Blessed Bayou Wildlife & Fisheries Consulting
Blessed Bayou is a wildlife and fisheries consulting company built on hard work and integrity. Blessed Bayou’s headquarters are located about 40 minutes east of Houston in Mont Belvieu, Texas. We service all over the great state of Texas and the southeastern United States. Combined, our team has well over 50 years of experience in every aspect of the wildlife and fisheries industries. Blessed Bayou is one of the only companies that excels in both wildlife and fisheries consulting. Just as a food plot is important to a ranch to sustain a healthy deer population, the water quality and forage base in a lake is important to sustain a healthy bass population. Here at Blessed Bayou, we are obsessively passionate about our ranch, deer breeding, and fisheries management work and we dive further into it than anyone we know. We would like you to take all of our experience and use it to your advantage to build your dream deer herd, wildlife ranch and/or fisheries property.
Chris Methner is the owner and founder of Blessed Bayou. Chris is a graduate of Texas A&M University and has well over 20 years of experience in the wildlife and fisheries industries. Chris truly lives by his motto of conducting business with hard work and integrity. He sees projects through from conception to completion and is always thinking outside the box. Chris unceasingly tries to make himself and the business he started better each and every day. Chris is an honest man of faith and you will without a doubt be inspired in his presence.
Darcey Methner is without a doubt the hardest working person we know. Working the ins and outs of this industry, Darcey has 10 years of experience under her belt. Although she would much rather be working on a boat or in a deer barn, her arsenal of skill is endless. Darcey has a keen eye for animal health that is unparalleled and incredibly inspiring. She will never fail to make you laugh and always has the truest words of wisdom and encouragement. She can also eat her weight in crawfish and boudin(seriously, it's impressive).
Holly Vesely has been in this industry since 2012. She started at a deer breeding ranch as a secretary and worked her way up to manager in a few short years. Her infatuation with deer breeding is unparalleled, and she truly has experience in every aspect of deer farming. Holly has an amazing work ethic, her integrity is beyond words, and is the most passionate person we know about the deer industry. She currently is on the Board of Directors and serves as the Vice President for the Deer Breeders Corporation. Holly specializes in deer consulting, sales and marketing.
Sean is a recent fisheries biologist addition to our team. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tulane University with a B.S. in Environmental Biology and a M.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Sean is a member of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology as well as the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, where he is a member of the Pond Management Committee. Prior to joining Blessed Bayou, Sean worked as a fisheries technician for Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation in Alaska. With his strong scientific background and his passion for fishing and the outdoors, Sean is able to provide unique insight to potential clients to help them meet their lake and pond management needs.
Cade Jackson has been with Blessed Bayou since 2019. Growing up near our headquarters and having a passion for the outdoors, makes him a special member of our team. Cade is Blessed Bayou's fisheries technician, specializing in fish deliveries, electro-shocking and chemical treatments for our clients lakes and ponds.