Tips on Buying Hunting Property

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  Purchasing your own hunting property can have many perks. If you are an avid hunter it would make sense to purchase a hunting property for sale instead of paying hundreds to thousands of dollars to join a hunt club or use someone’s land. Being part of a hunt club can be frustrating because when opening day comes you could see several dozen other hunters which nine times out of ten will scare off prized deer. Or your neighbor’s property you have been using is over hunted with little to zero deer available in that area due to hunters heavily using that area. My husband was part of a 500 acre hunt club and never once scored a deer because of the traffic of other hunters. He decided to put up a tree stand in our 8 acre yard and shot a large 8 point buck. It is very important to have a piece of property that is quiet, secluded with plenty of greenery where deer can nest and have nuts, etc to eat.

  If you enjoy hunting and this is a passion of yours then it would make sense to purchase your own property. First you should decide how often you would use your hunting property if you were to purchase one. Would you use it only a few times a year or every day of hunting season? There are a lot of options to consider when purchasing a hunting property for sale. According to LandThink.com here are a few items to consider before purchasing private hunting property:

  

  • Location of the hunting property is important because you want it far enough from the city but close enough to make traveling easy from where you live.
  • Land Layout is important because you will want to study the traffic of the deer along with patterns of people who have used the property. You do not want to purchase a property that has been overrun with human activity because most likely this has spooked deer away. Also make sure there are plenty of covered areas on the land where deer can bed and hide during the day or in bad weather.
  • Food and Water Availability is important because animals need this all year long. If you can find property which already has ample vegetation that deer love and ample water supply then perfect. Fruit and nut trees would also be beneficial because deer love to munch on these treats. If you can find a property which has amble food source already in place, great! Because it would take many years for vegetation to develop before deer would be interested.

  Above are just a few suggestions when purchasing hunting property. Truly it boils down to what you want in a property, but if you are an avid hunter and would put the property to good use then it would make sense to own your land. You could hunt whenever, control the environment, and a great investment for you and your family. If you make informed decisions and study the potential property you could create a lifetime of memories for you and your family. Happy Hunting!

 

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