How to Find the Perfect Hunting Grounds
If you have dreamed of owning your own hunting grounds, here are a few helpful suggestions to help you find the perfect land. There will be a few things that you’ll want to take into account including the type of game you’re hunting, the price factor and whether you want to share the expenses with other hunters or not.
You'll want to find the right hunting grounds that have a lot of the game that you want to hunt. It's best to do some reading up on the area and talk to other hunters in the immediate vicinity to make sure that the game you want will be available on the land. Yes, there are some stories of a hunter buying a piece of land near Calgary and then finding out too late that it didn't have the type of game wanted.
There are a few things you can look for to help make sure that animals actually live on your property. For one thing, if there is a stream heading through it, or any type of access to water, animals will be searching this out. As well, many species are looking for a specific type of shelter so you can look for places to burrow as you walk through the hunting grounds deciding whether or not to make a purchase.
You'll also want to think about splitting the cost of the grounds with other hunters. Sometimes a piece of land can be purchased by separate individuals that share the land for their own type of hunting. You'll have to check with your real estate agent to make sure that this is possible for the land you are thinking of buying.
Price will be a factor as well. In most cases the further you head away from Calgary the less you'll pay. There are, however, some prime hunting grounds that can be pricier given the fact that they are situated near other land that is known for its great hunting.
When it comes to finding the perfect hunting grounds, you can work closely with your real estate agent and talk to other hunters in the area. These are 2 great sources for more information about the land you want to purchase and the type of game available around Calgary.Posted by on