Are you looking to find a whitetail deer hunting lease? If so it can be overwhelming at times as you know. Hopefully, this will help lead you to the perfect hunting lease for you.
Whitetail Deer Hunting Lease
There are a few things you need to figure out before you start looking for leases.
Things to think about before you start searching for a new lease.
How many hunters will be involved in the lease?
You need to have an idea of how many hunters you are wanting to include on your lease. Obviously you don’t want to many hunters on a particular piece of property. The more acres per hunter average the better. Although the cost goes up the more acreage each hunter has to hunt. Some people don’t want other hunters hunting their lease others do.
What will your budget be?
You need to figure out how much money you and or the other hunters are willing to spend. Having an idea of what land is leasing for on average will help you know what price range to look for to get good or fair deals.
How many acres?
Once you figure out how many hunters you are wanting to include on your lease you can decide how many acres you have an available budget for.
Do you want to hunt near home? Or are you willing to travel to go hunting? Decide which areas you would be interested in finding a lease.
What type of whitetail deer management rules are you wanting the lease to go by? Also decide how those rules will be enforced. Knowing these things ahead of time can make a huge difference in a quality lease.
Ways to Find the Perfect Lease
Word of mouth is the tried and true method. People are willing to give you the first shot at their property if they know and like you and they know you are interested. The best way for them to know you are looking is to get the word out around town to friends and neighbors.
Another way to find a great lease is searching the internet.
The following is a list of places to find a whitetail deer hunting lease online.
Base Camp Leasing– For hunters and property owners. Has different levels of memberships available.
Hunting Lease Network– For landowners and hunters. Handles everything from the lease write up, hunting insurance, and renewals. They even offer franchise opportunities to start your own business.
HLRBO– Free service for hunters.
As well as many others that you can find by doing different google searches.
Something to think about as well is hunting lease insurance. It is definitely best to do your research on this and find a good reputable insurance company. Here is some Hunting Lease Insurance we recommend.
By knowing how many hunters, their budget, the area they want to find a lease, and the management rules they want it to be ran by you will be able to pinpoint the perfect whitetail deer hunting lease for you and your members if any. Word of mouth is the best method but many are able to find great hunting leases online. Finding a great lease can be a bit overwhelming but it doesn’t have to be. By doing a little homework and having a little patience you can find that perfect property for you.
The following is a video we made to help find a deer hunting lease.
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