Venku | Night Vision Hog Hunting Package

Night Vision Hog Hunting Package

Eagle Pass, TX

Accommodates
1 to 22
Pet-Friendly
Kid-Friendly
Handicapped Accessible

Your Experience

SPECIAL NIGHT VISION HOG HUNT PACKAGE


As one of South Texas’ most popular hog hunting ranches, we are always looking for unique ways to offer our guests the most exciting and memorable hunting experiences. Our Night Vision Hog Hunt is something we do only once a year, and has become wildly popular over the past decade or so. It’s also very limited on account of the logistics involved, so we strongly urge those who want to secure their date to reserve in advance.


For those new to the concept of night vision hunting, or those looking for an exciting way to mix up their daytime hunts, here’s a brief rundown of what the Night Vision hunting package entails:

  • Night vision hog hunt for 2 wild hogs
  • 2 nights of lodging in our deluxe cabin
  • Use of either a Browning or Tikka Rifle
  • Night vision and Ammo


All-inclusive Night Vision Hog Hunting Package

Our nighttime hog hunts are guided by a member of our staff and include transportation to and from the hunt site and lodge. Southern Texas is famed for its hog hunting, and adding the element of night vision is something you truly have to experience to appreciate. Our ranch offers a wide range of additional services such as packing, mounting, shipping and many others.


As for where you’ll be staying, our 5,000 square foot lodge features four bedrooms and three bathrooms to accommodate up to 22 guests very comfortably. Amenities include high-definition satellite TV, billiards room, spacious sitting area with premium leather furnishings, game area, large kitchen and dining area, expansive patio section with fire pit and trophy area.


Hunts are Very Limited, Book Your Night Vision Hog Hunt Today!

Online testimonials, social media and word of mouth have made our Hog Hunt Night Vision packages increasingly popular, and they tend to book up quickly once announced. To ensure that your date is available or to learn more about the specifics, get in touch with us and we’ll help as best we can.

What's Included

Experienced Local Guide

Meals and Lodging Included

Transportation around Ranch

Skinning and Caping

Meat Quartered and Frozen for Travel Home

Can Arrange Taxidermy work for you

Bedding Linens and Towels Included

HD Satellite TV

Billiards room

Spacious Sitting Area

Game Area, Large Kitchen and Dining Area

Expansive Patio Section w/Fire Pit & Trophy Area

Your Host

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The ranch is located just 2 hours southwest of San Antonio, Texas, in the heart of big deer country. We offer outstanding hunting opportunities at affordable prices for any hunter to come and enjoy the Ranch.

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The ranch is located just 2 hours southwest of San Antonio, Texas, in the heart of big deer country. We offer outstanding hunting opportunities at affordable prices for any hunter to come and enjoy the Ranch.

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Rules & Guidelines

1) What do I need to bring with me?

Bring appropriate clothing and your weapons of choice. It is recommended that you bring bottled water to carry with you in the field. Effective Hunter Orange vests & hats are REQUIRED to be worn by all hunters while hunting on the ranch. We will have some hunter orange apparel for sale in our pro shop.


2) What is the preferred weapon for hunting?

We recommend you shoot a .243 caliber rifle or larger when hunting all animals. We recommend that our hog hunters shoot a No 300 Blackout, .270 caliber rifle or larger, with a .243 caliber being the minimum! If you decide to bring the minimum caliber, please use at least a 80 grain bullet or larger. Bow hunting is also a great means of harvesting your game. You can also hunt with pistols and crossbows. NO Full Metal Jacket Bullets Are Allowed, you must use a hunting round. Bow Hunting with 3 or 4 bladed broadheads only! No 2 Bladed Broadheads will be Allowed for Hog Hunting!


3) Is this a guided hunt?

Our hunts are not fully guided, but rather semi-guided. Your guides will drop you off and pick you up from your hunting area. Fully guided hunts are available upon request.


4) Does the ranch have a gift shop?

Yes. We have caps, T-shirts, microfiber shirts, knife sharpeners, mesquite wooden cutting boards, and other items available.


