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Turkey Hunting Adventure!

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Alligator Hunting Trip near Venus

Florida Gator Takedown- 13'+

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Alligator Hunting Guides Near Venus, Fl

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Florida Gator Takedown- 10'

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Florida Gator Takedown- 11'

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trip description for Florida Gator Takedown- 7' in Okeechobee

*This trip is for up to 4 people, but its really priced per 7' gator. For example, if 1 person wants to shoot 3 gators then you need to select the 3 person option or if 2 people want to shoot 6 total gators then select 6 people.* Private land alligator hunts are conducted year round. On this alligator hunt we target the specific size gator that the client is looking for. Expect to glass many alligators in ponds and reservoirs from a distance. Once the right size gator is spotted, a stalk is then started. Don’t let alligators fool you, they have excellent sense of smell, hearing, eyesight, and can also feel vibrations. Getting within comfortable shooting range can be a challenge since the target is a little bigger then a quarter. Read More

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Florida Gator Takedown- 7'

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18 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,750
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trip description for Wild Hog Whack- with Lodging in Okeechobee

*This trip is for up to 6 people, but its really priced per hog. For example, if 1 person wants to shoot 3 hogs then you need to select the 3 person option or if 2 people want to shoot 8 total hogs then select 8 people. $225 per additional hog, and $150 per trophy hog* Experience the excitement of florida hog hunting with Chris! We hunt the wild boar out of tree stands overlooking feeders, off the swamp buggy, spot and stalk, with night vision, and of course with hog dogs where you are guaranteed an action packed hunt. This is a free range hog hunt, so you'll have the most authentic experience possible, and additionally, all of Chris's hunts are private. Whichever you prefer we can accommodate. Excellent accommodations are available for overnight guests and all meals are included. TREESTAND OVER FEED AREAS This option is for the hunter that really wants to enjoy the outdoors. Whether you want to get out early in the morning to watch the sunrise or later in the afternoon to watch the sun set, it makes for a peaceful slow paced day. Our guides will drop you off at the time you desire and you can choose to sit for a couple of hours or all day if you’d like to. With this option there is a very good possibility that you’ll see a few of the other species of game we have at the ranch as well. Some of these species include whitetail deer, red stag, axis deer, other exotics, and much more. So if you are looking for a relaxing day in the woods, then this is the hunt is for you. Thermal Hunts: Thermal hunting is one of the most productive ways to hunt for wild boar esp in the Florida heat. It has really gained popularity and the last few years with advancements in technology in thermal equipment available to citizens. Our rifles are equipped with pulsar XP50 scopes and we carry pulsar axion Xm30 handheld units which make scanning easier. They make spotting would boar at night a game changer. On this hunt we will ride the property on a Kawasaki mule with absolutely no lights on, just thermals. Once a hog is spotted we will sneak up on foot to within around 100 yds typically and take a shot. Our scopes have recording abilities so you can record your hunt and download the footage right to your hunt so you’ll have a hunt that you can share. We are proud to offer 2000 prime hog hunting acres on private land. It is that adrenaline wild hog hunting experience only found here at the ranch. You will not be disturbed by any other wild boar hunting hunters on the property as we cater to our clients. This hunt is for wild hogs. We do not operate a farm but a FREE RANGE Florida hog hunt. So whether you want to experience a swamp buggy hog hunt, Tree stand hog hunt or a stalking hog hunt with dogs, we offer all of that and more. With many options to add to your hog hunt, we only need to know your hunting budget and combo hog hunts can be set up. Florida houses one of the largest populations of wild boar in North America, and Seminole Prairie is located in the heart of Florida outdoors. Florida hog hunting is for all ages; Beginners or experts. Wild boar are considered a nuisance and destructive in many parts of the state, especially in surrounding sugar cane fields and orange groves. Hog hunting has rapidly become popular in the hunting industry thanks to the abundance of game and the many methods of hunting the wild boar. We hunt the wild boar out of tree stands overlooking feeders, off the swamp buggy, spot and stalk, with night vision, and of course with hog dogs where you are guaranteed an action packed hunt. Whichever you prefer we can accommodate. Lodging info: Excellent accommodations are available for over-night guests. Our cedar lodge features a large porch where hunters can kick back after a hard day’s hunt. Time to retreat to your room with private bath, a.c., satellite t.v. and comfy bed! (4 rooms: 3 have double beds, 1 has queen bed). Note: All meals are included in accommodations! All home cooked meals using our wild exotic meat native to Seminole Indian Land. Read More

