Proper Field Dressing Tips

You’ve been waiting 9 months, cleaning your 12 gauge and getting ready to suit up in your camo. But it’s finally that time of year again; hunting season. There’s no greater feeling than when you’re in the brush or your tree stand on a crisp October morning at the dawn of a new season. As… Read more »

Donating Your Game to Hunters for the Hungry in Texas

Add a “feel-good” vibe to your hunting experience by planning to donate your extra kills. With so many Texas families in need, your love for hunting can make a huge difference in the lives of many hungry Texans. Venison provides a delicious, protein rich meal that many struggling families don’t often receive. For your generous… Read more »

How to Hunt and Deal with Anti-Hunter Protesters

We are in the midst of hunting season, the best time of the year for most of us. Being a sportsman you are bound to deal with the Anti-Hunting Community from time to time. This usually is not a pleasant experience but you must be the bigger person and not escalate the situation out of… Read more »

2013 Texas Deer Hunting is Looking Great! [Part 1 of 2]

The 2013 Texas deer-hunting season is showing to have very promising prospects for successful hunting.   In September of this year, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Association released an article at the beginning of deer hunting season laying out the outlook for the entire season. Even with the damaging effects of the Texas 2011 drought,… Read more »

Prepare Early and Get the Most out of Your Hunt

Serious hunters understand that hunting season begins long before opening day. The excitement and buzz about the upcoming season get hunters going on some early preparations. The most experienced hunters begin to prepare and plan early. Subsequently, the most prepared hunters are the ones with the most success. Below, you’ll find a few tips for… Read more »

Tons of Jakes this year means for a huge 2014

The Texas drought in 2011 affected how things played out for this year as Jakes dominated the 3,000 acre landscape. Hunters were successful though, playing to the big gobblers and able to take down some nice prizes throughout the 14 hunts Schmidt Double T Ranches hosted this year. The key was trying to avoid the… Read more »

The Texas Turkey Spring Hunt

It’s been said the Texas Spring Turkey Hunt is one of the most exhilarating hunts of the year. The gobblers and bearded hens are some of the most elusive animals on the planet, which is what makes the hunt so fun. But beyond being elusive, remember these birds are smaller than typical big game hunting… Read more »

It’s almost turkey hunting time in Texas!

You know what time of year it is? April and May Texas Turkey hunts at Schmidt Double T Ranches! This is one of our favorite times of the year as we track down these big, elusive birds for two months with our hunters. Beginner or advanced, bow or gun, we have hunts for those looking… Read more »

Awesome Venison Recipes

Hunters know there are many rewards from just one single hunt. The workout rewards your muscles; the hunt rewards your brain and your pride, and so on. However, most enthusiasts agree that the biggest reward is in a successful hunt, and in the meals that they create. Hunting for sport helps control the deer population… Read more »