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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »