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Old 04-29-2019, 12:47 PM   #1
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I put in, going to hunt the walk in land grahamvan talked about!
If i win the lottery thinking the first two weeks of Nov.
I mostly put in for South East and South Central Kansas.

Any tips or youtube video refs are welcome !
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Old 04-29-2019, 01:48 PM   #2
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Just got back from a public land turkey hunt in North Central Kansas. Just about every where I looked there was a cottonwood I would feel confident sitting in waiting for whitetails to pass by during the fall. Obviously no horns right now but the body size on the deer I saw lived up the "Land of Giants" billing.
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Old 04-29-2019, 03:04 PM   #3
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Get any turkey?
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Old 05-01-2019, 02:49 PM   #4
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Hunted all day Friday, all day Saturday and both my buddy and I connected Sunday morning.
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Old 05-01-2019, 03:00 PM   #5
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I just got an email that they are closing hunting to all non resident deer hunters due to some sort of fever..
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Old 05-02-2019, 09:23 AM   #6
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Old 05-03-2019, 10:37 AM   #7
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Hereís last two year bucks from SE Kansas all day mid November sits just to get you little more fired up




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Old 05-03-2019, 09:46 PM   #8
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Nice indeed!
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Old 05-03-2019, 09:49 PM   #9
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Unit 3 and 7...just saying...
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Old 05-04-2019, 05:22 PM   #10
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Are you allowed to bring in a game cart to walk in areas? If not anyone have recommendations on pull system? The deer i get is going to be so dang big I will need something to drag it!
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Old 05-05-2019, 02:16 PM   #11
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There is nothing mentioned in the Kansas rules or specifically the WIHA rules about retrieval with game cart. I always make sure to stay on a road or right-of-way, and don't cut across the crops. It does say that you may not enter with vehicles. I have seen many people use them, and I do myself. Never had a game warden even bring up the subject. I have found that if there is snow on the ground, the black 48" ploy sleds work much better and drag easier.
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Old 05-05-2019, 10:11 PM   #12
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There is nothing mentioned in the Kansas rules or specifically the WIHA rules about retrieval with game cart. I always make sure to stay on a road or right-of-way, and don't cut across the crops. It does say that you may not enter with vehicles. I have seen many people use them, and I do myself. Never had a game warden even bring up the subject. I have found that if there is snow on the ground, the black 48" ploy sleds work much better and drag easier.
Thanks for the tip!
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Old 05-25-2019, 10:57 PM   #13
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Won this:

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Hunt Description: Nonres Deer Unit 11 Archery
Species: Deer (Whitetail Either Sex) Weapon: Archery
Unit: Unit 11 Unit 19
Sub-Location: Deer: Unit 11; Deer: Unit 19

Additional Unit: Unit 12

Now i got some planning to do. Has anyone public land hunted these units, feel free to contact me to give advice! Right now mostly just using OnX to review choices.
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Old 05-27-2019, 08:36 AM   #14
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Unit 3 and 7...just saying...
Unit 7 is where I shot my turkeys. Wasn't able to justify applying for a deer tag this year but we hit several WIHA's that I marked on OnX which looked like great whitetail properties. Itching to get back there and hang some cameras.

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Old 08-17-2019, 02:50 PM   #15
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Just got the call from the owners of the Kansas farm I have been hunting for the last 9 years for free. Farm is being sold and no more access. I'ts a sad day. Looks like it public this year for me, if anybody wants to to hook up let me know. I have been hunting in units 11 and 12. Even though I was on private I have over the last 9 years hit a lot of public around there so I will just stick to the good spots I found on the public. Good Luck to all this year.
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Old 08-17-2019, 03:17 PM   #16
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Gets more and more crowded every year. We had 4 out of 9 in camp not draw a tag this year. Unit 12.
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Old 08-17-2019, 03:17 PM   #17
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Paying $$$ for leases and not getting tags sucks bad
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Old 08-18-2019, 09:34 AM   #18
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Gets more and more crowded every year. We had 4 out of 9 in camp not draw a tag this year. Unit 12.
Need an extra in camp this year, I may be up for it depending on price.
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Old 08-18-2019, 02:00 PM   #19
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Need an extra in camp this year, I may be up for it depending on price.
We donít need an extra but thanks.
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Old 08-18-2019, 08:40 PM   #20
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We donít need an extra but thanks.
No worries, Good Luck this year.
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Old 08-30-2019, 12:20 AM   #21
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Unit 9 here November 2-13


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Old 08-30-2019, 07:07 AM   #22
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I've been lucky enough to get a tag in Unit 6 for past 5 years. hope is continues! Went up 2 weeks ago and changed straps on stands and put out cameras. Hoping the rancher pulls cards this weekend. Excited to see what the targets will be this year.
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Old 08-30-2019, 09:19 PM   #23
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I’ve been looking in to going I’ve been studying the units an places but a lot seem to be around small towns and not a lot of lodging options where do y’all stay over night?
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Old 08-31-2019, 03:22 AM   #24
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Iíve been looking in to going Iíve been studying the units an places but a lot seem to be around small towns and not a lot of lodging options where do yíall stay over night?


