Our leases ARE for the person who…

  • demonstrates high integrity. This is priority #1.
  • wants to be part of a professionally managed property.
  • measures satisfaction by overall experiences, not by # tags filled.
  • gets along well with others. Drama queens need not apply.
  • thinks long term; intends to stay in the lease for years.
  • wants more acres and fewer members. Most of our leases have 250+ acres per 1 membership slot.
  • prefers tightly regulated hunting pressure.
  • has experience with quality deer management (QDM).
  • is all about legal ethical hunting; doesn’t tolerate game violations.
  • is more “giver” than “taker.” Helps improve the lease.
  • is known for doing his/her share of club work details.
  • is proficient at field judging bucks by age class.
  • sees a buck and reaches for binoculars; not the bow/rifle.
  • is a stickler for hunting smart and hunting the wind.
  • pays dues on time every time.

If you want to pursue a potential membership, then click here and answer a few questions about yourself. Questions are focused on personal integrity, hunting experience, and expectations in a managed lease.

Our leases are NOT for the person who…

  • lacks integrity.
  • is a self-appointed expert or armchair biologist.
  • measures satisfaction by # of animals killed.
  • expects all immediate family to be included as members
  • prefers a lease run by committee or board where majority rules.
  • has a history of switching hunt clubs frequently.
  • would bring guests on every hunt.
  • fails to regulate his/her own hunting pressure.
  • would hunt it every week or stay more than a week at a time.
  • has been convicted of a serious game violation.
  • struggles to get along with others.
  • is more “taker” than “giver.” Contributes little. Takes much.
  • misses club work details, but shows up in time to play.
  • cannot accurately age white-tailed bucks on the hoof.
  • sees a buck and reaches for bow/rifle; not the binoculars.
  • believes scent control is unnecessary.
  • would try to secretly split a membership with another person.
  • has a history of paying dues late.

Click here for examples of Wildlife Cooperative leases.

It's a lifestyle; not a hobby