First phase hunts
Well opening day was good had lots of whitewing doves to shoot at.Hunters didn't hit as many as I would haveliked but whitewings can throw you a curve when 50 or more birdscome in at once.Still everyone had a good time.One group didn't have a good shoot but were right on the edge of the action and keep thinking that any minute would produce some good shooting.
Second weekend was a completely different story.Birds hung around all week but dwindled in numbers slighty each day.Saturday they were all but gone with very few coming in that afternoon.Still everyone had a good time and understood its hunting and we thank them.Hopefully cold front will push some birds around.The whole area is drying fast and I suspect this is reason for birds scattering.Lots of dry fields and pastures now available.
Last Updated (Monday, 14 October 2013 21:15)
Week Before Opener
Well one week to go til opening day.Fields did great inspite of all the rain.There are plenty of birds on fields and should be a great hunt.We will be in fields around 1:30pm and start shooting around 2pm.If you have a reservation with us or somewhere else bring water.Also don't forget a chair or bucket,decoys if you like.Plenty of shells but we will have some.Remember be patient and mark your birds once you knock them down.Lots of grass and will be hard to find if not dropped in field.
Season has not even started and we are busy already.If you want to come out call now as we booking up fast.
Last Updated (Saturday, 28 September 2013 20:23)
2013/2014 Dove Season
Dove season is fast approaching and we are taking reservations now for coming season.Opener is Saturday Oct.5th,afternoon only.We should have good shoots again this year but it was hard planting with all the rain.Fields have come in good and there are plenty of resident birds now.Don't wait to long to get a spot.Seasons are below and don't forget we offer quail hunts and snipe hunts.Let us know if you have any questions.Combo hunts available for hogs,quail or snipe.
First Pase: October 5th - October 28th
Second Phase: November 16th - December 1st
Third Phase: December 14 - January 12th
We have planted some fields already and will be planting the rest in coming week.Lots of rain the last weeks so everything is coming on good.Millet,sorphgum,sunflower will be planted this year maybe some corn.
We will start taking reservations in August so plan early.Already getting lots of calls for coming season.Florida dove hunting is popular in the first phase but then other seasons open and birds get put on back burner.There are still
lots of birds throughout the season.
Hunts will be $125 per person this season with cookout each Saturday afternoon.This season we will have to charge for kids($25) I'm sorry to say fuel is just to high and need to make up for the high cost.We want to encourage everyone
to bring the kids out and will try and something else for the kids this year.Maybe some give aways for the kids.
Remember to get all your gear together over the summer, decoys,shells,chairs,camo etc..There are some good pricing on gear now in the off season before new products come out.And practice shooting where you can.There are several
sporting clay/trap ranges in south/central Florida.
Have a good summer and see ya'll in October.
Don't forget snipe season starts in November and we will start quail hunting in October both can be combined with dove hunts.
Third phase opener
Saturday Dec.8th was great shooting for some and a few had little shooting.I sat out in one field Sat. and it was steady on this field all afternoon.Birds would come in from all directions every few minutes.At 3:30 the birds came in in waves which lasted for a little while.Then it was steady til around 4:30.Some of the other guys had the same action.But as I said some didn't get much action at all.Now is the time to wear full camo.Decoys will work very well now.And above all keep your silhouette low and don't move.Birds have been shot at all season and key in on movement or bright clothes when they approach.Decoys help by distracting the birds from hunters in the field.Also patience is a must let birds come into the fields before shooting.Shooting at them on approach or flying by field just lets them know whats waiting on them.Again patience cannot be stressed enough.Even if bird numbers are low being patient can turn a slow shot into at least a productive one with a decent bag by picking your shots rather than shooting everything that flies by.
Last Updated (Tuesday, 11 December 2012 12:02)