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COVID-19 Precautions for Businesses

The Wild Side of Business: COVID-19 Protection Plan for Camps and Lodges

When COVID-19 showed up in earnest last March here in the U.S., who would have envisioned that our world would still be so encumbered by this dreadful virus? About the time that it seemed as though our society was beginning to move in a direction of getting back to our normal daily routines and practices, prevalence rates of COVID-19 spiked in many areas of the country, reminding us that it’s still too early to let ...

Double Nickel on the Niobrara

On the Cover: Double Nickel on the Niobrara

Located in the Sandhills of Nebraska, the Double Nickel on the Niobrara is one of the finest ranches in the Midwest. An extremely diverse landscape of Sandhills grasslands, pine covered hills and draws, irrigated production farmland and wooded river bottoms provide an amazing combination of beauty, production and recreation seldom seen in a single offering.

Winter 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Our annual gift guide curated especially for the discriminating land aficionado. Gift ideas ranging from gifts for the home, foodies, book lovers and more!

Monarch Ranch

On the Cover: Monarch Ranch

The Monarch Ranch is located in a historically rich section of Val Verde County. Following Texas’ independence from Mexico in 1836, John Coffee Hays is the first American recorded to visit Val Verde County in an effort to establish a road from San Antonio to El Paso in 1848. During his time tracking the road, he renamed the San Pedro River the Devils River, to fit with the difficult terrain.

TWA Adult Mentored Hunting

Hunting Heritage 2.0

“The overall goal of Hunting Heritage is educating Texans about wildlife and the role that hunting plays in conservation through wildlife and habitat management,” said David Brimager, TWA’s Director of Public Relations and a Certified Wildlife Biologist®. “Through our new initiative H2, we’re combining our existing long-term programs with several new ones into one focused, integrated effort to educate Texans across the board and help funnel them into the field through mentored hunting opportunities.”

Winter 2020 Texas Holiday Gift Guide

Our annual gift guide curated especially for the discriminating Texas land aficionado. Gift ideas ranging from gifts for the home, foodies, book lovers and more!

The Wild Side of Business: Financial Deal Structures Between Landowners & Hunting Outfitters

There are a few common arrangements that tend to define the basic financial arrangements between landowners and hunting outfitters.

Fall 2020 Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados—from hot sauce inspired by the clay fields of Georgia to a photography book that presents a variety of American landscapes.

The Shockey Collection; Jim Shockey

The Shockey Collection: A Proud Tradition of Excellence

“In my travels, I see great properties, I see bad properties—and everything in between,” Shockey said. “Experience and time are the only ways to gain knowledge. Now, I’m at a point where I know the difference between exceptional, good and merely average.” His real world knowledge forms the basis of the strict criteria and evaluation process that sets The Shockey Collection apart in the marketplace.

Brazos River Ranch

On the Cover: Brazos River Ranch

The ranch features an excellent mixture of improved pasture and native pasture, a heavily wooded area consisting of various oaks, elms, cedar and some mesquite, as well as some rockier high ground on Barber Mountain. There is a wide variety of soil types on the ranch, however the majority of the soils are variations of some type of sandy loam. The property is currently being used for agricultural and recreational purposes; the sellers are currently ...

Greg with an antelope

The Wild Side of Business: Business Lessons from COVID-19

For those proprietors who are in the outdoor recreational travel industry, such as hunting and fishing outfitters, and eco-tourism professionals, there are several obvious epiphanies that the COVID-19 experience has granted us. It is up to the business owner to channel these experiences into strategies for catering to clients and creating business safeguards that may perhaps soften the blow in dealing with future challenges.

Summer 2020 Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados—from coffee tables made with surfboards to a flask that doubles as a compass and flashlight.

Comanche Rock Ranch

Featured Listing: Comanche Rock Ranch

Located in Gillespie County, turnkey Comanche Rock Ranch offers a full range of Hill Country possibilities adjacent to Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Its proximity to Enchanted Rock ensures high traffic and visibility for those interested in generating income. Its size ensures privacy and seclusion for those seeking respite and relaxation.

San Bernard River Ranch

Featured Listing: San Bernard River Ranch

San Bernard Ranch is a working cattle ranch with outstanding deer and duck hunting only 65 miles from downtown Houston. Huge oak and pecan trees are spread across the property, which boasts 2.7 miles of San Bernard River frontage.

Featured Listing: Circle Bar Blue Ranch

The impressive Circle Bar Blue Ranch is located in south-central Gonzales County and has over one-and-a-half miles of Guadalupe River frontage.

Admire from Afar, Inquire up Close

If you’re considering buying a property from a distance, it’s important to do your homework and work with the right pros.

Spring 2020 Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados—from bowties handmade with feathers to artisanal craft spirits made with honey from happy bees.

New Mexico

New Mexico is the Land of Enchantment

Regardless of how you plan to manage your property, New Mexico is a ranch-friendly state. The expense of ranch ownership is amongst the lowest in the West. Operation costs and state regulations pertaining to ranch activities are minimal and not overly burdensome. And land values are half the cost of surrounding states.

Rudio Creek Ranch

On the Cover: Rudio Creek Ranch

Located in Eastern Oregon’s Grant County near Kimberly, Rudio Creek Ranch’s landscape encompasses the region’s diverse beauty within 6,120± acres. (Rudio Creek Ranch adjoins 8,200 acres of BLM land.) Inside the ranch’s fences, the terrain ranges from rolling hills and dramatic mountains to flat mesas and pastureland lush with native grasses as well as cultivated alfalfa.

Black Oak Ranch

Featured Listing: Black Oak Ranch

Black Oak Ranch is located just minutes from Mineola, Texas, featuring a custom-built 7,892-square-foot main residence, excellent facilities and multiple pastures for cattle, and over 30± acres of surface water between three different lakes that lay out beautifully on the property. This 387± acre ranch is ideal for cattle and a variety of recreational activities.