2016-2017 Texas Dove Season Dates

2016-2017 Texas Dove Season Dates North Zone: September 1, 2016 – November 13, 2016 December 17, 2016 – January 1, 2017 Central Zone: September 1, 2016 – November 6, 2016 December 17, 2016 – January 8, 2017 South Zone: September 23, 2016 – November 13, 2016 December 17, 2016 – January 23, 2017 *Picosa Paloma Ranch is located in the South Zone....
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...