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and is under construction.

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Riata Worldwide
Hunting & Fishing

"Sportsman's Connection
To Texas and Abroad"

The finest free range, fair chase big game hunting & wingshooting


Riata is a full service booking agency for Texas, North America, and International hunting trips. Additionally, we consult for the energy industry and Texas ranch real estate.

Why Hunt with Riata?

Knowledge, knowledge, knowledge. Location, location, location.

Riata has over 50 years combined experience in researching and hunting the top 10% of all hunting locations in North American and worldwide. Our expertise puts our clients into the finest trophy-caliber hunting areas in the world.

View Our 2017 Destinations Catalog


Texas Outfitting:
South Texas

Todd Hughes, 189BC

South Texas, or the "Golden Triangle" has been described by experts as one of the most diverse and rich wildlife ecosystems in the world. That's no surprise as South Texas ranks high in the Boone & Crockett Record Books for whitetail deer, is the #1 destination in the lower 48 for high volume dove hunting, and is the last place on Earth where wild quail still thrive in large numbers.

Much of south Texas has been broken up into smaller, high fenced ranches and of late, deer breeding operations and introduced whitetail genetics. However, millions of acres of south Texas remain a wild, untamed wilderness built up of a very large, private, open low fenced, free range ranchland.

Here at Riata Worldwide Hunting & Fishing, we specialize in open free range, fair chase hunting. We offer hunts in south Texas on over 500,000 private acres.


We have over 100 years of combined experience in South Texas and Panhandle hunting, cattle and horses. We were raised here in the brush. It's in our blood. We offer high quality wildlife, excellent meals, clean comfortable lodging, and an experienced staff.

Get back to basics. Get back to pure, free range, fair chase hunting and wild bird wingshooting at affordable prices.  We offer knowledge, experience and results.

We believe there are 5 factors in a good quality Texas hunting experience:

  • Quality, abundant trophy class wildlife
  • Quality staff
  • Nice, comfortable, clean accommodations
  • Good food and drink
  • Knowledgeable guides who love the outdoors

If you are looking for a high quality experience in hunting at affordable prices, look no further than Riata Worldwide Hunting & Fishing.

Texas Panhandle &
West Texas Outfitting

Warren Klima, 207BC New Mexico mule

Mule Deer

The word is out on this new "honey hole" for trophy mule deer. Many North Texas counties formerly closed to mule deer hunting have recently been opened, some for the first time in history. This has created a unique opportunity for the discerning trophy hunter in search of 150-180 class book mule deer.

Antler spreads range 26"-33" and heavy mass is common with deep forks. The state record came from this sand hills region. The ranches are very large, many exceeding 10,000 acres where the annual mule deer quota may be minimal.

Hunting is conducted by patiently glassing large areas, including wheat fields and prairie grassland river and heavy timber breaks. "Spot & stalk" is the preferred method of harvest. Shots can be long. In some cases the client may be able to combine his hunt with a trophy whitetail in applicable areas.


The Panhandle of extreme North Texas has come on in recent years as the new "hotspot" for huge Kansas strain whitetails. These bruisers can easily exceed 265 pounds, rivaling Canadian whitetails without the extreme weather and international travle. Many Boone & Crockett bucks exceeding 200BC have been taken recently in the Red and Canadian River breaks - most unpublicized.

Hunting is conducted by patiently glassing large areas and using "spot & stalk" methods. Shots can be long. These deer are not pressured providing the trophy hunter a unique opportunity.

Booking Agency

Buffalo, 2012 Africa Safari, Eddie Thornton

Riata Worldwide Hunting & Fishing, LLC. is dedicated to providing our clients the most complete, accurate, and up to date hunting reports each month, including client successes, specials, updates, cancellation hunts, and promotions.

We do not sell our hunts based on price. We sell them on quality of experience and trophy quality. We offer hunts in areas that have top-quality wildlife, good food, lodging and staff at market based prices.

Two things that set Riata apart from it's competition:  

  1. We listen to our clients needs, wants and dreams. You talk - we listen.
  2. Our knowledge, plain and simple. With over 50 years combined experience in the brush country of Texas, hunting throughout the U.S. and worldwide, we offer you everything we have learned about the wildlife, destinations, lodges, outfitters, and client successes and failures along the way.

We have either booked, consulted with or personally hunted some of the top 10% outfitter destinations in the U.S. and abroad including: North America, South and Central America, Alaska, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, Africa, and Australia.

Our portfolio of hunting destinations includes many of the top 10% of outfitters abroad featuring: Mule Deer, Antelope, Bear, Cougar, Wing shooting, Elk, Moose, Caribou, Sheep, Goat, Whitetails, Couses Deer, Turkey, African Dangerous and Plains game.

International Gallery 2011 New Zealand Red Stag

Riata also offers an
Online Guide School:

Call us today at 512.261.2400 or email mike@riatahuntfish.com to discuss a hunt opportunity. We love to talk hunting!

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Latest News

Kasey Studdard

Riata welcomes former Houston Texans and Texas Longhorns offensive guard Kasey Studdard to the team!

Studdard is available for celebrity guest appearances on hunting and fishing trips with Riata clients.

To inquire about a trip with Kasey, call 512-261-2400.

See Kasey's Staff Bio



Sonora Macho Bucks

Article by Mike Gardner
Texas Trophy Hunter's Magazine
Jan./Feb. 2015


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