5) What happens if I wound an animal?

Ranch policy states once blood, hair, bone or any other sign of contact with the animal shot at is found, the animal is then the responsibility of the hunter and will count as a kill.


6) Where do I sign-in once I’ve purchased my hunt?

You will fill out your Release of Liability and Hunter Profile when you arrive at the ranch. All guests are required to fill out both.


7) What deposits are needed to buy a hunt?

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


8) What type of clothes should be worn?

In Texas, you always have to be prepared for any weather. You will want to bring waterproof boots in the event of bad weather. In fall, winter, and spring, be prepared for cool to cold weather. In the summer months, you will need to dress light. Bring your camouflage, sunscreen, etc. We will have microfiber shirts available in our Pro Shop.


9) Is a freezer and ice available at the ranch?

A walk in freezer is available at the ranch. The Ice machine is for lodge use only, please be prepared to get your own ice on the way home from your hunting trip.


10) What type of hunting license do I need?

If you are hunting hogs, cats, varmints, and exotics, non-resident hunters will need a non-resident 5-day special hunting license (type 157) which can be purchased at any Texas sporting goods store or Wal-Mart. Youth license for under 17 yrs. old; resident or non-resident (type 169). Texas residents will also need a general hunting license. For hunting whitetail deer, you will need a Resident Hunting (type 101) or General Non-Resident Hunting (type 105). Please refer to the Texas Parks and Wildlife link on our website for more details.


11) Do I need a Hunter Education Card?

Yes, you will need to have a hunter education card. Please refer to Texas Parks and Wildlife for all of the hunter education regulations. You will need a hunter educations card if you were born on or after September 2nd, 1971.


12) Is there a taxidermist available for my trophy?

Yes. Your trophy will be completed and shipped to your home within a reasonable time.


13) Can someone clean and quarter my animal?

It is mandatory that the ranch skinners handle the cleaning of any animals harvested on any of our ranches. Hog Cleaning $75 for hogs up to 100 pounds, hogs over 100 pounds will be $.75 a pound (gut, skin, and quarter). Please add an additional $20 to each skinning fee if you would like your animal deboned. All skinning fees subject to change please check website for most up to date prices before your trip.


14) Can I take my animal back home if I am flying?

Yes. Your meat can be packed in a cooler that is bought at the local Wal-Mart and taken home on your flight. Please check with you airlines for specific carry-on and check-on information.


15) What do I need to know when flying with my weapons?

All airlines allow guns to be flown with the luggage. Please check your airline for their specific guidelines.


16) Where is the ranch located?

The ranch is located 60 miles southwest of Uvalde, TX and 140 miles southwest of San Antonio, TX. The closest town to us is Eagle Pass, TX.


17) What airport should I fly into?

For those planning on flying we are conveniently located near the Eagle Pass airport which is capable of handling a wide range of aircraft. We also will pick you up on arrival and take you back to the airport for departure.


18) What other costs should I expect once I’m on the ranch?

Please allow for guide fee, animal cleaning fee, and gratuities. We accept all major credit cards.


19) Do I need to rent a car?

Yes. Because of the distance, we are not able to pick you up.


20) Can I add days to my hunt?

Typically we cannot add any additional days to your package due to our schedule, but you can purchase an additional hunting package and stay for 5 days and 4 nights. This will need to be planned out ahead of time to ensure availability.


21) What other animals can I hunt, and what is the cost?

We have several varieties of rams, axis deer, fallow deer, blackbuck antelope, feral hogs, and whitetail deer. Most exotics can be hunted year-round. Native animals can only be hunted when in season. Exotic hunts range in price depending on species. Prices Subject to change.


22) What if I want to bring an extra hunter?

Extra hunters can be brought when booked in advance. Please call the ranch for availability.


23) What if I want to bring a non-hunting guest?

Non-hunting guests are welcome for a fee per person. Prices subject to change. Non-hunting guest can accompany the hunter in the field if the guide fee is paid for the non-hunter.


24) What is the customary gratuity?

