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, in Unit 2. This is all private hunting ground of 3000+ acres with a limited number of hunts scheduled. Turkeys will be called/stalked during the fall and spring season. Fall seasons October 1 – November 28, 2017 and December 11 – January 31, 2018. Spring shotgun season is April 18 – May 31, 2018 and the spring archery season is April 9 – May 31, 2018. In addition, we support the youth/disability season beginning April 1, 2018. 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.

Semi Guided Turkey Hunting(2-4 hunters) – $1000 per hunter, 3 day hunt which includes lodging, use of the lodge kitchen, travel to/from the lodge to the field, pre-hunt scouting, blind, and access to an experienced local guide. A fully guided hunt is $1500 for a 3 day hunt. You have the option to bag two bearded turkeys. A non-refundable deposit of 50% 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 hunt! Contact Jim Gourley at 785-249-4316 or jim@setterdogs.com to schedule a hunt.

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 2, 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. If you have questions let us know.

To schedule a flight contact- Kansas City International Airport( 3 hrs from the lodge), Wichita Eisenhower 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 airplane landing strip with hangar is available 1 mile from the lodge.

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 damage to hunters’ property.