Wing Shooting | Sandhill Crane Hunt

Introducing The Ultimate Sandhill Crane Hunting & Culinary Experience! Are you ready for an adventure like no other? Spoke Hollow invites you to embark on an unforgettable journey to the Texas high plains, where the rare and cherished opportunity to hunt Sandhill Cranes awaits you. But that's just the beginning of your extraordinary experience.

2 Days/2 Nights
(Single Occupancy)
Season: Opens November 2023
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Target Species:

Sandhill Cranes are some of the oldest living birds on Earth with fossils dating back 2.5 million years. These tall, gray-bodied, red-capped birds can reach a height of 3 to 4 feet with wingspans of 6 to 7 feet. They group in large numbers and are found in open wetlands, fields, and prairies across North America.

Camp Dates:
11/28 – 11/30

Sandhill Crane Hunting: Experience the thrill of hunting these magnificent birds, known for their unique and delectable meat. Spoke Hollow offers limited trips, making each one truly special.

Culinary Delights: Elevate your taste buds to new heights with our exclusive culinary experiences. You’ll dine at The Nicolett, named by Bon Appetit as one of the top 50 new restaurants in 2022, where Chef Finn Walter, with his world-class expertise, will craft culinary masterpieces you’ll remember forever.

Dine at The Nicolett: Enjoy two nights of exquisite dining. On the first night, indulge in a chef’s tasting menu curated by Chef Walter, showcasing his culinary creativity. On the second night, savor a meal inspired by the Sandhill Cranes you hunted, a unique and locally influenced dining experience.

High Plains Cuisine: Chef Walter’s creations are deeply rooted in the indigenous ingredients of the Texas high plains region, offering dishes like elk tartare, yucca topped with caviar, and green chili pozole that celebrate the local flavors.

Don’t miss this chance to combine adventure and gourmet dining in one incredible package!
Book your spot now to secure your place on this exclusive journey of a lifetime.

  • Two full days of hunting and two nights of lodging (in Lubbock)
  • Layout blinds and full body decoys
  • Professional guides
  • Chef prepared gourmet meals
  • All food and beverage included
  • Daily bag limit is 3 birds
  • Bird processing
  • Shotgun and ammunition provided upon request
  • Interested in a larger group, give us a call us at 512-842-7220 or email at
  • Not included: taxes and gratuity

Have special requests or questions, call us at 512-842-7220 or at


  • Day 1: Arrive at 3:00pm appetizers and 6:00pm dinner
  • Day 2: 5:00am wake up and travel to field (breakfast), 11:00am hunt ends and return to the house, 12:30pm lunch, afternoon free, 6:00pm dinner
  • Day 3: 5:00am wake up and travel to field (breakfast), 11:00am hunt ends and return to the house, 12:30pm lunch and check out

Special Permit Required:
Make sure that you have the migratory bird endorsement on your license. When hunting sandhill crane, you have to obtain a crane permit, which can only be done at a Texas Parks and Wildlife Station (for free) or online at Texas Parks and Wildlife website ($5 processing fee). You may purchase your license here.