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The Ultimate Rough Creek Hunting Guide – When to Come, What to Hunt, What to Bring

Welcome to Rough Creek Lodge and Resort

Welcome to Rough Creek Lodge and Resort, your premier hunting destination nestled within 9,000 acres of prime hunting land in Texas. Whether you’re an experienced hunter or new to the sport, our dedicated team is here to provide you with personal attention, top-notch guides, and an unforgettable hunting experience.

At Rough Creek, we offer a variety of hunting opportunities, including upland bird hunting, white-tailed deer hunting, and duck hunting. With our experienced guides, well-trained dogs, and abundant wildlife, you’ll have the chance to create memories that will last a lifetime. So grab your gear, sharpen your skills, and get ready for adventure.

Upland Bird Hunting at Rough Creek

Upland bird hunting at Rough Creek is an exhilarating experience that combines skill, strategy, and excitement. Whether you’re chasing after bobwhite quail, chukar, or pheasant, our seasoned guides and expertly trained hunting dogs will ensure that you have the best possible hunt.

Experience an Upland Bird Hunt

Imagine the thrill of hearing the rustle of wings as a covey of quail takes flight, or the explosive burst of a flushing pheasant. At Rough Creek, you won’t have to rely on your imagination. Our knowledgeable guides will lead you to the best hunting grounds, where you can test your skills and enjoy the beauty of the Texas landscape.

Season and Pricing Information for Upland Bird Hunting

The upland bird hunting season at Rough Creek runs from October through the end of March. During this time, you can join us for a half-day hunt, which includes a mixed bag of bobwhite quail, chukar, and pheasant. For pricing information and group hunting packages, please contact our team directly.

What’s Included in an Upland Bird Hunt at Rough Creek

When you book an upland bird hunt at Rough Creek, you can expect the following:

  • Professional guide and well-trained hunting dogs
  • Southwest-style hunt truck equipped with hunting dogs
  • Bird processing services with cooler bag
  • Mixed bag hunt of quail, chukar, and pheasant
  • Warm-up session on the wobble trap
  • Hunter’s orange cap
  • No bag limits on birds

To make the most of your hunt, we recommend bringing sunscreen and seasonally appropriate clothing, including boots, vests, coats, and rain gear. Your safety is our utmost priority, so prior to every hunt, safety instructions will be provided to all hunters. Guns with improved cylinder or skeet chokes are allowed during hunts. Please note that guns are not permitted in guest rooms, but they can be stored in our locked safe or left in your vehicle. We also offer gun rentals for a nominal fee, and ammunition is available for purchase.

Rough Creek owners have the option to store their guns with us as well, in addition to taking advantage of our complimentary gun cleaning services.

White-Tailed Deer Hunting at Rough Creek

White-tailed deer hunting at Rough Creek allows you to immerse yourself in nature and put your skills to the test. With our expansive hunting grounds and diverse deer population, you’ll have ample opportunity to pursue the trophy buck of your dreams.

Embark on a Memorable White-Tailed Deer Hunt

There’s nothing quite like the rush of adrenaline when you spot a majestic white-tailed deer moving silently through the brush. At Rough Creek, our hunting methods include tree stands, tripods, and ground blinds to ensure that you have the best chance of sighting a deer and making that perfect shot.

Season and Pricing Information for White-Tailed Deer Hunting

The general hunting season for white-tailed deer at Rough Creek typically begins in early November and extends until early January. Archery season usually starts in early October and ends in early November. For specific pricing details and availability, please reach out to our team directly.

What’s Included in a White-Tailed Deer Hunt at Rough Creek

For white-tailed deer hunts at Rough Creek, you can expect the following amenities:

  • Field dressing services available at no charge with a harvest
  • Gun and ammunition rentals for a nominal fee
  • Venison processing services available at an additional cost (reduced fees for Rough Creek owners)

It’s important to note that our entire deer population is free-ranging and not high-fenced. To enhance your hunting experience, individual, group, and family hunts are available. Please contact us for more information and personalized guidance.

Duck Hunting at Rough Creek

With Rough Creek’s professional guides, water dogs, and carefully managed hunting areas, you’ll have everything you need for a successful and memorable duck hunt.

The Unforgettable Excitement of Duck Hunting

Picture yourself perched in a comfortable blind, surrounded by the tranquil beauty of the marshes and awaiting the sight of ducks gliding through the air. At Rough Creek, we create an immersive and authentic duck hunting experience that captures the true spirit of this beloved tradition.

Season and Pricing Information for Duck Hunting

The duck hunting season at Rough Creek typically consists of two segments: the regular gun 1st season, which generally occurs in November, and the regular gun 2nd season, which extends from early December to late January. For detailed pricing information and availability, please get in touch with our team.

What’s Included in a Duck Hunt at Rough Creek

When you participate in a duck hunt at Rough Creek, you can look forward to the following inclusions:

  • Professional guide services
  • Well-trained water dogs
  • Use of Beretta Silver Pigeon shotgun
  • Bird processing services (complimentary for Rough Creek owners)
  • Coffee and snacks in the blind
  • Opportunity for catch and release fishing on the pond after the hunt

For an additional charge, you can also opt for duck mounting services to commemorate your successful hunt. We follow all Texas Parks & Wildlife rules for harvesting awards, and all hunters are required to be H.I.P certified and possess a valid hunting license with state and federal duck stamps.

Plan Your Next Hunting Adventure at Rough Creek

Whether you’re an avid outdoors person seeking to challenge your skills or a novice hunter looking to try your hand at something new, Rough Creek Lodge and Resort has something to offer. From upland bird hunting to white-tailed deer hunting and duck hunting, our picturesque grounds provide the backdrop for unforgettable experiences and lifelong memories.

As you plan your next hunting adventure, remember to make reservations in advance as they are required for Rough Creek guests and owners alike. 

Additionally, keep in mind that hunting at Rough Creek is done exclusively from blinds or feeders to ensure your safety and adherence to our policies.

So gather your friends, family, or clients and head to Rough Creek for an unparalleled hunting experience. Whether it’s the thrill of the chase, the joy of connecting with nature, or the satisfaction of bringing home game, Rough Creek is the ultimate destination for hunters of all levels. Book your next adventure with us and let the wild call you to Rough Creek Lodge and Resort.

To see what hunting at Rough Creek Lodge is like as an owner out here, check out our Experience Rough Creek package today.