Hunting Lease Guide 2008~2009

Sonora and Sutton County boasts some of the best Whitetail Deer, 
 Wild Turkey and Exotics hunting in the State of Texas.
Updated on 09/19/08

Day or Guided Hunts
Season Leases
Spring Turkey Hunting
Deer Processing



****NEW LISTING*****
Hunting Lease
David Wallace  

2009 Hunting Lease 

  • 27 miles east of Sonora, Texas

  • 2 hunters

  • $1500/hunter

  • Prime Hunting

  • No oilfield or outside access

McMeans Ranch
PO Box 1023
Sonora, TX 76950
Phone: (325) 387-9315

We are smaller than most ranches in Sutton County, but as good as any, consequently we limit the number of hunts offered.  We have a year 'round feeding program with spin feeders and protein food plots.

Only 4 deer hunts are available for 2007, minimum of 2 hunters.  Hunts include 4/day - 4/night, meals and lodging (non-hunters extra)
1-Buck 8-pts or better; 1 Cull Buck (more info on arrival); 1-Doe; 2-Turkey; 2-Hogs.  We also offer Spring Turkey, Spring Turkey/Hog Combo, Feral Hog only (year 'round), and Small Game/Predator (year 'round).  Lodging provided with these hunts, meals extra.   Call for more information.

DeBerry Ranch
Dry Devils River Wild Game Processing
Arturo Martinez
P.O. Box 1422
Sonora, Tx  76950
325-387-3175 - home
325-206-0285- cell

6 thousand acres, 5 miles west of Sonora on North access road on I-10.
Guided hunts, deer stands and feeders on ranch. 2 day minimum guided hunts,
Please call for more information or email for prices and more information.

Baze Ranch

Dove, Deer, Turkey, Hogs & Fishing - 23 hunters only this year $2000 per gun.  Located on 2 miles of the Llano River frontage.  River Cabin, Water, Electricity and sewer. Call to set up a hunt date or for more information.

C2 Ranch
PO Box 1129
Sonora, TX 76950
(325) 387-2181/(325) 226-3205  

C2 Ranch, 3700 acres of rolling hills with heavy oak, and some mesquite and cedar.  Now booking 3 trophy whitetail hunts.  Extensive game management for last 10 years - all hunts include doe.  Feeders, blinds, tripods, in strategic areas.  Transportation available to all feeders and blinds.  1200 sq. ft. house with walk-in cooler.  Deer range from 130 to 150.

Bowhunt - 4 day 1 Buck legal limit & doe $1500.00
Trophy hunt - 4 day 1 Buck, 8 points or better & legal limit of doe $2500.00
Management hunt - 7 point Buck or less & legal limit of doe $1500.00
Youth hunt - 7 point Buck or less & legal limit of doe $850.00

Transportation available from Mathis Field, San Angelo, Texas upon request

Ft. McKavett Ranch
Jimmy Cahill/Terry Owen
P.O. Box 1154
Sonora TX 76950
Phone: (325) 387-2524 or (325) 387-3108

Whitetail Package - Guided 3 day hunt, 1buck (8 points or bigger), 2 doe. Meals and accommodations included. $3500.00
Exotics - Year-round guided hunting. Axis, Black Buck, Fallow, Sika, Exotic Sheep, Scimitar Oryx, Addax, Red Deer, Elk and more! Call for price list.
Spring Turkey Hunts - Semi-guided, 3 - day hunt and accommodations.   2 gobblers $1450.00

Buckhorn Hunting
P.O. Box 1225
Sonora, TX 76950
Ranch: (325) 387-3253 Office: (325) 387-3881 

Fax:(325) 387-2165  

The ranch consists of 10,000 acres, and is located 22 miles West of Sonora, TX. The ranch has been under game management for the last three years, and has a year-round nutritional feeding program. The scenery is beautiful and the wildlife is abundant. (100% success rate past 2 years on bucks 8 points and better.)

