Texas Dove Hunts

Texas Dove Hunts

Texas Dove Hunts Texas Dove hunts are a great way to spend time with friends and family. What should you look for in a Dove Hunt?  What should you ask the outfitter? Here are a few things you can expect and should be asking an outfitter. – Before you call an outfitter have a budget in mind.  Dove Hunts can range from a day hunt trip for $150 per hunter to $1,800 per hunter for a weekend package. – Have an idea on how many hunters will be in your group.  Some Outfitter will give you and your party the entire lodge and ranch exclusive on larger groups. What to ask the outfitter before booking your Dove Hunt: Can a non-hunter hunt with me in the field and how much for non-hunters? If you bring a non-hunter they or you might want to hunt with them in the field. Do you only hunt on the ranch or do you have other lease properties as well? Dove are migratory and will move around.  If your not booked for the opening weekend of dove season, you will want the option to be able to drive to another field.  If the hunting is slow or nonexistent on the ranch a good outfitter will drive you to where the birds are. What all do you supply on the hunt? Some outfitter will supply; bird bags, stools, vests, small coolers for drinks out in the field.  If they do not provide any of these idea’s be prepared to bring your own.  Some outfitters will also provide shotguns to rent and shells to buy. How...
Corporate Hunting Trips

Corporate Hunting Trips

Corporate hunting trips are a great way to entertain and grow a stronger relationship with your clients.  Picosa Paloma Ranch is owned by Charlie Ammann.  Charlie has worked as a booking agent for one of the largest booking agencies in Texas and now is a full time Outfitter in South Texas.  Here are a few helpful things to know about booking a corporate hunt. What should you look for in a corporate hunting trip?   What should you ask the outfitter?   Here are a few things you can expect and should be asking an outfitter before booking your hunt. How to start: – Before you call an outfitter have a budget in mind. – Have an idea how many hunters/clients you want to entertain. If you know your budget and number of clients you want to bring before you speak with a outfitter this will save you a lot of time and sticker shock when you get a proposal.  For example:  If you want to entertain 10 clients with a budget of $10,000 total.  Don’t expect to be booking a trophy deer hunting package.  You will more than likely be looking at a Corporate Dove Hunt.  If your budget is $100,000, then you can do multiple trips and all kinds of hunts, Dove/Upland, Deer, Exotics, Hogs, Turkey, Predators, Fishing etc…. -If your not looking to spend the money on flights for your clients.  Then look for outfitters within your own state. What to ask the outfitter before booking your corporate hunting trip: Do you have a lot of corporate clients?  If a outfitter does not have a large...