What to Know About the Bobwhite Quail in Texas

Before you can hunt the bobwhite quail, you need to understand them. So, why is quail hunting such a popular pastime? Why do these game birds pose such a challenge that hunters just can’t refuse? With the largest range of any other game bird in the country, the bobwhite quail has earned itself the number… Read more »

14 Whitetail Deer Facts to Make You a Better Hunter

Whitetail deer can be found in the United States, Canada, Mexico, parts of South America and even in tropical locations like Cuba, Jamaica and the Bahamas. In spite of how widespread whitetail populations are, there are many people who don’t know a whole lot about this increasingly popular game. Here are some little-known facts about… Read more »

7 Tips & Techniques for Quail Hunting in Texas

Whether you’ve bagged hundreds of birds in your lifetime or are just starting out, you’re going to want to heed some of the tips and tricks that the experts at Schmidt Double T have accumulated over the years. After all, our quail hunts are some of the best in Texas! Quail are most commonly found… Read more »

9 Expert Whitetail Deer Hunting Tips

Getting ready for the next rut? You have your gear all packed, your camouflaged attire picked out, but it never hurts to brush up on some of the latest tips and techniques that could help you find more success when whitetail deer hunting in Texas. 1. Cover up your noise These animals have excellent senses… Read more »

What to Bring for Your Quail Hunt in Texas

When hunting quail in Texas, you face the same challenges as with most other hunts. What exactly will you need to wear and bring for your day out hunting—because if you forget something, there’s really no going back for it. Quail hunting can be a tricky outing to get ready for: you want to camouflage… Read more »

What to Know About the Whitetail Deer Rut in Texas

Many hunters know about the rut of whitetail deer and why it’s a popular time to go out hunting in Texas. However, not everyone knows how to use it to their advantage! If you want to score big while whitetail deer hunting in Texas, you must understand the rutting season: What is the whitetail deer… Read more »

Turkey Sounds & Perfecting Your Calling for the Turkey Hunt

Any hunter would agree that you need to know a bit about the game your hunting, before you actually go out on the hunt—especially when it’s a Texas turkey hunt. At Schmidt Double T Ranches, we have plenty of experience with the wild Rio Grande turkeys and it’s no secret that these birds are an… Read more »

Turkey Hunting Gear & What to Wear on the Hunt

The turkey hunting season is upon us! We’re getting ready for the hunt, are you? If so, awesome! We’ll see you at our ranch for the best turkey hunting in Texas. If not, it’s time to get your hunting gear in order and your camouflaged attire picked out; there are gobblers waiting to be tagged!… Read more »

Turkey Hunting Tips, Tricks, & Techniques

It’s been said the Texas Spring Turkey Hunt is one of the most exhilarating hunts of the year! Why? Well, the gobblers and bearded hens are some of the most elusive animals to hunt, which makes the experience all the more fun. But beyond their elusive nature, you must remember that these birds are smaller… Read more »

Common Mistakes Hunters Make During the Rut

The rut is one of the most exciting times for hunters looking to score that big buck. However, it appears the excitement gets to some and they end up making a few obvious errors. Luckily, a hunter can learn from these mistakes and use their experiences to find success in their future hunts. Forgetting to… Read more »