Axis Deer
Two Axis deer

Axis Deer

Axis Deer Hunting Season:
Axis can be hunted year-round at Covered S Ranch; however, we recommend May-August to have the greatest number of hard antler bucks to choose from.

Come experience the uniqueness of Flat Top Mesa at Covered S Ranch for an exotic hunting experience like none other in Texas!

An Axis hunt at the Covered S Ranch will be a spot & stalk hunt for the bow or rifle hunter within the lower elevations of Flat Top Mesa in our 3,000-acre game preserve. These “spotted ghosts” are among the smartest and with their keen eyesight and sense of smell, may be the wariest deer you will encounter.

2 Nights/3-Day Hunt: $2,400 + Trophy Fee
3 Nights/4-Day Hunt: $3,200 + Trophy Fee
Hunter Additional Day: $800
Non-Hunting Guest: $550/Day Single Occupancy
Non-Hunting Guest: $350/Day Double Occupancy


  • All-Inclusive: Lodging, Meals & Beverages
  • Experienced Guide: 1:1 - Discount hunt package $450 if 2:1
  • Rustic Luxury & Genuine West Texas Hospitality at The Hacienda: Bar, Pool, Hot Tub, Fire Pit, Pickleball/Basketball Court, Casino Style & Game Tables, Pool Table, Large Screen TV’s + More
  • Transportation to/from Lubbock, TX International Airport
  • Access to Covered S Ranch Airstrip & Hanger
  • Access to Covered S Ranch Shooting Range
  • Firearm & Ammunition provided, if needed
  • Enclosed Blinds
  • Field Dressing & Caping
  • Cold Storage on site
  • Freezer Boxes if needed.
  • Transportation of animals to local meat processor/taxidermist or may ship to requested at client’s expense. (Client responsible for all meat processing/taxidermist costs.)
  • Hunting vehicle for varmint hunt

Axis Trophy Fee: $6,000

See Pricing Page for additional information

Origin: Asia
Antler Size: 31-34 inches
Weight: 120-150 pounds

Interesting Axis Deer Hunting Information:

  • They are also known as the “Chital Deer” and “Spotted Deer.”
  • They are fast, running up to 40 miles an hour.
  • When Axis are alarmed, they emit a barking sound to warn the rest of the herd.
  • During the rut, an axis buck will roar much like an elk.
  • Axis Deer were introduced to Texas in 1932 for game meat and acclaimed to be some of the best tasting game meat.
  • With a seven-month gestation period, Axis typically produce one young a year.

    Axis Hunting Reservations

    We recommend making Axis Deer Hunting reservations well in advance to secure availability.