Gratuity is not mandatory, but is always appreciated. If you have enjoyed your hunting experience, and our staff has done a great job with you and your party, give your guides and cooks a tip…It’s a great way to say thank you!


25) How are the hunts conducted?

Hunts are conducted in hunting stands and areas throughout the ranch. We also offer aerial pursuit (hogs only).


26) Is this hunt recommended for younger hunters?

With parental guidance, this is a great hunt for younger hunters. We are very excited to get youth and first time hunters into the outdoors.


28) Is the Ranch Handicap friendly?

Depending on the severity of the physical restriction, most of our hunts are still possible.


28) How long do I have to book the hunt once it is purchased?

Unless otherwise specified, you have up to two years to redeem your hunt, based on availability.


29) What are the lodging facilities?

All hunters will be provided a room in the main lodge on the ranch. We welcomes you with a beautiful 5000 sq ft lodge overlooking a lake. Our 4 bedroom, 3 bath lodge sleeps a maximum of 22 people comfortably, with the main gathering room designed for your entertainment. Consisting of satellite TV, a pool table, and a poker table, this room is great for entertaining clients and friends, or relaxing with family. Unlike most ranches, you will have paved roads to the ranch gate and all the way to the front door of the lodge.


30) Do I need to bring a cooler?

If you are driving, please bring your coolers, however if you are flying, coolers can be bought at the local Wal-Mart.


31) Are meals provided?

Yes meals are provided by our ranch cook. The menu typically consist of typical Texas Bar-B-Que and Southwest Style cuisine. Coffee, tea, and water are always available as well as alcoholic beverages after the hunt with appropriate age groups. Snacks, bottled water, and soft drinks are not provided.


32) Is there a place to sight in my weapon once I arrive?

Yes, we have a permanent gun range out to 300 yards and a permanent bow range consisting of 20 yards, 30 yards, and 40 yard targets. Our gun range is used for the purpose of sighting in and checking weapons. The gun range is not open to leisurely shooting, and is not open if any other hunter is in the field.


33) Can we hunt at night?

The night hunt is non-guided and optional at no extra cost. You will need to bring a battery-operated spotlight and varmint calls. Cell phones are highly recommended for communication with camp for animal pick-up.


34) Is an insect repellent needed?

You will need mosquito spray except in December-February.


35) Is Alcohol allowed on the ranch?

Yes, however drink responsibly. Alcohol is provided once hunting for the day is over. Over-drinking and getting drunk is not tolerated. We reserve the right to refuse alcohol at any time. Clients who become too drunk or disorderly will be asked to leave.


36) Ranch policy changes

The ranch reserves the right to make periodic changes to the FAQ as needed, as well as price changes and all fees. It is recommended that you review the FAQ on our website one last time before attending your hunt.


37) What if I need to cancel or reschedule my hunt?

You can cancel your hunt, but will forfeit your payment if it is not rescheduled. There are no refunds for hunts not taken. You can reschedule your hunt with no penalty, as long as it is rescheduled within 1 year of the original date based upon availability. 30 days notice must be given to reset a hunt to avoid forfeit. Only upon approval of the ranch, will an exception to this guideline be allowed for late cancellations.

Check In:

08:00 PM

Check Out:

04:00 PM

1) What do I need to bring with me?

Bring appropriate clothing and your weapons of choice. It is recommended that you bring bottled water to carry with you in the field. Effective Hunter Orange vests & hats are REQUIRED to be worn by all hunters while hunting on the ranch. We will have some hunter orange apparel for sale in our pro shop.


2) What is the preferred weapon for hunting?

We recommend you shoot a .243 caliber rifle or larger when hunting all animals. We recommend that our hog hunters shoot a No 300 Blackout, .270 caliber rifle or larger, with a .243 caliber being the minimum! If you decide to bring the minimum caliber, please use at least a 80 grain bullet or larger. Bow hunting is also a great means of harvesting your game. You can also hunt with pistols and crossbows. NO Full Metal Jacket Bullets Are Allowed, you must use a hunting round. Bow Hunting with 3 or 4 bladed broadheads only! No 2 Bladed Broadheads will be Allowed for Hog Hunting!


