If you have already purchased your AHLA hunting lease insurance and want to create your hunting lease, log in to your account and start creating your new lease. It`s as simple as answering simple questions! Hunters, hunting clubs and landowners have been asking for years to provide our lease. When establishing a hunting lease, all expectations, rules and regulations must be clearly stated by the landowner in order to avoid possible misunderstandings or misuse of the property by the tenant. A full hunting lease should include a complete description of the land or portions of land available for hunting and should accurately describe the licensed activities. Other things to keep in mind should be: Hunting laws or regulations vary from state to state. They were created to ensure that animals, birds and wildlife can continue to exist and provide individuals with multiple opportunities to hunt. Hunting laws also allow people who do not hunt to be protected by providing guidelines and regulations to hunters. Common hunting laws are as follows: A good lease describes the agreements between the landowner and the hunter (or club), so there are no misunderstandings about the privileges acquired. The following sections are intended to be a list of proposals on the wording normally contained in a hunting lease. There is no standard form for these clauses and all points are negotiable. Adapt the following clauses to your needs or prepare your own clauses for specific situations.
It may be advisable to have your rental document reviewed by a lawyer before signing it. This publication is for educational purposes only. It is not a legal document. A hunting lease is a legally valid contract. Users should consult a lawyer before entering into a contract. Our hunting lease has been proven for over 15 years and sets the standard for private hunting leases and hunting clubs across the country. The AHLA`s hunting lease was reviewed by lawyers for hunters and landowners and received praise and approval throughout the process. Executed by _ (Owner) this _______________ All guests using the property must sign. People who have not signed this rental agreement are not allowed to drive or enter the property described here. Hunting leases are an attractive addition to an investment in forest land, as they offer a variety of benefits. Hunting leases not only provide an annual source of income, but also give landowners the opportunity to share the enjoyment of their property with local hunters, control wildlife populations, and eliminate various responsibilities related to trespassing and poaching. For free, you can have the necessary hunting lease to secure your dream hunting property! Are you looking for an impartial and fully customizable hunting lease for your hunting group or club? The AHLA hunting lease is a fully customizable template so that you can take these particular circumstances into account for your individual situation.
Standard Clause: The Owner reserves the right and has full and free access to the Property at all times for any purpose, including but not limited to inspection, planting, cutting, protection, maintenance and handling of any part or part of the Rental Property. Note: Add a language to indicate if the owner can hunt on the property. If other rights of way are allowed throughout the property (utility line, adjacent owner, others), identify them and indicate their right of access in the rental document. For the owner, it provides reliable evidence that the hunter has actually used the property. This, in turn, facilitates the resolution of disputes if and when they arise. For the hunter, the agreement essentially gives the leeway to use the property legally. This way, no one will bother you or confuse you with using the package. Obviously, this gives you extra security when hunting. Standard clause: It is presumed that the tenant(s) accept the land in an „as is” condition and in addition, the tenant(s) understand that hunting is a dangerous activity and that hidden dangers such as holes, barbed wire, snakes, wells, swamps, ponds, pests, unauthorized neglect of the land, other hunters or other risks, which may cause injury or death, and the tenant assumes all these risks under his own responsibility. The Tenants undertake to indemnify the Lessor against any claim arising from losses, damages, liabilities or other expenses due to the occupation and activity of the Tenant.
Note: A clause like this is not a guarantee that the owner cannot be sued, but it usually increases the chances of winning a lawsuit or not being held liable….