Quality Buck Hunt: 4 days, all inclusive, 1 quality buck, 2 does.  
Management Hunt: 4 days, all inclusive, 1 management buck, 2 does.
Spring Turkey Hunt: 3 days, lodging & transportation provided - 2 gobblers.

For more information on a very exciting and memorable hunt contact  Steve Anderson, (References available upon request).

McPherson 4M Hunting
Contact: Maria, Sandy, or Doug
221 W. Olmos Dr.
San Antonio TX 78212
Office Phone: (210) 822-2915

$250 per day per hunter, $100 per day non-hunter, this includes lodging, meals and guide service. Deposit required to hold reservations. Game fees are as follows: White Tail Trophy Buck 8 pts or less $1000, White Tail Trophy Buck more than 8 pts $2000.  Wild Turkey $150, Javelina $150, Farrell Hog $100 . Exotic Game also available, please call for more information. Spring Turkey Hunts available. See description in "Spring Turkey Hunts".

Hudspeth River Ranch
Claudia Abbey Ball
P.O. Box 730
Comstock TX 78837
Phone: (432) 292-4537 or Fax: (432) 292-4423

6-day hunt, $800 per gun.   Includes 1 buck and 3 doe, and 2 Javelinas.  Lodging is additional.  Bow Hunters welcome in October!

Rafter W Ranches Guided Hunts
P.O. Box 944
Sonora, TX 76950
Phone: (325) 387-3377 or (325) 387-3085

Late season doe hunts available.  Call for more information.

Spring Turkey Hunt – 3 day hunt - $1350.  Prices include lodging & meals.
Call for a brochure and references.

Diamond TF, Inc.
Tryon Fields
P.O. Box 475
Sonora, TX 76950
Phone: (325) 387-5234 or (325) 450-4221

Blinds/feeders provided and irrigated deer plots.  The land has rolling hills and some brush.  2 Day Meat Hunts, 3 Day Trophy hunts and Bow Hunters are welcome.  Also available: hiking, bicycling, and camping. 

WL Whitehead Ranch
Home:  325-387-2983

Whitetail Doe and Buck Hunts - Call for more information

Joyce Young
P.O. Box 805
Ozona, TX 76943
Phone: (325) 392-3382 
Mobile: (325) 226-2185 or (325) 226-4291
During Season: (325) 392-5641

Choice weekend deer and turkey hunting, spring turkey hunting near Sonora. Live oak, cedar, canyon country. Private pasture, camping with water, electricity, and firewood. Game management program, wildlife fed year around.
Kinnikinnick Ranch
Melinda Crain
(830) 719-0366
(325) 387-3721 or (325) 226-2094

2000 acres, blinds and feeders in place of remote rough country, Package 3 or 4 day hunts available in Edwards County.   Whitetail deer, hogs and Rio Grand Turkey available in abundance.   This is in a very unspoiled remote location, beautiful surroundings and scenery as well as great hunting. Hunting packages designed to fit your needs.  ALSO AVAILABLE:  Hiking, Photography blinds, camping, fresh air, starlit nights, transportation from airport in Del Rio and more.   Please call for more information.

Randee Fawcett
Encino Ranch
Phone: (325) 387-3252

Encino Ranch Company is well noted for abundance of large deer and flocks of wild turkey.  These game managed properties are located in southwest Sutton County and east of Sonora.  Hunting packages designed to fit your needs are available.

Scott Jacoby Ranch
P.O. Box 295
802 S. Concho
Sonora, Texas 76950
Office: (325) 387-9065/Res: (325) 387-5258
Mobile (325) 277-0368 Lease.htm

Day hunt packages start at $150.00 per gun and include Whitetail Does, Whitetail Spikes, White Wing Dove, Gray Dove, Wild Turkey and Farrell Hogs.

Guided hunt packages start at $150.00 and range to $2500.00.  These packages include Management Bucks, Trophy Bucks, Exotics such as Sika's, Axis, and Blackbuck Antelopes.


