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Aoudad Sheep, also known as Barbary Sheep, have always been a prized trophy by all hunters in Texas and their guides. There is no more difficult animal to hunt. Originally from North Africa, you will now find them in Europe. They are not quite a sheep and not quite a goat and therefore do not crossbreed. Inherently nomadic, they move often. In the fall, the rams rut and become very territorial. You will see their “dusters” on the ground where they urinate and tear up the ground to mark their territory. Though they will ram horns when fighting, typically, they will stand next to each other and try to hook horns, necks, etc. and drive their enemy into the ground. Rans will weigh upwards of 300 pounds which makes for quite a battle.

Our hunting styles vary as to method of take and time of year. We primarily hunt safari style, glassing hill sides and valleys. When they are deep in the brush, we will stalk ridges and glass. For those who are bow hunting, it is just a matter of sitting and waiting. Aoudad deer are as wary as any whitetail so it takes patience.

You will be staying in our new 7,000 foot Hunter’s Lodge which was complete the summer of 2014. The main lodge includes 32 foot ceilings with black walnut walls covered with trophies from around the world. A granite bar top and service area is perfect for relaxing and telling hunting stories. The back porch overlooks a lake where it is not uncommon to see Sable Antelope, Kudu, Axis Deer, and Whitetail Deer drinking water. There are 4 casitas with 2 queen sized beds and a private living room. One room and the lodge and surroundings are wheel chair accessible so all can enjoy the facilities and outdoors. Additionally, you can fly your plane into our 5,000 foot paved Star S Airport which is located in the middle of the ranch. At Star S Ranch, you will find all the amenities needed for a Corporate Retreat built around the wildlife and hunting loved by the avid hunter.

If you are looking for a true Trophy Kudu hunting experience with world record quality kudu, privacy, tremendous facilities, an experienced friendly staff, and among the simplest, fairest pricing in the industry, the 14,000 acre Star S Ranch should be on your short list. For other hunting opportunities, also look at Texas Whitetail Hunts, Texas Exotic Hunts, and Texas African Game Hunts. Book your hunt today by calling us at (830) 285-8753 or sending us an email.

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