2024 Las Huellas Fundraising Banquet Auction Items

Join Us on March 7 for great food, great community, and awesome prices and auction items.

Join us on March 7 at the AmigoLand Event Center in Brownsville for an evening of wildlife conservation advocacy. Along with doing your part to give back to South Texas, you’ll also be treated to exceptional prime rib and drinks, bucket items, and a live auction of some terrific Texas experiences and products. You can check out the list of our auction items below.

All proceeds from the auction go toward supporting conservation efforts and education in South Texas.

Two men going fishing

Auction Item #1 — Deer/Hog Hunt for 2

Place your offer on a four-day, four-night hunting trip for 2 in Southern Victoria on the Southwood Ranch. Each hunter will be allowed to harvest one whitetail buck and one whitetail doe, with no limit on wild hogs. Additional hunters and non-hunting guests are welcome at an additional cost. This prize is valid for the 2024 regular hunting season. Thank you to Chris and Amanda Holeman for donating this Texas adventure.

Auction Item #2 — Massey’s Range Day Super Package

This package includes a range day for up to 4 people to experience a dream list of guns. Start the day off with Machine Gun Mania: 4 magazines (120 rounds) for the Full Auto Scar 16, 4 magazines (120 rounds) for the Full Auto UZI, 4 magazines (120 rounds) for the Full Auto MP5, 4 magazines (120 rounds) for the Full Auto AK47, 4 magazines (120 rounds) for the Full Auto Thompson 45. Follow that with 20 rounds of the Barrett M82a1 50 cal Sniper Rifle on our 400-yard range. Finish off the day with clays, including 100 rounds of shotgun and 100 clay targets, either in 12 or 20 gauge. All firearms will be provided. Thank you to Massey’s Gun Shop and Range for donating this outstanding experience.

Auction Item #3 — Off-Road Pit Bike Axis M200cc

This off-road utility vehicle is the perfect tool for work or the perfect toy for your family. The Axis M200 is equipped with a 196cc 4-stroke Single Cylinder Engine, LED headlight, front shocks, spring seat, and large off-road pneumatic tires. Thank you to Ron Hoover for donating this exciting auction item.

Auction Item #4 — Port Mansfield Cast & Blast

This hunting trip in Port Mansfield bay is available for 4 hunters and guided by Captain Steve Millon. Make memories that last a lifetime out on the bay. This trip is valid during the 2024 to 2025 hunting season. Thank you to Bay Feather Outfitters for donating this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Auction Item #5 — Arroyo Casitas

Place your offer on this fabulous group getaway at a breathtaking waterfront location. This two-night stay offers guests unbeatable views of the Arroyo Colorado and the La Paloma Wildlife Refuge. The package includes 3 casitas able to comfortably accommodate up to 14 guests. Thank you to Lisa Graves for donating this fantastic Texas getaway.

Auction Item #6 — Rugged Road Mystery Cooler #1

Make your offer for a 1-in-4 chance to win: 

  • Sig Sauer M400 Predator 556, or
  • CZ 75 9mm shotgun, or
  • Las Ramblas Private Liquid Lab experience for 8, with Lopez Meat package, or
  • Las Huellas Crawfish Boil table for 8

A Rugged Road cooler is included in each prize. The prize winners will be revealed at the end of the auction.

Auction Item #7 — Wild Hog Bow Hunt for 4

Place your offer to win a one-day hunting trip for four hunters on the Double L Ranch in Victoria. Each hunter will be able to hunt one hog. You can call two weeks in advance to schedule your hunting trip, any time before July 31, 2024. Thank you to the Double L Ranch for donating this unique Texas experience.

Auction Item #8 — Don Breeden Painting

Get a gorgeous painting from South Texas artist Don Breeden. Thank you to Don Breeden for donating this special item.

Auction#9 — Kawasaki Mule Pro FXR 1000

This all-terrain utility vehicle is equipped with a contoured 3-passenger seat, 1-ton towing capacity, electrically selectable 2WD/4WD/dual mode differential with diff. lock, and a Kawasaki-strong 3-year limited warranty. TT&L not included. Thank you to Tipton Motorsports for donating this piece of powerful equipment.

