50+ acres and you qualify for a landowners permit. Buy what suits your needs and what you can afford to pay taxes on.
Last edited by Anthony; 04-20-2012 at 11:56 PM.
I have to disagree on this... I have a 200+ acre spot that boarders state land (previously city of Rochester land) and it is a NIGHTMARE! No matter how many posted signs i put up there is always someone coming over the line and they always have some lame ass excuse. But on the bright side i have acquired I nice collection of tree stands the past few years!
Originally Posted by Terry
He don't have much trouble with that happening. But I can see that to be a problem for sure. With my friends land, ya get the state land hunters pushing or spooking more less the deer to his side, then ya get the real crazy ones who will enter the game side and spook huge bucks over.
Collection of tree stands acquired LOL............. NICE ! craigslist.
1 acre measures 208' x 208' or 43560 sq. ft. Keep that in mind for your shooting needs. The further away from the main road your house is the greater your homeowners insurance cost will be.
20 acres sounds fantastic!
Originally Posted by Hinermad
I was always dreaming of a large property to enjoy some hunting in the forest and just running around.
Speaking realistically I would say that 10 acres is enough for me.
My wifes Dad is selling this 105 acres, up past watertown.
I have 11 acres in Naples, 4-5 of it is pasture for my wife's horses. NOT ENOUGH to hunt, though I do get at least a deer a year here! (weir...d;-p).
A thing to remember, distance to your neighbors. They can make life miserable if within the 500' if they want to.
I can walk my property line in 15-20 minutes.
I think 20 or so would be the minimum if I had the choice, but keep in mind taxes and such.
And, just so it doesn't seem like I'm complaining, the property works out well for my wife and myself. The pasture and side yard (about 5 acres) is plenty for the horses to graze...and keep the mowing down, while the rest is wooded and bordered by a creek. That gives me plenty to hunt, (under the apple trees) and wheel my Tacoma!...but I still wish for more!