How Much Do I Charge for A Hunting Lease?

When making the decision to lease your land for hunting there are many different questions that you may come across. The biggest hurdle you may find is probably going to be how much to charge for a hunting lease. While there are many factors at play when determining the amount you could make on leasing your hunting land, the main ones are: - Location - “Huntable” Acreage - Access - Quality of game   While some factors may affect pricing more than others, all 4 of the above features of your property will go into deciding how much you can charge for a hunting lease.   Location Geographical location is important when it comes to a hunting lease. The prices of hunting leases [...]

By |2020-05-15T12:39:38+00:00April 20th, 2020|Hunting Lease|

How Does Leasing Work?

How does the hunting Lease work? What is a hunting Lease? What's the true definition of it? It's simple. It's just an agreement between a landowner and a group of hunters or hunter. Down south, where they have all those thousands of acres, they have big hunt clubs. They might have 150 members in a Hunt club and that club leases 15,000 acres, that's how that works. That's how it got started. We talk to people from Louisiana and Alabama all the time, and we've had conversations where we say, “Well, people up in the Midwest aren't quite into leasing” and they're shocked. Well how do they hunt? If they don't Lease, how do they hunt? It makes no sense to them. A [...]

By |2020-05-13T12:11:41+00:00October 7th, 2019|Hunting Lease|

How Affordable is Leasing?

I'll tell you a story and you can tell pretty quickly whether or not you want to spend your money. if you tell your wife or your significant other “Hey, I'm just going to spend $5,000 dollars.” That isn't going to go over so well. Instead, let's do the math. Let's break it down per hunter, per hunt. How you can show that leasing is an affordable option. Every hunter at some point or another has gotten a phone call that said, “hey, we can't hunt the ground anymore that we were hunting and I was hunting on a friend of mine's grandmother's farm, she sold it. So that's gone, we have to take our stands down and we're out.” It's horrible news. [...]

By |2020-05-15T15:15:14+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Hunting Lease|

The Benefits of Emailing Certificates

As the 2019 deer season is approaching, we understand you need to get on your lease as soon as possible to get your stands up and your trail cams placed in the right spots. If your landowner is requiring proof of insurance before you can step onto the property, you need your certificate as soon as possible! There’s no time to wait 4-5 days for your certificate to come in the mail and that is IF your insurance company sends it to you the next day. Some companies can take up to 4-6 weeks to get you your certificate! When we were coming up with ways to get you your certificates quicker, emailing them straight to you was always on our list. Once [...]

By |2020-06-29T14:32:16+00:00August 9th, 2019|Hunting Lease|

5 Ways To Lose Your Lease

Whether you’ve been on your lease for 5 months or 5 years, there is always that possibility that this is your last year on that property. There are plenty of reasons for a landowner not renewing your lease; their family wants to hunt it, selling the land, or even the landowner passed away. Many of the reasons are unavoidable, but there is always the reasons that are under your control. Here is our top list of ways to lose your lease next year: Allowing Others to Hunt Without Landowner Permission The landowner may have given you permission to hunt, but he didn’t give permission to your cousin’s friend’s brother. You have to be very careful when bringing guests onto the property to make [...]

By |2020-07-01T11:46:16+00:00July 26th, 2019|Hunting Lease|

What’s your Game Plan? 5 Things You Need To Know Before Talking To A Landowner

How many times have you walked up to a landowner’s house to ask for permission only to be turned away? 5? 10? 15 times? At what point in the conversation could you tell the landowner wasn’t interested? Could you have been better prepared to deal with the landowner’s questions? Here are 5 things that you need before stepping foot on the front porch: 5. Know how many hunters you want to bring onto their property Landowners like to know who is on their property. Whether you plan on hunting by yourself, just with your family, or with a club, know before you head over how many people you plan on bringing with you on the hunt. If you add more later or bring [...]

By |2020-07-01T12:58:25+00:00July 8th, 2019|Hunting Lease, Land Access|

Why You Need A Written Agreement For Your Lease

Only a few more months until this year’s hunting season and we are all getting our leases ready for the rut. We have our tree stands hung, cameras put in place, and all of our leases are secured for the season.  By “secured” I don’t just mean we shook hands with the landowner and they agreed to let us hunt. We want to make sure the landowner is protected, we are protected, and everyone is happy with the deal. The best way to do that is with a lease agreement. A lease agreement sounds like it could be scary. Like something lawyers would need to get involved with and it sounds expensive. Well, it doesn’t have to be any of those things. You can [...]

By |2020-07-01T13:11:40+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Hunting Lease|