Turkey Hunts

Fully or semi guided Rio Grande turkey hunting in beautiful north central Kansas! Hunt turkeys on the Saline River Valley and/or Smoky Hills near Lincoln, Kansas. This is all private hunting ground of 5000+ acres with a limited number of hunts scheduled. Turkeys will be called/stalked during the spring shotgun season, April 11, 2012 – May 31, 2012, and the spring archery season is April 1 – May 31, 2012. We welcome hunters pursuing turkeys with a bow! In addition, we support the youth/disability season of April 1-10, 2012. We will be hunting Rio Grande toms in the 18-24 pound range, 8+ inch beards with 1+ inch spurs and may also find the rare bearded hen or multiple bearded tom.

                                                           The hunting lodge is a rustic farm house situated near the Saline River approximately 2 miles west of Lincoln, KS, most hunts will be within 10 miles of the lodge. The lodge sleeps 4 hunters comfortably with bathroom/shower, beds, satellite tv, central air, washer/dryer, stove, sink, refrigerator, and microwave. No smoking or pets indoors.

                                                         Semi Guided Turkey Hunting(2-4 hunters) – $750 per hunter, 3 day hunt which includes lodging, travel to/from the lodge to the field, pre-hunt scouting, blind, and access to an experienced local guide. A fully guided hunt is $1350 for a 3 day hunt. You have the option to bag two bearded turkeys. A non-refundable deposit of 50%($125 per day per hunter) of the total fee is required prior to the hunt. Licenses, permits, game tags, meals, guns, ammo, bows, arrows, transportation to the lodge, and clothing not included. Several eating establishments are within 15 minutes of the lodge or bring your own food to prepare at the lodge or prepare your own great dish of turkey from your day hunt! Contact Jim Gourley at 785-249-4316 or jim@setterdogs.com to schedule a hunt.

                                                             To schedule a flight contact- Salina Airport Authority (approximately 50 miles from the lodge) – 1-800-428-4322 or Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (approximately 140 miles from the lodge) – 1-316-946-4700. Transportation to/from the airport is $1 per loaded mile.

In addition to the above to fly your own plane contact- Lincoln Municipal Airport(grass strip approximately 3 miles from lodge) – 1-785-524-5240, Minneapolis City/County Airport(hard surface strip approximately 35 miles from the lodge) – 1-785-392-3300. Transportation to/from the airport is $1 per loaded mile.

                                                            Go to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism web site to purchase a turkey permit and a Kansas Hunting License. A turkey permit and Kansas hunting license are required. All hunts are in Unit 3, mostly in Lincoln County, so only 1 turkey permit is needed, purchase a turkey game tag to pursue a second turkey. Bag Limit- One bearded turkey per permit and one bearded turkey per game tag where game tags are authorized(game tags are authorized in Units 2 and 3). 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 hunters’ property.