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#6553843 - 11/21/16 10:00 PM Powderhorn Ranch
SWtexashunter Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/28/14
Posts: 192
Loc: Uvalde, TX
I recently drew to hunt the Powderhorn Ranch and was wondering if any of you guys knew anything about the animals they have on it. I read about the history and how old explorers and wealthy landowners released many animals on to it but I'm wondering if yall knew anything else about it.
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#6554372 - 11/22/16 10:19 AM Re: Powderhorn Ranch [Re: SWtexashunter]
Triplesnake Offline
Tracker

Registered: 01/03/05
Posts: 693
I've seen mention of Axis, Nilgai, Sambar, and Perre David being put ton there in some of the past write-ups. The most recent thing I found from TPWD specifically mentions Sambar deer. That's pretty cool. What draw did you win? I didn't see any hunts on the Powderhorn on the regular online catalog. I would definitely have put in for those if I'd seen them I'm really looking forward to the public getting access to that land.

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#6555067 - 11/22/16 07:12 PM Re: Powderhorn Ranch [Re: Triplesnake]
cva34 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/28/14
Posts: 63
Loc: Matagorda County
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#6555383 - 11/23/16 02:41 AM Re: Powderhorn Ranch [Re: SWtexashunter]
pigplinker Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/07/11
Posts: 1591
Loc: Ben Wheeler,Tx
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#6555574 - 11/23/16 08:31 AM Re: Powderhorn Ranch [Re: SWtexashunter]
1100aggie Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/20/15
Posts: 48
Loc: Tomball, TX
Originally Posted By: SWtexashunter
I recently drew to hunt the Powderhorn Ranch and was wondering if any of you guys knew anything about the animals they have on it. I read about the history and how old explorers and wealthy landowners released many animals on to it but I'm wondering if yall knew anything else about it.


+2 In regard to the same question earlier. Where or how did you enter a draw for Powderhorn?

I just skimmed the draw hunts by area and did not see it listed either.

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#6558015 - 11/25/16 06:54 AM Re: Powderhorn Ranch [Re: SWtexashunter]
Ranch Dog Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 07/15/05
Posts: 1583
Loc: Cuero
I curious to as I have seen anything made available yet.
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#6558324 - 11/25/16 11:41 AM Re: Powderhorn Ranch [Re: SWtexashunter]
Sniper John Offline
gumshoe

Registered: 08/31/05
Posts: 16769
Loc: North Texas
Me thinks he got confused with a different "ranch" drawn hunt area. Powderhorn does not transfer to TPWD until 2018.

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#6573410 - 12/05/16 06:49 PM Re: Powderhorn Ranch [Re: SWtexashunter]
Ranch Dog Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 07/15/05
Posts: 1583
Loc: Cuero
They are having some Texas Youth Hunting Program hunts there now. I received a notice that they need guides for a hunt this weekend.

http://tyhp.alamark.com/ai1ec_event/17-128-tpwf-powderhorn-ranch/?instance_id=1851


Edited by Ranch Dog (12/05/16 06:54 PM)
Edit Reason: added link
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#6573690 - 12/05/16 09:12 PM Re: Powderhorn Ranch [Re: SWtexashunter]
Sniper John Offline
gumshoe

Registered: 08/31/05
Posts: 16769
Loc: North Texas
That will be a hunt of a lifetime for most of those kids. up

"Description: This is an awesome opportunity to hunt Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundationís Powderhorn Ranch on Powderhorn lake near Port OíConnor. This is the first time that the public will be allowed to hunt on this amazing piece of the Texas coast. Game will be white-tail, axis and hogs."

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#6573976 - 12/06/16 07:01 AM Re: Powderhorn Ranch [Re: SWtexashunter]
Ranch Dog Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 07/15/05
Posts: 1583
Loc: Cuero
Depending on what they are allowing to be taken, this might be the chance for a buck of a lifetime.
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#6574826 - 12/06/16 03:35 PM Re: Powderhorn Ranch [Re: SWtexashunter]
majekman Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 10/17/09
Posts: 2395
Loc: Tha Rock
Bud of mine is big amigos with manager of Powderhorn. Said there's some BIG bucks on that place

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#6576284 - 12/07/16 01:32 PM Re: Powderhorn Ranch [Re: SWtexashunter]
Triplesnake Offline
Tracker

Registered: 01/03/05
Posts: 693
Wow. Lucky kids. I hope they have an awesome hunt and get a chance to show the rest of us what that place is all about.

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