Hunting in Florida

This Florida-Based hunting lodge has a lot to offer and might be the perfect “staycation” for great hunting, food, and fun.

On a warm September afternoon seated at the head of the table is Ian Hall. Hands clasped, he gives a short prayer before his wife Susan, friend Bob, and myself begin a delectable lunch consisting of fresh stone crab, tossed salad, and lobster tail leaving little room for the cobbler dessert. Through the wood-framed window of the cracker style lodge, an American flag waves in the breeze as their son Hunter arrives by tractor late from clearing brush.

Ian and his wife recently opened Florida Hunting Adventures in Okeechobee Florida, a large ranch offering whitetail, turkey, exotics, dove, quail, and wild boar hunts. Fixated on hunting Texas over the past decade, this time of year was typically filled with pre-booking flights, rental cars, coordinating arrivals and departures, and all the logistics required for group trips across the country. Unfortunately, my 2020 plans fizzled with the arrival of Covid-19 canceling my chances at a Hill country blackbuck this summer. But after receiving a call from my buddy Bob also a native Floridian who’d already hunted a nice axis bull with Ian, I realized we may have discovered a gem right under our nose. [Full Story]

Article by Jeremy Mallette and Original Source

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