Q: What are the closest airports?
Denver International Airport is 3-½ hours away. The Scottsbluff Nebraska Airport is 1-½ hours away.
Q: What can we expect when we arrive?
For Destination guests spending one or more nights, upon arrival you will be greeted by the staff and given a tour of the facilities. Once you are settled in you will be given a briefing on the next day’s hunt along with a safety briefing. You will then be served dinner and introduced to your guide. After a refreshing night’s sleep, you will be served a hearty breakfast. Hunting will begin at 8:00 am and continue until 11:00 am, after which lunch will be served.
Q: How many guests can I bring?
We can lodge 8 hunters. We encourage new members.
Q: Can I hunt with my kids?
Absolutely, we encourage hunts with children. Ask about our children’s hunting package.
Q: What is a European Drive?
It is an 8-person hunt with 1,000 birds. Day #1 includes a full day of instructional clay pigeon shooting also known as “Flurry Shoots.” Day #2 is the live hunt with 1,000 pheasants. Day #3 will be spent hunting birds left from the day before, in a 3-1/2 hour guided field hunt.
Q. What makes a European Drive Hunt different?
Unlike the field hunt, the European Drive is steeped in tradition, much like in the sport of golf. Originated in England in the early 1900s, this hunt is not only about the sport of shooting, but as importantly, it stresses the qualities of discipline, patience, courteousness, generosity and proper etiquette from each of the participants. We even provide traditional hunt attire for those who choose to seek the full experience. This hunt is unlike any other offered in the states, and promises to become a lasting memory for all involved.
Q: How difficult is the terrain?
Although the Nebraska Sandhills are challenging, we cater to hunters of all ages and abilities. For those who find physical activity challenging, we suggest the European Hunt. We also provide Tour Hunts, where the hunting dog works the fields and hills while the hunters ride along in a John Deere Gator. Once the dog goes on point, the hunt begins.
Q: Can I hunt with my own dog?
Yes. All field hunts include our trained facility dogs, and personal dogs are welcome to join in. Dogs must be kenneled at all times when not hunting. We have heated kennels for the evening.
Q: Do I need a hunting license?
No license is necessary. You can buy a controlled hunting permit at the ranch which lasts through March 31st of the following year. A habitat stamp is required. If you have a Nebraska Small Game license, you don’t need a controlled hunting permit.
Q: Do you have guns and ammunition available?
Yes we have club guns for rent and ammunition for sale.