C J Ernst Ventures LLC


Hunting leases available in Menard and Reagan Counties.  We offer management, trophy, doe, or season hunts with lodging, blinds, and feeders available.  The ranches are highly managed with 120 - 180 B.C. deer harvested.

Ft. McKavett is a 1,940-acre hunter's paradise for gun hunters and archers seeking trophy whitetail bucks or Rio Grande turkeys.

With its superior offering of game, terrain, accommodations and service, the Ranch not only meets the long-standing reputation of West Texas hunting, it far exceeds it.

Intense, long-term game management, coupled with customized services and outstanding accommodations places the Ranch at the forefront of hunting venues for the Lone Star State.

The Ranch is situated a few miles from the Fort McKavett historical site in Menard County near San Angelo, a Texas region renowned for its prime trophy whitetail deer population.


            5 Day Hunts, Dates Chosen by LESSEE

          Management Hunts:                                                                Call for Pricing

                        Consist of:       (1) Mature 6, 7, or 8 point Buck

   (1)   Mature Doe without Fawn


Mature Buck should be (1) 4 ½ years old

(2)   120 pounds dressed

(3)   4 ¼” circumference at base

(4)   B.C. Score of 120 in.


          Trophy Hunt:              (1) Mature Buck larger than 8 point


Gross B.C. Score less than 150 in.                                                Call for Pricing

Gross score of 151 in. to 170 in.                                                   Call for Pricing

Gross score above 170 in.                                                            Call for Pricing

Area of Lease:    Ft. McKavett (Menard County)-1940 acres

Call us for more info on our hunting opportunities, accommodations or to reserve your hunt. We'll be happy to discuss details and provide information about the Ranch.

We would love to customize a personalized hunting package for you and/or your group:

Please call 830-864-4912 or 830-864-5163

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