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#5755554 - 05/22/15 03:35 PM lease prices
esnow74 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/09/12
Posts: 257
Loc: Ellis County, TX
I can not remember the last time I saw lease openings on what appear to be really good ranches that did not fill almost immediately. It makes me wonder if this is a sign of the times that prices have gone too high and with fewer oil and gas workers bank rolling, will the prices start to drop just slightly? It looks like there are a few really good looking places here on the forum that are still trying to fill up and have been for a couple of weeks. I have never seen prices go down so I tend to think they will hold steady or even continue to rise a little but it just makes me wonder why these are not full yet. I know for me it is just a price issue since I was not budgeting to spend $4500 but can easily see the value in what they are offering. I wish I had known a year ago these were going to open up. Just my luck.

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#5755679 - 05/22/15 05:26 PM Re: lease prices [Re: esnow74]
Pittstate Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 09/01/09
Posts: 5177
Loc: NE/CO/KS/MO/OK
If they are not leasing in Texas, they must be heading north. My Dad (lives in Kansas) has been contacted almost weekly this year with people looking to lease. I also field calls for Kansas leases pretty much every week and for Oklahoma & Missouri about the same.

I have been offered several exotic hunts at about 50% off 2 year ago prices.

So far this year I have done: 1) Texas Dall hunt for $250, Hybrid Mouflon (probably 95% or better) for $500 and Black buck for $1,000. Getting lots more offers as well, but I am totally booked for this year and can't take on more hunts.

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#5755698 - 05/22/15 05:42 PM Re: lease prices [Re: esnow74]
ParkCountyElkDestroyer Offline
Afroman

Registered: 01/31/10
Posts: 4190
The deer lease market is at supply and demand equilibrium. That is the joy of living in America.
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#5755699 - 05/22/15 05:42 PM Re: lease prices [Re: esnow74]
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
I do not ever see lease prices going down. The demand is still very high for good leases where I am at. Also effecting leases is the fact that many ranches have split and/or been sold taking those ranches/leases off the market. A lot of ranches have went up and are not that good of quality of lease for the money. That is leaving some spot open. While others have gone up to what they consider fair market for what they have to offer on their land.
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#5755708 - 05/22/15 05:51 PM Re: lease prices [Re: esnow74]
titan2232 Offline
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Registered: 12/29/14
Posts: 3022
Loc: Conroe, TX
You can still find good land for lease at a good price, but you'll have to by pass the "middle man". My family and I stumbled upon a good deal back in January on a place in eastern Val Verde County. The LO and his ranch hand had a big disagreement which led to the entire group being booted off.

The LO told us flat out: "Mr Jones (ranch hand) was bringing double the allowable hunters out and charging them $3,800 a gun. Mr Jones only paid 20K for the 3200 acres which was supposed to have 10 hunters max. A few months into season I found out Mr Jones and his hunters were slaughtering Axis when I clearly stated no axis should be taken."

LO told us that the 20K for the lease is a drop in the bucket to what he makes on his sheep and 200 gas well. Said he just wanted a serious group that would take care of his land and manage the deer under his rules and the money meant nothing.

I think there are still opportunities like this you just have to be in the right place at the right time.
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#5755954 - 05/22/15 09:00 PM Re: lease prices [Re: esnow74]
thewrap Offline
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Registered: 05/15/11
Posts: 1921
Loc: Lubbock, Texas
If you look hard enough you can find good leases at fair prices. A friend of mine hunts a place near the Matador Ranch for $1200 a year. Most places I've looked at are about $2000 with at the very least electricity at camp. Which I think in most areas is a pretty fair price. But I don't see lease prices going down anytime soon. If anything I've noticed more demand and less supply so it's quite possible to see them go up over the next few years. But that's just what I've observed.
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#5755969 - 05/22/15 09:16 PM Re: lease prices [Re: esnow74]
TexFlip Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 8644
Loc: Harris County
I just saw a listing on FB for 25 acres in Duval county for $750 deer season only. Who would lease 25 acres?
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#5756015 - 05/22/15 09:49 PM Re: lease prices [Re: esnow74]
BigLou Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 07/02/06
Posts: 452
Loc: Flower Mound, Texas
Have you guys seen the population growth in texas from out-of-state folks? Mine is the only family in our entire neighborhood that is originally from texas. So many new folks, and many of them are wanting to learn how to hunt. Great for our sport and tradition. But bad for lease prices. I doubt prices will fall any time soon...

