Are You Ready for a Hunting Lease?

The following is the first in a five-part series of informative articles written for hunters of all experience levels, passions, and expectations. From your first thought of a hunting lease to the moment you send an arrow or bullet in his direction, this series will guide you through the entire process of finding, securing and enjoying a quality hunting lease. I have a mantra. When executed properly, the 'hunting lease' works for everyone involved. Ok, yes it's my job to say that. I get it. But, it's true. When hunters and landowners share expectations and there are fundamental levels of both courtesy and stewardship, the hunting lease arrangement delivers the goods. No other arrangement provides hunters with access to quality wildlife habitat for a fraction [...]

2021-09-09T14:42:01+00:00September 9th, 2021|Hunting Lease|

Your First 3 Must-Do’s on Your New Hunting Lease

Congratulations to you and your pals!  Securing your own hunting lease is a big step, but one you will be glad you took. No other arrangement can bring you the safety and quality experience like hunting private land. I won’t repeat the same topics I wrote about in the last two articles of this series. If you want to review those, they can be found here. Instead let's really take a look at how you can make the very most of your new hunting lease.  Of course, “when” you signed the lease will have an impact on what you can and/or should do on your lease. Let’s assume your lease was signed, insured and paid for in the early fall. That is typically a [...]

2021-09-09T13:34:17+00:00September 9th, 2021|Hunting Lease|

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 [...]

2021-09-21T19:14:11+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 [...]

2021-02-17T15:09:19+00:00February 10th, 2021|Hunting Lease, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2021-02-17T15:16:03+00:00February 9th, 2021|Hunting Lease, Tree Stand Safety|

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 [...]

2021-02-17T15:14:44+00:00January 20th, 2021|Hunting Lease, Uncategorized|

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|