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Wild Hog Whack- With Lodging

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1 - 10 People From $575
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trip description for Florida Gator Takedown- 9' in Okeechobee

*This trip is for up to 4 people, but its really priced per 9' gator. For example, if 1 person wants to shoot 3 gators then you need to select the 3 person option or if 2 people want to shoot 4 total gators then select 4 people.* Private land alligator hunts are conducted year round. On this alligator hunt we target the specific size gator that the client is looking for. Expect to glass many alligators in ponds and reservoirs from a distance. Once the right size gator is spotted, a stalk is then started. Don’t let alligators fool you, they have excellent sense of smell, hearing, eyesight, and can also feel vibrations. Getting within comfortable shooting range can be a challenge since the target is a little bigger then a quarter. Read More

Alligator Hunting Trip near Venus

Florida Gator Takedown- 9'

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18 ft 1 - 4 People From $3,000
Hunting in Okeechobee
Hunting in Okeechobee
Hunting in Okeechobee
trip description for Florida Gator Takedown- 11' in Okeechobee

*This trip is for up to 4 people, but its really priced per 11' gator. For example, if 1 person wants to shoot 3 gators then you need to select the 3 person option or if 2 people want to shoot 4 total gators then select 4 people.* Private land alligator hunts are conducted year round. On this alligator hunt we target the specific size gator that the client is looking for. Expect to glass many alligators in ponds and reservoirs from a distance. Once the right size gator is spotted, a stalk is then started. Don’t let alligators fool you, they have excellent sense of smell, hearing, eyesight, and can also feel vibrations. Getting within comfortable shooting range can be a challenge since the target is a little bigger then a quarter. Read More

Alligator Hunting Trip near Venus

Florida Gator Takedown- 11'

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18 ft 1 - 4 People From $5,750
Hunting in Okeechobee
Hunting in Okeechobee
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trip description for Thermal Coyote Thriller! in Okeechobee

Take part in one of the fastest-growing sports in the hunting industry…coyote hunting. Not only will coyote hunting get your adrenaline going as they quickly come running into the call, but it also helps the local deer, hog, and turkey populations. We have access to thousands of acres right here in south Florida to try to slow down the coyote problem which is taking over much of the united states. Coyote hunts are typically very fast-paced, 90% of the time we will see the dogs running in within 10 minutes of turning on the call. There is nothing like being able to detect a coyote in the pitch dark at 300 yards closing in on our call at a full run. **Bobcat hunts can also be conducted during the season (December-march). Read More

Predator Hunting Trip near Venus

Thermal Coyote Thriller!

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18 ft 1 - 3 People From $750
Hunting in Okeechobee
Hunting in Okeechobee
Hunting in Okeechobee
trip description for Florida Gator Takedown- 10' in Okeechobee

*This trip is for up to 4 people, but its really priced per 10' gator. For example, if 1 person wants to shoot 3 gators then you need to select the 3 person option or if 2 people want to shoot 4 total gators then select 4 people.* Private land alligator hunts are conducted year round. On this alligator hunt we target the specific size gator that the client is looking for. Expect to glass many alligators in ponds and reservoirs from a distance. Once the right size gator is spotted, a stalk is then started. Don’t let alligators fool you, they have excellent sense of smell, hearing, eyesight, and can also feel vibrations. Getting within comfortable shooting range can be a challenge since the target is a little bigger then a quarter. Read More

Alligator Hunting Trip near Venus

Florida Gator Takedown- 10'

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18 ft 1 - 4 People From $4,250
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Everything to Know About Booking a Hunting Guide in Venus

What are the best hunting trips in Venus?

Why should I book a hunting trip in Venus with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 16 trip in Venus: Bobwhite Quail Hunting Adventure guided by Lee.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, and more.

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What types of hunting trips are common in Venus?

Alligator hunting is the most popular in Venus as well as hog hunting, predator hunting, and turkey hunting.

The most commonly sought after species in Venus are: 1. alligator, 2. hog, 3. blue-winged teal, and 4. bobcat.

The most common hunting techniques in Venus are rifle hunting, archery, and shotgun hunting but thermal hunting and hunting from a blind are popular as well.

