This lease agreement is made between a landlord and a tenant whereby the tenant
leases certain land from the landlord for hunting purposes only. The lease provides for
the total acres to be used by the tenant and a schedule for hunting times. This
document in its draft form contains numerous of the standard clauses commonly used in
these types of agreements; however, additional language may be added to allow for
customization to ensure the specific terms of the parties’ agreement are addressed.
Use this form when leasing out property to others for hunting purposes.
HUNTING LEASE AGREEMENT
THIS HUNTING LEASE AGREEMENT (the “Lease”), made this _____ day of
____________, 2___, by and between ___________________, with an address of
___________________ (the “Lessor”) and ___________________, with an address of
___________________ (the “Lessee”), hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Parties”.
WITNESS that in consideration of the rents, covenants and agreements hereinafter
reserved and contained on the part of the Lessee, his heirs, executors, administrators, successors
and assigns to be paid, observed and performed, the Lessor hereby leases unto the Lessee, his
heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns for use for hunting purposes to hunt
game [insert type of game to be hunted] (hereinafter called the “Game”) and related purposes, at
the property commonly known as [insert full address of property] and more legally described as
[enter legal description if known, applicable to property that does not have a physical address]
(hereinafter called the "Hunting Premises") upon the following terms and conditions:
1.00 Lessor shall lease to the Lessee the Hunting Premises, on a non-exclusive basis, which
consists of approximately ____________________ (______) acres for the hunting of the
Game (if necessary add, which is depicted on the drawing attached hereto as Schedule
2.00 To have and to hold the Hunting Premises for and during the term of ______ (___) weeks
to commence on the ____ day of _________, 2___ and ending on the __ day of
____________, 2_____, (hereinafter called the "Term").
3.00 Lessee agrees to pay to the Lessor during the said Term the sum of _____________
($________) Dollars to be payable upon execution of this Lease.
4.00 Lessee may use the Hunting Premises each day commencing at ______ a.m./p.m. until
_______ a.m./p.m. each day.
5.00 Lessee shall not be permitted to assign or sublet this Lease without the written consent of
6.00 Lessee covenants and agrees that he will not at any time during the Term, use, or permit
the use of the Hunting Premises for any other business or for any purpose other than for
the hunting of Game.
7.00 In the event the Lessor should sell or transfer the Premises to any other party, such
transfer shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Lease.
8.00 Lessee acknowledges and agrees that the use of motorized vehicles, such as ATV’s and
dirt bikes are/are not permitted on the Hunting Premises. Any motorized vehicles used
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on the Hunting Premises shall have property insurance coverage and the Lessee shall
provide copies of such insurance coverage to the Lessor upon execution of this Lease.
9.00 Lessee shall comply, obey and abide by all State, Federal and local laws and rules,
including firearms laws and all applicable hunting regulations while the Lessee is using
the Hunting Premises.
10.00 Lessee shall obtain and provide to the Lessor evidence of any licensing permits the
Lessee may be required to obtain pursuant to the laws of the governing jurisdiction prior
to the Lessee hunting on the Hunting Premises.
11.00 In the event that Lessee violates any State, Federal or local laws, this Lease shall be
immediately terminated and all rights granted herein by the Lessor shall be revoked in
12.00 Lessee shall at all times while hunting on the Hunting Premises, practice any and all gun
safety precautions which are in effect by the Lessor and any local laws contained on
Schedule “B” annexed hereto.
13.00 Lessee hereby agrees to indemnify the Lessor and hold the Lessor harmless from and
against any and all claims which may arise from any and all injuries sustained, including
death, and assumes all risks associated with hunting and the use of firearms while Lessee
uses the Hunting Premises.
14.00 Lessee shall at all times while hunting on the Hunting Premises, wear appropriate
reflective clothing to be visible to other hunters that may be hunting on the Hunting
15.00 Lessee acknowledges that the Hunting Premises may be leased to other parties during the
16.00 Lessee shall not at any time while hunting on the Hunting Premises consume any alcohol
or illegal substances.
17.00 This Lease may not be amended or modified without the prior written consent of the
Lessor and the Lessee.
18.00 This Lease shall be governed in accordance with the laws of the State of _____________
applicable therein. Each of the Parties in any suit, action or proceeding arising out of or
relating to this Agreement, irrevocably (i) submits to the jurisdiction of the State Courts
of the State of _______ over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to
this Agreement, (ii) waives to the fullest extent enforceable under applicable law any
objection which it may now or hereafter have to the above venue of any such suit, action
or proceeding and any claim that any such suit, action or proceeding brought in such
Court has been brought in an inconvenient forum, (iii) waives to the fullest extent
enforceable under applicable law any objection which it may now or hereafter have to the
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above mentioned Court having jurisdiction of the Parties hereto and to the subject matter
of this Agreement, and (iv) acknowledges that a final judgment in any such suit, action or
proceeding brought in such Court, after all appropriate appeals, shall be conclusive and
binding upon it. In any suit or arbitration regarding the Agreement, the prevailing party
shall be entitled to reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs.
19.00 If any term, provision, covenant or condition of this Agreement, or its application to any
person, place or circumstance, shall be held to be invalid, unenforceable or void, the
remainder of this Agreement and such term, provision, covenant or condition as applied
to other persons, places and circumstances shall remain in full force and effect.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the Lessor and the Lessee have hereunto set their hands and seals as
of the date first hereabove written.
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GUN SAFETY RULES AND REGULATIONS
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