Exotic Safari

One winner will experience the thrill of hunting exotic game, right here in Texas on the beautiful Mason Mountain Wildlife Management Area.

Added Bonus: This year the winner will take home a Ruger American Rifle in 300 Win Mag and a Vortex Diamondback 4-12x40 scope - a $900 value, courtesy of McBride’s Guns of Austin, Texas.

Note: Big Time Texas Hunts entries will be available again starting May 15, 2020.

The lucky winner and their hunting companion will:

  • Hunt gemsbok, scimitar-horned oryx, common waterbuck or axis deer. The winner can harvest two management exotics and their companion can harvest one.
  • Enjoy 3 to 4 days of food and lodging at the scenic Mason Mountain WMA lodge.
  • Be guided by experienced TPWD biologists throughout the trip. With the help of expert guides, hunters at Mason Mountain WMA have had an outstanding 96% success rate.
  • Receive taxidermy (two shoulder mounts) for the winner.
  • Be required to hunt with a modern rifle of .270 caliber or larger.
  • Have the opportunity to fish, harvest unlimited feral hogs and bring along a non-hunting companion (in addition to the hunting companion).

Hunt Provider

Mason Mountain Wildlife Management Area - Central Texas

Located in the Llano uplift, just two hours west of Austin and San Antonio, Mason Mountain Wildlife Management Area boasts some of the best hunting opportunities in the Hill Country. Visitors will find 6 exotic game species and several Texas natives roaming the area.

This rugged Texas landscape features steep canyons, caliche hills and granite outcrops. Hunters and their guests will stay in a scenic lodge overlooking the management area's lake. With only a few permits offered each year, this is truly a rare destination.

Thanks to your Big Time Texas Hunts entries, new hunting blinds are being built at Mason Mountain WMA. Learn more about where the money goes »


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Vortex Diamondback 4-12x40 scope Ruger American Rifle in 300 Win Mag

Ruger American Rifle and Vortex Scope

Ruger American Rifle in 300 Win Mag and Vortex Diamondback 4-12x40 scope, courtesy of McBride's Guns, Inc. of Austin, Texas.

Retail Value: $900