How much does a Venus hunting trip cost?

in Venus prices can range anywhere from about $863 to $15,375, but the average price for a half day trip in Venus is $8,446. The average price for a full day trip in Venus is $4,461.

What month is best for hunting in Venus?

The most popular season for hunting in Venus is summer, and most hunters book their trips 0 days in advance.

Where can I look through all Captain Experiences trips?

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What is fishing in Venus all about?

Fishing in Venus, Florida, offers anglers a serene and picturesque experience amidst the tranquil landscapes of rural Florida. Situated near the Kissimmee River and Lake Okeechobee, Venus provides anglers with access to a variety of freshwater fishing opportunities. Anglers can explore the meandering waterways of the Kissimmee River, casting their lines for species such as largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish. With its abundance of submerged vegetation, fallen trees, and shallow flats, the Kissimmee River provides anglers with ample opportunities to reel in some impressive catches while enjoying the peaceful surroundings.

Lake Okeechobee, located just a short drive from Venus, is another popular fishing destination in the area. Known as the "Big O," Lake Okeechobee is renowned for its excellent bass fishing, with anglers traveling from far and wide to test their skills against some of the largest bass in the state. Whether fishing from the shore, boat, or kayak, anglers can enjoy the thrill of battling these powerful gamefish amidst the expansive waters of Lake Okeechobee.

Additionally, Venus offers opportunities for anglers to explore the nearby Everglades and its labyrinth of mangrove-lined creeks, rivers, and marshes. Anglers can target species such as snook, redfish, tarpon, and seatrout in the brackish waters of the Everglades, enjoying the challenge of sight casting to these elusive gamefish amidst the stunning natural beauty of the area. With its diverse range of fishing opportunities, Venus emerges as a premier destination for anglers seeking an unforgettable fishing adventure in the heart of rural Florida.

What are the most popular months to fish in Venus?

Fishing seasons in Venus, Florida, offer anglers a dynamic and ever-changing array of opportunities throughout the year. Springtime heralds the start of the prime fishing season, as warming temperatures trigger a surge in activity among many freshwater species in the area's lakes, rivers, and ponds. Anglers can target largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish as they move into shallow waters to spawn, providing exciting opportunities for both novice and experienced anglers alike.

Summer brings its own excitement to the fishing scene in Venus, with warm waters and longer days creating ideal conditions for a variety of species. Anglers can continue to target freshwater species in the area's lakes and rivers, while also enjoying opportunities for saltwater fishing along the nearby Gulf Coast. Inshore species such as redfish, snook, trout, and tarpon are abundant in the coastal waters and estuaries, providing anglers with thrilling opportunities to reel in some impressive catches.

As the temperatures begin to cool in the fall, fishing in Venus reaches a crescendo of excitement. The arrival of cooler weather triggers a flurry of activity among many freshwater and saltwater species, providing anglers with ample opportunities to pursue their favorite catches. Whether casting lines in the area's lakes and rivers or exploring the coastal waters and estuaries along the Gulf Coast, anglers can enjoy the thrill of fishing amidst the stunning natural beauty of Venus' landscapes. With its rich biodiversity and diverse fishing opportunities, Venus offers anglers an unforgettable fishing experience year-round.

What types of fishing are popular in Venus?

In Venus, Florida, anglers have the opportunity to engage in a variety of fishing techniques, each offering its own unique experience and challenges. One popular method is freshwater bass fishing, particularly in nearby lakes and rivers like Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River. Anglers can target largemouth bass using a variety of techniques such as casting artificial lures, live bait, or fly fishing. With its abundance of submerged vegetation, fallen trees, and shallow flats, these freshwater habitats provide ideal conditions for bass fishing year-round.

Another exciting fishing opportunity in Venus is panfishing, which involves targeting species such as crappie, bluegill, and catfish in the area's lakes, ponds, and rivers. Panfish are plentiful in many of the freshwater bodies around Venus, providing anglers with ample opportunities to reel in some impressive catches. Anglers can enjoy the simplicity and accessibility of panfishing, often using light tackle and live bait to entice bites from these popular freshwater species.