****NEW LISTING AUGUST 2008*****
Season Hunting Lease
David Wallace  
(325) 226-2256 


Prime Property - 2008 Hunting Lease for 1st two weeks in November.

  • 1000 acres, 27 miles east of Sonora, Texas

  • 6 hunters

  • $2000/hunter

  • Prime Hunting, Lodge available, some blinds, feeders and pens supplied, you feed.

  • No oilfield or outside access .

Prime Property - 2008 Hunting
Lease one Week or 2 Weekends 

  • 3300 acres prime hunting land, 27 miles east of Sonora, with use of cabin, not leased for 2 years.

  • Up to 12 hunters, land will not be leased for hunting prior to or after you hunt.

  • $1900/hunter

  • Over 2 miles of Llano bottom (native pecan trees, large oaks) which is preferred deer and turkey area.

  • No oilfield or outside access, some deer pens, blinds and feeders available for your own feeding program.

2009 Season Hunting Lease

  • 3000 acres prime hunting land, 27 miles east of Sonora, easy access from I-10.

  • 20 hunters maximum

  • $36,000

  • Almost 3 miles of Llano bottom (native pecan trees, large oaks) which is preferred deer and turkey area.

  • No oilfield or outside access, sheep and goats removed 2/1/09

Wallace Quin Sabe Ranches
PO Box 1075
Sonora,TX 76950
FMI (325) 387-3625

3840 acres:  5 hunters wanted.  Deer management for the past 3 years.  $2,000 per gun. 1 -Mature Buck, 1 cull & 4 Does per Hunter.  House available on property.  Blinds & Feeders available.

Bond Ranch
For Booking (210) 824-3530

1700 acres, 3 Pastures, 10 feeders, Rock House with , 3 Hunters $2,750.00

R. Legacy Ranch
Gay Donaldson
PO Box 260
Mason, TX 76856
(325) 277-0774/ (325) 347-2484
  • 1900 acres Sutton County - Whitetail, Axis, Turkeys, Hogs.  Lodge - 10 hunters. $2,200.00 each

  • 1295 Acres - Schleicher County - High Fenced - Lodge - Whitetail, Exotics, turkeys, Quail.  Max 10 hunters

Deer lease available

Contact Doris Chadwick at 325-387-3369 for more information.
Seasonal Hunting Lease

Working Open Range ranch north of Sonora (Sutton County) Texas with quality Whitetail Deer and Turkey available.  Has year round feeding in place.  Blinds and Feed pens are in place.  water and Electric Hook up are in place.  Large ranches as neighbors.  Please contact (830) 257-5113 for additional information.

20 Hunter Lease
(325) 206-0498

20 Hunter Lease Available:  Whitetail, Spring & Fall Turkey, including Blackbuck Antelope, Feeders and blinds in place, hunting cabin that sleeps 16 with water, electricity and gas supplied.  $3000.00 per gun.  Call (325) 206-0498 and leave your name, number and where you are from...We will give you a call back.

Marsha and James Cardwell
1125 Red Bud Trail
Austin, TX  78746
512-328-4172 (home)/ 
512-917-9268 (cell)
512-328-6305 (fax)

7200 Acres of Wildlife Managed Hunting available in Sutton and Edwards County.  Blinds and Feeders in place.  $10 per acre . Please call for more information.


James Solise
14772 Calhoun Rd
Conroe, TX 77302
(281) 572 - 2308  

Sutton County, 4000 acres. 
Need 10 guns (Company Group or Individuals) to fill 14 gun lease, $2650.00 per gun.  Great location and property.  Located 14 miles North East of Sonora, TX on FM 864.  Easy access, good roads, water, electricity and good camp area.  Game managed the past 8 years.  Excellent hunting area and neighbors. 
Whitetail, Exotics, Turkey, Dove.
For serious and dedicated hunters.
Call James for additional details.

