MLS / Other ID384
Type or UseHunting
4 Square Ranch is located in Bryan County, OK 28 miles northeast of Durant close to the end of a dead end county road. The ranch is separated into 37 pastures with 28 tanks/ponds providing water for every pasture. Two drainages create runoff creeks that have beautiful stands of hardwood timber in the bottom as well as on the rock ledges that surround them. The wooded fingers that extend out from those drainages act as perfect security for the deer and turkeys to move throughout the ranch. Hundreds of contiguous timbered acres on the northern and eastern portions of the property supply more than ample bedding and security cover for those elusive mature whitetails. The northern boundary of the ranch is only a mile south of Clear Boggy Creek which is one of southern Oklahoma's major creek systems. Not only does the 'Boggy' provide miles and miles of solid cover, it also floods at least a couple of times a year flooding the numerous wetlands scattered up and down the creek. Just to the east Clear Boggy comes together with the Muddy Boggy Creek on their way to the Red River. I have personally been on half a dozen of these improved wetlands in the area and this area definately holds the ducks. In my opinion 4 Square would be a much easier place to encounter those big mature bucks because there is terrain on the ranch that doesn't exist down in the flat bottoms of the Boggy. This terrain helps create natural travel patterns that can become recognized and predictable. 170' deer have been documented within a couple of miles either direction of this ranch including a state record which was taken only 6 miles WNW and described below and quoted from buckmanager.com website. When it comes to deer what else is there to say than this is the right neighborhood. Also check out a property I sold this year only 6 miles up the creek in Atoka County called Boggy Bottom Ranch. The deer are here!!! 'The 16-point whitetail taken in November, 1997 by bowhunter Larry Luman from Atoka is the number one typical deer in the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation rsquo s Cy Curtis Program Record Book. The white-tailed buck, which was harvested just prior to the regular deer gun season, scored 185 and 6/8 Boone and Crockett points and weighed 160-pounds. The buck grossed 208 BandC points but had almost 14 points of deductions because the antlers were not symmetrical. The deer was taken in southern Oklahoma in Bryan County.' There is the potential on this property to build a lake in the 50+/- acre range. Brandon Wall is an engineer from Hugo and he has done some very preliminary investigation into the feasibility of building a lake of this magnitue. More information would need to be gathered to determine the final size, cost and overall ability of the land to handle a lake of this size but so far all indications look very favorable. In the event a large lake was built then millet planted in the bottoms just below the dam could be flooded in the fall using water from the lake. Feel free to email or call me if you would like to see the maps the engineer has prepared for the proposed lake site. Working facilities are located near the headquarters just off the county road near the middle of the property for easy access. The current owner has improved the fencing to incorporate an intensive rotational grazing program with no spraying of the pastures in over 6 years. The current owners were also consulted on their rotational grazing program by speaker and author Walt Davis from Calera, OK. A new owner has the option to continue with the current established program or develop a new management plan of their preference. Additionally on normal rainfall years the ranch has produced approximately 275 4'x5' bluestem round bales. The 160+/- ac that is also available and adjacent to the southern border typically produces 175 4'x5' round bales annually and has been utilized as part of the hay and grazing operation. The Harrington Branch Creek drainage offers some topography that appears to be very favorable for an 80+/- acre lake site. Lakes of this caliber are very hard to come by and construction of a water feature of this magnitude should be heavily considered by any prospective buyer. If you're looking for a combination ranch for both cattle and hunting/fishing this is definitely it.
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