Gayal Hunting

Gayal Hunting Season: Gayal can be hunted legally year round unlike their Gaur counterpart that are illegal to hunt.

Origin:  South Asia
Horn Size: 35-45 inches
Weight: 1,400-2,200 pounds
Estimated World Population: 250,000

Gayal also known as Mithun are believed to be a semi-domesticated subspecies of the highly protected Gaur. In Vietnam it is believed to be good luck to hang a Gayal mount at your home, and now Ox Ranch invites you to partake in this very tradition.

You may hunt our trophy Gayal using any method you prefer, including Spot and Stalk, Bow Hunting, Rifle Hunting, Pistol Hunting, Safari Style, or from a Blind. All of our Gayal hunts are fair chase on over 18,000 acres of Texas hill country!

Gayal Hunting Trophy Fee: $12,000

*Field Dressing Included
*100% Opportunity Guarantee
*Transportation of your Animal to Meat Processor / Taxidermist
*Firearm and Ammunition Provided, if Needed
*Access to the Ranch’s 5,800-foot Paved and Lighted Runway

Gayal Hunting All-Inclusive rates:

Weekday Hunting Package $1,000
Weekend Hunting Package $1,250
Additional Non-Hunting Guests $300/night

Our All-Inclusive Gayal Hunting Package Includes all of the Above as well as the Following…

*3 days/2 Nights of Lodging  (additional nights $500/night)
*Meals Included and Prepared by an Award-Winning Chef
*All-Inclusive Beverages
*Experienced Hunting Guide
*Trophy Bass Fishing, Cave Exploring, and Numerous other Free Activities
*Night Vision Hog Hunting up to two hours per night.  We will Drive you Around the Ranch Hunting Without the use of any Lights! Or you can Hog Hunt from our Hunting Blind that Holds 10+ People.  This Blind has a TV that Receives Live Game Camera Footage, a Poker Table, Air Conditioning, and a Fully Stocked Bar.

Interesting Gayal Hunting Information:

  • Gayal look almost identical to Gaur with a few exceptions. The biggest distinguishing feature is that their horns curve more outwards vs upwards.
  • The IUCN in India consider Mythun, Mithan or also called Gayal to be a separate species to the wild Gaur.
  • They are commonly used as sacrificial animals to promote livestock & crop productivity, as well as protect against natural disasters.
  • Gayal can interbreed with domestic cattle, however male offspring are typically infertile.
  • It is speculated that Gayal might be the result of interbreeding Gaur and Zebu.
  • The cost of a full grown Gayal in India is equivalent to an average Indian’s salary of two years.


Gayal Hunting Reservations

We recommend Gayal reservations well in advance to secure availability.

Please Call: (830) 275-4962

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