M Ranch is simply the finest trophy whitetail ranch on the market within the State of Louisiana. If you’re in search of monster bucks, then there is no need to look any further. With 1424 +/- acres under high fence, M Ranch is the perfect size and composition to maximize results through the wildlife management program while also offering extremely challenging and rewarding hunting opportunities. This property is also located within the waterfowl flyway and provides tremendous duck hunting potential, as well as abundant dove and even the occasional turkey. Luxurious accommodations combined with endless trails and extensive improvements make this versatile property the perfect private ranch or corporate entertainment retreat. M Ranch currently operates on an annual cashflow positive basis through private hunts offered to a limited number of select repeat clients.
This ranch is situated in northern Louisiana within Richland County. Monroe Regional Airport is located 26 miles from the front gate.
M Ranch is located in a very productive region which receives an annual average rainfall of 57”. The soils are mostly comprised of Necessity Gilbert silt loam, Gigger silt loam and Perry Clay.
Multiple cleared food plots, totaling approximately 250 acres, grow lush with Winter Wheat and Soy Beans. These fields contrast beautifully with the thick hardwoods providing ample sanctuaries and native forage for the wildlife.
A selective timber cut was performed on the property in 2009, which produced approximately $750,000 of revenue. The land is anticipated to be ready for another cutting in 2024.
The land has been sculpted to provide seemingly endless trails and abundant lanes for hunting blinds and feeders.
The rich variety of native forest, shrubs and plentiful watersheds that envelop this land provide a flourishing habitat for a wide diversity of birds, small game and many types of native flora and fauna.
78.84 acres of the land was placed in the Conservation Reserve Program in October of 2014. This generates approximately $6162 in revenue per year for the landowner. This program is set to expire in September of 2029 but can be removed at any time.
The ranch has numerous creeks that carve through the land like a series of veins. This series of drainages flow water to every corner of the property.
One turbine well and two open casing are in place to access the superb subsurface water.
Several stock tanks catch and hold water throughout the ranch.
M Ranch offers some of the best white-tailed deer genetics you will find anywhere. Several 400”+ deer have been harvested on the ranch with the record scoring an amazing 505” B&C Gross! Numerous trophy bucks are harvested on an annual basis with an antler mass score within the 200” - 300” range. Bloodlines can be traced, and meticulous management practices have been utilized since the high fence was installed in 2009. These are deer you must see to believe!
The ranch is under approximately 7 miles of high fence with additional predator wire, which was completed in 2010. Wild pigs have been eliminated within the fenced perimeter to ensure they don’t compete with the deer.
25 quality blinds are in place with 15 feeders. 7 free choice 1700 lbs. protein feeders and 4 free choice 600 lbs. protein feeders are used. The owner utilizes AgriLife protein feed supplemented with a couple of his secret ingredients. On average, 20 tons of protein feed is supplemented to improve antler growth. There are 250 +/- acres of food plots positioned throughout.
M Ranch is enrolled in the Deer Management Assistance Program and has a permitted hunting season for white-tailed deer that begins on October 1st and ends on February 1st.
The ranch has an elaborate double electric gated security entrance with a paved road that runs ¾ of a mile to the residence. Extensive work has been done to raise the secondary roads that intertwine throughout the property.
The custom designed 5000 +/- SQFT home has 5 bedrooms and 4 full baths. The two-story house was built in 2009 and includes updated amenities, large windows to accentuate the scenic views, covered parking and two wrap-around porches. There is also a backup generator that powers the home in case of a power outage.
Additional structural improvements include:
40’ x 80’ Barn | Equestrian Stalls | Covered Equipment Storage
High resolution wireless camera system located throughout the ranch which allows for security monitoring as well as wildlife viewing at various hunting blinds.
Some furnishings and equipment will convey with an acceptable offer.
There is one Parish Ditch Easement located on the property.
This ranch was once a hunting club, which was founded by the family in 1984. The hunt club was disbanded, and the land was purchased by the current owner in 2007.
100% of the minerals and executive rights are believed to be owned by the landowner. There is currently no production or active mineral leases on the property. The ranch is believed to be located within the southern portion of the Brown Dense shale with potential for significant upside. Minerals are negotiable. Please contact broker for additional details.
This ranch is being marketed by Icon Global Group with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty in association with Dorian Bennett Sotheby’s in New Orleans, LA. Buyer’s broker must be identified on first contact, must accompany buying prospect on first showing and continue to fully engage in any and all negotiations and communications to qualify for full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at the sole discretion of the Listing Broker. Prospects will be required to provide proof of funds prior to scheduling a showing.