3) Is this a guided hunt?

Our hunts are not fully guided, but rather semi-guided. Your guides will drop you off and pick you up from your hunting area. Fully guided hunts are available upon request.


4) Does the ranch have a gift shop?

Yes. We have caps, T-shirts, microfiber shirts, knife sharpeners, mesquite wooden cutting boards, and other items available.


5) What happens if I wound an animal?

Ranch policy states once blood, hair, bone or any other sign of contact with the animal shot at is found, the animal is then the responsibility of the hunter and will count as a kill.


6) Where do I sign-in once I’ve purchased my hunt?

You will fill out your Release of Liability and Hunter Profile when you arrive at the ranch. All guests are required to fill out both.


7) What deposits are needed to buy a hunt?

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


8) What type of clothes should be worn?

In Texas, you always have to be prepared for any weather. You will want to bring waterproof boots in the event of bad weather. In fall, winter, and spring, be prepared for cool to cold weather. In the summer months, you will need to dress light. Bring your camouflage, sunscreen, etc. We will have microfiber shirts available in our Pro Shop.


9) Is a freezer and ice available at the ranch?

A walk in freezer is available at the ranch. The Ice machine is for lodge use only, please be prepared to get your own ice on the way home from your hunting trip.


10) What type of hunting license do I need?

If you are hunting hogs, cats, varmints, and exotics, non-resident hunters will need a non-resident 5-day special hunting license (type 157) which can be purchased at any Texas sporting goods store or Wal-Mart. Youth license for under 17 yrs. old; resident or non-resident (type 169). Texas residents will also need a general hunting license. For hunting whitetail deer, you will need a Resident Hunting (type 101) or General Non-Resident Hunting (type 105). Please refer to the Texas Parks and Wildlife link on our website for more details.


11) Do I need a Hunter Education Card?

Yes, you will need to have a hunter education card. Please refer to Texas Parks and Wildlife for all of the hunter education regulations. You will need a hunter educations card if you were born on or after September 2nd, 1971.


12) Is there a taxidermist available for my trophy?

Yes. Your trophy will be completed and shipped to your home within a reasonable time.


13) Can someone clean and quarter my animal?

It is mandatory that the ranch skinners handle the cleaning of any animals harvested on any of our ranches. Hog Cleaning $75 for hogs up to 100 pounds, hogs over 100 pounds will be $.75 a pound (gut, skin, and quarter). Please add an additional $20 to each skinning fee if you would like your animal deboned. All skinning fees subject to change please check website for most up to date prices before your trip.


14) Can I take my animal back home if I am flying?

Yes. Your meat can be packed in a cooler that is bought at the local Wal-Mart and taken home on your flight. Please check with you airlines for specific carry-on and check-on information.


15) What do I need to know when flying with my weapons?

All airlines allow guns to be flown with the luggage. Please check your airline for their specific guidelines.


16) Where is the ranch located?

The ranch is located 60 miles southwest of Uvalde, TX and 140 miles southwest of San Antonio, TX. The closest town to us is Eagle Pass, TX.


17) What airport should I fly into?

For those planning on flying we are conveniently located near the Eagle Pass airport which is capable of handling a wide range of aircraft. We also will pick you up on arrival and take you back to the airport for departure.


18) What other costs should I expect once I’m on the ranch?

Please allow for guide fee, animal cleaning fee, and gratuities. We accept all major credit cards.


19) Do I need to rent a car?

Yes. Because of the distance, we are not able to pick you up.


20) Can I add days to my hunt?

Typically we cannot add any additional days to your package due to our schedule, but you can purchase an additional hunting package and stay for 5 days and 4 nights. This will need to be planned out ahead of time to ensure availability.


21) What other animals can I hunt, and what is the cost?

We have several varieties of rams, axis deer, fallow deer, blackbuck antelope, feral hogs, and whitetail deer. Most exotics can be hunted year-round. Native animals can only be hunted when in season. Exotic hunts range in price depending on species. Prices Subject to change.


