Caveat - San Miguel Ranch
I pass this on to hopefully help others learn from my mistake and avoid wasting time and money. This year I decided for the first time ever to spend some serious amounts to go on a top end hunt and booked with this outfitter/ranch. They have a luxurious hotel like ranch headquarters and impeccable service with lots of nice gourmet meals. If that is your primary goal, you will love this place. However, they are running 100's of hunters through their operation and as a consequence the ranch is severely overhunted. I saw fewer deer on this ranch than most public hunting areas. They put up photos of the deer killed on their place which is compelling, until you realize that is the result of 100's of hunters putting in lots of effort. Also, a portion of the ranch is a high fence operation and the photos are not identified as to which are from the high fence area. Bottom line, in my opinion, money is better spent elsewhere if actually hunting and seeing deer is your primary goal.
Last edited by jeffbird; 01-08-2008 at 10:47 PM.