Abbey-Hudspeth Ranch
Ball and Strunk Partners, Ltd.
Contact:  Claudia Ball
(432) 292-4537   
PO Box 730
Comstock, TX 78837

6,700 acres, 60 miles So. Sonora, 35 miles south of Ozona, TX, Hwy 163, Val Verde Co.   Hunting Lodge sleeps 16 to 20; 4 bathrooms; completely furnished and equipped; meat processing shed with walk-in cooler.  White-tailed deer, Turkey, Aoudad; Game managed ranch.

Davis Bros Ranch
1716 South San Marcos, Suite 107
San Antonio, TX 79207
Phone: (210) 222-1030
Fax: (210) 222-9599
White Tail Deer:  Corporate or Company 6000 acres West of Rocksprings, TX with Lodge.  Call (210) 222-1030 or (210) 684-1182.
Bakers Crossing Ranch
Contact Les or Mary
HC 69 Box 200
Comstock TX 78837
Phone: ( 432) 292-4503

3500 acres of managed hunting for season or year round lease.  Rough terrain on Devil’s River, 4-wheel drive required. Whitetail, Aoudad, Turkey, Mountain lion, Bobcat and other varmints.  Whitetail deer average body weights 140-lbs. field dressed and scoring 130-140 the result of selective harvesting. Aoudad to 38 inch horn sin the record book The ranch has been fed year round the past four years with corn and protein. 
Located 63 miles south of Ozona, 70 miles southwest of Sonora and 21 miles north from Comstock on Hwy 163. Hunters willing to continue to build the quality of the deer are welcome. A cabin or a house trailer depending on your needs. $7.00 an acre year round lease with 6 hunters who must feed year round.  We have 7 corn feeders included. 6 quality bucks per year plus management bucks and does as called for by TPWD Management plan. Two to three Aoudad and plenty of Turkey.  
Not a working ranch, no livestock for 15 years. 
Fishing on Devil’s river available.

9 Month Hunting & Fishing Lease
FMI – 325-387-5922

16 Hunters, $3,000 per gun, Cabin on the Llano River with electricity and water.
About 3800 Acres.
FMI – 325-387-5922

Askew-Fisher Ranch
( 512) 389-3532 or (830) 997-0037

Need to fill out a group for hunting lease. Have an opening for 2 to 4 hunters within a group. Year round lease, with house 10 miles from Sonora. Total group contains 11 hunters for 6000 acres. Game managed property in the same family for generations. 

 Lawrence & Jodie Finklea Ranch
PO Box 617
Sonora, Texas 76950
(325) 387-3059

No other hunters on ranch, campsite area available during season only. Day camp house, no overnight lodging in house. 8-white tail bucks, 16-white tail doe, 6-Axis bucks, 6-Axis doe, 2-mature Black Antelope, 4-Black Buck Antelope and open season on Sika. 8 waterings all with blinds. Total of 11 blinds with feed pens established in best locations. No hunting from vehicles, no smoking, no turkey hunting. Serious inquiries only.

Mark & Patsy White
Encino Blanco Ranch
PO Box 490
Ozona, TX 76943
(325) 392-3041/ (325) 234-2111
(325) 653-7711

Sutton & Crockett County ranches available for season lease. 2500 acre lease for 10 hunters in Sutton County and 2000 acres for 8 hunters in Crockett County . Pastures available for smaller groups. Game managed, electricity, water, camp house and feeders available. Serious inquires only.

Shurley Elbow Lake Ranch
3312 Jung Lane
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(830) 990-7589/ (512) 965-0627

The Shurley Elbow Lake Ranch is a premier deer and turkey hunting lease.  2200 acres 12 miles southwest of Sonora.  Game managed by Texas Trophy Hunters Magazine's contributing author and college instructor, Bob Zaiglin.  Two miles of the giant oak lined Dry Devil's River.  For booking and pricing information, please call either (830)990-7589 or (512)965-0627.

