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Tips for Hunting Turkey in Texas

Two hunters with tagged turkeys

There are few things more enjoyable than going on a hunting trip, especially when you’re aiming to bring home turkeys. Hunting for turkey can be an incredibly fun, yet sometimes frustrating experience. A few easy mistakes can prevent you from even getting close to a turkey, but with the right preparation you should have no… Read more »

7 Tips & Techniques for Quail Hunting in Texas

Shotgun open with shotgun shells

Whether you’ve bagged hundreds of birds in your lifetime or are just starting out, you’re going to want to heed some of the tips and tricks that the experts at Schmidt Double T have accumulated over the years. After all, our quail hunts are some of the best in Texas! Quail are most commonly found… Read more »

How To Succeed With a Mouth Turkey Call

Wild Turkeys in Texas

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 »

Hunting the Rut in Texas

Whitetail Deer walking in field in Texas Rut

Hunting the rut can help to keep bucks constantly on the move, increasing a hunter’s chance of snagging their trophy. Despite the intrusion of hunters during the whitetail deer breeding season, the rut doesn’t seem to have a negative effect on the population of deer either. What Affects the Rut in Texas? The conditions of… Read more »

The Whitetail Deer Rut in Texas

Whitetaile Deer in field during rut

Many hunters know about the rut of whitetail deer and why it’s a popular time to go out hunting in Texas. However, not everyone knows how to use it to their advantage. If you want to score big while whitetail deer hunting in Texas, you must understand the rutting season. What is the Whitetail Deer… Read more »

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 »

Spring Turkey Hunting in Texas

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 »