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Combining unparalleled duck hunting with the best in spring creek trout fishing, the 703± acre Billingsley Creek Ranch is arguably the premier sporting property available for purchase anywhere in the country. Set in the fabled Hagerman Valley, epicenter of waterfowl hunting in the western US, the ranch is located just outside of the small town of Hagerman and a half-hour from Twin Falls and its commercial airport. The capital city of Boise is an hour and a half drive west of the ranch, while the resort community of Ketchum/Sun Valley is 90 miles to the north. Spring-fed Billingsley Creek is the centerpiece of the ranch and flows for over a mile through a wildlife-rich basalt canyon and riparian corridor. Working with well-known hydrologist and stream specialist, Gary Decker, the current owners undertook a complete restoration of Billingsley Creek in 2007. The result was the creation of an ideal trout habit to complement the property’s unsurpassed duck hunting. Ample spring water is available to the ranch and used to sustain several year-round lakes, as well as numerous seasonal waterfowl ponds. Although waterfowl hunting and trout fishing are the highlights at Billingsley Creek, there is terrific hunting for pheasants and quail throughout the property as well as for large mule deer up to 30 inches. In addition to its recreational attributes, the ranch features an active farming operation that utilizes approximately 350 acres of irrigated cropland leased to a longtime local farmer to raise grain corn. Improvements complement the ranch and are highlighted by a 5,000± square foot owners’ home overlooking Billingsley Creek. Other improvements include a two-bedroom guest house, manager’s residence, guides’ house, additional employee housing, equipment storage, and a hay barn. Along the creek is an outdoor venue with a fire pit and covered barbeque area ideal for streamside dining and entertaining. The ranch is not covered by a conservation easement at the present time. However, because of the property’s size, location, and extensive frontage on Billingsley Creek, it is a prime candidate for one. The ranch is being offered with furnishings and ranch equipment. The Facts: ~ Landmark duck hunting ranch with 703± deeded, contiguous acres in the heart of the most prolific waterfowl area in the western US ~ Over a mile of Billingsley Creek restored by the owners to create an exceptional spring creek trout fishery ~ A combination of year-round spring water, abundant habitat, and a strong forage base provides optimal conditions for unsurpassed waterfowl hunting ~ Excellent year-round water rights for a variety of purposes, including extensive irrigated cropland and habitat areas ~ Other wildlife includes wild pheasants, quail, chukars, Hungarian partridge, doves, and large mule deer up to 30 inches ~ Residential improvements include a six-bedroom owners’ home and two-bedroom guest cabin overlooking the creek ~ Excellent on-site ranch management that could transition to new ownership ~ No conservation easement, although an excellent candidate for one ~ 30 minutes from the airport in Twin Falls and 90 miles from the resort community of Ketchum/Sun Valley


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