Florence Rieck
(512) 477-7774

Hunt/Fish/Relax in Texas Hill Country .  Ideal Corporate Retreat for entertaining key customers, prospects and employees.  15,000 acres, year-round use of headwaters lodge and game room, fully furnished, accommodates 20+ guests.   Hunt deer, turkey, dove, javelina, wild hogs and some exotics.  Great bass fishing in spring-fed lakes bounded by pecan groves.  Private and corporate aircraft can land just 30 minutes away at Kimble County Airport, Junction, TX.   

***BOOKED ***
Thorp Ranch
PO Box 1485
Sonora, Texas 76950

2500 acres available for 2004 Hunting Season.  Located in southwest Sutton County.  Cabin, feeders and blinds in place.

Mark Hardeman
Phone: (325) 387-3222

4,000 acres with a cabin that sleeps 10, completely furnished.  Game cooler.  Numerous blinds, pens, and feeders.  Protein supplemented feed program.  Maximum 10 hunters. 

Condra Ranch  
Contact Duke Fredrickson
P.O. Box 396

Sonora, TX 76950
Phone: (325) 387-2941
8-10 hunters wanted.  Blinds and feeders, year around feeding program for deer.  Accommodations include: 3-bedroom, 2-bath house with central air and heat.
Rocky Ford Ranch
P.O. Box 381
Sonora, TX  76950
325-387-3083/ 830-238-4744 

6,850 acres, 12 miles east of Sonora, game managed for years with trophy bucks, 12-15 hunters with accommodations. Electric and water.

Shurley Ranch
Sonora, TX 76950
Doug & Suzanne Shurley Huddleston
Phone: (325) 387-3346 or (325) 277-8780
Fax: (325) 387-5841
The Shurley Ranch is 9 miles South of Sonora.  We have 7,000 acres that have been under extensive deer management program for the past 15 years.  The fruits of our labors have been evident the last 3 or 4 years. The average top ten-point buck during the 2001 season was 133.8 B & C.  The largest buck killed during the 2001 season scored 156 B & C.  We have a large young buck population that will prove to make the seasons to come very productive.  The terrain and quality wildlife makes this lease one of the premier hunting leases in Sutton County.  The Shurley Ranch supports a very large white tail deer and wild turkey population because of range and wildlife habitat.  The leases are for groups of 10 to 13 hunters.  Each group is provided with it's own full RV Park.  For more information please call or email.

George Wallace Hereford Ranch
Call or email for more information
(325) 387-3625 or (325) 226-3926

3200 Acres 30 Miles from Sonora


Scott Jacoby Ranch
P.O. Box 295
802 S. Concho
Sonora, Texas 76950
Office: (325) 387-9065/Res: (325) 387-5258
Mobile (325) 277-0368 Lease.htm

Lease for 5 hunters at $2500.00 per gun.  Price includes Hunting Cabin, Blinds and feeders.  This lease hasn't been hunted in 3 years!  Call to set up a hunt date.

Valliant Ranch
Call Lee Roy at (325) 387-6012 or (325) 206-0387
Call Tom at (325) 387-3340 or (325) 206-0388


3200 acres of wildlife managed hunting available in the beautiful hill country of the Edwards Plateau, east of Sonora.   Feed pens and blinds in place at prime hunting locations. Hogs and turkey available as well as white tailed deer, with year round feeding program and 3 bedroom hunting cabin.   Season lease for only $8.00 per acre.



****NEW LISTING*****
2009 Spring Turkey Lease
David Wallace  

2009 Spring Turkey Lease

  • 3000 acres, can be divided

  • Up to 12 hunters

  • $700 for two gobblers

  • Almost 3 miles of Llano bottom (native pecan trees, large oaks) which is preferred turkey roost.

