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Niti Ranch - Webb County, TX

Key Attributes

The Niti Ranch, located in southern Webb County, is the perfect opportunity to acquire an extremely well managed ranch in great shape that still offers the new owner the opportunity to take it to the next level as they see fit. The ranch is unique in that it offers the chance enjoy the results of some 15 years of expert deer and wildlife management, a high volume water well, electricity and highway access with minimal frontage.

Location: The ranch is located about 18 miles east of Laredo in southern Webb County. The ranch is accessed from Hwy. 359, on which it has a short amount of frontage.

Topography & Rangelands: The ranch slopes upward from the northern portions to higher elevations to the south. It benefits from several wet weather drainages; both from a wildlife habitat perspective and from their providing runoff to the two stock ponds. The ranch has a highly diverse mix of brush species numbering ~26 and including many highly desirable species preferred by white tailed deer. The Wildlife Management Plan’s TPWD browse survey results from 2005 show nearly half “First Choice” species. The ranch is not currently being  grazed. 

Wildlife, Management & Hunting: The ranch is low fenced and has been managed as part of a significantly larger and well known management and hunting operation under the guidance of Dr. Mickey Hellickson, a certified wildlife biologist, since 1998. The ranch, aka the “Niti Pasture,” is regarded by the operators as one of the most productive pastures in the country they manage. Wildlife found on the ranch include white-tailed deer, dove, bobwhite quail, scaled quail, javelina, feral hog, predators/varmints and countless other non-game species. Management practices include year round supplemental feeding, supplemental watering, predator control, annual brush control projects, annual surveys and harvest recommendations. The overall management goal has been to maximize the number and antler size of mature, trophy bucks with more specific objectives regarding deer density, sustaining native habitat, reproductive rates, sex ratios, fawn survival and age structure. More details are available. As part of the ranch’s active wildlife management program, the ranch participates in Texas Parks & Wildlife’s MLDP program providing extended seasons to help achieve harvest goals on an annual basis.

Improvements & Utilities: 

  • The perimeter fence is low fence in generally good condition.
  • The main road running along NE property line is an improved caliche road and provides access to all segments of the ranch.  Interior roads on the ranch are generally in good condition.
  • Numerous maintained senderos for hunting purposes
  • 3 phase electricity in place near entrance (currently used for water well)
  • Single phase electricity in place at an old hunting camp.           

Water: Unlike many ranches in this part of Webb County, this ranch has a high volume water well located near the entrance. The water well has been used as an income producer in the past in addition to its current and potential use to provide water for wildlife. The ranch has a small pond adjacent to the water well, plus 2 larger tanks well located on ranch to provide easy access to water across ranch for wildlife or livestock.      

Minerals: Surface Only; current low impact production (gas wells) with high quality operator.

Taxes: Currently under 1-d-1 Wildlife Valuation

Niti Ranch

Webb County, TX

625± Acres

Property Sold
Nov 14th, 2013
$1,240,625 (Asking Price)