4,400± Acres NORTH TURKEY CREEK Ranch, Zavala County
FM 481, Uvalde, Texas 78801
Description: Tucked away amongst other large ranches, but yet only 17± miles from the town of Uvalde. This ideal seclusion offers the ultimate hunting experience on a property that has not been hunted in 25± years. These wild, untamed acres hold an abundance of wildlife thanks in part to three big creeks, heavy tree cover, diverse brush and soils. The highlight is 3.5± miles of nearly year-around Turkey Creek.
Improvements: This raw land is ready for improvements of your own choice. Existing are two small farm houses, none of which have much contributory value. There is a nice barn with an historic set of mesquite cattle pens and a more recent set of pipe pens. Perimeter fencing consists of 9.82± miles of high fence, with the remaining fence being 3± miles of low 5-strand barb wire. Cross fences are in average to poor condition.
Water: This ranch has three major creek drainages highlighted by 3± miles of nearly year around Turkey Creek. Turkey Creek has been flowing September through May and continues to flow currently. Large Oak trees, Hackberry and Cedar Elm trees line Turkey Creek. Seasonal Maverick Creek traverses the southwest part of the ranch for 1.1± miles and seasonal Windmill Creek traverses the east portion for 3± miles. Both Maverick and Windmill Creeks provide runoff to the multiple tanks and could potentially support more tanks, or larger tanks. There are currently 4 tanks on the ranch. The ranch has 2 water wells currently serving the headquarters, cattle pens and 5 water troughs.
A test hole was drilled in the middle of the ranch in March, 2019. The test hole was drilled to 500± feet and was estimated to produce 150 GPM. It is believed that the southern portion of the ranch is over the Carrizo Aquifer.
Wildlife: This is a truly wild ranch located in the heart of the ‘Big Deer Country’. In this day, it is rare to find a ranch that has not been hunted for 25± years. This gives a Buyer the choice to create and establish a deer herd exactly the way he prefers. This low fence, free ranging ranch has tremendous genetics, but is in need of management. This ranch is surrounded by larger ranches that have produced native Whitetail Deer in the 190+ category. With all of the necessary brush and soils, this place has the ability to grow monster deer in no time. Turkey are everywhere due to the amount of roosting trees along the creeks. Quail are abundant during good rain years. There is an area of this ranch that has rare sandy soils which are known for some of the best natural quail habitat. Dove and duck hunting are often good on the ponds.
Vegetation/Soils: This ranch has all the necessary brush to grow very large native whitetail deer. The majority of the ranch consists of native diverse brush. Large Mesquite trees are scattered through the virgin brush. Grand trees such as Hackberry, Elm and Live Oak Trees line the banks of Turkey Creek. Brush species include: Black brush, Guajillo, Granjeno, Guayacon, White Brush, Persimmon, Prickley pear, Tasajillo and many more. Similar to the brush, the soils found on this ranch are very diverse.
Minerals: Negotiable. Seller is believed to own one-half of the in ground oil/gas minerals on the 6,400± acres with all executive rights in place, and a one-quarter royalty on the entire acreage. The 4,200± acres of the ranch appears to be subject to a 1974 producer lease that pays a 1/8th royalty. There are approximately 14-15± producing shallow stripper wells on about 720± acres.
Taxes: Ag Exempt
Location: This property is located 17± miles southwest of Uvalde, 46± miles northeast of Eagle Pass and 110± miles southwest of San Antonio. Access to the ranch is via a 3.1± mile deeded, recorded easement from FM 481. Easement road traverses through only one large ranch.
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