Hunting FAQ



What is a Wildman Special?

A large non-typical deer

How do the self guided hunts work?

Absolutely No Hidden Fees! All-inclusive 3-day 3-night hunts, non-hunting guests included. We provide meals, lodging, permits, and local airport pickup. Use any weapon of your choice. Guides will skin and quarter the meat as well as prepare your animal for our in house taxidermist or your personal taxidermist. $500 non-refundable deposit to hold date goes toward the price of your hunt. We pick you up and drop you off at your stand and we guarantee a 200% shot opportunity. $1000 fine for leaving the stand.

Do you give veterans discounts?

Yes, 5%

Do you have sheds for sale?

Yes, most are sold on Facebook Live and pricing varies by size and availability.

What weapons can I use?

Any weapon of your choice

How big is your ranch?

800 acres

How long is your season?

Whitetail Velvet – Aug 10 – Sep 9

Whitetail Hard Antler – Sep 10 – Dec 15

Elk Velvet – July 15 – Aug14

Elk Hard Antler – Aug 15 – March 1

What’s the difference between Guided and Self Guided?

Self guided hunts will have a one on one guide provided that will sit in the stand with you and determine size range of deer as well as record a video of your hunt. Self guided hunts do not have a guide in the stand with you and instead will drop you off with a radio untill you are ready to leave or have harvested your animal. Self guided hunters are also not permited to leave their stand without a guide present.

Can I keep the meat?

Yes, guides will skin and debone your animal and put the meat in your cooler

Can I bring my guests to the stand?

Yes, one guest can join you in the stand

Do you offer group discounts?

Yes, 5% off on groups of 4 hunters or more

Do you charge extra for non hunting guests?

No, guests stay free

What is the success rate on Self Guided hunts?


Where are you located

305 Palo Pinto Lane, Vienna IL, 62995

Am I guaranteed to kill an animal?

Yes, guided hunts are no kill no pay

Are there any hidden fees?

Absolutely no hidden fees!

Can I hunt for sheds out there?

No, but we do offer sheds for sale

Are the animals in pens or free range?

We have 800 acres and they run free inside the high fence.

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