Bucks with Long, Thin,  2 -point or at most 3-point total Antlers)  are an
additional fee of $250 each

Kill a Management (Spike or 3-Point) Buck - at an additional $250 Fee.   This $250 additional fee for a Spike Buck (only 2 long antlered points, one on each side) or a 3-Point Management Buck (one side has a long spike point,  the other side has a long tine with one fork, three points total), will be paid only if a Spike or 3-Point Buck is killed.   


Button Buck (mistake killed instead of Doe) are $200 additional

Note - a Button Buck Fawn, a 1/2 year old Fawn Buck (about 35 lbs) with two small buttons where the antlers are just starting to grow,  is not a Spike Buck.   A Spike Buck is typically 1 1/2 or 2 1/2 (or more) years old, weighs about 80-100 lbs,  appears "full size height", and has long, ugly, single points, one on each side,  about 3-6 inches long.  While rare,  these inferior Spike Bucks occasionally occur,  and are not desirable in the Buzzard Creek Ranch gene pool.   

Spikes should be Killed.   

------- >>>>>>>  Button Bucks should NOT be Killed.
                         (We can't tell yet if they will be Trophy Bucks or maybe Spikes)

 

Meat / Management Hunt Packages

The Classic Doe and Management Spike Buck Package 
                            - (2 Nights Only - Fri/Sat Night)

Includes One Doe and Two Turkeys  Hunting Booking Fee $525

Kill a Management (Spike or 3-Point) Buck - at additional $250 fee.
$250 additional for Spike or 3-point Management Buck,  
paid only if a Spike or 3-Point Buck is killed. 

Wild Hogs or Coyotes may be killed at no additional charge.

 

The Youth Hunter Doe / Management Spike Buck Package

(youth 11-17 accompanied by paying Adult Hunter,   2 Nights Only - Fri/Sat Night)
Includes One Doe and Two Turkeys,  Hunting Booking Fee $150.   Youth Hunter must be accompanied by paying Adult Hunter.
   Adult Hunter must guide and supervise Youth Hunter in killing mature Adult Doe Deer and Spike Bucks only.

Youth may Kill a Management (Spike or 3-Point) Buck - at additional $250 fee.
$250 additional for Spike or 3-point Management Buck, 
 paid only if a Spike or 3-Point Buck is killed. 


Wild Hogs or Coyotes may be killed at no additional charge.

  

Button Buck Penalty Fees - All Packages

We charge a $200 Penalty Fee if a Button Buck Fawn is Killed by Mistake instead of a Mature Adult Doe.   Please Be absolutely sure of your target before you pull the trigger !

 

Visitor - Non-Hunting
Includes lodging in the Ranch Bunkhouse, transportation to/from blinds with hunters,
and watching from blinds with your hunting party. Visitor Booking Fee: $75

All packages include a fee of $75 for use of the Bunkhouse.  The Bunkhouse - both bedrooms - total fee is $75 (included) for each weekend package hunt.

 

No Tags Required off of Your Hunting License  TP&WL MLDP (Managed Lands Deer Program) Level III

All Hunts require a valid Texas Parks and Wildlife Hunting License.   However,  with Managed Lands Deer Program,  the Ranch Supplies the Deer Tags.   No Tags are Required off of your hunting license.  Youth Hunters must have completed a TP&WL Hunter safety course.  


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