About The Lazy J Ranch

Lazy J Ranch is a family-owned ranch founded in 1997 with just 750 acres. Since then, several neighboring ranches have been acquired and added to create the 9000 contiguous acres available for hunting and recreation today.

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Deep In The Heart Of Texas

Located in beautiful central Texas near the towns of Marquez and Normangee, the ranch is convenient to Houston, Dallas, and Austin, and roughly 3 hours from San Antonio. Lazy J Ranch features 14 miles of Navasota River frontage, as well as a fifty-acre bass lake, and several smaller ponds perfect for fishing or duck hunting.

There are several high fenced areas on the ranch totaling approximately 2300 acres. Roaming inside the fenced areas are numerous trophy whitetails, both typical and non-typical, with strong South Texas genetics, some with racks measuring over 200 inches.

The ranch is also stocked with various species of exotic game. You’ll find sable, wildebeest, elk, bison, addax, and aoudad at Lazy J. Gemsbock, fallow deer, blackbuck antelope, oryx, dama gazelle, axis and many other varieties of exotic animals also call the ranch home.

Until this year, The Lazy J Ranch has not been open for public hunting. With the most recent land purchase of over 2725 acres, the family decided to open the ranch for select customers to enjoy. This is the first year that hunters can visit the ranch to hunt the exotic game as well as the monster bucks in the high fenced areas.

Our customers get a unique and satisfying hunting experience with a friendly and experienced guide. Included in the price of the hunt are meals and lodging in our comfortable cabins. Our cabins provide all the comforts of home, including television with Dish Network, Wi-Fi, private suite bathrooms, and fully-stocked kitchens.

Lazy J offers a variety of hunting experiences. Whether you prefer hunting from a comfortable weatherproof elevated stand, stalking game in the field, bowhunting from a tree stand, or any combination, our experienced guides will help you meet your goals and create exactly the hunting experience you’re looking for.

Fishing or duck hunting on our lake or one of our smaller ponds, as well as hog hunting is included in our packages at no extra cost. So, you can bag your trophy early and still enjoy everything the ranch has to offer.

Our staff is experienced in helping hunters of every age, interest, and experience level. Ranch manager Adam Metts has been with the ranch since 1997, before the first acre was purchased. He has extensive knowledge of all the ranch wildlife, including all the exotic species. He will help plan and execute every detail of your perfect hunt.

The staff and family of Lazy J Ranch want all our customers to enjoy the adventure and relaxing atmosphere of the ranch. We want to help you meet your hunting goals as well as enjoy your stay. We strive to ensure each our customer leaves the ranch with a feeling of satisfaction in all aspects their trip, including meals, recreation, accommodations, hunting experience, relaxation, and atmosphere.

We are always striving to create the best hunting experience possible for our customers, which includes providing a wide variety of healthy and genetically diverse game for our hunts. Because of this, we are constantly in the market for purchasing exotic game and whitetail deer that are healthy and of trophy size. Contact us for more information.

We have taken care of everything so you can simply experience the hunt.

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Our family friendly ranch can accommodate any sized party. Simply call us to click on one of the exotic animals above to find out the adventure of the hunt.

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