TEXAS RIO GRANDE GOBBLERS 2 BIRDS FOR ONLY $1350 INCLUDES AIRPORT PICKUP
Success continues to be 100 percent on this bargain priced Rio turkey hunt. $1,350 INCLUDES 2 GOBBLERS, nice lodging, meals, guiding and AIRPORT PICKUP! The past two springs have produced exceptional hatches and the bird numbers are quite high.
The outfitter operates on a nice private ranch about 40 miles south of San Angelo with over 6,000 acres. He offers 2 1/2 day full service hunts starting the rst weekend of April and goes to the end of the month. Hunters can choose their own style of hunting and have a choice of utilizing a guide or hunting on their own. Some hunters prefer to just hike and call, commonly referred to as run and gun, while others would rather hunt over feeders or water areas as the birds will visit these places daily. The out tter knows the roost sites and can direct you to an area that holds birds. Bunkhouse accommodations with excellent home cooked meals. This outfitter manages his property for quality and success. San Angelo airport pickup. Hunt TU233. TU233 Hunt Photos.
NEBRASKA MERRIAMS OR KANSAS RIOS & EASTERNS ONLY $1200 FOR 2 GOBBLERS INCLUDES LODGING/MEALS
This outfitter runs spring turkey hunts in both Nebraska and Kansas. The Nebraska birds are Merriam’s and his Kansas hunts have both Rio’s and Eastern. Success is normally 100 percent with everyone taking at least one gobbler and most taking two longbeards.
The Nebraska outfit has over 30,000 private acres northwest of North Platte in central Nebraska with over 8 miles of riverbottom and another camp with 70,000 private acres half an hour to the east with 10 miles of riverbottom, both Merriam turkey havens.
He offers 3 day hunts priced at $1,200 that includes 2 birds, nice ranch house lodging, meals and airport pickup in North Platte or fly into Denver and rent a car for the 3 hour drive. If you want a calling guide it is an additional $400. Hunt TUNE565. TUNE565 Hunt Photos.
His Kansas outfit controls over 24,000 private acres and is also priced at $1,200 for 2 birds for 3 days of hunting. If you need a calling guide the price is an additional $400. This property has both Eastern and Rio turkeys and is located just outside Manhattan in northeastern Kansas. Nice lodge accommodations and meals with airport pickup in Manhattan included. HCU consultants Bob Wodzisz and Cliff Graham have taken birds here. Hunt TUKS565. TUKS565 Hunt Photos.
DO IT YOURSELF MERRIAM HUNT NEBRASKA 4 DAYS 2 BIRDS ONLY $700
This northwest Nebraska rancher/outfitter will allow you to hunt 4 days on his 4000 private acres for two Merriam gobblers for only $700. Hunters stay at a local motel and eat in restaurants at their own expense. An effective way to hunt this big country is glassing and locating birds and then hiking to them. If numbers continue to stay high he may allow hunters to take a third gobbler for a kill fee of $150.
The area is known as Pine Ridge country and has big ponderosa pines and canyons making this a very beautiful area to hunt turkeys. Hunts run from about April 15 to May 30 and early hunts could be cold. He will accommodate a pair of hunters or groups up to 4 and typically your party is the only hunters on the property. At press time 4 spots were booked with one remaining for late May. HCU’s Bob Wodzisz has been on this property. Hunt TU327. TU327 Hunt Photos.
FLORIDA TROPHY HUNTS FOR OSCEOLA GOBBLERS, GATORS AND HOGS
We work with 2 Florida outfitters that have been traditionally 100 percent success past years on everything. We have hunted with both of them and they have the best Osceola hunting Florida has to offer. If you have never hunted gators out of an airboat on the swamps at night you are missing a great adventure. Everything from chasing hogs with hounds to shing some prime Florida waterways, this trip is bargain priced for the memories it will create.
This outfitter is located only 40 miles south of Orlando and this hunt is easily combined with a family vacation at Disney. He offers turkey hunts from March 18 to April 23 priced at $2,250 for 3 days on 25,000 private acres and you can also add a hog. Success has run 95 percent with 100 percent opportunity on mature gobblers. This hunt is in high demand so book early or expect to book at least a year in advance.
Hog hunts are $1,000 for the 3 days from January to April and include 2 hogs. Off-season from May to December is $750 for 3 days for 2 hogs and additional hogs can be taken on trophy fees. You can sit at blinds, spot and stalk or use hounds.
Gator hunting is a very fun and exciting sport. It can be done with the use of airboats at night with archery gear or spears. Rifles and a swamp buggy are used mostly in the day.
He offers 2 gator packages:
$1,750 gets you 3 hunting days for any gator 6 to 8 foot and must be under 9 foot. If you have a group of 3 or more it is $1,500 per hunter.
Trophy gator package is 3 days at $3,500 for 9 foot or better. His hunters have taken gators as big as 12 foot and over 3 foot wide. Hunts include lodging, meals and guide. $50 license should be purchased ahead of time by phone or online. Hogs can be added for inexpensive trophy fees. This out tter is an accomplished archer and offers all his hunts with either bow or gun. Hunt HG148. HG148 Hunt Photos.
Another top Osceola outfitter located near Okeechobee offers his 4 day turkey hunt for $2,500 and you can take one hog at no cost as long as you take the meat home. They have a real nice operation with very comfortable cabins in a great setting in the woods.
They normally harvest 30 to 35 long beards every spring and if you cripple a bird and do not find it your hunt is over.
Hog hunting package for 2 days and 2 nights is $775 and includes one hog, additional trophy hogs are $225 or meat hogs $75.
Gator hunts on 8 to 9 foot gators are $1,500, 9 to 10 foot $2,500, 10 to 11 foot $3,500, 11 to 12 foot $4,500, over 12 foot $5,500, plus $250 per day for lodging and meals. Gator and hog combos make a great trip.
He also offers several packages, such as a 6 to 8 FOOT GATOR PLUS A HOG, 2 NIGHTS LODGING, MEALS, LICENSE, TAG AND GUIDE FOR ONLY $1500 IN SEPTEMBER OR OCTOBER. Nice cabin accommodations and hunters y into Orlando or Ft. Meyers and rent a car. Hunt HG863. HG863 Hunt Photos.