For those seeking a different angling adventure, Venus also offers opportunities for saltwater fishing along the nearby Gulf Coast. Anglers can explore the coastal waters and estuaries, targeting species such as redfish, snook, trout, and tarpon. Whether fishing from the shore, wading in the shallows, or venturing out into the Gulf aboard a boat, anglers can enjoy the excitement of saltwater fishing against the stunning backdrop of Venus' scenic coastline. With its diverse range of fishing opportunities, Venus provides anglers with a wide range of options to explore and enjoy the thrill of the catch.

What species are popular in Venus?

In Venus, Florida, anglers have the opportunity to catch a diverse array of fishing species, ranging from freshwater favorites to saltwater gamefish. One of the most sought-after catches in the area is the largemouth bass, renowned for its aggressive strikes and formidable fighting ability. Anglers can target bass in nearby lakes and rivers like Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, using a variety of techniques to entice strikes from these prized gamefish.

Additionally, Venus offers excellent opportunities for panfishing, with species such as crappie, bluegill, and catfish abundant in the area's freshwater bodies. Anglers can enjoy the simplicity and accessibility of panfishing, often using light tackle and live bait to entice bites from these popular species. Whether fishing from the shore, pier, or boat, anglers can experience the thrill of reeling in some impressive catches while surrounded by the serene landscapes of Venus.

For those interested in saltwater fishing, Venus is conveniently located near the Gulf Coast, providing access to a variety of inshore and nearshore species. Anglers can explore the coastal waters and estuaries, targeting species such as redfish, snook, trout, and tarpon. Whether fishing from the shore, wading in the shallows, or venturing out into the Gulf aboard a boat, anglers can enjoy the excitement of saltwater fishing against the stunning backdrop of Venus' scenic coastline. With its rich diversity of fishing species, Venus offers anglers an unforgettable fishing experience amidst the beauty of rural Florida.

What are the best places to fish in Venus?

In Venus, Florida, anglers are spoilt for choice when it comes to prime fishing spots. One standout location is Lake Okeechobee, often referred to as the "Big O," renowned for its excellent bass fishing. Anglers flock to this expansive freshwater lake year-round to test their skills against some of the largest bass in the state. With its abundance of submerged vegetation, hidden structure, and shallow flats, Lake Okeechobee provides anglers with ample opportunities to reel in trophy-sized bass amidst the serene beauty of rural Florida.

Another popular fishing destination in Venus is the Kissimmee River, which meanders through picturesque landscapes teeming with wildlife. Anglers can explore the river's winding waterways, casting their lines for bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish. The Kissimmee River offers anglers a peaceful and immersive fishing experience, with opportunities to connect with nature while pursuing their favorite catches.

Additionally, nearby estuaries along the Gulf Coast provide excellent opportunities for saltwater fishing adventures. Anglers can explore the coastal waters and marshes, targeting species such as redfish, snook, trout, and tarpon. Whether fishing from the shore, wading in the shallows, or venturing out into the Gulf aboard a boat, anglers can enjoy the excitement of saltwater fishing against the stunning backdrop of Venus' scenic coastline. With its diverse range of fishing opportunities, Venus stands as a premier destination for anglers seeking unforgettable fishing experiences amidst the beauty of rural Florida.

Other things to do in Venus

In Venus, Florida, visitors can enjoy a variety of activities beyond fishing, making it an appealing destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. One popular attraction in the area is the Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area, where visitors can explore pristine natural landscapes teeming with wildlife. Hiking trails wind through the scenic wilderness, offering opportunities for birdwatching, wildlife photography, and nature observation. The area is also popular for canoeing and kayaking, allowing visitors to paddle along the tranquil waters of Fisheating Creek and immerse themselves in the beauty of the Florida wilderness.

For those interested in history and culture, Venus is within driving distance of several notable attractions. Visitors can explore the LaBelle Heritage Museum, which showcases exhibits detailing the history and heritage of the region, including displays on Native American culture, pioneer life, and the area's agricultural heritage. Additionally, the historic downtown area of LaBelle offers charming shops, restaurants, and galleries, providing opportunities for shopping, dining, and exploring local art and culture.

Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of opportunities for recreation in the nearby natural areas and parks. The Babcock Ranch Preserve, located just a short drive from Venus, offers miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, as well as guided swamp buggy tours through pristine wetlands and pine flatwoods. Visitors can also enjoy picnicking, wildlife viewing, and stargazing in the peaceful surroundings of the preserve. With its abundance of outdoor activities and natural attractions, Venus provides visitors with a diverse range of experiences to enjoy beyond the fishing waters.

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