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#5756308 - 05/23/15 08:31 AM Re: lease prices [Re: TexFlip]
sqiggy Offline


Registered: 07/13/09
Posts: 1878
Loc: Franklin, Tx Hunt in Panola ...

Originally Posted By: TexFlip
I just saw a listing on FB for 25 acres in Duval county for $750 deer season only. Who would lease 25 acres?
Seen on another site where a guy wants to lease his 54 or maybe it was 74 acres to 2 guys at $2500 a gun. I'm sorry, believe it was bow only!!! Not allowed to shoot any turkeys.

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#5756334 - 05/23/15 08:54 AM Re: lease prices [Re: sqiggy]
Navasot Offline
Natty Love

Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 25941
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
Originally Posted By: sqiggy

Originally Posted By: TexFlip
I just saw a listing on FB for 25 acres in Duval county for $750 deer season only. Who would lease 25 acres?
Seen on another site where a guy wants to lease his 54 or maybe it was 74 acres to 2 guys at $2500 a gun. I'm sorry, believe it was bow only!!! Not allowed to shoot any turkeys.


I would in the right part of Duval... one of mine is 14 acres in leon co.
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#5756337 - 05/23/15 08:57 AM Re: lease prices [Re: esnow74]
Navasot Offline
Natty Love

Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 25941
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
Id rather grab those smaller cheap leases than a big expensive one... also keep it close to home.. one stand on the place.. low traffic and bow only.... love those kinda spots... I don't have to go further than 8 miles to get to all of them from the house.
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#5756357 - 05/23/15 09:14 AM Re: lease prices [Re: esnow74]
colt.45 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 03/16/12
Posts: 9307
Loc: wondering about the woods
i blame the economy... Economy income, can't aford a lease... Usdtacould aford too... flag
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#5757126 - 05/24/15 04:01 AM Re: lease prices [Re: colt.45]
aeb Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 06/06/10
Posts: 16185
Loc: West Texas
Originally Posted By: colt.45
i blame the economy...


I hear this all the time from the guys on my smaller place and then I think about the $50K hunting rigs parked at camp.....wonder what the camp would look like in good times? grin
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#5757136 - 05/24/15 05:37 AM Re: lease prices [Re: Navasot]
Briar Rabbit Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/25/12
Posts: 162
Loc: Beebe, Ark/ Bluff Dale, Tx
Originally Posted By: Navasot
Originally Posted By: sqiggy

Originally Posted By: TexFlip
I just saw a listing on FB for 25 acres in Duval county for $750 deer season only. Who would lease 25 acres?
Seen on another site where a guy wants to lease his 54 or maybe it was 74 acres to 2 guys at $2500 a gun. I'm sorry, believe it was bow only!!! Not allowed to shoot any turkeys.


I would in the right part of Duval... one of mine is 14 acres in leon co.



Amen Navasot, in the right spot and with good food plots and feeders you can make an oasis for the deer, as long as you can get the owner to respect your hard work also....
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#5757243 - 05/24/15 08:41 AM Re: lease prices [Re: Navasot]
sqiggy Offline


Registered: 07/13/09
Posts: 1878
Loc: Franklin, Tx Hunt in Panola ...
Originally Posted By: Navasot
Originally Posted By: sqiggy

Originally Posted By: TexFlip
I just saw a listing on FB for 25 acres in Duval county for $750 deer season only. Who would lease 25 acres?
Seen on another site where a guy wants to lease his 54 or maybe it was 74 acres to 2 guys at $2500 a gun. I'm sorry, believe it was bow only!!! Not allowed to shoot any turkeys.


I would in the right part of Duval... one of mine is 14 acres in leon co.
Well, this place ISN'T in the right place!!

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