Exotic Eland Hunts in Texas


Facts About Eland:

Origin: Southern Africa

Nature: Wild

Weight: 1,100-1,300 pounds

Eland Hunting Season: Year round

Cotton Mesa Ranch Population: Contact us for availability

An eland hunting expedition at Cotton Mesa Trophy Whitetail Ranch is a unique experience where you connect with one of Africa’s most magnificent antelope species. With their impressive spiraled horns and striped coats, these massive creatures are a prized specimen for you to hunt. Generally, elands offer a thrilling and challenging hunt due to their keen senses, agility, and jumping ability. At Cotton Mesa Ranch, our talented guides get you in close to huge trophy bulls for the hunt of a lifetime. 

For more information on Exotic Eland Hunts in Texas, contact us at (903) 654-3416!

Trophy Eland Hunting in Texas

What you can expect when hunting eland at Cotton Mesa Ranch is a top-notch experience all the way around. Our Texas ranch has an extensive array of exotic animals for you to hunt year-round, including the majestic eland. As lifelong hunters ourselves, we have spent the last 30+ years cultivating our herds and creating the ideal hunting ranch. We have hunted worldwide and wanted to bring the thrill of exotic game hunting right here to our own backyard. For the past several decades, we have proudly provided our community a unique hunting experience close to home. 

The team at Cotton Mesa Ranch focuses on fun, successful hunts and comfortable experience. It all begins with an early morning hunt, where our skilled guides take you to the perfect position based on comprehensive scouting reports. You’ll traverse the 4200 acre ranch in comfort on a 4 wheel drive ATV and get set up on a stand or ground blind. Our blinds are metal Atascosa blinds, double walled to provide comfortable hunting that withstands any unpredictable Texas weather. If the situation dictates, we may even hunt safari-style from the ATVs! It all depends on what species you are after and how the game is moving. 

After an enjoyable morning and evening hunt, come back and relax by the fire, shoot some pool, or throw horseshoes until dinner time. Our talented kitchen staff provides three delicious meals a day and dinner is always an anticipated favorite! From start to finish, it is our primary objective to set you up for a successful and enjoyable hunting experience that will stand out for years to come.

Trophy Eland Hunting Information

As the largest antelope species, eland bull males can weigh up to 1 ton. Elands have distinctive varied coat colors, ranging from tan to a reddish-brown, featuring white vertical stripes. Males and females alike have unique, spiraling horns that can grow up to 4 feet long. Herds are typically led by a dominant female and oftentimes eland bulls are solitary animals. Elands feed on grasses, leaves, and vegetation and adapt seasonally. Despite their large size, elands are known for their agility and ability to jump over high obstacles. 

Heralding from Africa, elands are most commonly found in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Tanzania. Within the species, there are the common eland which have thriving populations in Africa and other parts of the world, as well as threatened species such as the giant eland. Here at Cotton Mesa Trophy Whitetail Ranch, we have an exclusive herd complete with massive prized trophy eland bulls. 

For more information on Exotic Eland Hunts in Texas, contact us at (903) 654-3416!

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Cotton Mesa Trophy Whitetail
9066 FM 3194 Richland, TX 76693

Phone: (903) 654-3416
Fax: (903) 874-4399