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Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX

What's both unique and compelling about the 2011 Orvis Wingshooting Lodge of the Year is that it can be so many things to so many different sportsmen. To the upland gunner, large fields of sorghum, millet, and switch grass bring memories of great gun dogs, flushing pheasants, bobwhite covey rises, and days in the field with friends. For the big game hunter, it's 6,000 acres that offer some of the best whitetail hunting in the country and over 40 species of exotic game. For the clay shooter, it's the great sporting clays and pyramid 5-stand courses that will test the best of shooters. And for the avid angler, their trophy bass lakes present year round opportunities for tight lines on largemouth and hybrid stripers.
Average Customer Rating:
4.945 out of 5
4.9
 out of 
5
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Rating Snapshot (325 reviews)
5 stars
310
4 stars
14
3 stars
0
2 stars
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1 star
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324 of 325(100%)customers would recommend this to a friend.
Customer Reviews for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Review 1 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great bird hunt,
November 15, 2014
By: lance45
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"Great time! People, land, birds overall great."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 2 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Evening field hunt,
November 15, 2014
By: kstew45
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"Great hunt, great guide, and amazing dogs. Highly recommended"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 3 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great hunt!,
November 15, 2014
By: andrewn45
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Good
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Good
Excellent
"Sean was an excellent guide"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 4 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Landon's first time,
November 15, 2014
By: jasperg45
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"Great!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 5 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Awesome hunt!,
November 15, 2014
By: hidalb2
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"Need to do again!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 6 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great hunt @ the castle,
November 15, 2014
By: LakeHighlandsFlyFisher
from Dallas, TX
Billing / Reservation: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"Lance was a great guide and birds were flying all day."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 7 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Excellent,
November 15, 2014
By: aj45
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"Great hunt! I really liked the organized groups."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 8 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Mixed bird hunt,
November 15, 2014
By: toddm45
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"Great experience on mixed bird hunt! Lots of birds! Great guide and dogs!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 9 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Excellent,
November 15, 2014
By: dfoc45
Billing / Reservation: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
Meals: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Trip service: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
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Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Very good
Excellent
This customer did not provide a text review.
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 10 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Excellent day,
November 15, 2014
By: bill45
Billing / Reservation: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
This customer did not provide a text review.
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 11 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Best ever,
November 15, 2014
By: kpar45
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please Rate your Guide/Instructor/Host on knowledge of the sport or activity:: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"It was great!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 12 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Orvis Hunt,
November 14, 2014
By: MarkCav
from Midlothian,Tx
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"For my first upland game hunt, it was very good. Training: how to hunt with dogs, guide was excellent safety experience. Guide was informative, with great pointers on safety."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 13 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great experience,
November 14, 2014
By: fplmolly
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"Great experience"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 14 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Excellent Hunt,
November 14, 2014
By: tuscai
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"First rate experience! Coming back again."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 15 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
"First Timer",
November 14, 2014
By: nickl45
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please Rate your Guide/Instructor/Host on knowledge of the sport or activity:: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"Wonderful experience all around. Great accommodations, excellent, food, knowledable guides, and lots of birds to shoot!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 16 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Novice experience,
October 30, 2014
By: ranta45
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please Rate your Guide/Instructor/Host on knowledge of the sport or activity:: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"As a novice to the sport, I could not have had a better experience. Fabulous and top notch. Staff was excellent and friendly and the meals were fantastic!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 17 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Beautiful,
October 30, 2014
By: camp45
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"What a beautiful combination of facility, lodging, and outdoor experience!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 18 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Outstanding Operation!,
October 30, 2014
By: Bifftrout1
from Houston, TX, USA
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Good
Excellent
Additional Thoughts:They know their job. Great effort!! Tim & Chris worked very hard to put us on birds.
"Outstanding Operation! Smart dogs, hard flying birds and a hard working guide made for a memorable hunting experience. Every staff member was focused on providing a quality customer experience."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 19 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Sunday Afternoon,
October 29, 2014
By: jsm45
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
"Spur of the moment invite-great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Guides were great"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 20 for Greystone Castle Sporting Club, TX
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Excellent hunt,
October 29, 2014
By: holl45
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Meals: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Trip service: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
Excellent
Excellent
Additional Thoughts:Great guy. Great dogs. Great hunt!
"Everything was absolutely top notch as usual! The pavilion is amazing and the perfect place for appetizers and after dinner entertainment. Perfect addition to an already amazing property. The food was outstanding and we can't wait to come back!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes