Meet Our Guides
Travis Carter….Business and Wildlife Management…Graduate of Texas State…14 years hunting and guiding on Carter’s Country Ranches in Texas and Colorado…
Ranch Manager and Hunting Guide
Jared Bannon… Native to North eastern New Mexico, life long hunter and guide… Jared has worked the Mesa Country since the day he could stand on his own two feet, with his family, and for the past 8 years with Cotton Mesa. He and his wife have a true passion for the outdoors and the ranching lifestyle.
Tabor Martinez, a New Mexico resident from right down the cimarron. Tabor has been with the ranch for 5 years now, his hunting and calling expertise fit in perfectly with the core staff here at the ranch. Tabor is not only a guide, but a true outdoorsman on today’s world.
Cole Mock, a Colorado resident and long time hunting guide. Cole has guided hunts since his early teen years, and continues to further his outdoor career with Cotton Mesa Ranch. Cole is an accomplished hunter, guide, and family man.
Conner Doherty, 10 years guiding and outfitting on his family’s ranch, The Doherty Ranches…One of the founders of Folsom, N.M….Main hobby, Team Roping.
Cody Anderton…Ranch raised in Tex-Line, TX…Managed and guided ranches in southeast Colorado for 10 years…Hunted and trapped in Texas and Colorado whole life…Favorite hobbies are fishing, team roping, and horse care.
Zach Doherty has been a vital asset to the ranch since his start in 2018. He is part of the Doherty family, out of the Folsom area, where the Doherty name and roots run deep. Ranching and hunting are Zach’s main focus year around. As a native to the area, his expertise in the terrain and animal movements make Zach nothing shy of a professional.
Rickey Root….Finance Major graduate, Lamar University. 10 years guiding and hunting at Apache Springs and Sombrerito Ranches. Waterfowl and fishing guide for more than 10 years. Hobbies are fishing and enjoying the great outdoors.
Tate Mitchell called Cotton Mesa Ranch home for the better part of his youth. Tate was raised on the ranch, and grew up in prime elk habitat. Tate has rejoined the team, and what an assett he has proven himself to be. Tate’s passion for the outdoors lives in the mesa country, and here at Cotton Mesa he has the chance to share that passion with all our clients.