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 »

How To Succeed With a Mouth Turkey Call

A turkey call is only as good as the hunter employing it. Ensure that if you select a diaphragm turkey call, that you use it to its full potential. The awesome part about these calls is that they are effective, easy to conceal/carry and they are quite versatile. Also, keep in mind that with a… Read more »

Packing for Quail Hunting Excursions

When hunting quail in Texas, you have the same challenge as with most other hunts. You want to camouflage yourself from the quail, yet display yourself for other hunters. It’s a fine line to walk. You can get away with a small amount of orange, since animals perceive color differently; the orange isn’t as bright… Read more »

4 Reasons to hunt with a guide

Hunting guides are skilled huntsmen who are extremely knowledgeable in the areas of hunting and tracking, as well as the region in which they are leading excursions. But sometimes, hunters can be brash in not wanting to hunt with a guide, feeling confident hunting in unfamiliar land. Sometimes, those hunters will soon find out this… Read more »

Second rut whitetail strategy

Just like the sight of quail taking off, some of our Mason County whitetail hunts are simply awe-inspiring. Each part of the whitetail season delivers its own experience in a superbly unique way. When it comes to whitetail, each month delivers a different result -and the key is to strategize accordingly. Experiencing many various hunts… Read more »

You can’t go Quail hunting without a dog

You might as well not even bother to bring your shotgun or rifle if you try and go Mason, TX quail hunting without a dog. The quail like to congregate in think brush and are often times camouflaged into the scenery so it’s often times extremely difficult to find them. This is where the dogs… Read more »

Time to start thinking about quail hunts

Our Texas guided Whitetail deer hunts are starting to come to a close near the end of December, it’s time to start thinking about guided quail hunts. Although the whitetail deer hunts sure to get your engines running when seeing a couple of trophy-sized bucks, the quail hunts are sometimes the most exciting. With the… Read more »

An experience unlike any other

One of the reasons why hunters and corporate events come back to us time and time again is because of the experience. Double T Ranches treats all of our guests like family, making them feel comfortable whether they’re staying a half a day or a half a week. Expect lots of hunting, lots of laughs… Read more »

Welcome to our New Blog!

Hello everyone and welcome to Schmidt Double T Ranches new blog. Here you will find more information on our whitetail deer hunts, quail hunts along with spring turkey hunts. Right now, Schmidt Double T Ranches has various quail hunt packages based the duration of your trip. Quail hunts in Mason County are underway right now,… Read more »