Taryn Balke is the Wildlife Biologist/Manager at Black Creek River Ranch.  Taryn spent most of her younger years deer hunting with her father and spending time outdoors. She developed a passion for the outdoors and wildlife especially white-tailed deer. After attending junior college in College Station, Texas she decided to pursue a career in wildlife management. She then attended Texas A&M-Kingsville and received her Bachelors in Range and Wildlife Sciences. She received her Chemical Immobilization and Prescribed Burning Certifications last year. She currently received a King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management Certification. She is a member of the Texas Wildlife Association and Quality Deer Management Association. 
Taryn Allen is a guide and biologist assistant at Black Creek River Ranch. She was born in Corpus Christi, TX and grew up in Bandera, TX. She received a Bachelors of Science at Angelo State University in 2012. Taryn Allen has assisted in wildlife management practices, guides hunts, and entertains clients on BCRR for the past four years. She has a passion for the outdoors and wildlife.