Ranger Creek Ranch

Waterfowl Hunting

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.

Photos taken by Wyman Meinzer

UNGUIDED DUCK HUNT – $180.00 per person

UNGUIDED GOOSE HUNT-$225.00 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.


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)

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



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


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

Ranger Creek Ranch
940.888.2478 or 940.256.3464
© Copyright 2018 Ranger Creek Ranch. All rights reserved.