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Samson's Ridge


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5156 Old Marion Road
Metropolis IL 62960-3527

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About Samson's Ridge

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Samson’s Ridge LLC is located at 695 Concord Church Lane, in Johnson County which is located in Vienna IL and is in the southernmost part of Illinois.  This well known hunting preserve was established in 1997.  Be not confused or tricked into believing that there is another part of Samson’s Ridge, LLC.  We are known for our experience and expertise in the whitetail industry of today along with running this AWESOME hunting paradise with integrity and credibility.  

The lands in which Samson’s Ridge, LLC encompass are a haven for big trophy whitetail.  Samson’s Ridge, LLC is operated under strict management and with an availability of world class genetics unmatched by any other.  The golden opportunity for realizing the trophy hunt you expect and anticipate is now possible for an exclusive few.  Samson’s Ridge LLC has become the premier location for those who desire the heart-stopping sight of monster whitetail bucks during the action of the hunt.  With a beautiful terrain of rolling hills, flowing streams, cedar thickets, high meadows and towering big woods of oak, dogwood, maple, food plots of winter wheat, corn, soy beans, clover, are the elements for harboring trophy whitetails are unlimited.  Never before has such an elite unity of deer habitat, genetics, and technology been brought together with professional management and knowledge until now. 


It is our intention to get you a reasonable opportunity at the caliber deer you are looking to harvest.  If that opportunity does not happen you can come back and hunt again at a mutual acceptable date or be refunded all but $2,000.00 of your hunt.  If a shot is attempted and/or a deer is wounded, the obligation on our behalf has been met.  Every reasonable attempt will be made to recover a wounded deer; however, there are areas on the farm so thick that it is conceivable that a tracker could not make it through.



License-and Permits will be obtained by Samson’s Ridge for your convenieince, through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. This is to ensure that these items are not left behind.

All Hunts Include and What is Required to Book:

All hunts require a 50% deposit ($2,000.00 of which is non-refundable) when booked. We do book out as much as two years and will accept payments on these hunts.  Hunt must be paid in full by actual hunt date. There are a limited number of Ridge Hunts available each year.  Once they are all booked up, we will be booking for the following season.  All hunts of 170 class and below are considered to be 3 day hunts and all above 170 class are 4 day hunts. 

Cape and Venison Care

Upon you and your guide returning to the Lodge your deer will be Caped.  By request we will ship your Trophy Kill to our local Taxidermist or Ship to Yours. Additional Cost for shipping of Cape, antlers, and/or meat.


We are located in extreme Southern Illinois off I-24 from (Exit 16-Vienna Exit) we are 4.4 Miles on Concord Church Lane.  Should you wish to fly in, transportation will be provide to and from the Barkley Regional Airport, located in Paducah, KY which is less than 30 minutes away.


Hunting shall consist of hunting out of ladder stands and enclosed huts with comfortable seating. Heated stands are available when needed. Special situations for special needs can easily be accommodated. Transportation to and from the hunting area is done by custom ATV’s and the guides will take care of dressing and transporting your deer back to the lodge.


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