Mr. Barnes received his formal education from the most credible location known in business; The School Of Hard Knocks. Originally from south Florida, Tyson comes from a cattle ranching, oil & gas service, recreational improvement & land development background. He is passionate about land management, raising cattle, hunting big deer and of course his family.
Tyson brings a well-rounded skill set to Hunting Country with exceptional knowledge in ranch management, as well as oil & gas operations. His recreational land management and professional history includes ownership and management of Barnes Oilfield Services LLC, as well as management operations for the family ranch in Wood County Oklahoma raising all natural Angus Beef.
Mr. Barnes is a great asset to the Hunting Country team bringing a wealth of knowledge and more importantly a lifetime of quality relationships to the company. His years of experience in the the farm & ranch sector and the professional rodeo business allow him the ability to leverage decades of relationships that connect professional clients and customers across the U.S.
Tyson and his wife, Emily have a six-year-old daughter named Stella. The Barnes Family resides in Alva Oklahoma.
Mark Buck is a graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Masters Degree in Education.Mr. Buck has been an avid outdoorsman all his life and loves hunting and fishing.With years of experience working on farms and ranches, Mark is well-equipped to assist will you farm/ranch marketing needs and understand the value of a hard day’s work.He has been in the education field for many years and knows the importance of honesty and building relationships. Mark holds many licenses, including Broker Associate in Kansas & Oklahoma and additionally is licensed as a private airplane pilot and commercial drone pilot.Mark is responsible for our specialized digital aerial and drone videography marketing. Mark and his wife Tina reside in Medicine Lodge Kansas.
Ryan Choate is a Graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor Degree in Wildlife Ecology. His studies include work in the wildlife industry as an intern for the Oklahoma Wildlife Department participating in projects with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and experience as a Field Producer for a television hunting show.
Growing up in the Oil & Gas rich areas of Hennessey and Enid Oklahoma permitted Mr. Choate opportunities in the energy play across much of northern and central Oklahoma. In addition to his career in real estate Mr. Choate operates an oil field services company working with his family in the Oil & Gas industry.
Mr. Choate’s combined understanding of real estate marketing, hunting, wildlife ecology and oil & gas production brings a well-rounded asset to the Hunting Country Team. Ryan is an avid hunter and outdoorsman and resides in Enid Oklahoma.
Todd Lewis brings a diversified aspect to our team having knowledge of both agriculture and hunting. Since 1990 Mr. Lewis has been involved in agriculture on the family farm and ranch raising cattle and growing a variety of crops. In 1998 the family expanded into the Outfitting business with their own guided hunting service know as 7L Hunting. Currently these businesses are operated by four generations of Mr. Lewis’s family.
Mr. Lewis has previously served as a Board of Director for the Kansas Sport Hunting Association, a member of the Meade County Kansas Economic Development Board and as a volunteer fireman.
In addition to his active role in marketing real estate Mr. Lewis manages operations and marketing for their family farm and hunting operations with his wife, Brenda and their three daughters Elizabeth, Bailey and Bristol. The Lewis family are Life-long residents of the area and reside in Fowler Kansas.
Brenda Lewis has been in the farm & ranch industry her entire life. As a youth she was active in the 4H Horse project, breaking and training horses for the 2-year-old snaffle bit project in the Kansas State Fair. Mrs. Lewis is “Mom” to 3 girls; Elizabeth, Bailey and Bristol and “Wife” of 23 years to TW Lewis (also an associate of Hunting Country Real Estate). Brenda is a full partner in their family farming and ranching operation known as Windy Rio Ranch and the active midwife for the entire herd of cows and chief nursemaid of the baby calves. Additionally, Brenda manages the financial side of the operation, as well as physically operating all machinery & equipment needed to get the job done from hot shots, calf pullers, swathers, balers, combines and trucks; and has been a vital component to the family’s Guided Hunting business for over 20 years. She’s no stranger to hard work, and she appreciate a cold beer at the end of the day. Brenda is passionate about marketing land and holds an exceptional level of knowledge for land uses, including crops, hay, cattle and hunting, but is most proud of her cultural background as a farmer and very proud to help feed the world through her efforts. Brenda’s 3 daughters could tell you that “Mom is a badass” who works hard, loves deeply, and would go to the end of the earth for them. She operates with the same passion for her clients, which makes her an invaluable asset to our team of professionals.
Matt Tucker is a graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. He is also a graduate of the Missouri Auction School.
Mr. Tucker has been self-employed for the past twenty years in agricultural production, as well as multiple other “ag-related” businesses He has successfully negotiated thousands of acres in oil & gas sales& leases through his efforts with MineralMarketing.Com.
Additionally, Mr. Tucker provides multi-level risk management services to the farm and ranch community through his own crop insurance company (AgriSurance Inc). Matt is a 4th generation farmer, rancher, and entrepreneur; and comes from a long line of successful business forefathers that operated in northern Oklahoma and southern Kansas.
Matt, and his wife Alysson, live in Alva, Oklahoma with their three boys, Weston, Wyatt, and Wade. Matt spends his free time coaching and chasing his boys in every sport.
Steven Ward is a graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Conservational Law Enforcement. His studies concentrated on Wildlife Conservation.
Mr. Ward served over 10 years in law enforcement across northwest Oklahoma. In addition to his real estate activities he is also active in the oil & gas industry supervising environmental and safety measures.
Steven is an avid outdoorsman passionate about hunting and fishing. He also raises registered Red Angus cattle. His real estate investments include farm & ranchland and commercial storage facilities. Steven and his wife Sara live in Alva Oklahoma with their 2 children, Dalen and Evan.
Shane Terrel is a graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. He is also a graduate of the Missouri Auction School and the founder and broker of Hunting Country Real Estate LLC.
Mr. Terrel has been self-employed since the age of fifteen, when he started his own custom harvest business with his older brother, Shawn. The Terrel Brothers spent their summers pursuing the wheat harvest from Texas to North Dakota. After graduating from high school in Carmen, Oklahoma he redirected his farming efforts on a more local basis concentrated on raising alfalfa.
Mr. Terrel is also the founder of MineralMarketing.Com. His professional history includes; Conducting multiple land and mineral auctions across multiple states; Negotiating over 100,000 acres of oil & gas leases; Over $100 Million in land and mineral transactions; Participating to drill wells from a working interest position; Service company ownership and management; Fresh-water-supply drilling and fracing; Pipeline & Right-of-way negotiations; Surface damage settlements; Drilling location and compressor site acquisitions; and a broad range of consulting services to investment groups, attorneys, lenders, accountants, mineral owners and energy companies. His personal acquisition and divestiture portfolio shows investment returns significantly above industry standards. Mr. Terrel’s current asset holdings of land and minerals carry a negative acquisition cost with persistently active returns from multiple producing wells.
Mitchell Terrel is a graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture Business. He is also a graduate of the Texas Auction Academy.
Mitch has been self-employed since the age of fifteen, when he purchased his first tractor & baler to start a custom baling business. At the age of seventeen he purchased a subscription-based legal publication company known as “the public record bulletin” providing reports on oil & gas production, drilling permits, leases, deeds, mortgages and other legal filings.
Mitch brings value to the Hunting Country team on many levels. He is an avid outdoorsman active in hunting, fishing, golfing and training birddogs. He is also active in building and design; completing multiple construction projects from barns to new homes.
Mitch is a 5th generation farmer passionate about his rural culture; a good steward to the land & wildlife; and appreciates the value in a hard-day’s-work, almost as much as he does a good birddog. Mitch resides in Alva Oklahoma.