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.
The Mayfield Ranch, situated near the beautiful foothills of Sierra Tinaja Pinta, encompasses just over 35,000 acres of deeded land and 35,000 acres of TXP lease land, making this ranch a little over 70,000 acres of pure seclusion and paradise.
“I love landscapes, especially Texas landscapes,” Pharaon said. “I’m a Texas native and our open spaces are part of my soul. My job as a photographer is to capture images that inspire that feeling in other people.”
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“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.”
Through Bownds Ranches, Brandon Bownds puts his multi-generation legacy of ranching and real estate to work on behalf of his clients every day. “It all goes hand-in-hand,” said Brandon, who is a fifth-generation rancher and a third-generation real estate broker based in Utopia. “You can read a book about something and figure out how to do it, but there’s no better way to gain knowledge—and no other way to gain firsthand knowledge—than by living it.”
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This reputation cow ranch is mostly high, rolling grama grass hills at around 5,600 feet with 25 percent higher mountains and canyons. It is adequately watered and improved.
Nestled in an ecological transition zone, Two Creeks offers the beautiful live water and legacy oaks and native pecans of the Hill Country and the varied brush and bull mesquite that marks superlative wildlife habitat in South Texas.
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“From the agency’s perspective, size doesn’t matter when it comes to technical guidance or cost-share programs,” Siegmund said. “All landowners receive our best information for managing their properties, and cost-share money is awarded on the merit of the project, not on the size of the acreage.”
Pennington Creek Ranch, low-fenced on three sides, is home to white-tailed deer that have been managed under TPWD’s Harvest Program, feral hogs, turkeys, dove, ducks, some bobwhite quail and non-game species.
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 ...
Back Porch Ranch is situated in the Texas Hill Country, approximately two-and-a-half hours west of San Antonio or one hour east of Del Rio. Starting with a blank slate, the current owners have spent the last 13 years transforming the property into what it is today, a first-class Texas hunting and recreational getaway. Opportunities to entertain are endless with the Back Porch at Elk Lodge, sitting in the saloon, the African palapa or on the ...
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