Here is your chance to hunt oryx (gemsbok) without leaving the US. In addition to making a stunning trophy for your den, the meat is considered to be among the best of all wild game. The oryx population on the White Sands has been drastically reduced the past few years and this hunt is no longer the slam dunk it once was.
Quick facts: Oryx were introduced to New Mexico from 1969-1977 via the Kalahari Desert in Africa. Both bulls and cows grow impressive horns and both are legal game. They have no specific breeding period but instead breed year round.
White Sands Missile Range Hunts - We have several outfitters in New Mexico that offer top-notch oryx hunts on the White Sands Missile Range. If you are lucky enough to draw an oryx tag, give us a call and we can discuss options. We can also recommend the best hunt codes prior to applying.
All White Sands hunts are 1×1 and prices range from $1500 to $2500 depending upon the level of service you require. Shot opportunity has been 100% regardless of what hunt option you choose. License cost is $1637 and the deadline to apply is March 20, 2013 - draw results will be available online on April 24, 2013. Applicants must purchase a $65 NR game License before applying but can denote the refund option if not drawn for oryx. A maximum of two people may apply as a party.
Don’t be confused and worry about choosing the right oryx outfitter, call or email us.