October 1, 2011
Jimmy Riley shoots a 17 pt, 200 lb, 24 1/4″ spread buck – 180 6/8 P&Y
Giles Island is frequently featured on Mossy Oak Television Productions
The Ultimate Outdoor Experience
Experience the premier hunter’s paradise at Giles Island. Here at Giles Island, our passion for hunting and our dedication to family, honor, and tradition combine to provide the most exclusive Hunting Club in the South. Our expansive hunting acreage, excellent accommodations, and complex history are enticing to hunters of all types, including both rifle and bow hunters.
Steeped in the heritage of the Deep South, Giles Island is the perfect destination for your fair chase Trophy Whitetail excursion. The island supports a deer population of over 1,000, with a buck-to-doe ratio of one to one. An intense focus on wildlife management contributes to the quality of our Trophy bucks on Giles Island. The average buck weight is 200 pounds, with some bucks weighing in at 280 pounds. The average Trophy score on Giles Island ranges in the mid 140′s, with several bucks scoring over 170 inches.
With a total acreage of 9,400 and located only 15 minutes from Natchez, Mississippi, Giles Island is the perfect hunter’s retreat. Giles Island offers a variety of hunting scenarios, from dense thickets to wide open fields. In addition to deer hunting, Giles Island offers turkey and white perch and bass fishing from our eight lakes.
Giles Island is home to many historic events, including the famous ‘Sandbar Fight’ involving Jim Bowie and his knife, which today is probably the most recognized weapon in the world. Here at Giles Island, we like to uphold the tradition of fair sportsmanship in a true Deer Hunter’s paradise, while providing the luxury of private, five-star accommodations and full amenities. Explore Giles Island today for the ultimate experience of man’s oldest pastime.
Unlike many other outfits, our techniques and experience make Giles Island an excellent choice for archery. Whether you are a novice bow hunter or an experienced archer, we will put you on the deer.