Joshua Creek Ranch
Amber or Erin
Public or Private Destination: Public
Type of Shoots: Field
Game/Birds Offered: Upland Birds, Pheasants, Deer, Turkey
Gun Dogs: Available
Other Hunting/Sporting Opportunities: Clay shooting, Fly fishing, kayaking and tubing
Located in the renowned Texas Hill Country just 45 minutes northwest of San Antonio and 90 minutes southwest of Austin, Joshua Creek Ranch occupies a uniquely diverse terrain including miles of Joshua Creek and Guadalupe River bottomland planted in fields of grain crops for prime pheasant hunting habitat; bordered by limestone bluffs that rise to oak and elm studded pastures lush with prairie grasses providing perfect quail hunting cover; and densely wooded areas conducive to Texas deer hunting, both Whitetail and Axis.
You'll call it paradise when you experience the combination of this pristine hunt country with the outstanding cuisine and up-scale lodging accommodations at Joshua Creek Ranch.
Open through-out the year, Joshua Creek Ranch's hunting season from October through March is complemented by year-round sporting clays, Texas fly-fishing for rainbow trout November through May, and spring-summer activities including corporate meetings and retreats, reunions, private parties, a Texas summer camp for youths, river sports like kayaking, canoeing and tubing, workshops for artists, musicians, etc., and more.
Joshua Creek Ranch offers the unique opportunity to tailor your itinerary to meet your specific preferences. Within the season of your booking, activities and amenities will be combined to assure a memorable experience for you and your guests.
"The best day of quail hunting I've ever had in my life." Chuck Wechsler, Publisher of SPORTING CLASSICS magazine
At Joshua Creek Ranch, hunting is the main event from September through March. The diverse terrain within the ranch gives hunters plenty of options for upland birds, deer and seasonal turkey hunting. From creek and river bottom land, to lightly wooded pastures, to dense woods, Joshua Creek Ranch has the perfect habitat to offer hunters a variety of game as well as multiple hunting styles.
Hunters can harvest quail, pheasant, chukar and Hungarian partridge in a season that runs from September 15th through March 31st. There’s also Texas whitetail hunting and Axis hunting, as well as Texas turkey hunting. In addition to a variety of game, Joshua Creek Ranch offers an array of upland bird hunting styles: Traditional Walk-up Shooting with experienced guides and well-trained dogs, European-Style Driven Pheasant Shoots, and Continental Pheasant Shoots.
All hunting is conducted by experienced guides who know the land, the wildlife, and the essentials of safe and successful hunting. They’ll be at your side to find the birds and handle the dogs, or, if needed, instruct and assist.
A variety of wingshooting packages are available as well as trophy deer hunting and Texas turkey hunting options. At Joshua Creek Ranch, a customized package can also be developed to meet your specific needs.