The Whitetails of Michigan
Michigan Trophy Whitetail Deer Ranch for Sale! This High-Fenced Deer Ranch is located in Otsego County in the north-central part of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. It is found on the Western boundaries of the pristine Pigeon River Country State Forest, approximately 7 miles East of the town of Vanderbilt. 525 acres in size, and operated as a private Family Club since 1928, it is one of the oldest hunting preserves in Michigan. There are 4 miles of High Fence Enclosure, with 5 ground blinds and 4 tower blinds available. There is varying terrain, sloping to steeply sloping in the creek drainage basin in the west, level to gently sloping in the east, and a Stream (which is a tributary of the Sturgeon River) meanders through the west. The property contains cedar-wetlands (NW and SW), dense pine forests, open forests, hardwood ridges, steep slopes, a stream, small pond, 40-Acres of tillable land, several openings, meadows, access trails (about 7 miles of trails), a dozen food plots, and wildlife corridors. This ecological diversity creates wonderful wildlife habitat for the free roaming Whitetail Deer, Grouse, Turkey, Woodcock, Squirrels, Badgers, and American Bald Eagles that live here. Natural feeding is well managed here, with a dozen food plots planted with two types of grazing alfalfa, chicory, and clover; Chicory and clover planted along power line; Rye and wheat planted by shaded area blind. In the Autumn, Winter, and Early Spring there is supplemental feeding of high protein grain. A Storage Silo and 9 Feeders are employed for this activity. The Herd has an outstanding genetic background, and natural breeding on the ranch produces Big Frame/Big Body Typicals. There are approximately 225 Bucks and 75 Does here. All hunts are fully guided, and there are three classes of hunts -- Supreme Bucks (160 - 230 & up gross SCI) -- Medallion Bucks (Mature bucks with scores ranging from 150 - 159 gross SCI) -- and Management Bucks (119 - 149 gross SCI). Two cabins provide lo
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