Plum Thicket Farms
Plum Thicket Farms
Plum Thicket Farms
Plum Thicket Farms

Plum Thicket Farms

Gordon, NE

Game Management Unit:
Sandhills
Hunting
3,400 acres
About this property

**Seasons located at the bottom of the description**
Located in the Sandhills region of Nebraska, Plum Thicket Farms is a family-owned cattle ranch operated by Rex and Nancy and their son Patrick and his lady, Jessica. "We have a passion for raising excellent beef cattle and strive to continue to improve the range and soil, which are our livelihood." This goal led Plum Thicket Farms to receive the 2016 Aldo Leopold Award for Conservation as well as being named the 2016 Commercial Beef Breeder of the year by the Beef Improvement Federation.

Rex and Nancy bought Plum Thicket Farms in 1998, after moving from the Colorado mountains where Nancy had practiced cow/calf veterinary medicine. The farm has since remained in the family as their son, Patrick, is currently running all farm operations. Rex and Nancy built the herd to 300 cows by implementing from the outset a detailed individual cow record system. Nancy utilizes this data to make bull selections and culling decisions. She has steadily improved the genetic quality of their herd over the years.

We offer 3-day and 5-day hunting packages that allow tents and small campers in designated areas along with a calving shed (running water) that sportsmen can clean game in. Deer and antelope packages are for up to 4 sportsmen, and upland bird packages are for up to 8 sportsmen. Prices are a flat rate for the group (not per sportsman).

Deer or Antelope & Coyote Packages
3-day: $2,500
5-day: $4,000

Deer & Antelope & Coyote Packages
3-day: $4​,​000
5-day: $7​,​000

Upland Bird & Coyote Packages for a maximum of 8 sportsmen
3-day: $1​,​200
5-day: $1​,​500


Plum Thicket Farm's Leopold Conservation Award 2016 video below showcasing the property:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRhHw0NwHTg

The farm is happy to offer access for antelope, coyote, mule deer, whitetail, grouse and pheasant hunting.

**Deer hunting is restricted to archery, muzzleloader.**

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DEER
Archery: Sept. 1, 2021 – Dec. 31, 2021
November firearm: Nov. 13, 2021-Nov. 21, 2021
Muzzleloader: Dec. 1, 2021 – Dec. 31, 2021
Antlerless Late Season: Jan. 1, 2022 – Jan. 15, 2022
October River Antlerless: Oct. 1-15, 2021
Late River Antlerless: Jan. 1-31, 2022
Special Landowner: Nov. 6-8, 2021

ANTELOPE
Archery: Aug. 20, 2021 – Dec. 31, 2021
Muzzleloader: Sept. 18, 2021 – Oct. 3, 2021
Firearm: Oct. 9, 2021 – Oct. 24, 2021
November late doe/fawn: Nov. 1, 2021 – Jan. 31, 2022

Turkey
Spring archery: March 25, 2021 – May 31, 2021
Spring youth shotgun: April 10, 2021 – May 31, 2021
Spring shotgun: April 17, 2021 – May 31, 2021
Fall youth archery and shotgun: Sept. 15, 2020 – Jan. 31, 2021
Fall archery and shotgun: Sept. 15, 2020 – Jan. 31, 2021; Sept. 15, 2021-Jan. 31, 2022

Pheasant, quail, and partridge
Oct. 31, 2020 – Jan. 31, 2021
Prairie Grouse
Sept. 1, 2020 – Jan. 31, 2021; Sept. 1, 2020 – Jan. 31, 2021
*special permit required east of U.S. 81
Youth pheasant, quail and partridge
Oct. 23-24, 2021

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Land Details

Food
Agriculture • Natural Forage

We have three pivots under irrigation with a mix of cool and warm season crops in them. All of our crop land is no-tilled and our goal is to have a living root-something growing in it year round. Our native range is under a rest rotation grazing plan. It is our goal to leave plenty of cover everywhere. Several wind breaks and cover crops on our dryland provide plenty of habitat for game birds.

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Water
Livestock Tanks
There is no live water on the place, but we have plenty of stock wells and tanks that stay full most of the year. We do turn the windmills off in winter, but because the tanks are large, there is usually water in them (frozen) all winter. The Niobrara river runs just across the fence from our southern border....
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Shelter
Hills • Shelter belt • Grasslands • Brush • Draws

Hunting Details

Hunting Methods
Firearms
Archery
Hunting Amenities
  • Ground Blinds (4)
Game Species
  • Antelope - $200.00
  • Coyote - $50.00
  • Grouse - $100.00
  • Mule Deer - $200.00
  • Pheasant - $100.00
  • Whitetail - $200.00

Available Packages

3 Day Deer or Antelope & Coyote Hunt
3 Days 4 People
Package Price: $2,500.00

5 Day Deer or Antelope & Coyote Hunt
5 Days 4 People
Package Price: $4,000.00

3 Day Deer & Antelope & Coyote Hunt
3 Days 4 People
Package Price: $4,000.00

5 Day Deer & Antelope & Coyote Hunt
5 Days 4 People
Package Price: $7,000.00

3 Day Upland Bird & Coyote Hunt
3 Days 8 People
Package Price: $1,200.00

Personalize Your Package
Up to 4 People
Starting at: $50.00

Details & Ground Rules

  • Check In: After 7:00 AM
  • Check Out: Before 8:00 PM
  • Campfires: Not allowed
  • Pets: Allowed on property
  • ATV's: Not allowed
  • Parking: Yes
  • Vehicles: 2 Allowed
  • Drive-in Access: No
  • Walk-in Access: Yes
  • Guests: 4 Allowed

Landowner Rules: Everything brought in must come out. **Please do not shoot toward any buildings!!!**

Cancellation Policy: A Guest on LandTrust has 48 hours from the time the Landowner accepts their booking request to cancel their booking and receive a full refund. After 48 hours from the moment the Landowner accepts a booking, there is no refund available to the Guest. View Policy.

Location

Your Landowner

NP

Hello, I'm Nancy P.

Available Packages

3 Day Deer or Antelope & Coyote Hunt
3 Days 4 People
Package Price: $2,500.00

5 Day Deer or Antelope & Coyote Hunt
5 Days 4 People
Package Price: $4,000.00

3 Day Deer & Antelope & Coyote Hunt
3 Days 4 People
Package Price: $4,000.00

5 Day Deer & Antelope & Coyote Hunt
5 Days 4 People
Package Price: $7,000.00

3 Day Upland Bird & Coyote Hunt
3 Days 8 People
Package Price: $1,200.00

Personalize Your Package
Up to 4 People
Starting at: $50.00