Land & Properties News

130 Years of Sports Afield

Posted on December 7, 2016 In Sports Afield News

Sports Afield will be 130 years old in 2017.  Founded by Mr. Claude King of Denver Colorado, who started publishing the magazine on a monthly basis in 1888, initial issues were newspaper print and 8 pages long. With an abundance of classic Sports Afield covers in our archives, along with complete digital copies of the

Facts About Idaho Ranching, By the Numbers

Posted on November 30, 2016 In Sports Afield News

Idaho’s state motto is Esto perpetua, which is Latin for “Let it be eternal.” With Idaho ranches that can span for thousands of acres over a large property, it sometimes feels like the land and sky might indeed extend for all eternity. If you’re looking for a ranch with land, the opportunities in Idaho simply

The Economics of the Most Successful Large Western Ranches

Posted on November 28, 2016 In Land Ownership

Finally owning your own large property may feel like a dream come true, but once the sale closes, your work has only just begun. The most successful large western ranches are run on sound economic principles and a profitable production schedule that uses every available acre. We’ve compiled some of the best pieces of advice

Decorate Your Property to Sell this Holiday Season

Posted on November 23, 2016 In Land Ownership

Oh, yes my friends it’s that time of year! Some of us have already put the tree up, littered the gravel driveway with lighted candy canes and blow up Santa’s.   Hooray! The Griswald ranch down the road has yet landed another plane! But guess what? No, it’s not they have a whopper of a

A Visit from Bob Forker

Posted on November 19, 2016 In SATP Team

What is in that book?  Look closely and what will you see on the inside front cover of Robert Forker’s new book? A Sports Afield Trophy Properties ad!   Robert Forker was in our offices this week to sign a few copies of his new book for his loyal fans. We couldn’t resist having him pose for

Sports Afield Distribution on the Rise!

Posted on November 10, 2016 In Sports Afield News

Sports Afield magazine is happy to announce a significant increase in its newsstand program.  As of November 2016 the magazine will be distributed at a further 1820 newsstand dealers.  This will nearly double the distribution of Sports Afield magazine!  This is great news, especially in an era in which many printed publications are struggling.  

Top 4 Reasons To Invest in Hunting Real Estate

Posted on November 4, 2016 In Hunting Property

You may only be thinking about buying hunting land for the personal recreational benefits, but the fact of the matter is that purchasing hunting real estate is a smart and effective investment strategy, too. Here are the top four reasons why buying that vacant land for sale may prove to be the best investment decision

Elk Hunting is Big Boon for Montana Economy

Posted on October 3, 2016 In Hunting Property

It probably comes as no surprise that hunting is big business in the vast and largely unspoiled lands of Montana. Hunters, on average, spend an annual $2,484 on sport expenses that might go towards travel, gear, lodging, permits, guides, or any other kinds of needs. A western hunting ranch property in Montana can offer a