Frequently Asked Questions
1. What do your waterfowl hunts in MD, VA & DE include?
Most hunts include home cooked meals, lodging in our log cabin with Satellite TV, Full Kitchen, Game Cleaning Facility, carcass disposal, warm wood stove and more.
2. How are your Deer hunts in Maryland conducted?
These hunts are semi-guided. You will be shown property lines, the general movements of the herd and then left to your own skills to hunt in your climber stand. The less scent in the woods the better. Some permanent stands will be provided or ground blinds when feasible.
Hunts are in woodland in Maryland for whitetails and marshland for Sika Deer. Waders may be needed for Sika Deer hunting. Please wear full camo during bow season and at minimum a fluorescent orange hat & vest during muzzleloader season.
3. Are your Turkey hunts guided?
Our turkey hunts are guided and semi-guided, depending on your needs. All hunts require full camo necessary for turkey hunting. No red, white, blue or black clothing allowed by law.
You may call the birds in yourself or the guide will do it for you, whichever you prefer. This is a fully guided hunt with 2 hunters per guide. Hunts start on Aril 18th in Md. and April 10th in Va. and De. Hunts are the month of May in NY.
4. What are your duck hunts like?.
We hunt ducks in Fields, Saltwater and Freshwater Ponds and lakes, Impoundments, Rivers and Bays, Cypress Swamps, and Flooded Oak Forests. We provide guided hunts and semi-guided hunts, depending on the hunters experience and needs of the group.
5. How do you conduct your Goose and Swan hunts?
We hunt Maryland ( Eastern Shore ), Delaware ( Delmarva ), New York, West Virginia, North Carolina, & Virginia - Fully & Semi-Guided Hunt – 75,000 Private Acres The fields are dry and we use pits, layout blinds or temporary blinds in ditches.
Season starts Sept. 1st in most states and end March 31st in Upstate NY. Most goose hunts are in fields. Some are on Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes.
6. Do you hunt Canada Geese?
Yes, we take guests on fully guided hunts in the Resident season and the late season. The season runs approximately Sept. 1 to March 10th. Limits range from 2-15 birds depending on the state and season. In some cases the use of with unplugged guns is allowed. We hunt in Maryland , West Virginia, New York, Delaware & Virginia .
When booking your hunt, please keep the following information in mind:
A 50% non-refundable and non-transferable deposit is required to book the hunt within seven days of booking the date to hunt. If not recieved within seveb days of booking the date your group will be removed from the calendar and may be substituted by others. The balance is due and payable in cash only, no checks. the day before the hunt at the lodge where the hunt is to originate. Prices are subject to a fuel adjustment sir charge if necessary as determined by DOA Outfitters Inc.
All hunters are required to sign an Assumption of Risk and Liability before the day of the hunt or the hunt will not be conducted and no refund for the hunt will be given.
Prices do not include ammo, licenses or proper hunting attire. We recommend shot size BB or BBB for geese and No. 1 or 2′s for ducks.
All goose and duck hunts are until 11:00 am. – 12 Noon or when you shoot your limit, whichever comes first. Big game hunts are all day ans semi guided only.
Our professional guides all work before, during and after your hunt to provide you with memories that will last a lifetime. A 15% gratuity is much appreciated. Special tips are always appreciated for those extra special hunts.