Great bison meat and memories are our specialties.
Our bison roam on the native grasses of the North Dakota prairie.
We offer meat processing services at our in-house, state-approved custom exempt butcher shop.
We are a third-generation family ranch which has continuously operated on this slice of North Dakota heaven since the 1920s. With over 30 years experience in the bison industry, over 20 years as hunting outfitters, and over 10 years as butchers, we pride ourselves on providing clients with the best possible bison meat as well as an unforgettable experience.
Every step of our process is geared toward putting the best possible bison meat in your freezer. We start by putting you on a premium class of bison for eating (appx. 17-22 month old bulls and heifers). Your job is to accurately place a bullet in the first vertebrae, ensuring a humane and efficient kill. After the shot, our tried-and-true methods of skinning, dressing, cleaning, hanging, and butchering your bison is undertaken with foremost attention to quality meat.
Our bison are born, raised, and harvested in their natural habitat: the rolling hills of North Dakota prairie, much like their ancestors. Our herd is 100% grass fed, all natural, with no grains, hormones, or antibiotic supplements of any type. They are not confined to corrals, weened, or "worked" like traditional livestock. Aside from a standard 5-strand perimeter low fence, occasional mineral salt, and supplemental grass-alfalfa hay mix the winter months, we let our herd largely manage itself the way Mother Nature intended.
In addition to our bison hunts, The Bison Ranch Outfitters offers duck hunting, coyote hunting, and upland game hunting on thousands of acres of private land featuring very diverse habitats and landscapes. Adding one or more of our combo hunts to your bison hunting package is a great way to experience more of what North Dakota has to offer!
The Bison Ranch provides a friendly, warm, and inviting environment that is open to hunters of all ages and abilities. Our accommodations included with your bison hunt:
Lodging for you and one guest at the Bison Ranch Lodge, a rustic 5-bedroom, 3-1/2 bathroom facility constructed in 2020, overlooking the plains to the East and the rolling hills to the West; complete with fully-equipped kitchen.
Option of having your bison processed in our state-approved butchering facility.
Outdoor game cleaning station for birds, deer, or predators.