Auction Item #10 — Argentina Dove Hunt for Four

Take a trip to Tucuman, Argentina, for high-volume dove shooting. This package includes four guns for 3 nights & 6 hunts, lodging at Tucuman Lodge, meals, wines, beer, local spirits, guided service, field assistants, payment to landowners for hunting rights, and ground transportation to and from Tucuman Airport.

Auction Item #11 — Dallas Cowboys VIP Tickets for Two

This package includes 2 VIP tickets to the Dallas Cowboys game lower box seat and VIP lounge on Thanksgiving weekend, plus a $500 voucher for hotel lodging and a $250 Perry’s Steakhouse gift certificate. Thank you to Rolando Longoria PA-C for donating this thrilling item.

Auction#12- Bourbon Tasting Experience for 10

Immerse yourself in a private tasting featuring amazing Bourbons from the L&F portfolio. Our own premise spirits manager will be your guide. Take a journey through the world of Bourbon. La Pampa will provide perfect food pairings for this event. Enjoy the experience at the La Pampa Back Bar. The perfect location for this type of endeavor. 

Auction#13- Argentina Dove Hunt & Duck Hunt for 2

Take a trip to Tucuman, Argentina, for high-volume dove shooting, and travel to the El Tobar Duck Camp to hunt ducks. This package includes 2 guns for 4 nights, in total, and 8 hunts. You’ll spend a 2-night stay at Tucuman Lodge shooting doves, and a 2-night stay at El Tobar Camp hunting ducks.

Auction Item #14 — Rugged Road Mystery Cooler #2

Make your offer for a 1-in-4 chance to win: 

  • Sig Sauer M400 Predator 556, or
  • CZ 75 9mm shotgun, or
  • Las Ramblas Private Liquid Lab experience for 8, with Lopez Meat package, or
  • Las Huellas Crawfish Boil table for 8

A Rugged Road cooler is included in each prize. The prize winners will be revealed at the end of the auction.

Auction Item #15 — Endowment Gun

This auction item is a Browning Citori 725 12 gauge. Proceeds go directly to the Las Huellas endowment fund.

Auction Item #16 — Paige’s Place Fishing Retreat

This package includes lodging for 16 guests for 4 days and 3 nights, as well as all the fish you can catch, located in Port Mansfield. This item is great for multiple families, church groups, or a quiet weekend away. Thanks to Paige’s Place for donating this exciting experience.

Auction Item #17 — Russell/Adobbati Annual Tenderloin Dinner and Wine Pairing

Embark on a culinary journey with a sumptuous tenderloin dinner for 8, paired with tantalizing Spanish wines and delectable hors d’oeuvres. Each succulent bite is complemented by a carefully selected array of Spanish-inspired hors d’oeuvres. Sip on velvety Tempranillo allowing the vibrant Spanish wines to enhance the flavors of the meal. A true unforgettable gastronomic delight.   

Auction Item #18 — Kamotion Sunset Dinner Cruise for 20

Relax on a 2-hr. sunset cruise aboard the Ka Motion Catamaran in the calm waters of the Laguna Madre and enjoy dishes inspired by Chef Carlos Martinez’s travel through Mexico. The delicious appetizer is the Noroestense tropical ceviche. Dinner includes grilled flank steak, beef, and chicken fajitas with roasted vegetables accompanied by Crown of Polish sausage. Includes corn, flour tortillas, 2 homemade Mexican salsas, and soft drinks. All inclusive. BYOB.

Auction Item #19 — 2025 “Los Huellasitos” Banquet Table

This package includes a front and center table with private wait staff.

Auction Item #20 — 4 Tickets to 1 Houston Astros Regular Season Game

This package includes Crawford box seating, plus a $500 voucher for hotel lodging and a $250 Perry’s Steakhouse Gift Certificate. Based on schedule availability. Advanced notification is required. Thank you to Lonnie O’Quinn for donating this auction item.

Auction Item #21 — The Tailgate Package

This package includes the Predator quiet inverter generator, Traeger grill (Ironwood 650), and 4 tickets to the Colorado State Rams at Texas Longhorns game on August 31, 2024. Thank you to Jaime Parra Jr. & Urban Appliances of Brownsville for donating the grill included in this package.

