Orvis-Endorsed Wingshooting Lodge in Columbus, Texas

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Big Easy Ranch

Orvis-Endorsed Wingshooting Lodge


Phone icon979-733-8635 Email iconnicole@bigeasyranch.com Link iconbigeasyranch.com
2400 Brunes Mill Rd
Columbus, TX 78934

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The Story

Big Easy Ranch is located in the beautiful hill-country setting of Columbus, Texas, just 70 miles west of Houston. Spanning 2,000 rolling acres in the Texas foothills, Big Easy Ranch offers something for everyone—wingshooting, fishing, whitetail and exotic hunting, golf, corporate entertaining or pure relaxation in the great outdoors. Wingshooting includes upland hunts, European pheasant drives and flighted mallard hunts. Professionally-trained hunting dogs include English cockers, German shorthair pointers, English pointers and Labrador retrievers. A state-of-the-art sporting clay course is designed to stimulate a variety of wingshooting and competition targets. Five lakes are stocked with trophy largemouth bass, and redfish along with seasonal rainbow trout for fly fishing.

You'll enjoy luxury accommodations in king and double-queen rooms complete with rustic furnishings, luxe bedding and towels, private bathroom, coffee bar, and valuables safe. In the Lodge, soaring ceilings, stone fireplace, leather club chairs, big screen televisions and billiards, making it perfect for relaxing at the end of the day. Additional amenities include upscale locker rooms, outdoor dining areas with fire pits, and magnificent views. Our infinity pool features a sun shelf, spa, lounge areas, and outdoor cabana with pool-side dining. Exceeding the highest of expectations for a hunting, golf and sporting experience, Big Easy Ranch is truly a sporting club like no other.

Region/Terrain Where You Hunt

Southeast Texas Hill Country

Typical Weather by Season

Moderate falls; cool/damp winters; breezy & bright springs

Questions that you are Frequently Asked

Can I bring my personal dog?
Yes.

Do you provide rental guns?
Yes.

Do you sell hunting apparel?
Yes.

Does your chef accommodate specific dietary restrictions?
Yes.

Do I need a state/out of state hunting license?
Yes.

Species you Hunt for by Season

Pheasants, Chukar, Quail
October - March

Flighted Mallards
October - March

Wild Ducks
State-Federal seasons

What is provided to Customer:

Rental guns available.

What Should Customers Bring:

Boots, upland hunting apparel, shotgun (break action), personal effects.

Sample of Typical Trip

Arrive mid-day, eat lunch, and warm up on the clays course. Afternoon field hunt followed by drinks, appetizers and dinner. Evening in the game room or at the bar. Morning breakfast at the lodge, followed by a morning hunt. Return for lunch and short rest, then afternoon hunt. Repeat evening routine, and departure the following morning.

Lodging, Meals, and Accommodations

Accommodations are first class as well, with five-, four- and two-bedroom lodges with kitchens as well as the fabulous 10,000-square-foot Big Easy Ranch Lodge. The Lodge is magnificent with a large dining area and bar, a conference room for meetings, an entertainment area with pool and card tables, a pro shop, locker room and patio with fire pit. And, then when you finish the hunt come enjoy wonderful game with a Cajun touch from our executive chef at the Big Easy Lodge.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb in every category! The Big Easy Ranch is amazing! I can't imagine how they could improve what they do...well, unless they could slow down the clock! I didn't want to leave! Enjoy the outdoors and fantastic food.
Date published: 2019-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent ranch for outdoor activities!! Our group met Friday AM at the lodge and had a quick introduction and breakfast. We we're given a guided tour around the ranch and saw many WT and exotics. Did a little sporting clays after lunch and headed to the European pheasant hunt. It was fantastic. A great time was had by all of my team and our hosts. We did get an opportunity to wet a line and caught, redfish, bass and trout in the lakes around the lodge while some hit the golf course. This place has everything! Lodging, meals, drinks and hospitality was top notch. Looking forward to my next opportunity at The Big Easy!!
Date published: 2019-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Big Easy Ranch was amazing We visited Big Easy Ranch for a corporate outing. Everything we had a chance to experience was first class. The skeet shooting,European pheasant hunt, and mixed bag hunt were all great. My other co workers played golf and had a great time. The lodging, food and staff alone made the trip just that much better. I'm looking forward to going back soon.
Date published: 2019-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW!!! Big Easy Ranch!!! 1st Class all the Way!!! What a Set-up... Really enjoyed the Golf, European Pheasant Hunt was a Blast... The Staff was Awesome!!! The Food was Fantastic... Oh Yeah the Accommodations was Great!!!
Date published: 2019-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A place like no other! This is truly a unique experience. It’s the only place that I have ever found to combine world class golf, fishing, hunting, and soon pool in an environment that is welcoming to families or to corporate events. Accommodations are comparable to other premier resorts in a much friendlier environment.
Date published: 2019-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceeds expectation in every way! The Big Easy Ranch has set a new new gold standard that I anticipate the other club in America to chase for many years. I've repeatedly enjoyed some of the best clubs across the country and every club in Texas. I have enjoyed them all, and have many fond memories. But Billy's ambitious vision is exception in every way. The best birds, the best dogs, the best guides, the best food, the best staff, and the best accommodations! I have not tried the fishing or deer (white tail and exotic) hunting and I'm not a golfer -- but sitting around the club house, the reviews are all 10's. Even more amazing -- the entire operation just keeps getting better.
Date published: 2019-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One-of-a-Kind First Class Resort! Everything from the hospitality, food, accommodations, hunting and fishing is top-notch five star. I've had excellent deer hunting experiences harvesting trophy deer while enjoying nature's beauty. Duck, quail and pheasant hunting was a great experience with outstanding guides and dogs. The golf course is one of the most beautiful and well laid out courses in the country, complete with the commaradery of pro golfer Hal Sutton. And a relaxing afternoon of fishing is just plain old lagniappe! Thanks to Billy Brown, Hal Sutton, Landon Crow and the complete staff for an unforgettable time.
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Duck Hunt Big Easy is a first class operation. The duck hunting is second to none. Mike, our guide was an excellent duck caller and accommodated our groups every need. Thanks to Billy, Landon, and all the staff for an amazing and first class experience!
Date published: 2017-01-28
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