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Booking Questions

  • Is there a deposit when booking my reservation?
    Yes.  A 50% deposit is required upon booking, while the other 50% is paid upon arrival at The Beatrice Hunter's Retreat.  Deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE, but if you must cancel your reservation we will work with you to apply your deposit to a different date in the future if need be.
  • Can I book a Father/Son package?
    Yes.  We have special deals for two-for-one tandems, provided only one of you will hunt while the other spectates.  Please contact us for further details.
  • Is there an extra cost to bring someone who isn’t hunting?
    Yes.  Non-hunters such as spouses or significant others who want to come and enjoy the amenities The Beatrice Hunter's Retreat has to offer cost $250 per person.  They will receive all the amenities the hunters get, just no hunting.

General Questions

  • How large is the land at The Beatrice Hunter’s Retreat?
    The Beatrice Hunter's Retreat sits on a 2,000 acre property.  It also boasts a large lake perfect for fishing during downtime.
  • Is food provided?
    Yes.  The Beatrice Hunter's Retreat will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner to all guests during the 3 day/3 night excursion.  For a full schedule of events during your hunting trip, please visit our Pricing page to see a schedule of what each booking will entail

Hunting Questions

  • Do you have a resource for rules and regulations regarding various seasons?
    Yes.  You can visit Outdoor Alabama to find out more information about the various hunting seasons.
  • Which deer season zone is The Beatrice Hunter’s Retreat apart of?
    We are apart of Zone B.  For more information please visit this link which will provide you with full detailed info regarding many rules and regulations for Zone B deer hunting
  • Can we hunt other animals during deer season?
    You may not hunt hog during deer season.  So, for instance, you are not allowed to book a hog hunting trip during deer season.  However, if you come across a hog during a deer hunting trip, you are free to hunt it
  • Is there a limit on how many deer we are allowed to hunt?
    Yes.  We allow one buck and one doe per booking. You are also allowed by state law to only take home 3 per season.  So, for instance, if you booked multiple trips with The Beatrice Hunter's Retreat and killed one buck and one doe your first trip (our limit), and then one buck your next trip, you would no longer be allowed to hunt any more deer for the rest of the season.
  • What type of deer are we allowed to hunt?
    Hunters are allowed to hunt 8 points or better on bucks at The Beatrice Hunter's Retreat.  We practice quality deer management, which means we allow the younger ones to grow so that they will breed more and grow larger, which is why we only allow 8 points or better on any bucks killed during a hunting trip.
  • When is the best time of season to hunt deer at The Beatrice Hunter’s Retreat?
    The best time of season to book for deer hunting is roughly near the end of January through February 10th.
  • How large are the deer at The Beatrice Hunter’s Retreat?
    Mature Bucks range from 180-220 lbs.  Mature Does range from 80-120 lbs.
  • What are the hunting accommodations like?
    We have box blinds, ladder stands, and tripods available for the hunters, but guests are free to bring their own equipment if they prefer.
  • Is there a service to process the deer meat?
    Yes and No.  There is a meat processing facility within 10 miles of The Beatrice Hunter's Retreat. We will assist you in getting the deer to the facility, but guests must pay for the cost of processing as it is a separate and unrelated entity.
  • Should I bring anything else besides my hunting weapons?
    We offer complimentary fishing and skeet shooting at The Beatrice Hunter's Retreat.  Skeet shooting takes place off-site only a few minutes away from the property.  There is also another lake next to the skeet shooting location for additional fishing options. All guests are suggested to bring their own shotguns for skeet shooting, though we can provide one if necessary.  Ammo must be provided by the guest, though, in that situation.

Lodging Questions

  • How many guests can be accommodated?
    The Beatrice Hunter's Retreat can accommodate up to 8 guests.  Our larger lodge can host up to 6 hunters and 8 total guests.  And parties of 5 or fewer will be placed in our smaller 4 bedroom/2 bathroom lodge.  We also have a smaller 1,000 sq.ft. apartment available for special instances.
  • Is food provided?
    Yes.  The Beatrice Hunter's Retreat will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner to all guests during the 3 day/3 night excursion.  For a full schedule of events during your hunting trip, please visit our Pricing page to see a schedule of what each booking will entail