Center-Fire vs Rim-Fire Rifle Options

If you’re just getting into hunting and aren’t sure what gun you are in the market for, there are a number of factors to consider. Many hunters prefer shooting with a shotgun for its power and spread, advantageous for both nimble fowl and for penetrating tough buckskin alike. Still others prefer the accuracy of a… Read more »

Like Fowl Themselves, Not all Birdshot is the Same

Birds vary in size as wide and ranging as deer, bear and small game. Using the wrong size ammo gauge could either blow your target to smithereens or cost you the kill all together. There is a very specific science for picking out the right shot size depending on what size waterfowl you are going… Read more »

Mask your Odor, Up Your Numbers

Deer have an incredible sense of smell. As a hunter, your odor is overwhelming and they do not like it. Deer can detect the average human odor from as far away as 80 yards, and that’s if they aren’t downwind. So masking your human odor is imperative to a successful hunt. There are a few… Read more »

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 »