Doug Leitch, Broker, Wildlife Biologist, Commercial Pilot

Doug Leitch, Broker-Owner of Wildlife Realty is a 1976 graduate of Lake Superior State University with a degree in Natural Resources Technology. Unlike most realtors who have an education or background in business or marketing, Doug has made his living as a professional wildlife biologist. Wildlife Services, Inc., Doug’s capture company has been responsible for a major portion of the large animal wildlife capture operations throughout the U.S.

Doug captured 600 Roosevelt Elk on Santa Rosa Island in California, shown here attaching strap to helicopter for airlift to handling facility.

Doug with tranquilized black bear he trapped in Northern Ontario for tagging. Doug captured and tagged 17 black bear in OBA, Ontario.

Doug with doe in Northern Michigan after placing GPS Radio Collar on.

Herd of Whitetail bucks in velvet at Doug’s research facility.

Doug's October 2013 Archery Buck
Livingston County, 280 lbs.

 

Doug's 2007 Buck, Livingston County.

Doug's October 2010 Archery Buck
Livingston County.

 

Doug's December 2010 Muzzle Loader Buck
Livingston County.

Doug has spent most of his professional career specializing in whitetail deer. He has completed extensive research on antler genetics and habitat management for over 20 years. If you are interested in property for deer hunting Doug can offer a wealth of knowledge on all quality deer management practices.

Wildlife Realty is one of a select few real estate companies that specialize in hunting, fishing and outdoor properties. With properties listed statewide few Michigan real estate companies offer a larger inventory of recreational properties. Doug is an avid hunter and outdoor enthusiast. His education and experience are invaluable when working with buyers and sellers of wildlife properties. Doug is a true hunting and recreational land specialist.

Doug and family flying at 12,000’ past Mt. McKinnley, Alaska. Highest peak in North America.

Doug and his wife Flo on their way to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, highest mountain in Africa. Summit July 21, 2005, 19,300 ft.

Doug received his pilots license in 1981. Doug has a commercial pilot license and owns a 6 passenger Cessna. This allows him to efficiently show and list hunting properties from the west end of the U.P. down to the Ohio/Indiana state line. His aviation/wildlife experience are a great combination that allow him to provide quick transportation and a birds eye view to buyers and sellers.

Doug hauling his Trophy Pumpkins to the 2013 State Weigh-off.

1385 lbs., Second Place
State of Michigan.

In addition to working as a practicing Wildlife Biologist, Doug has spent the past 4 years competitively growing giant pumpkins. This has helped him understand soil science and become a better Agronomist. This is very beneficial whether managing forests or planting food plots.

If you are looking for a company that specializes in marketing hunting properties throughout the entire state of Michigan, Wildlife Realty is second to none. With our resources and expertise we can help our clients like no other firm. Contact us if you are interested in buying or selling.

 

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Doug Leitch, Wildlife Realty
P.O. Box 620, Newaygo, MI 49337 -- Office: 231-652-7000 -- Fax: 231-652-7005

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