Planning the Hunt
There are several things to consider when planning a corporate hunting trip. Will everyone in your party be hunting? Are all hunters licensed? Will hunting season be open during your hunt?
We are located in Texas’ south zone for whitetail deer hunts. The season dates change yearly but generally speaking the season for whitetail runs late September to early November for archery, the general season runs early November to mid-January. For exact dates, give us a call or check with Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Axis deer can be hunted year-round in Texas. At Rancho Madroño, our axis herd boasts numerous trophy-sized bucks.
Spring Turkey Hunts
Hunt pheasants at our ranch from mid-September through March. These challenging and fast-paced hunts over top gun dogs are great team-building experiences.
Other Things To Do
Not everyone on your team may want to hunt. Here are some ideas for non-hunters.
Two miles of Pipe Creek flow through the ranch. We have kayaks and paddleboards for guests use. Or fish for largemouth bass, perch, bluegills, and channel catfish in the live water creek.
The Texas Hill Country is famous for its local wineries. Plan out a day to sample some of the state’s finest wines! Many wineries offer tours and special group rates.
Explore the Texas Hill Country on horseback! Cross G Ranch in Bandera offer trail rides. See creeks, ravines, hills of various degrees, wooded areas, valleys, and high plateaus with some of the most breathtaking views you’ve ever seen.
Accommodations and Meals
The Main Lodge serves as the perfect rendezvous area for meals, cocktails, relaxation, and strategic meetings with white tablecloth dining for formal dinners in the Great Room. Our staff can even schedule a special business event with a top local chef seating parties of up to 14 people indoors and 20 people outdoors. Day and evening meals events can also be held enjoying the cool, steady breeze under rustic Texas limestone and cedarwood beam pavilion sitting in a valley at 1400 foot elevation providing a cool, steady breeze even in the summer.
The pavilion is next to the outdoor stone swimming pool and provides outdoor seating for entire party fireside with a grand outdoor kitchen with a Primo Ceramic Cooker, Pitmaker Smoker, and Argentinian Grill. The Main Lodge and Pavilion with long views of Pipe Creek, our hidden valley, and surrounding hills and bluffs will provide for unforgettable evenings with your clients. The pool can also be heated upon request for year-round swimming.