Paradox Ranch is a Montana ranch for sale that boasts the characteristics of a “cast and blast” ranch, offering excellent fly-fishing, big game hunting. upland bird hunting and waterfowl hunting, all within 30 minutes from Sheridan, WY. See broker’s note for incredible opportunities.*
The ranch encompasses bottomlands and varied rangeland topography below and overlooking the famed Tongue River Reservoir – a destination recreation and sporting paradise for boating and water sports. From the bluffs overlooking the reservoir, one can enjoy incredible vistas of the reservoir and also see all the way to the Bighorn Mountains. Below the dam is the tailwater outlet of the Tongue River, providing a tremendous tailwater fishery.
With 2.5± miles of Tongue River flowing through the ranch, the river and the riparian zone are rich with life and beauty. The lifeblood of the West is water and this ranch has it. The river is a tailwater fishery, which offers excellent fly-fishing, float fishing and also provides a great resource for the fish, game species, birds and irrigation.
The ranch has great irrigation water that is used to irrigate 8 fields under 2 pivots and 6 side roll sprinklers. Due to the irrigation, fields are planted to alfalfa and small grains, all of which enhances the habitat for this excellent sporting ranch, plus it allows for agricultural production.
In addition to the surface water, Paradox Ranch has 8 deep water wells with commercially viable water production, and the ranch has some mineral rights, which are negotiable with respectable offers.
The agricultural production of hay and livestock grazing offers opportunities for income for the enterprising landowner. But more than anything, this ranch really offers the opportunity for one owner, or a group, to thoroughly enjoy the best of Montana’s hunting and fishing.
The fishing includes trophy-size browns and rainbows, plus the angler will find some large carp and bass for extra fun. It’s not uncommon to catch trout in excess of 20” and 4-5 pounds.
For hunting excitement, one will discover large, trophy mule deer, white-tail deer and elk, along with occasional bear, lions and bobcats. The water fowl and upland birds will also provide outstanding wing shooting opportunities.
If a group were to purchase the property, there are numerous locations that offer excellent building sites, and one could even create a “subdivision” for owners’ residences. Currently, the property has one shop with concrete floor and several bridges to facilitate crossing of the river on roads that are already in place.
*Broker’s note: It’s rare to find a ranch in this area, so close to a premier western town, that offers all the true sporting and agricultural features in demand in today’s world, plus it has commercial opportunities due to high output water wells. Call today!
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