PROCEDURES & PREPARING FOR YOUR HUNT

PREPARING FOR YOUR HUNT

  • We offer bow and/or rifle hunts

  • Practice shooting. We cannot emphasize the importance of practicing at the shooting range. Don’t just sight in your gun. PRACTICE

CAMP & HUNT POLICIES

  • On all of our hunts, we do enforce a wounded animal policy. If you draw blood, this animal will be treated as a kill.

  • Everyone’s safety is our #1 priority! Drinking of alcoholic beverages is not allowed while hunting, and Shirley Ranch reserves the right to not allow a client to hunt if the client is not of safe mind and being.

HUNT PACKAGES INCLUDE

  • 3 Days/2 Nights

  • Lodging

  • Guide Service

  • Ranch Transportation

  • Field Dressing

  • Caping

  • Quartering of meat for transportation

HUNT PACKAGES EXCLUDE

  • Shirley Ranch does not provide regular hunting equipment needed by clients, guns, alcoholic beverages or personal effects.

  • Hunting Licenses, Hunting license information can be obtained from Texas Parks and Wildlife Non-resident 5-Day Special Hunting License (Type 157): $48 – Exotics only Non-resident General Hunting (Type 105): $315 – Any Deer or Legal Bird Hunting License Online Sales

  • Gratuities

  • Taxidermy work

GRATUITIES

Gratuities for guides and cooks are customary. Normal amounts vary, but here is a general suggestion.

Hunt Price

Gratuity Amount/Hunter

Up to $1,500

$150-$225 (Guide) – $40-$75 (Cook)

$1,500 – $3,000

$175-$300 (Guide) – $40-$75 (Cook)

$3,000 – $5,000

$300-$500 (Guide) – $60-$100 (Cook)

$5,000+

7% – 10% (Guide) – $100+ (Cook)

*These are recommendations only.

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

SCHEDULE

  • Most hunts are booked for 3 days/2 nights

DAY 1

1pm

Arrive, Sign-in & Unpack

2:30pm

Shooting Range to site in weapons

3:30pm

Head to blind for evening hunt

6:00 pm

Pick-up form blind

DAY 2

4:30 am

Rise & Shine

5:00 am

Breakfast

6:15 am

Head to blinds to hunt

9:00 am

Pick-up from blind

12:00 pm

Lunch Break

2:30 pm

Head to Blind to hunt

6:00 pm

Pick-up from blind

 7:00 pm  Dinner Served

DAY 3

4:30 am

Rise & Shine

5:00 am

Breakfast

6:15 am

Head to blinds to hunt

9:00 am

Pick-up from blind

9:30 am

Pack-up for departure

12:00 pm

Depart Ranch

SHIPPING OF TROPHIES AND MEAT

Should Shirley Ranch have to ship cape and antlers to clients requested destination, client will be charged for shipping charges, as well as a service charge for crating/handling. All meat that is not donated will need to be shipped back with hunter on airplane in ice chest, or taken back in vehicle. Shirley Ranch will not ship meat.

PAYMENT

Cash, Check & Credit Cards accepted

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