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Hill Country Whitetail & Hog Hunt at Hidden Springs Ranch

November 8-10, 2019 (3 days/2 nights)

Location:  west of Fredericksburg

Class type:  Open Enrollment Public Hunting School (4 students)

Experience Level:  Beginner to Advanced

This incredible opportunity is new to us this year.  This amazing property spanning Baron’s Creek in the Hill Country not only has vibrant populations of native whitetail, but even the occasional rogue axis, fallow or sika deer, and of course, the ever-present-except-when-you-want-them-to-be feral hogs.

This hunt will follow our tried and true format:  arrive early on Friday for a hearty lunch of wild game, then go to the range for sighting in, some ranch history and a safety lesson.  Then, it’s on to the first hunt.  After each of three guided hunts, there will be hands-on (or hands-off; you decide) skinning and gutting demos to give you all the skills to go and do this on your own, or to learn a few new techniques to add to your bag of tricks.

Saturday brings a morning hunt, followed by more food (a constant theme) and a long afternoon butchery and cooking class featuring the game present on the ranch.  That night is the Guide’s Dinner, which any previous attendee of an NSTC Hunting School will tell you is robust, to say the least.  Sunday morning is time for the final hunt, a blowout brunch and packing your animals for taking home and applying your newfound skills to.

This hunt is also available as a private, 4-person event.  Contact for more information and scheduling.

$2,500 per person


3 fully guided hunts for a whitetail doe and unlimited hogs*

*additional does may be taken for $300 for the 2nd and $200 for the 3rd

Skinning and gutting demos, plus hands-on experience

Demo class on feral hog and venison butchery and cooking


All meals from Friday lunch to Sunday brunch

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