1 Day Duck Hunt

Ranger Creek Ranch

The historic ranch is a place where people come to get away from their fast paced lives and settle down for a few days of relaxation, incredible meals and thrilling activities. Here at Ranger Creek Ranch, we offer all of the modern day lodging amenities while keeping the rustic and nostalgic feel of ranch life.

In order to extend the farming and ranching operation and as a means to introduce the public to this exquisite region of the state of Texas, Ranger Creek Ranch was founded in 1990 by Joyce and Gaylon Scott and their daughter Ranell Scott. Ranger Creek Ranch’s roots are as deep as the mesquite trees that grow upon it. Parts of the ranch have been in the family since 1900.

In the beginning, the ranch was made available for private and corporate hunting leases and day Hunts, as well as private parties and corporate retreats. The operation ran from the office and often the kitchen table in the old ranch house.

In 1998, as a result of increasing demand, the family decided to renovate and rebuild a rustic old barn in grand Texas style. The resulting structure is now a fine example of grand Texas hunting style and purpose. Ranger Creek Ranch is happy to share this fine lodge and the surrounding land with discriminating guests from all parts of the world.

Ranger Creek Ranch is one of the most diversified ranches in Texas for Texas Hunts & Adventures. Almost any outdoor activity is possible within the borders of the ranch. Today and going forward, Ranger Creek Ranch offers some of the best Waterfowl Hunting and Dove Hunting in the United States. Further, the canyons, cedar breaks, and mesquite flats offer Wild Hog Hunting, Whitetail Deer Hunting and free range Aoudad Sheep.

Even Further, Ranger Creek Ranch offers some of the best outdoor adventures in the nation. Ranger Creek Ranchoffers walking and riding trails through endless miles of scenic canyons, beautiful spring fed creeks, and acres of grass land. On these trails, our guests have the opportunity to see exquisite and elusive wildlife, incredible landscapes, beautiful foliage, and breath taking star filled nights.

This combination affords Ranger Creek Ranch guests unparalleled Big Game Hunting and Big Adventures in Texas.Ranger Creek Ranch is truly a photographers dream.

Our family invites you to join us. Come out, hunt, break a sweat and cool off in a spring fed pond, relax on the balcony watch the sun go down, breathe the fresh air and settle in to a slower paced life.

About this trip

UNGUIDED DUCK HUNT – $180.00 per person

This hunt requires a minimum of 4 people and includes 1 night of lodging in a satellite ranch house. Full meals available upon request. Hunters will be escorted to the hunt area the afternoon prior to the morning hunt. No hunting after 1 pm.\

Did you know that west Texas offers some of the finest Waterfowl Hunting in the United States? This is absolutely true. The ranch property for Waterfowl Hunting, lies in the middle of the Central Flyway. Because the ranch is in the temperate zone, it is also the stopping ground for many migrating Ducks and Geese. This location, teamed up with a consulting wildlife biologist, and strict agricultural practices is a formula for waterfowl numbers. Whether you visit Ranger Creek Ranch for a memorable waterfowl hunting trip, member of the duck hunting club, or just a generic do it yourself duck hunt…a Waterfowl Hunting Trip at Ranger Creek Ranch will not be forgotten.

DUCK DAILY BAG LIMIT: 6

Ranger Creek Ranch offers waterfowl hunting property as a seasonal lease or become a duck club member. (See leases) Each type selected offers various levels of service. Call the Ranch at 940.888.2478 or email ranger@rangercreekranch.com for prices and availability, also check the Knox and Baylor county pages for available leases.

6 ducks, to include no more than the following with no more than 3x the daily limit in possession:

* 5 mallards (only 2 of which may be hens)

* 3 wood ducks

* 3 scaup

* 2 redheads

* 1 pintail

* 2 canvasback

* 1 dusky duck (mottled duck, Mexican-like duck, black duck and their hybrids are closed the first five days of the season in each zone)

MERGANSER DAILY BAG LIMIT: 5

Five in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 hooded mergansers.

COOT DAILY BAG LIMIT: 15

FALCONRY DAILY BAG LIMIT:

Daily bag and possession limits shall not exceed 3 and 9 migratory game birds, respectively, singly or in the aggregate.

HUNTING SEASON DATES:

September Teal Season:

September 15-30, 2018

Daily Bag Limit: 6 Possession Limit: 18

North Zone

Regular season: Nov. 10- 25, 2018 & Dec. 1, 2018 – Jan. 27, 2019

Dusky duck: Nov. 15 – 25, 2018 & Dec. 1, 2018 – Jan. 27, 2019

Youth-only: Nov. 3 – 4, 2018

High Plains Mallard Management Unit (HPMMU)

Regular season: Oct. 27 – 28, 2018 & Nov. 2, 2018 – Jan. 27, 2019

Dusky duck: Nov. 5, 2018 – Jan. 27, 2019

Youth-only: Oct. 20 – 21, 2018

What Items you will need:

Hunting License,Federal and State Waterfowl Stamps (Duck Stamp), Hip Stamp, Hunter Safety Certificate

Waders or Waterproof Boots

Camo Clothing (weather appropiate)

Face Mask or Face Paint

Heavy Steel Loads

Decoys

Shot size: #4

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Payment
100% paid in-person when the trip begins
Minimum People:
4
Target game:
Duck
Type of guiding available:
Non-Guided
Weapon(s) used:
Shotgun
What's Included:
Lodging
Wounding Policy:
Wounding the animal is considered harvesting.

ABOUT THE LAND & LODGE

Property description:
Deep in the rolling plains of West Texas is a place where memories are made. That place is Ranger Creek Ranch. The Main Lodge at Ranger Creek Ranch is located approximately 17 miles west of Seymour, Texas just west of the tiny community of Vera, Texas. We are approximately 160 miles west of Fort Worth, Texas on highway 114/82. Please download driving directions to the Main Lodge and the various Ranch house guest properties.
Lodging Description:
North Texas Historic Lodge Welcome to our Family’s Historic Ranch, located in North Central Texas. The Main Lodge at Ranger Creek is a special and unique place. Our family and staff strive to make your visit memorable. Come and stay the night or the week, your experience will make you want to return again and again… The Main Lodge at Ranger Creek Ranch is a renovated and modernized Texas Historic Lodge with all of the latest amenities. Central heating and cooling 4 private bedrooms with single beds and bunk beds Loft area including 3 beds with a private balcony overlooking the Ranch 3 bathrooms with showers Washer and dryer Commercial kitchen with kitchen staff Authentic mesquite wood grill and fire pit, covered patio Volleyball court,washer pitchin’, horseshoes, rifle range, corn hole, clay pigeon range Large meeting room with wireless high-speed Internet Great room with a stone fireplace, Direct TV We have a Pro Shop with Texas souvenirs, RCR T-Shirts, Wyman Meinzer Books, fishing rods,caps and products you may need for a hunt or one of our adventures on the ranch.
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