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Set Your Sights on the Hill Country’s FTW Ranch

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The FTW Ranch in the Texas Hill Country is an all-around five-star ranch. You can take training courses in shooting, including long range, short range, angled range, and acquire excellent skills while shooting under windy condition for long distance shots, and animated life-size interactive target systems, which are set up to give you practice with live action scenarios to get you ready for whatever Big Game hunt you are getting ready for. Or, have all the practice and experience just for fun!


This place has a lot to offer including SAAM Training (Sportsman’s All Weather, All Terrain Marksmanship) as well as hunting ventures. With 12,000 acres of the beautiful terrain of the Texas Hill Country, you can get ready to be on target with their wide variety of shooting ranges, schedule a hunt for trophy class white-tailed deer or exotic species. This is a high class ranch so each “wild species was introduced to thrive and grow as they would in their indigenous environments.” (FTW Ranch)



FTW has 26 different ranges; this place has everything to offer guests who want to learn, hunt, or practice. Whether your wanting to sharpen up your skills, make those long range shots, get the proper training and technical skills needed for certain hunts, they have it all. Talk about a great weekend adventure to get you ready for your next hunt, to hunt on the FTW Ranch, or just for a fun friend or family outdoor get away!



After a long day out on the ranch, coming back to a nice place to relax and unwind is necessary. With an 8,000 square foot lodge, it shouldn’t be hard to get the R&R needed. Fully stocked with flat screen TVs, comfy chairs, couches, WiFi, separate classroom for electronic training, and a nice place to relax outside with a custom designed bar, fire place, and fire pit, this place has it all! Aside from the lodge, they offer 11 fully equipped cabins all around the main lodge. Enjoy great chef-prepared meals including a taco bar, made to order omelets, Texas BBQ, and so much more! Anyone is sure to have an enjoyable, fun time at the FTW Ranch!

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