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Trophy mule deer and trophy aoudad roam on this ranch in the Delaware Mountains. Topography is significant with 90 percent high mountain country and the remainder valley land. The elevation changes from 4000 to 5000 ft. An extensive wildlife plan has been managed for the last 11 years. In 2008, while drilling for oil and gas, a large volume water well was revealed allowing the developement of the water system that covers the entire ranch. Water infrastructure includes 10,000 gallons of water storage, ten water troughs with 8 miles of poly pipe. Seven, one ton protein feeders are strategically located throughout the ranch and have been on a year-round feeding program for last 7 years. The ranch has been enrolled in the Manage Land Deer Permit program for the last 7 years which allows for extended seasons to better manage the game. Nine mule deer buck tags are granted yearly form the Texas Parks and Wildlife biologist. The ranch has not been commercially leased for hunting and kept for family and private guests only.This ranch is located between two of the largest ranches in the region. The Southern neighboring ranch is the Apache Ranch, one of the most highly regarded ranches in West Texas. The Northwestern border is Jeff Bezos land holding that includes the aerospace company Blue Origin. The launch of rockets can easily be seen from the westerly view of this property.
All of the land is mineral classified meaning the land owner has 50 percent of the minerals and the State of Texas the other 50 percent. All interest conveys the land owner has per the mineral classified agreement. The last mineral lease was in 2010.
The 9 quail feeders attract numerous Scaled (Blue) Quail. Other birds include white wing, mourning dove, eagles, hawks and other non-game birds. Bird Feeders are located by the water troughs.
A metal building was built in 2014 divided with garage and comfortable cabin.