Wild Turkey Hunts in Kansas and Nebraska
Eastern, Rio Grande and Merriam wild turkeys.
These turkey hunts take place on approximately 15,000 acres in the Kansas Flint Hills and 15 miles of the Platte river bottom in Nebraska. High success rates are the expectation. Hunting is mostly done from ground blinds, with full body mounted decoys. Hunters can do their own calling or guides can assist them, it is up to you. Trophy care and prep for taxidermist is provided.
Kansas has tons of wild turkeys and this outfitter has great populations of both Eastern and Rio Grande Wild turkeys on all of their properties. Unpressured birds and the beautiful landscape make this one of the most exciting turkey hunts out there. Over-the-counter tags offer additional appeal, with a long spring season, including some exceptional fall and winter turkey hunting.
You’ll be hunting private ground in the Kansas Flint Hills.
Nebraska’s wild turkey population is continuing to grow. This outfitter has plenty of Merriam’s turkeys on their properties which are on 15 miles of the Platte river bottom. You’ll enjoy hunting the different terrain from river bottoms to Sandhill tree claims.
Great wild turkey populations and light hunting pressure make this hunt exceptional.
- Season is Mid April until the end of May.
- You will be hunting near Olsburg, Kansas.
- You will be hunting near Sutherland, Nebraska.
- Two bird limit.
- All meals, lodging, and non alcoholic beverages included.
Lodging and Accommodations
Lodging is newly remodeled farm house accommodations. Laundry, walk in showers, satellite television, all linens and towels are provided.
Dinner is steaks, smoked briskets, roasts pork, salads etc. . Breakfast is continental. Lunches are soups and sandwiches.
Guides will call for customers or set them up to do their own calling. Based on customers preferences.
Typical Daily Schedule
- Head out to hunt. (approximately and hour before daylight)
- Return for midday meal at camp (approximately 12 pm)
- Return to field (approximately 3 pm)
- Hunt until sunset
- Evening meal at camp
- Airport pick is provided at Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK)
- Fly to Kansas City rent a car drive is two hours.
- Drive to Olsburg Kansas
- Airport Pick up at North Platte Regional Airport (LBF)
- Fly to Denver and rent a car drive is three hours
- Drive to North Platte, Nebraska
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Suggested Gear List for a Wild Turkey Hunt
You won’t need everything on this list on every turkey hunt, but you don’t want to need something and not have it either. This gear list will have you prepared for any turkey hunt you might do.
❏ ID, hunting license, and tags
❏ Turkey loads
❏ Turkey choke tube
❏ Patterning targets
❏ Camo blind (where legal)
❏ Seat, cushioned stool
❏ Shotgun sling
❏ Turkey decoys
❏ Video Camera and/or Go Pro
❏ Extra Batteries for all electronics
❏ Monopod gun rest
❏ Maps (onX, or BaseMAP)
❏ Knife and sharpener
❏ Ratchet cutters
❏ Insect Repellent
❏ Flashlight and headlamp
❏ Trail ribbon
❏ Anti-fog, lens cleaning pen and cleaning cloths
❏ Camo tape
❏ Water bottle
❏ First aid kit
CLOTHING AND APPAREL
❏ Camo gloves
❏ Camo face net
❏ Camo paint
❏ Camo make-up
❏ Camo turkey vest or pack
❏ Lightweight Camo Shirt (3 – 5 per week)
❏ Lightweight Camo Pants (1-2 pair per week)
❏ Midweight Camo Jacket
❏ Windstopper Camo Jacket
❏ Base Layer Top and Bottom (2 – 3 pairs per week) *we suggest merino wool
❏ Lightweight Camo Jacket
❏ Camo Stocking Cap or Beanie
❏ Camo cap
❏ Good pair of boots.
❏ Underwear (1 pair per day)
❏ Wool socks
❏ Camo Balaclava and/or Neck Gaiter
❏ Hand Warmer Packets
❏ Waterproof and/or Snake proof boots
❏ Rain suit
❏ Box call
❏ Diaphragm calls
❏ Slate or glass pot and peg call
❏ Glass call
❏ Tube call
❏ Push-pin call
❏ Turpin/wingbone call
❏ Crow/locator call
❏ Owl hooter call
❏ Other locator calls (coyote calls can work well)
❏ Bow *check Regulations in the state you are hunting
❏ Arrows (at least one doz.)
❏ Broadheads *check Regulations in the state you are hunting
❏ Release *an extra release is recommended
❏ Soft Bow Case
❏ Hard Bow Case
PERSONAL AND MISC. ITEMS
❏ Passport (if needed)
❏ Lip Balm
❏ Insect Repellent
❏ Moleskin for blisters
❏ Super Glue
❏ Prescription Medication
❏ Duct Tape
❏ Pain Reliever
❏ Extra Glasses and/or Contacts
❏ Quality Polarized Sunglasses
❏ Personal Toiletries
*This is a sample/generic gear list. For more specific details for the time of year you are traveling to, we recommend checking with your outfitter, consultant or your destination’s local Wildlife Management Agency.