Elk Hunting in Texas

Elk Hunts

Squaw Mountain Ranch allows hunters the opportunity to practice elk hunting In Texas in a beautiful setting.

The habitat and terrain on Squaw Mountain Ranch affords hunters the ability to safari style hunt from high rack vehicles, hunt from a modern comfortable blind, or even engage in a good old fashion spot and stalk hunt for your Trophy Elk.

We have a great herd of Elk on the ranch with excellent genetics producing amazing Trophy Elk every year. There are no seasonal restrictions on hunting Elk in Texas, which makes it a suitable trophy to hunt year round.

Squaw Mountain Ranch not only allows hunters to choose their method of hunting Trophy Elk, but their method of take as well. We have expert hunting guides that will customize each hunters experience according to hunters experience and preference of hunting technique and weapon.

Trophy Elk Hunters can choose to Bow Hunt, Rifle Hunt, Pistol Hunt, or Black Powder Hunt. We also offer long range shooting instruction. We accommodate all types of hunters and even hunters with physical disabilities.

We cater to each client individually during their Elk Hunt at SMR. We ensure a fair chase hunt that will provide each Elk Hunter with a formidable Trophy that they will be proud to hang in their Trophy Room. Squaw Mountain Ranch prides itself on providing outstanding Trophy Elk Hunts at an affordable price compared with other ranches, while giving the hunter a five star experience and service second to none. At SMR you can also do whitetail deer hunts, red stag hunts and much more exotic hunts in Texas!

Hunting Package

Gross SCI ScoreTrophy Fee
Up to 300"Call us
300" to 349"Call us
350” to 374”
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375” to 399”Call us
400” to 424”Call us
425” to 450”Call us
450” & OverP.O.R.

Trophy Elk Hunts at Squaw Mountain Ranch in Jacksboro, Texas

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1How do you know an elk, whitetail deer or red stag?
Elk are magnificent creatures with the ranch's largest antlers. They have a dark brown coat with a distinctive tan patch around the tail on the rump. Elk have a peculiar bugle that will send shivers down the spines of even the most seasoned hunters. When harvesting an elk, bring lots of coolers, as bulls may weigh up to 600 pounds.
2What are the requirements for elk hunting in Texas?
There is no closed season or state drawing for elk tags in Texas, and hunters can use firearms or archery equipment. One of the best things about elk hunting in Texas is that we can go rifle hunting during the rut when the bulls are bugling. Over-the-counter licenses are simple to obtain in Texas.
3In Texas, do you require an elk tag?
Your elk permit will set you back $48 in Texas. A Non-Resident 5-Day Special Hunting License (Type #157) is required. You can buy this license online and connect it with Texas' Outdoor Annual app to be ready to go. There is no need for tags or signatures.
4What caliber is ideal for hunting on the Ranch?
The ideal caliber for hunting is determined by the game you want to catch. When employing non-magnum calibers, elk hunting requires accurate shot placement. It's possible, but a bad shot, regardless of caliber, can result in wounded or lost game. I place a premium on accuracy when shooting a rifle rather than a certain caliber. The ranch has a great range, and we strongly advise, if not demand, that every hunter visit it before going out to confirm zero. This has paid off handsomely by identifying firearms that were not functioning well, were not sighted in, or a hunter who needed some assistance with their skills.
5Is a Texas hunting license required?
A hunting license is required for all hunters. Hunters who live in Texas can purchase a basic license that allows them to take any game on Squaw Mountain Ranch. Exotics hunting licenses are available for out-of-state hunters for a five-day period and allow them to take any non-native game (everything but a whitetail). Is it okay if I bring my own ATV? Is it possible for me to drive my own truck around the ranch? On the property, hunters are not permitted to drive their own automobiles. All of the hunts at SMR are 100% guided. We will accommodate the clients if they wish to go on a tour to shoot pictures or whatever. The terrain on SMR is rugged, and unaccompanied clients may injure themselves.
6What is the most effective elk hunting technique?
We normally allow our elk hunters to choose their favorite method of elk hunting. Elk hunters can use Spot and Stalk, Bow Hunting, Rifle Hunting, Black Powder, Safari Style Hunting, Handgun, and Blind Hunting. Hunters of all ages and levels of expertise, as well as those with physical disabilities or who are confined to a wheelchair, are welcome.

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Squaw Mountain Ranch
Phone: (830) 275-3277
2576 Squaw Mountain Rd
Jacksboro, TX 76458