Black Creek River Ranch

"Native South Texas Hunting"

Native South Texas Hunting

About Us



Taryn Balke is the Wildlife Biologist/Manager at Black Creek River Ranch.  Taryn spent most of her younger years deer hunting with her father and spending time outdoors. She developed a passion for the outdoors and wildlife especially white-tailed deer. After attending junior college in College Station, Texas she decided to pursue a career in wildlife management. She then attended Texas A&M-Kingsville and received her Bachelors in Range and Wildlife Sciences. She received her Chemical Immobilization and Prescribed Burning Certifications last year. She currently received a King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management Certification. She is a member of the Texas Wildlife Association and Quality Deer Management Association.
 Taryn is also Pro Staff for Xtreme Outdoor Adventures.
                                                             
Taryn Allen is a guide and biologist assistant at Black Creek River Ranch. She was born in Corpus Christi, TX and grew up in Bandera, TX. She received a Bachelors of Science at Angelo State University in 2012. She has a passion for the outdoors and wildlife.
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