Venku | Fully Guided Sandhill Crane Hunt in Texas

Fully Guided Sandhill Crane Hunt in Texas

Tahoka, TX

Accommodates
6 to 15
Pet-Friendly
Kid-Friendly
Handicapped Accessible

Your Experience

Hunt over 15 dozen full bodies and 20 dozen silos - depending on the feed. Our Main focus is Sandhill Cranes but goose hunting is open too.


We hunt in a a frame style blind with heaters if needed. No onsite lodging available but there are hotels in nearby Lubbock or Tahoka, TX. We typically meet up around 5:30-6 am. Decoy crane 25-35 yards.


No meals provided, tipping your guide is recommended.


Guests are welcome to bring their dog if the dog is experienced with picking up cranes.


Your Trip Includes

Experienced Guide

Full Body and Silos Decoys

Trained Retriever Dog

What's Included

Experienced Local Guide

15 Dozen Full Body Decoys / 20 Dozen Silos

Frame Style Blinds w/Heater

Trained Dogs

Your Host

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We strive to provide the highest quality waterfowl hunting experience on the south plains.

Member since March 2021

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We strive to provide the highest quality waterfowl hunting experience on the south plains.

Tahoka, TX

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Rules & Guidelines

Please note, there is a 50% non refundable deposit included with your payment when booking.


Sandhill Crane Hunting Regulations


Shooting Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to sunset.


Nontoxic Ammunition Requirement

Sandhill Cranes MAY be taken with lead shot. However, Wildlife Management Areas and Federal Wildlife Refuges have special regulations requiring nontoxic shot for ALL game bird hunting, including Sandhill Cranes.


License Requirements



Hunting License

All migratory game bird hunters must have a valid hunting license.


Texas Migratory Game Bird Stamp Endorsement

Required to hunt any migratory game bird (waterfowl, coot, rail, gallinule, snipe, dove, sandhill crane, and woodcock). A valid Federal Duck Stamp and HIP Certification are also required of waterfowl hunters 16 years of age or older.


Harvest Information Program

When you purchase a hunting license, indicate to the license clerk that you intend to hunt migratory game birds and need to be HIP certified by answering a few simple questions.


Federal Hunting Permit

A Federal Sandhill Crane Hunting Permit is required to hunt Sandhill Cranes, in addition to a valid Texas hunting license, Texas Migratory Game Bird Endorsement, and HIP Certification. The Federal Sandhill Crane Hunting Permit can be obtained in person ONLY at TPWD Law Enforcement offices and TPWD headquarters in Austin, but also is available by phone at (800) 792-1112 or (512) 389-4820, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday or through Online Sales. For phone and online orders, a transaction receipt will be issued in lieu of a permit. A $5 administrative fee will be charged for online orders. Permittees should keep a record of hunting activities because 26% of crane hunters are chosen for a federal harvest survey.

Check In:

10:33 AM

Check Out:

10:00 PM

Please note, there is a 50% non refundable deposit included with your payment when booking.


Sandhill Crane Hunting Regulations


Shooting Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to sunset.


Nontoxic Ammunition Requirement

Sandhill Cranes MAY be taken with lead shot. However, Wildlife Management Areas and Federal Wildlife Refuges have special regulations requiring nontoxic shot for ALL game bird hunting, including Sandhill Cranes.


License Requirements



Hunting License

All migratory game bird hunters must have a valid hunting license.


Texas Migratory Game Bird Stamp Endorsement

Required to hunt any migratory game bird (waterfowl, coot, rail, gallinule, snipe, dove, sandhill crane, and woodcock). A valid Federal Duck Stamp and HIP Certification are also required of waterfowl hunters 16 years of age or older.


Harvest Information Program

When you purchase a hunting license, indicate to the license clerk that you intend to hunt migratory game birds and need to be HIP certified by answering a few simple questions.


Federal Hunting Permit

A Federal Sandhill Crane Hunting Permit is required to hunt Sandhill Cranes, in addition to a valid Texas hunting license, Texas Migratory Game Bird Endorsement, and HIP Certification. The Federal Sandhill Crane Hunting Permit can be obtained in person ONLY at TPWD Law Enforcement offices and TPWD headquarters in Austin, but also is available by phone at (800) 792-1112 or (512) 389-4820, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday or through Online Sales. For phone and online orders, a transaction receipt will be issued in lieu of a permit. A $5 administrative fee will be charged for online orders. Permittees should keep a record of hunting activities because 26% of crane hunters are chosen for a federal harvest survey.

Check In:

10:33 AM

Check Out:

10:00 PM

Non-refundable Deposit

Please note that there is a 50% non-refundable deposit included with your booking fee. In case of cancellation, and in accordance with the Host's cancellation policy, the remaining 50% may be returned to you or applied towards rescheduling a future trip.

What to Bring

  • Weather Appropriate Hunting Attire
  • Personal Hunting Gear
  • Required Texas Hunting License / Stamps / Permits
  • Snacks and Drinks

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