Big Game Hunting in Kansas
The Kansas outdoors are loaded with hunting opportunities for whitetail deer, mule deer, pronghorn antelope and wild turkeys. Kansas has 300,000 acres of public lands and more than 1 million acres of private land that is open to hunters during the hunting seasons. In addition, Kansas has approximately one-half million acres of Professionally Managed Hunting Facilities providing private, fee-to-hunt access.
Whitetail Deer Hunting in Kansas
It is no secret that Kansas produces some of the Midwest’s best Boone & Crockett qualifying whitetails. Kansas deer hunting is by draw only, but if you book two years in advance and get a preference point, you’re typically guaranteed to draw.
Pronghorn Antelope Hunting in Kansas
By the late 1800s, pronghorn in Kansas were found only on the western border of the state due to unregulated hunting. In 1964 a pronghorn reintroduction program began in Barber, Comanche, Ellsworth, Saline, Gove, Chase, and Morton counties. The western Kansas reintroductions were successful in most of those areas, and limited hunting seasons have been established.
Hunting Wild Turkeys in Kansas
Kansas also has tons of wild turkeys, with great populations of both Eastern and Rio Grande turkeys. Unpressured birds and the beautiful landscape make Kansas turkey hunting one of the most exciting turkey hunts out there. Kansas should be on your list if you’re looking for a Rio for your slam.
Kansas Hunting Outfitters and Packages