Category: Texas Hunting

How to Start Hunting with Your Child

Taking your child out hunting

Hunting has been going on since the dawn of man. It can be one of the most meditative activities to do, especially when you’re trying to get a kill and use that meat to feed your family for however long. If you’re an avid hunter, and you are looking to help teach your children or… Read more »

The Benefits of Taking a Guided Hunt

Why should you consider taking a guided hunt? Regardless of your hunting level– whether you’re a newbie or a long-time expert– there’s nothing else quite like the camaraderie and fellowship you experience on a guided hunt. It’s good to be with others who know the land well, and know where to find the hunt you’re… Read more »

Off-Season Hunting Chores to Knock Out

Preparation for next hunting season

Hunting season never ends. For most hunters, the off-season is still about adjusting strategies and getting better prepared for the next hunt a year later. If you are looking to become a better and more experienced hunter, you should be doing some off-season chores. Here are some basic tasks and chores you should be doing… Read more »

What Should I Do with My Spring Turkey Kill?

Spring Turkey hunts in Texas

Texas offers some of the greatest hunting grounds in the entire country. With plenty of widespread land and beautiful scenery, a Texas Turkey hunt in the spring will give you plenty of opportunity to get that big turkey kill. At Schmidt Double T Ranches, we can provide you with a few different turkey hunts for… Read more »

The Beauty of Hunting in Texas

Texas vector image landscape

Many people across the country who hunt don’t think about traveling anywhere else to go hunt. Many hunters have property to hunt on during the hunting season. Traveling to different parts of the country to hunt seems like a very expensive trip that could be done remotely on a hunter’s own property. In some cases,… Read more »

The Benefits of an Unguided Quail Hunt

Hunter with Flush dog for quail hunting

Quail hunting is very unique in many ways. Hunting quail can be difficult for the beginner because of the tracking aspect. Quail hunting requires a hunting dog to be present with you on the trek. The flush/birddog will ensure proper tracking, so you can be able to get the kill you would like. At Schmidt… Read more »

Quail Hunting Requires a Dog to Hunt with You

Hunting Dog in Texas

Quail hunting is not just like any other hunt. Hunting quail requires a birddog/flush dog to help track and kill the birds. 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,… Read more »

Quail Hunting is Right Around the Corner

Our Quail hunts in Texas take off in the month of October and run through March. Quail hunts are much different than our Texas guided Whitetail deer hunts, but they are just as satisfying and fun! It’s time to start thinking about planning a guided quail hunts with us here at Schmidt Double T Ranches…. Read more »

Preparing Early for Your Next Hunt Can Be a Major Benefit

Serious hunters understand that hunting season begins long before opening day. The excitement and buzz about the upcoming season will encourage hunters to get started on their preparations sooner rather than later. The most experienced hunters begin to prepare and plan early. Subsequently, the most prepared hunters are the ones with the most success. Below,… Read more »

How Masking Your Odor Will Help Your Hunting Game

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 »