The Sandhills Properties consist of six ranches located in the Sandhills region of northwestern Nebraska. Sandhills Ranches include: Spikebox RanchFawn Lake RanchMcGinley RanchDeer Creek RanchMcMurtrey Ranch and Blue Creek Ranch. All properties are managed for grass and bison production.

TRO offers limited trophy deer hunting for whitetail and mule deer on Sandhills ranches. TRO staff or contract outfitters guide these trophy quality hunts, which have been consistently outstanding for the areas hunted. In addition, the ranch families are a big part of TRO programs and make the experience especially enjoyable for guests. With their cooperation, Sandhills properties have become a favorite guest destination.


Bad River Ranch is located in central South Dakota. This 141,357 -acre ranch is named for the river that flows through the property. The riparian area provides important wildlife habitat for numerous game birds, waterfowl, and wild turkey. Big game hunting includes mule deer, whitetail deer, and pronghorn. TRO provides guided hunts for these species and trophy quality is excellent for this region. The ranch also has a great reputation for trophy bison hunts when animals are available.


This south central Kansas property consists of 42,479 acres of prime wildlife habitat. Several waterways course through the property, including the Salt Fork River that supplies cover for whitetail deer and wild turkey. In an effort to provide the best quality hunt possible, TRO offers guided hunts for these species each year based on surveys. Bison hunting is offered on a limited basis for herd management purposes.