Guided Quail Hunts

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Hunt With Us or Purchase Flight Ready Birds

Purchase flight ready birds

  • Guaranteed to be strong flyers
  • Call Jeff for information:  (325) 347-2612

Schmidt Double T Ranches offers guided quail hunts for your group events. Be it a company outing, a family getaway or your solo retreat, quail hunting is as thrilling as it is challenging. But to understand your prey, you must understand your prey.

The smaller bobwhite quail on your ranch is actually the only small galliform native to eastern North America. Males have a white throat and brow stripe bordered by black whereas the female has similar marking but are duller overall. They are recognized by their familiar call, which almost sounds like a human calling “Bob White,” as is their namesake as well.

We offer you resources to purchase flight ready birds or hunt with one of our experienced and helpful guides. Guaranteed strong flyers, our bobwhite quail are sure to present you a challenge you won’t forget. And also because the bobwhite quail fly undetected thanks to their well-blended colors, you will enjoy quite the tracking challenge. To circumvent their impeccable camouflage, our hunting guides bring with them gun dogs.

Our sociable and happy English pointers and English cockers are perfect for flushing and retrieving. Bred for generations to retrieve and flush, our gun dogs can make your day in the brush that much more enjoyable.  Rotated to keep them rested and happy, we have multiple dogs. Our pointers run into the areas that our quail camouflage themselves in, exposing them to the waiting hunters.

 Hunt Information:

  • Dates:  October 15 – March 31
  • Times: Morning Hunts begin at 8:30 AM -11:30 AM & Afternoon Hunts begin at 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Liability Release: Read & sign upon arrival
  • Alcohol:  Not allowed until hunt is completed.  BYOB

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Packages

2 Day/2 Night Package

Price:  $1800 Per Hunter
Deposit:  $900

  • 100 Birds Per Hunter
  • Hunters: 2 minimum, 9 maximum
  • Flush Dogs, Pointers, Polaris Crew Cab, Guides (3 hunters per guide maximum)
  • Lodging plus linens for 2 nights
  • All meals and beverages included
  • Birds processed and packed in your cooler

 

Full Day Quail Hunt

Price:  $750 Per Hunter
Deposit:  $375

  • 50 Birds Per Hunter
  • Hunters: 2 minimum, 9 maximum
  • Flush Dogs, Pointers, Polaris Crew Cab, Guides (3 hunters per guide maximum)
  • Birds processed and packed in your cooler
  • Extra Lodging per person per night – $125

 

Half Day Quail Hunt

Price:  $375 Per Hunter
Deposit:  $200

  • 25 Birds Per Hunter
  • Hunters: 2 minimum, 9 maximum
  • Flush Dogs, Pointers, Polaris Crew Cab, Guides (3 hunters per guide maximum)
  • Birds processed and packed in your cooler

 

Non-Hunting Guests – per person (adult or child)

  • Half-day ride-along fee – $50.00
  • Full-day ride-along fee – $100.00
  • In addition – food & lodging per person per night – $125.00

Terms & Conditions

Payment Information

  • Hunt packages are NON-REFUNDABLE.  No credit cards.  Checks or Cash only.
  • Upon booking, a 50 % deposit is required.  Final payment is to be made 30 days prior to hunt.
  • All hunts booked within 30 days of your hunt date are required to be paid in full at the time of booking.
  • Rental guns are available by reservation for $50 per half-day.

 

Cancellation Policy

  • No rain checks unless schedule permits.
  • If you must cancel, you may wish to find a replacement since hunts are non-refundable.
  • You may also want to consider trip cancellation insurance, available from your travel  or insurance agent.

 

License Information

  • Texas residents require a valid Texas hunting license.
  • Out of state hunters are required to have a special banded bird license.
  • Texas Parks and Wildlife 1-800-792-1112
  • A Hunter Safety Permit is required for those born after September 1, 1971.

 

Safety Information

  • You are required to wear an orange cap or vest.
  • No Camouflage.
  • You might consider gun safety approved shooting glasses.
  • We prefer our hunters use either an over-and-under barrel shotgun or a side-by-side barrel shotgun.

 

Gratuities

  • Customary, but not required.
  • Guides:  15-20 % of hunt cost.
  • Cook:  $20.00 per guest.

 

Approximate travel times to the Ranch:

  • From Dallas:  4 hours
  • From Austin:  2 hours
  • From San Antonio:  2 hours
  • From Houston:   4 ½ hours

 

Miscellaneous

  • Wear layered clothing and comfortable walking boots
  • Bring an ice chest, orange cap or vest, and hunting license.