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What are my chances? #5562851 01/25/15 05:01 AM
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Getting ready to move from Alaska to Houston and I've been scouring craigslist. Issue is I haven't found what I'm looking for.

So, maybe I'm looking for the impossible but before I give up, I just wanted to see what you guys think.

Looking for:
Year round lease
Fishing
Deer
Turkey
Duck
Hogs
Low Fence
A group of management minded individuals (taking mature animals or culls)
No issues with a drink around the campfire (I'm not talking getting drunk firing firearms and falling in the fire but just having few beers enjoying the company of good people)

I don't have any kids and my wife is a city slicker, that would rather spend time at the mall. So, it would just be myself.

Price? We both work for oil & gas companies with no kids so, I can afford a reasonable amount.

Is this possible to find? Or should I just go west and find a good deer lease and hunt ducks on public?


Thanks!

Re: What are my chances? [Re: s^2d] #5562873 01/25/15 05:28 AM
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If you find that lease, let me know ASAP!!!

Re: What are my chances? [Re: supersampson12] #5562915 01/25/15 06:22 AM
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Originally Posted By: supersampson12
If you find that lease, let me know ASAP!!!



Haha! Yeah, I assumed I was looking for a "unicorn". But if I hear of anything looking for multiple guns I'll give ya a PM.

Re: What are my chances? [Re: s^2d] #5563091 01/25/15 02:22 PM
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You should be able to find that pretty easy, if your willing to pay for it. There are hogs all over the state. The only one that could be an issue is the fishing. Some landowners will keep that for family, some will let you use it. The last place I was on in Lampasas County had all those items. I was on it for 15 years. 2,000 acres for $1,500. Then the place sold and the owners high fenced it and kept it to themselves. Haven't been able to find a lease since then. Three years and still looking!

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You should be able to find a place. Take your time and make sure you get in with the right group would be my advice. Lots of groups will take your money.

Re: What are my chances? [Re: s^2d] #5563146 01/25/15 03:05 PM
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Try this site.
Leasehunter .com

Re: What are my chances? [Re: Dadsaid] #5563455 01/25/15 06:09 PM
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Originally Posted By: jmh004
You should be able to find that pretty easy, if your willing to pay for it. There are hogs all over the state. The only one that could be an issue is the fishing. Some landowners will keep that for family, some will let you use it. The last place I was on in Lampasas County had all those items. I was on it for 15 years. 2,000 acres for $1,500. Then the place sold and the owners high fenced it and kept it to themselves. Haven't been able to find a lease since then. Three years and still looking!


3 years?! Not sure I could hold out that long! Sounds like you had a great setup for awhile though.

Originally Posted By: dfk
You should be able to find a place. Take your time and make sure you get in with the right group would be my advice. Lots of groups will take your money.


Yeah, I've been reading on here for awhile now and sounds like some folks have really been done wrong. Due diligence is tiring but a necessity to give you a better chance.

Originally Posted By: Dadsaid
Try this site.
Leasehunter .com


Thanks!

The hunt is still on then!

Re: What are my chances? [Re: s^2d] #5563821 01/25/15 09:41 PM
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Ha yeah three years is a long time. Luckily I know some people that own some land. So I've been able to hunt a little. I really do miss being on a lease though. Just being able to put a plan into place and then execute it is the best part. Hopefully I can come across something for next season!

Re: What are my chances? [Re: s^2d] #5564335 01/26/15 02:43 AM
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Youll have better luck on san antonio craigslist or if you go to east texas

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leases are available if you're willing to pay $2500 person

Re: What are my chances? [Re: s^2d] #5564361 01/26/15 02:55 AM
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Point some of those leases out, $2500 is not a problem.

Re: What are my chances? [Re: s^2d] #5564452 01/26/15 03:27 AM
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I think finding a lease with all those would be difficult but not impossible. The fishing and ducks may be the most limiting factors, but you could always do those elsewhere. There's lots of public places to fish and in Houston you'll be right by the coast for saltwater fishing. And you could duck hunt on public land. If your flexible about the fishing and duck hunting, I think you could find multiple leases with everything else you want.

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