  • No oilfield or outside access, no sheep or goats

Thorp Ranch
P.O. Box 1485
Sonora, TX 76950
Phone: (325) 387-5546 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Spring turkey and hog hunts; cabins and feeders available.
Garland or Joyce Young
P.O. Box 805
Ozona, TX 76943
Phone: (325) 392-3382 Mobil: (325) 226-2185
Spring Turkey Hunting - Weekends
C2 Ranch
PO Box 1129
Sonora, TX 76950
(325) 387-2181/(325) 226-3205  
Rio Grande gobbler paradise. Complete or start your SLAM at C2.  Rolling hills and heavy oaks.  Feeders and blinds.  DIY hunters welcome.  1200 Sq. ft. house with walk-in-cooler.  3 day hunt $850.00.  Transportation available from Mathis Field, San Angelo, Texas upon request.
Jane Rushing
Phone: (325) 387-3625
Over 9,600 acres Available.  $500 for 1 turkey, $200 for second turkey, 3 day hunt.  Hunted best in groups of 10, 6 and 4 hunters.  Housing is provided.
Diamond TF, Inc.
Phone: (325) 387-5234 or (325) 450-4221
3 Day Hunt. 1 gobbler, can take extra gobbler. 
Condra Ranch  
Contact Duke Fredrickson
P.O. Box 396

Sonora, TX 76950
Phone: (325) 387-2941
3 day hunt available during spring turkey hunt. $500 per gun. Call for more information.
Kinnikinnick Ranch
(830) 719-0366 or
(325) 226-2094
3 day Del Rio Grande Edwards County Spring Turkey hunts available - $575 per hunter, includes lodging, meals, transportation on ranch and 1st turkey.  Additional Turkey $150.  Call now to set up a date to hunt this excellent property in remote location.  Abundant turkey - ALSO AVAILABLE:  Hiking, camping, photography blinds, and more.

Rafter W Ranches Guided Hunts
Phone: (325) 387-3377 or (325) 387-3085

Spring Turkey Hunt – 2 Rio Grande turkey gobblers for- $1350.  Prices include lodging & meals. Call for a brochure and references.

Spring Rio Grande Turkey Hunts on The Abbey Hudspeth Ranch

Call 432-292-4432 / Email:

Hunt for 4 days on 14,000 contiguous acres for 2 Toms. Package includes a furnished lodge (sleeps 16), plus varmint and hog hunting. Fair chase.  Located 36 miles south of Ozona, Texas
Cost: $500.00 per gun. 

McPherson 4M Hunting
Office Phone: (210) 822-2915
Spring Turkey Hunts for $550 per hunter for a 3 day, 2 night hunt. This includes lodging, meals, guide service and the first turkey. Cost of each additional turkey is $150. Deposit required to hold reservations

Buckhorn Hunting
P.O. Box 1225
Sonora, TX 76950
Ranch: (325) 387-3253 Office: (325) 387-3881 Fax:(325) 387-2165

Spring Turkey hunt includes 2 gobblers, 3 days lodging and transportation provided.

Ft. McKavett Ranch
Jimmy Cahill/Terry Owen
Phone: (325) 387-2524 (325) 387-2947 (325) 387-3108  
See description under "Day or Guided Hunts"

Randee Fawcett
Encino Ranch
(325) 387-3252

Spring Turkey Hunts available.  These game managed properties are located in Southwest Sutton Co. and east of Sonora.  Hunting packages designed to fit your needs are available.
Sombrero's Spring Turkey Hunts
Bob Caruthers
Phone: (325) 387-5263 or (325) 650-2233
Semi-guided, meals and lodging included.  Please call for more information.


Sonora Deer Processing & Storage
World Class Taxidermy
804 Glasscock
Sonora, TX 76950
Phone: (325) 387-5566 or (325) 387-3926
Jerkey ~ Pan & Link Sausage ~ Summer Sausage
Hours:  9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Deer processing and storage during whitetail season.
Dry Devil's River Wild Game Processing
Arturo Martinez
PO Box 1422
Sonora, TX 76950
(325) 387-0285 or (325) 387-3175

Basic Processing Whitetail Deer, Exotics - Cut & Package; Sausages; link, pan, & summer; Jerky
Larger Exotics Welcome
Can Process Wild Turkey
Deposit required for all game left for processing.  Call for Directions.

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