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#5576896 - 02/01/15 04:50 PM Turkey lease?
BradyBuck Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/18/07
Posts: 5129
Loc: Abilene, TX
I've got an opportunity to lease a place for turkey that I previously had leased for deer and turkey. We took four nice gobblers off it last year and it should be good again this year.

I have no idea what it should bring cost wise. It's only about 100 acres and we would probably just have two guys hunt it.

How much should I be willing to pay? They told me to just make an offer.

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#5577189 - 02/01/15 07:36 PM Re: Turkey lease? [Re: BradyBuck]
hanoverian Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 12/14/09
Posts: 30
If going by past seasons harvest, $1000 would be an honest offer. But as far as a lease goes I wouldn't offer more than $2 an acre. There are really too many variables to consider. Do you feed or do they feed for you. Is lodging included or have to provide your own. Can you go as you choose or have set days or weeks you can hunt.

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#5577280 - 02/01/15 08:24 PM Re: Turkey lease? [Re: BradyBuck]
BradyBuck Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/18/07
Posts: 5129
Loc: Abilene, TX
No lodging. It is within 30 min of my house. They've got deer feeders going but I doubt they will still have corn in them. I could go any day during the season.

I made an offer of $3 an acre. Hasn't got back to me yet.

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#5577312 - 02/01/15 08:47 PM Re: Turkey lease? [Re: BradyBuck]
Gamblinman Offline
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Registered: 09/02/04
Posts: 629
Loc: Yantis, TX
$500.00 a piece. That's a sweet deal for you being that close to home.

Gman
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#5578518 - 02/02/15 01:55 PM Re: Turkey lease? [Re: BradyBuck]
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Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 4365
Loc: Watauga, TX / Hunt - Eastland
Did you pay to hunt turkey last spring on the same ranch or did you shoot the 4 turkey during deer season?
If you hunted the same ranch last spring what did they charge?
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#5579351 - 02/02/15 09:20 PM Re: Turkey lease? [Re: Pope&Young]
BradyBuck Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/18/07
Posts: 5129
Loc: Abilene, TX
Originally Posted By: Pope&Young
Did you pay to hunt turkey last spring on the same ranch or did you shoot the 4 turkey during deer season?
If you hunted the same ranch last spring what did they charge?





I had the place leased for the year. We took the turkey during spring season. Called five nice gobblers in at 15 yards. I also took a 140 ten point off of the place. It was a sweet little honey hole and I only paid $1000. The other guy on the lease shot a 156. I don't want to get into the details on here about why we lost it but I was pretty upset about it.

But it had nothing to do with me that's why I still may be able to get it for turkey.



Edited by BradyBuck (02/02/15 09:22 PM)

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#5579354 - 02/02/15 09:23 PM Re: Turkey lease? [Re: BradyBuck]
BradyBuck Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/18/07
Posts: 5129
Loc: Abilene, TX



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#5579706 - 02/03/15 06:40 AM Re: Turkey lease? [Re: BradyBuck]
DQ Kid Online   content
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Registered: 02/20/12
Posts: 4080
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Originally Posted By: BradyBuck
Originally Posted By: Pope&Young
Did you pay to hunt turkey last spring on the same ranch or did you shoot the 4 turkey during deer season?
If you hunted the same ranch last spring what did they charge?





I had the place leased for the year. We took the turkey during spring season. Called five nice gobblers in at 15 yards. I also took a 140 ten point off of the place. It was a sweet little honey hole and I only paid $1000. The other guy on the lease shot a 156. I don't want to get into the details on here about why we lost it but I was pretty upset about it.

But it had nothing to do with me that's why I still may be able to get it for turkey.



Taking a 140 and a 156 off for only $1000 gives me a decent idea why...Sorry about that.

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#5600482 - 02/15/15 12:42 PM Re: Turkey lease? [Re: BradyBuck]
Wilhunt Offline
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Registered: 07/26/13
Posts: 2340
Loc: New Braunfels, San Saba county
Wow...$1,000. and it is gone. I would be sick. Good your getting a shot at the turkeys though.

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