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Pheasant Hunting Lease

Finding a pheasant hunting lease can be frustrating. There are several factors to consider when exploring a hunting lease for pheasants. First and foremost, is the location. You want a hunting location which is home to many pheasant. Pheasants start their day before sunrise at roost sites, usually in areas of short to medium-height grass or weeds, where they spend the night.  You will need to find hunting land that has adequate cover available for the birds to survive.

Next, you want to find different kinds of cover. Pheasants will use whatever cover is available but typical locations include corn fields, grass cover, and brush patches.  This is where the birds will spend the majority of their time.  To avoid predators, the pheasants will often run and will only take flight as a last escape route.  If you don't have adequate cover, the pheasant numbers will dwindle from predation .  Their main enemies include dogs and coyotes.

Finally, a most ideal spot will have all the above and access to food.  Natural food froma farm lot would be ideal.  . Big pheasant travel the river and use it as a guide. Often during the rut, the big bucks will bed down next to the river as the river provides a water source. This is important as the pheasant spend many hours roaming around looking for a mate.  All of the above factors should be considering when evaluating a pheasant hunting lease. Below is a summary of what to look for in leasing hunting land for pheasants.

  • Find a good location with concentrations of pheasant
  • Look for pheasant along the perimeters of the land
  • Look for land with cover like dense brush, heavy grass, and corn fields
  • Find land with a combination of food and cover close by
  • Look for food sources like farmed land or natural food like corn, apples