Nebraska Archery Antelope Hunts on Private Ground
A fun bow hunt with options to spot and stalk, hunt over water or along trails into hay fields. That and the fact that this hunt is inexpensive makes this a hunt to check into.
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This sand hills ranch has produced great bucks for our clients in years past and will continue to do so as long as we have anything to do with it.” ~Russ Meyer
Nebraska antelope hunting season is from late August through mid November depending on availability.
You will be hunting over 33 square miles of antelope covered Nebraskan sand hills at the Running Water Ranch in Northwest Nebraska. During a fully guided archery antelope hunt, you will hunt over watering holes in a blind or spotting and stalking with the guides. Dependent on the hunter, they may spot and stalk all morning, then enter the blinds near the 11am – 12pm mark and sit until a good buck comes within the kill zone.
If the waterholes aren’t producing, this outfitter also has the luxury of having alfalfa fields to hunt over. During the summer, antelope start using the alfalfa fields as a giant buffet. Once this happens, they set up blinds on the major trails and crossings to and from the fields.
Success Rates and Trophy Quality
These sand hills have produced great bucks for many years and will continue to do so as long as this outfitter has anything to do with it. Success rates are 84% with an opportunity rate of 93%
Expect warm weather. lows in the 50′s with highs of 90-100. Bring your summer gear but prepare for cooler mornings.”
Driving Clients: Drive to Rushville, NE where the outfitter will give you additional directions to travel to our on-site lodge. Clients flying in will fly to Chadron, Nebraska for a free round-trip taxi shuttle service or fly into RAP for a $250 taxi shuttle service.
License and tags are over the counter for archery antelope. Non residents cannot hunt antelope with a rifle.
This ranch has two fully furnished on-site ranch houses on the property that have been converted into hunting lodges. The lodges are warm, comfortable, and filled with the amenities you would expect; warm bedding, great kitchens, and an inviting atmosphere to retell the stories of the days hunt. These lodges are provided exclusively for hunting clients and guides.
Meals are all home style / home cooked. Menus will vary from week to week. Snacks, water, soda pop provided.