White-tailed Deer Hunts

Semi guided White-tailed Deer hunting in beautiful north central Kansas! Hunt deer on the Saline River Valley and/or Smoky Hills near Lincoln, Kansas, in Unit 7. This is all private hunting ground of 2500 acres of river/creek bottoms(several miles of river banks), mixed cropland, CRP grass, blocks of woods and feeding/bedding areas. Most of this ground was not hunted in 2017. Mineral distributed. Ground blind and tree stand set ups. Set ups and hunting strategies are modified based on day by day scouting reports and game cameras pics. Deer season for youth/disability is September 8, 2018 – September 16, 2018, muzzleloader is September 17, 2018 – September 30, 2018, archery is September 17, 2018 – December 31, 2018 and rifle is November 28, 2018 – December 9, 2018. Non resident hunters apply for a tag in April.

    10+ year old buck harvested by Joe Beck on November 18, 2017 from a ground blind at 25 yards.

Click the link for a video of a buck from 2015, still in the area as of 2017. trim.38CE3D75-228D-4FC1-802E-B59E0CB0EC27

The hunting lodge was built in 2017/18 and is located approximately 30 miles northwest of Salina, KS, most hunts will be within 20 miles of the lodge. The lodge is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathrooms/showers with beds, satellite tv, central air, heated floor, and complete kitchen. No smoking or pets indoors.

Joe Beck harvests the Kennel Buck in 2015.

Semi Guided Deer Hunting- $2500 for archery or muzzleloader and $3000 for rifle. Meals for an additional fee. A 5 day hunt includes lodging, access to kitchen, travel to/from the lodge to the field, pre-hunt scouting, blinds/stands and access to an experienced local guide. You can bag 1 antlered white-tailed deer. A non-refundable deposit of 50% of the total fee is required prior to the hunt. Licenses, permits, game tags, guns, ammo, bows, arrows, transportation to the lodge, processing of deer and clothing not included. Local deer processing is available for an additional charge. Several eating establishments are within 15 minutes of the lodge or bring your own food to prepare at the lodge.  Contact Jim Gourley at 785-249-4316 or jim@setterdogs.com to schedule a hunt.

To schedule a flight contact- Kansas City International Airport( 3 hrs from the lodge), Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport (approximately 2 hrs from the lodge), Salina Airport Authority (approximately 30 minutes from the lodge) then renting a vehicle is suggested. In addition, a private landing strip with hangar is available 1 mile from the lodge.

Non resident hunters go to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism web site to for a tag which is in April of the year you plan to hunt and a non resident Kansas Hunting License. A deer tag and non resident Kansas hunting license are required. All hunts are in Unit 7 mostly in Lincoln County. The hunter is responsible for following all Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism regulations.

Contact Jim Gourley at 785-249-4316 or jim@setterdogs.com to schedule a hunt today!

Setter Dogs, guides, tenants and landowners are not responsible for injury, accidents, damages, and/or death to hunters or damages to hunters’ property.