Auction Item #22 — Mexico Mixed-Bag Fishing Trip

This package includes a trip to Punta Allen, Mexico, for mixed-bag fishing for permit, tarpon, bonefish, and snook. This trip is for 2 anglers for 5 nights & 4 days of fishing. The package includes lodging at the Mayazul Lodge, all meals and beverages, open bar service, professional guide services, wireless internet, Mexican VAT tax, and loaner fishing equipment including rods, reels, and lines.

Auction Item #23-West Texas Excursion Ram Hunt for 2

This package includes a 2-day and 2-night weekend stay with meals, guided service, and a trophy ram. The package is valid through 2025. Thank you to McPherson 4M Ranch for donating this unique experience.

Auction Item #24 — Rugged Road Mystery Cooler #3

Enter for a 1-in-4 chance to win: 

  • Sig Sauer M400 Predator 556, or
  • CZ 75 9mm shotgun, or
  • Las Ramblas Private Liquid Lab experience for 8, with Lopez Meat package, or
  • Las Huellas Crawfish Boil table for 8

A Rugged Road cooler is included in each prize. The prize winners will be revealed at the end of the auction.

Auction Item #25 — Sound Gear Ear Protection and Shooting Lesson

This package includes sound gear custom molded ear protection plus a 4-hour shooting lesson by Coach Joe Paredes. Thank you to Dr. Glatz and Hold On Point LLC for donating this valuable auction item.

Auction Item #26 — Your Choice of Flooring

Voted “Favorite Flooring” 7 years in a row,  Arizpe Flooring offers a variety of floors to choose from, including vinyl, laminate, carpet, or hardwood flooring. Over half a million square feet in inventory. Includes tear down, install, and clean up for up to 1500 sq. ft., up to a $10,000 value. In-stock items only. Thank you to Arizpe Flooring for donating this fantastic package.

Auction Item #27 — Kawasaki Brute Force 300 ATV

Your ultimate outdoor accomplice, including a 271cc liquid-cooled, 4-stroke engine and 500-lb towing capacity, as well as a continuously variable transmission (CVT) with hi/lo ranges and reverse with centrifugal clutch. Thank you to Tipton Motorsports for donating this impressive machine.

Auction Item #28 — Nilgai Bull Hunt

This package includes a 1-day guided South Texas hunt for a nilgai bull or cow. Enjoy an exhilarating hunt at a private ranch near the Laguna Atascosa Wildlife Refuge, for the most sought-after exotic game animal in this region. Hunting includes a guide and harvesting of the animal. Must bring your own rifle. Processing fees, or taxidermy, if applicable are not included. Subject to rules and limitations governing the ranch. 

Auction Item #29 — American Standard AC

This package is for an American Standard Silver series high-efficient system, a 2- through 5-ton complete system with a heater. Normal installation supplies will be provided and we offer a 10-year warranty on all parts. Thank you to Winsupply RGV for donating the system and Dave’s Serv Tech for donating their services for installation.

Auction Item #30 — BBQ for 40

Place your offer on delicious BBQ for 40. The package does not include sides or alcohol. The event is available in Brownsville only and excludes holidays and sporting events. Thank you to the Tipton Auto Group for donating this fun experience.

Auction Item #31 — Fintastik Sportsfishing & Palmas de Cortez Fishing Trip

Los Barriles, B.C.S. Mexico. This package includes 3 nights at Palmas de Cortez Van Wormer Resort for up to 3 fishermen, along with 2 days of fishing on Fintastik 28’ Van Diaz Cruiser, a captain and deckhand, and all fishing equipment. Transportation to and from the airport and to the hotel is also included. The winner is responsible for airfare, tips, bait, food, and drinks.

Auction Item #32 — African Safari Hunt

This package includes a 6-day hunt for 4 hunters, with each being able to hunt two animals on this list: impala, warthog, steenbuck, duiker, or 1 zebra per hunter. Includes 2 PH with fully equipped hunting vehicles and all meals and beverages. Thank you to Sabudawn Safaris for donating this truly one-of-a-kind experience.

Auction Item #33 — Rugged Road Mystery Cooler #4

Enter for a 1-in-4 chance to win: 

  • Sig Sauer M400 Predator 556 or CZ 75 9mm shotgun, or
  • Las Ramblas Private Liquid Lab Experience for 8, with Lopez Meat package, or
  • Las Huellas Crawfish boil table for 8

A Rugged Road cooler is included in each prize. The prize winners will be revealed at the end of the auction.

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