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#7043460 - 01/18/18 03:09 PM Bell/Milam hunting property available.
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Registered: 05/09/11
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I’m posting this property on a few sites before i list it with an agent. I thought someone might be interested in a hunting property in Rogers, TX. I bought this property 2.5 years ago as raw land along big elm creek. It is approximately 4 miles NE of Rogers on the bell/Milam line and is almost 100 acres. It has 50 acres of on each side of the creek with a passable bridge. I recently finished the 23,000 cubic yards of levee work to build the 4 compartment 16-17 acre wetland system. It is set up with an inlet system that will self fill with a 3-4” rain. It will also come with 8 acre feet of pumping rights from the creek. I built over a mile of 6” roadbase with 4-6” milled blacktop into the property. There is a 30’ permanent easement all the way from new colony road into the property.

The property is loaded with deer and has large timber blocks on each side. We see 15-20 deer every time we hunt. We passed several 3-4 year olds this year in the 120-130+ range and have shot a couple 8s up to 152”. There has been two deer over 160 shot on adjacent properties. The wetland is pumped and is currently holding 750-1500 mallards and teal per day.

I’m asking $455,000 to get my investment out plus a few $$ for 2.5 years of work/Time input. Feel free to share this. Here’s some pictures. Raw land this closecto temple on big elm sells for 2750-4000/acre with zero improvements.









Duck marsh is the dark bulldozed area.



4 compartments have an inlet set 18” above grade that will fill the entire marsh from a 3-4” rain with surface run off. It also graded flashboards set where you can fill all 4 compartments from one corner.



The grading was shot with a survey drone.



The 15 acres in the front grows sunflowers exceptionally well with good numbers of dove.


The wetland soils have amazing moisture retention. 1-2” rain in August grew 4’ tall jap millet.




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#7043462 - 01/18/18 03:10 PM Re: Bell/Milam hunting property available. [Re: brazosboyt]
brazosboyt Offline
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The first year we fed the birds tons of corn and did not hunt it once. By the end of the season we had 1000+ birds imprinted on it. This year they cane back and brought their kids.





We let this deer walk for 2 years and shot him this year.





225 lbs on the hoof.



Here’s a few that walked this year.








And there’s a herd of about 20 elk that come through regularly. Everyone is letting them slide except the big bull got popped.


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#7044482 - 01/19/18 09:20 AM Re: Bell/Milam hunting property available. [Re: brazosboyt]
PMK Offline
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Registered: 09/10/12
Posts: 7284
Loc: Central TX (Gtown/Austin)
up very nice looking set up!!!
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#7044982 - 01/19/18 02:22 PM Re: Bell/Milam hunting property available. [Re: brazosboyt]
wtr Offline
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Registered: 09/25/12
Posts: 595
Loc: WestCOMMATexas hunt Comanche
Sweet place. Wish I had the $$$$$

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#7045497 - 01/19/18 08:12 PM Re: Bell/Milam hunting property available. [Re: brazosboyt]
mow Offline
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Registered: 09/17/12
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Loc: granbury,texas 76048
where in the world did elk come from in s.e. texas?

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#7045507 - 01/19/18 08:24 PM Re: Bell/Milam hunting property available. [Re: brazosboyt]
68rustbucket Online   content
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Registered: 10/21/08
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Loc: San Marcos, TX
Obviously high fence escapees. Bell/Millam counties aren’t in SE Texas


Edited by 68rustbucket (01/19/18 08:25 PM)

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#7045759 - 01/20/18 06:20 AM Re: Bell/Milam hunting property available. [Re: brazosboyt]
BlakeJ Offline
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Registered: 04/27/07
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Loc: CenTex
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#7045927 - 01/20/18 09:21 AM Re: Bell/Milam hunting property available. [Re: brazosboyt]
rickym Online   content
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Loc: texas
Talked to a buddy that hunts near Rockdale, said he's seen elk twice in 5 years. Must be a decent population of them in the area.
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#7045964 - 01/20/18 09:51 AM Re: Bell/Milam hunting property available. [Re: 68rustbucket]
mow Offline
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Loc: granbury,texas 76048
Originally Posted By: 68rustbucket
Obviously high fence escapees. Bell/Millam counties aren’t in SE Texas

sorry i meant s.e. bell county

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