Should You Allow Hunting On Your Land| Hunting Insurance

If you are a landowner, then you are sure to have run into this situation. You own an awesome piece of property, perfect for hunting and all-around outdoor fun. You love it, but everyone you know has realized that you are the guy with the land. Which begs the question every landowner has to ask themselves "Should I allow hunting on my land?". So what do you do? While it might seem like the courteous thing to allow people who ask to hunt on your land to do so. Have you considered the risks? Accidents on land are far less uncommon than you would think. Numerous types of incidents could lead to someone seeking compensation or a lawsuit. While you might not think you [...]

2021-06-08T12:46:21+00:00June 8th, 2021|Hunting Lease|

Hunters Insurance

The truth about hunting leases is that there just isn’t much downside for any of the parties involved. Landowners realize additional revenue while controlling hunter numbers, reducing trespassing issues and creating much safer hunting conditions. Hunters are thrilled to gain access to quality wildlife habitat through leasing. Most hunters place such a high value on their hunting experience, they are eager to create a friendly, beneficial relationship with their landowner. Which is why landowner liability insurance is so crucial. However, like any arrangement where promises are made and money changes hands, it is imperative for each side to feel comfortable and free from substantial risk. For landowners, the responsibility to provide a safe environment for their “guests” creates a very real liability concern. Any [...]

Bow Hunting Insurance – Why You Need It

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of bow hunting might be hanging stands every fall. Or taking your buddies out for the first time every season, hopeful for another great season. Something you might not think of when it comes to bow hunting is accidents and what happens when the unforeseen happens. That’s where high quality hunting insurance from AHLA for your bow hunting becomes as crucial to your hunt as the bow itself. Bow Hunting Accidents While bow hunting is an extremely fun and rewarding activity for hunters. It does not mean it is without its inherent risks. Even if you are the most experienced bow hunter there is, if you plan on taking people out with you on [...]

It’s February. I Guess That Means I Have to Shed Hunt.

I am not a fan of February. How can I be? Deer season is long over, football is gone for 8 months, snow and ice are covering everything on our lease and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. It’s about this time every year that cabin fever sinks it’s claws into me and makes me feel like a prisoner in my own home. But, mercifully February does offer one option to watching reruns of “Keeping up with the Kardashians” and do a little shed hunting. Early February By the first or second week of February, it’s a safe bet that all of the bucks on your lease or hunting property have shed their antlers. I don’t need to go into the science behind [...]

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 [...]

2020-12-30T21:03:09+00:00April 20th, 2020|Hunting Lease|

How Does Leasing Work?

How Does it 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 [...]

2021-01-22T16:42:35+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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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