22) What if I want to bring an extra hunter?

Extra hunters can be brought when booked in advance. Please call the ranch for availability.


23) What if I want to bring a non-hunting guest?

Non-hunting guests are welcome for a fee per person. Prices subject to change. Non-hunting guest can accompany the hunter in the field if the guide fee is paid for the non-hunter.


24) What is the customary gratuity?

Gratuity is not mandatory, but is always appreciated. If you have enjoyed your hunting experience, and our staff has done a great job with you and your party, give your guides and cooks a tip…It’s a great way to say thank you!


25) How are the hunts conducted?

Hunts are conducted in hunting stands and areas throughout the ranch. We also offer aerial pursuit (hogs only).


26) Is this hunt recommended for younger hunters?

With parental guidance, this is a great hunt for younger hunters. We are very excited to get youth and first time hunters into the outdoors.


28) Is the Ranch Handicap friendly?

Depending on the severity of the physical restriction, most of our hunts are still possible.


28) How long do I have to book the hunt once it is purchased?

Unless otherwise specified, you have up to two years to redeem your hunt, based on availability.


29) What are the lodging facilities?

All hunters will be provided a room in the main lodge on the ranch. We welcomes you with a beautiful 5000 sq ft lodge overlooking a lake. Our 4 bedroom, 3 bath lodge sleeps a maximum of 22 people comfortably, with the main gathering room designed for your entertainment. Consisting of satellite TV, a pool table, and a poker table, this room is great for entertaining clients and friends, or relaxing with family. Unlike most ranches, you will have paved roads to the ranch gate and all the way to the front door of the lodge.


30) Do I need to bring a cooler?

If you are driving, please bring your coolers, however if you are flying, coolers can be bought at the local Wal-Mart.


31) Are meals provided?

Yes meals are provided by our ranch cook. The menu typically consist of typical Texas Bar-B-Que and Southwest Style cuisine. Coffee, tea, and water are always available as well as alcoholic beverages after the hunt with appropriate age groups. Snacks, bottled water, and soft drinks are not provided.


32) Is there a place to sight in my weapon once I arrive?

Yes, we have a permanent gun range out to 300 yards and a permanent bow range consisting of 20 yards, 30 yards, and 40 yard targets. Our gun range is used for the purpose of sighting in and checking weapons. The gun range is not open to leisurely shooting, and is not open if any other hunter is in the field.


33) Can we hunt at night?

The night hunt is non-guided and optional at no extra cost. You will need to bring a battery-operated spotlight and varmint calls. Cell phones are highly recommended for communication with camp for animal pick-up.


34) Is an insect repellent needed?

You will need mosquito spray except in December-February.


35) Is Alcohol allowed on the ranch?

Yes, however drink responsibly. Alcohol is provided once hunting for the day is over. Over-drinking and getting drunk is not tolerated. We reserve the right to refuse alcohol at any time. Clients who become too drunk or disorderly will be asked to leave.


36) Ranch policy changes

The ranch reserves the right to make periodic changes to the FAQ as needed, as well as price changes and all fees. It is recommended that you review the FAQ on our website one last time before attending your hunt.


37) What if I need to cancel or reschedule my hunt?

You can cancel your hunt, but will forfeit your payment if it is not rescheduled. There are no refunds for hunts not taken. You can reschedule your hunt with no penalty, as long as it is rescheduled within 1 year of the original date based upon availability. 30 days notice must be given to reset a hunt to avoid forfeit. Only upon approval of the ranch, will an exception to this guideline be allowed for late cancellations.

Check In:

08:00 PM

Check Out:

04:00 PM

Additional Costs

  • Non Hunting Guest

    $330.00

    Per Person

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 / Orange
  • Required Hunting License / hunter education card
  • Water Bottle to take to the Field
  • Personal Hunting Equip. - Guns, Ammo, Camo Etc.
  • Cooler for Meat
  • Binoculars
  • Flashlights
  • Drinks/Alcoholic Beverages & Snacks
  • Toiletries

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