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Lincoln Ranch Bowhunting


Bowhunting Only Ranch

Bowhunting whitetail deer in South Texas is a hunt you don't want to miss. Bowhunting hogs and javelina offers an exciting experience that not every ranch can offer, combined with very comfortable accommodations. Archery hunting has been around the 'Brush Country' for 1000s of years so come carry on the tradition of hunting deer, feral hogs and javelina on the 'Lincoln'. Bowhunting hogs and whitetail in south Texas is quite the rush when experiencing the thorny brush, cactus and abundance of wildlife. We have been strictly an archery ranch for 35 years.

Come enjoy an affordable bow hunt at the Lincoln ranch in fabulous south Texas!   

Hunters from last year have until Friday April 7 to re-book their same dates. Hunters that did not hunt last year may book starting April 8. I'm also dropping the trophy score from 140 to 130 this year.


2340 acres

Available dates for deer 2023-2024

Available dates for hogs and javelina 2024




Thank you for hunting with me over the last 34 years.






2022-2023 Harvest:

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11-30-2022  Derrick Smith, New Braunfels, TX
5-1/2, 11-pt split main beam
official score 155-5/8" trophy buck
190# live wt.



12-4-22 Norm Tyler, Burnet, TX
5-1/2 yo, 9-pt, management buck
210 lbs live wt.


12-11-22 Josh Kirby, Kaufman, TX
4-1/2 yo mgmt buck 155#

12-15-22 Joe Garcia, Kingwood, TX
6-1/2 yo mgmt buck 170#


12-21-22  Blake Ryder, Sante Fe, TX
Mgmt buck, 5-1/2 yr

Norm Tyler 4-1/2 year mgmt. buck  #135


Alex Twyman 4-1/2 year mgmt buck. #155



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2021-2022 Harvest:

Alfred strikes again!
11-6-21, Front P.
137-2/8" 12-Point
6-1/2 years by tooth replacement and wear method


Eli Rogers 12 years old
First deer kill with a bow!

Alex Twyman, Pearland, TX,      Dec 4
4-1/2 year management buck


Rudy Gonzalez, Alice, TX,       Dec 8
6-1/2 year management buck


Rolando Espinoza, El Paso, TX,     Dec 14
5-1/2 year old management deer

Ray Works, Hutto TX,     Dec 16
4-1/2 to 5-1/2 year 9 pt
management buck

Morris Ryder      Dec 18
6-1/2 year management buck
9-pt.    20-7/8" inside spread
scored 132-4/8"

Blake Ryder, Texas City, TX   Dec 19
6.5 year   9-pt
management buck
Found by Gizzmoe. Frank Villarreal, Wounded Deer Recovery, Laredo


Donald Scherdin, Sweeny, TX    Dec 20
4.5 year 8pt management also found by Frank Villarreal

Donald, Morris and Blake.  They've been coming for 11years. First time
more than one person has harvested a buck during their stay let alone all three.


Orlando Gonzalez, Bruni, TX 1-13-22
8-1/2 year management buck

Ben Ryder West Columbia, TX
5-1/2 yr 11 pt    126-2/8
recovered by Frank Villarreal Recovery Services





2020-2021 Harvest:

Alfredo Maldonado  Alice, TX Trophy
LH past.

 Rudy Gonzalez, Alice, Texas. Mgmt 8
Front P.

 Orlando Gonzalez 4-1/2 MGMT buck
Trap P.


 Ben Ryder Management deer. Scored 137-5/8, 4-1/2 to 5-1/2 y.o.
Same genetics as the one above harvested in the same pasture.
Trap P.

 Derrick Smith Mgmt buck 4 to 5-1/2 years.  First buck
It was found 2 days later after the coyotes ate it.
House P.

  Hunter Clark 6-1/2 yo management 8, Longhorn


Keith Wagner, Lampasas TX  6-1/2 yo management buck taken with self-crafted long bow.
125-1/8. trap

Zach Brauher 3.5 yo management

 Aaron Ramirez, Mirando City TX  5-1/2 to 6-1/2 yo scored 140-2/8". trap

 Orlando Gonzalez, 12-pt scores 131-2/8'.trap-p




from other years: VARIOUS BUCKS


Kristina Ryder
123-3/8 (Mgmt buck bec of age)


 Joel Lopez

Karen Ingram 145-7/8

Jay Richardson 141-4/8

AJ Longron  161-4/8

Robert A Johnson  145-7/8

Robert Cobb 136-7/8

Frank Hunter 143-1/8

Robert B Johnson  score 152

Cliff Ingram   163-2/8

Daryl P.   160-5/8

CJ Ingram  133-3/8

Brian Dungan  145-4/8

From one of my hunters:
All of these were taken from the Lincoln Ranch since 2010