RD-K Ranch - Webb County, Encinal, TX
The RD-K Ranch is a classic South Texas hunting property ready for new owners to step in and start hunting. This high-fenced ranch features great access, blinds and feeders, a quality camp with good quarters, storage, walk-in cooler, and importantly in this area, a water well in addition to three good tanks well dispersed across the ranch. Surrounded by large, well known ranches, this area is widely known for growing huge South Texas bucks.
Situated on the north side of Highway 44 and the Nueces River, the ranch is approximately 20 miles east of Encinal and 26 miles west of Freer in northeastern Webb County. Blacktop access all the way to the gate, and features just under 3 miles of highway frontage.
Topography, Rangeland & Habitat
The northern half of the ranch is flats country interspersed with shallow feeder draws that drain north toward the Nueces River, about 8 miles away as the crow flies. Vegetation in this part of the ranch is predominantly mesquite and pear with scattered blackbrush and other browse. The southern half of the ranch transitions into gently rolling country with approximately 30’ of relief, more surface gravel, and a denser, diverse browse with more guayacan, lime prickly ash, brasil, guajillo, granjeno and others. Elevations range from ±440 feet down to ±360 feet in the flats.
This ranch has not been grazed in many years, and there is a good groundcover of diverse grasses including bluestems, threeawn, grammas, hooded windmill, buffelgrass, among others.
The ranch features a ±3,472 SF barndo, half residential and half storage area. The residence is built out loft style, with 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms downstairs, and a loft with a full bath upstairs. Furnishings will convey. The storage area is open and accessed by two overhead rollup doors. A separate ±720 SF building houses the water storage tank and provides additional storage area. Additional items conveying with the sale: 14 quality blinds in the field, along with accompanying corn and protein feeders, a bulk feed bin and 4.5-ton feed buggy, walk-in cooler, and conex storage container will also convey.
There are three main tanks spread across the ranch, providing good water access for all areas. In addition, there is a plugged back gas well that has been converted to a water well with an electric submersible pump supplying water to the house. This well flows a small amount artesianally when not pumping to the house, creating an additional small water hole for game at the well.
This ranch was once a portion of 30,000 acres owned by the Traylor & Nunley Cattle Company. When those partners divided that ranch, this tract became a portion of what became the original Dipper Ranch. With the Junco Ranch neighboring on the west, this ranch is in fine company!