Either hotels or this year a pop up camper at state parks or Camp grounds


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Old 08-31-2019, 05:48 AM   #25
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Do enough of research, might find a house to rent for a week or somebody rent out a room.
On a pheasant hunt few years back, 3 of us rented out a 5 bedroom fully furnished house way cheaper than a motel room and was able to cook our own meals. This was in one of those very small towns.
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Old 08-31-2019, 06:49 AM   #26
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Ditch the game cart and buy a jet sled. Best 100$ you'll ever spend. Carts dont roll in the mud!

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Old 08-31-2019, 11:05 AM   #27
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Awesome guys I appreciate the info!!
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Old 09-09-2019, 02:29 PM   #28
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Here's a WIHA buck to get the blood flowing
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Old 09-10-2019, 10:28 AM   #29
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Goodness!
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Old 09-10-2019, 10:30 AM   #30
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Yeah thatís a donkey for sure! What unit was that in?


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Old 09-10-2019, 11:54 AM   #31
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Unit 8
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Old 09-10-2019, 12:51 PM   #32
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That deer is about at the size where you have to think "if I shoot him, will I only make him mad?"
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Old 09-10-2019, 02:00 PM   #33
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Hew was really swole and ****** off posturing my decoy :-)
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Old 09-11-2019, 04:06 AM   #34
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Hew was really swole and ****** off posturing my decoy :-)


Lol, I bet that was exciting. What brand of decoy did you use, I have had good luck with the flambeau brand.


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Old 09-11-2019, 08:13 AM   #35
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Lol, I bet that was exciting. What brand of decoy did you use, I have had good luck with the flambeau brand.


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It was a cheap *** decoy I bought at Gander Mountain called Ol Jack. Ive always had good luck with it even though it looks like crap. When they are in that mind set I don't think it really matters much.
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Old 09-11-2019, 04:08 PM   #36
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It was a cheap *** decoy I bought at Gander Mountain called Ol Jack. Ive always had good luck with it even though it looks like crap. When they are in that mind set I don't think it really matters much.





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Old 09-11-2019, 04:10 PM   #37
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These deer the guy posted are pen raised bucks
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Old 09-11-2019, 04:32 PM   #38
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These deer the guy posted are pen raised bucks
Got proof of that? They very well might be but I'm curious how you know that.

The midwest has some big truly wild deer
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Old 09-13-2019, 08:50 AM   #39
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These deer the guy posted are pen raised bucks
Yeah....NO This year will make 10 years of traveling to the great state of Kansa to chase the giant Midwest whitetail. I walked literally hundreds of miles with a stand on my back in and out of walk in and private ground to get a once in a lifetime opportunity and I got it. Think what you want. There's not a pen within 100 miles of the area we hunt and that is at FT. Riley. Ill drop you a pin and you can go walk it yourself....and what your address... I send you of copy of Rack so you can read the article.!
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Old 09-14-2019, 02:22 PM   #40
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Yeah....NO This year will make 10 years of traveling to the great state of Kansa to chase the giant Midwest whitetail. I walked literally hundreds of miles with a stand on my back in and out of walk in and private ground to get a once in a lifetime opportunity and I got it. Think what you want. There's not a pen within 100 miles of the area we hunt and that is at FT. Riley. Ill drop you a pin and you can go walk it yourself....and what your address... I send you of copy of Rack so you can read the article.!


I would like to see that dropped pin, just saying, lol,


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Old 09-15-2019, 12:39 PM   #41
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If you donít mind send that drop pin my way also of course only for verification purposes only.


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Old 09-16-2019, 09:14 PM   #42
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Hereís last two year bucks from SE Kansas all day mid November sits just to get you little more fired up



Are the pheasant hunters thick in the SE areas?
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Old 09-16-2019, 09:21 PM   #43
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Are the pheasant hunters thick in the SE areas?
No, not many pheasant in SE Kansas as far as I know
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Old 09-19-2019, 07:11 PM   #44
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I hunt the SE area for the last 10 years and have never seen a pheasant hunter. My biggest problem is dogs and people on horses.
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Old 09-19-2019, 08:32 PM   #45
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getting pumped guys, thanks for the inspiration .
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