Thank you for your interest in Gaines Ranch. We offer top quality upland game bird and waterfowl hunting. Your membership or personal guide will provide you and your guest with an enjoyable and successful hunting experience.

We operate on several different parcels of land from Richvale to Princeton.

For those interested in Waterfowl, we offer 4-man seasonal blinds and Guided Hunts on flooded rice ground in prime flyways of Northern California. Our guides have over 25 years calling experience to bring 'em in and their trained dogs will guarantee swift retrieves.

Gaines Ranch, P.O. Box 132, Durham, CA 95938

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Rice land owners and farmers have good opportunities to lease land for hunting and earn a second income. Rice fields flooded for rice straw decomposition are an excellent example. Click here to request more information and enter "lease land" in the subject line.

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Available Blinds for 2016-17 Season:

Fred Gaines, Gaines Ranch

Frederick's Hilde V. Wildwing.  "Nixie."

Waterfowl Blinds

Day Hunt

2-man blind available at Jerry's pond. 100 acres of flooded rice ground with 2, 2-man blinds.  West of Highway 45, north of Highway 162.