Scimitar Horned Oryx Hunting

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Texas Hunt Lodge allows the opportunity to hunt and harvest the Trophy Scimitar Horned Oryx you'll want to hang on your wall. Year round, we offer hunts for awesome Trophy Scimitar Horned Oryx. There are no seasonal restrictions on hunting the Scimitar Horned Oryx in Texas, which makes it a suitable trophy year round.  In fact, Texas Hunt Lodge clients have taken many World Records since 2008...we're famous for World Class Scimitar Oryx.  

We typically let our hunters choose the method of hunting Trophy Scimitar Horned Oryx that they prefer. Hunters of Trophy Scimitar-Horned Oryx can choose the Spot and Stalk method, Bow Hunting, Rifle Hunting, Black Powder, Safari Style Hunting, Handgun, as well as hunting from a Blind. We can accommodate hunters of any age and experience level, as well as hunters which have disabilities. 

The Scimitar Horned Oryx that we hunt are Bulls and Cows that range from horns in the 30 to 45 inch range and weigh over 400 lbs. Texas Hunt Lodge has taken multiple World Record Scimitar Oryx in the past year, i.e. Bulls over 44 inches, and Cows 46". We have over 5 ranches to hunt Scimitar Horned Oryx...some of our Scimitar Oryx ranches have older 40 inch plus Scimitar Oryx where there is always a potential World Record. 

Scimitar Horned Oryx Trophy Fees

  • Broke Horn Scimitar Horned Oryx: $3,500
  • Trophy Scimitar Horned Oryx (Average 35"): $6,750
  • Record Scimitar Horned Oryx (40+"): $9,500
  • White Scimitar Horned Oryx (Very Rare - Solid White): $17,500

Trophy Fee is in addition to $350 per day which covers All-Inclusive Hunt Package.

Non-hunting guests may accompany the hunter for an additional $150 per day which covers lodging, meals and amenities as well.

The Scimitar-Horned Oryx (Oryx Dammah) is Native to Northern Africa, but is now believed to be extinct in the wild.  The Scimitar Horned Oryx was introduced to breeding programs in the 1960's, and in 1996, there were approximately 2,200 Scimitar-Horned Oryx found on Ranches in the Hill Country (Kerrville, San Antonio, Junction) region of Texas.

 The horns on the Scimitar Horned Oryx found on Texas ranches are the biggest in the world, providing for the ultimate trophies and hunting records.  Horn Lengths often exceed 38 inches with good Trophies in the 38-46 inch ranges.  A Male Scimitar Oryx typically weighs 300 to 470 lbs and the females 200-300 lbs.  

The Scimitar Horned Oryx are white with a chestnut neck and chest in color, and their face and leg markings cocoa to beige.  The Scimitar Horned Oryx calves are born orange and tan.  All Scimitar Horned Oryx grow long, ringed horns that tilt backwards, sometimes diverging very widely.

Scimitar Oryx band together with other types of Oryx and frequently hybridize producing fertile hybrids.  Hybrids with Addax resemble Addax, and 2nd generation hybrids with Arabian Oryx resemble Arabian Oryx.  The Scimbok is also a common Hybrid with a Gemsbok Oryx.  

 The Scimitar Horned Oryx males reach sexual maturity at age 18 months; females at 2 years.  The gestation period for Horned Oryx is 8 to 8 1/2 months and they typically give birth to 1 offspring at a time.  The breeding season is all year.


Below are some of the trophies taken from our Scimitar Horned Oryx hunts over the years.

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