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Kansas Rio Grande Turkey - Hunt #21-T

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This outfitter leases over 30,000 acres for his deer and turkey hunts. Location is the southern Flint Hills of Kansas in the western part of Turkey Management Unit 6. The majority of the turkeys here are Rio Grande but there are some Rio / Eastern hybrids.

This is a fun hunt not only due to the high number of turkeys but due to the open terrain which makes the turkeys visible. Woodlots and brushy draws provide enough cover to get the hunters into a good calling position. Past hunters have experienced a 100% shot opportunity. Kansas law allows harvesting one gobbler in this area.

A guide will accompany and assist the hunters but the hunters can do their own calling if they choose to. This is fairly easy terrain to traverse and the guides will tailor the hunt to your physical ability.

Guiding is included and is done 2 hunters per guide. Hunters booking alone will be paired with another hunter unless no other hunter is booked during that time period. The guide will pick up the hunters before dawn and take them afield. Hunting typically commences around 5 pm to allow the birds to return to the roost areas.

Also included are in-field transportation, noon meals and beverages during the hunt. Lodging, breakfast and evening meal not provided.

Season dates are the second Wednesday in April through May 31. Hunters are required to buy a non-resident hunting license ($97.50) and a non-resident turkey permit ($62.50 one bird) for Unit 6. Turkey permits are not valid for 12 hours after purchase.

Kansas law requires that all hunters born after July 1, 1957, must successfully complete a certified hunter education course in order to purchase a hunting license or to hunt. There are exceptions for youth hunters under adult supervision. Kansas does honor certificates of completion from other state approved courses.

3 Day / 1 Bird Hunt - $900