Ranger Creek Ranch
Duck Hunting

Did you know that west Texas offers some of the finest Duck Hunting in the United States? This is absolutely true. The ranch property for Duck 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. 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 duck hunting trip, member of the duck hunting club, or just a generic do it yourself duck hunt…the Duck Hunting Trip at Ranger Creek Ranch will not be forgotten.

 

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 and continental breakfast prior to the hunt. This is an unguided hunt, hunters will be escorted to the hunt area the afternoon prior to the morning hunt.

DUCK DAILY BAG LIMIT: 6

Ranger Creek Ranch offers duck 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:

* 5 mallards (only 2 of which may be hens)
* 3 wood ducks
* 3 scaup
* 2 redheads
* 2 pintails
* 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)
* All other species: 6

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 – not announced yet
Daily Bag Limit: 6 Possession Limit: 18

High Plains Mallard Management Unit

Youth Waterfowl: October 2017 not announced at this time
Regular Gun: Not announced at this time

Falconry: None

North Zone

Regular season: Nov. 12 – 27, 2016 & Dec. 3, 2016 – Jan. 29, 2017
Dusky duck: Nov. 17 – 27, 2016 & Dec. 3, 2016 – Jan. 29, 2017
Youth-only: Nov. 5 – 6, 2016

High Plains Mallard Management Unit (HPMMU)

Regular season: Oct. 29 – 30, 2016 & Nov. 4, 2016 – Jan. 29, 2017
Dusky duck: Nov. 7, 2016 – Jan. 29, 2017
Youth-only: Oct. 22 – 23, 2016

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 3 to 3 1/2 inch
  • 12 gauge or 20 gauge Shotgun
  • Shot size: #4
  • Camera

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