C J Ernst Ventures LLC


Hunting leases available in Menard County.  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.


            3 Day Hunts, Dates Chosen by LESSEE

 Management Hunts:         (130-150 BC)                                    $3500 with Food and Lodging

  $3000 with Lodging only

                        Consist of:       (1)  Mature 8 point Buck

   (2)   Doe

Trophy Hunt:        (150+ BC)     

  $5500 with food and Lodging

  $5000 with Lodging only

Consist of: (1) Mature Buck larger than 8 point
  (2) Doe


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 Jim 830-864-4912 or 830-739-8708

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