Huge bulls, monster bucks and 14,471± contiguous acres of Oregon’s best! This world-class big game hunting ranch is located in the Silvies Hunting Unit, which is one of Oregon’s best hunting units. With 284± acres of irrigation, 500± acres of meadows and heavy stands of timber. The Flying S Ranch has been owned and operated for over 75 years by three generations of the Schnabele Family. Nine creeks run for 20± miles through the heavy timber and across the high mountain meadows. Seldom does a ranch this special become available to the real estate market. Headquarters include a single level 2,564± square foot house built in 2012. In addition, there is a bunkhouse, shop, barn, corrals and more all privately located inside the property, well off the paved county road. For additional privacy, there are no public or private roads or accesses within the boundary of the Flying S Ranch. This ranch is versatile enough to run cow/calf pairs and/or yearlings. Come Fall, on a scale of one to ten, this ranch is a ten plus for mule deer and Rocky Mountain elk hunting. Located about 90 miles east of Prineville, on the breaks of the South Fork of the John Day River. Flying S Ranch is less than a 2-hour drive from commercial air travel via the Bend/Redmond Airport.


  • 14,471± deeded acres
  • $7,900,000
  • 500± acres of meadows
  • 284± acres of irrigation
  • Heavy stands of timber
  • 6 buck deer & Rocky Mountain bull elk LOP tags (buyer to confirm with ODFW)
  • No public roads or private holdings within the property lines
  • 9 creeks, some with mountain trout
  • Minutes to the South Fork of the John Day River
  • Listing Agents: Jerry Hicks (541) 420-0679 and Hunter Hicks (541) 639-2510
  • Learn more about this property, its investment potential and information about the area in the Property Brochure.

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Fay Ranches is headquartered in Bozeman, Montana with offices from coast to coast. For over two decades we have specialized in helping investors locate and acquire the finest land assets in the country, including farms, ranches, timberland, plantations, and vineyards.  When it comes time to sell your land, we use an extensive marketing platform and unrivaled reach to attract an exclusive pool of qualified investors.

Contact Jerry Hicks

Principal Broker
Licensed in: OR

Contact Hunter Hicks

Licensed in: OR

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