Guided Kansas Whitetail Deer Hunting Outfitter & Guide Service

Tallgrass Lodge is a full service Kansas hunting lodge and Kansas Whitetail Deer hunting outfitter and guide service nestled into the flint hills of Northeast Kansas. We provide Kansas guided Trophy Whitetail Deer Archery Hunts, Rifle Hunts, and Muzzleloader Hunts on thousands of acres of quality deer habitat professionally managed to produce Kansas Trophy Whitetails. We are located just southwest of Junction City Kansas in the heart of Kansas Trophy Whitetail deer country. We are in units 8 and 14, some of the best Kansas Trophy Whitetail deer producing units in the state. With our abundant crops, heavy cover, and heavy timber it is no wonder why our guests book their guided Kansas Deer hunts with Tallgrass Lodge season after season.

We keep the total number of Whitetail deer hunters booked every season to a very low number insuring an increased success rate. Book one of our Kansas Deer Hunts just once and I promise you will come back too! For a look at the Kansas Trophy Whitetail deer that are waiting for you just take a look at our trail cam pictures!

Important Whitetail Permit News: Getting A Kansas Nonresident Whitetail Permit is simple. Although Kansas is a draw state, not getting drawn is a thing of the past. For the last several years every hunter that has applied has been drawn. In fact there have been several thousand permits left over state wide that are sold over the counter on a first come first serve basis. Get your application in on time!

2015 DEER Application Deadlines:

  • Nonresident Deer Permit Draw: April 24, 2015
  • Resident Any-Deer Firearms Permit Draw: July 10 , 2015
  • Resident Whitetail Any Season Permit: Dec 31, 2015
  • Resident Archery: Dec. 31, 2015
  • Hunt-own-Land Deer Permit: Dec. 31, 2015
  • Antlerless Whitetail Deer Permit: Jan 31, 2016

2015 Kansas Whitetail Deer Hunting Rates

Kansas Archery Hunts – $3500

September 15 – December 31
7 nights / 6 days – with room and board

Kansas Rifle Hunts – $3750

December 3 – December 14
6 nights / 5 days – with room and board

Kansas Muzzleloader Hunts – $3000

September 15 – September 28
6 nights / 5 days – with room and board

What is included: Excellent food, outstanding accommodations, professional guides, field transportation, and field dressing of your deer.

What is not included: Licenses, permits, taxes, and gratuities.

We can of course customize our guided Kansas Whitetail Deer Hunts to suit your needs by adding extra days or additional hunts. Our Kansas Deer Hunts are semi-guided. Your guide will take you to and from your stand. This is your hunt! I will tailor your hunt to meet your needs. You tell me what you want and I will make it happen. If you would like to arrange for a fully guided hunt I can arrange for a guide to stay with you for a small fee. Once your trophy is down, give us a call and we will pick you up and haul your deer out for you. We will field dress your deer only. We would be glad to cape and process your deer for an extra fee.

Important Information for your Hunt

Kansas Whitetail Deer Hunting Seasons

Kansas Whitetail Deer Hunting Seasons

Please go to the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks website page for up to date details regarding Kansas Whitetail season dates.

Youth and Disability: Sept. 5 – Sept. 13, 2015 (Youth 16 and younger, who possess a valid deer permit, may hunt during this special deer season only while under the immediate supervision of an adult 18 or older. Any person who possesses a valid deer permit and has a permit to hunt from a vehicle pursuant to KAR 115-18-4 or a disability assistance permit issued pursuant to KAR 115-18-15 may also hunt during this season. All resident and nonresident permits are valid, and equipment restrictions designated on permits apply. Hunter orange is required.

Muzzleloader: Sept. 14 – Sept. 27, 2015 (The following permits may be used during this season in units specified on permit, using muzzleloader or archery equipment: resident or nonresident Muzzleloader Either-species/Either-sex Permit, resident Any-Season White-tailed Deer Permit, nonresident Muzzleloader White-tailed Deer Permit, Hunt-Own-Land Permit, Special Hunt-Own-Land Permit, Antlerless White-tailed Deer Permit, and Antlerless Either-Species Deer Permit. Hunter orange clothing is required

Archery: Sept. 14 – Dec. 31, 2015

Pre-Rut Firearms Whitetail Antlerless Only: Oct. 10 – Oct. 11, 2015.  Any permit that allows the harvest of a whitetailed antlerless deer is valid during this season. Equipment and unit restrictions on permit imposed. Hunter orange clothing is required.

Regular Firearm:  Dec. 2 – Dec. 13, 2015

Kansas Whitetail Deer Hunting Licenses and Permits

Kansas Whitetail Deer Hunting Licenses and Permits

Permits and licenses are not included in the package prices. It is the responsibility of the hunter to obtain the proper permits and licenses. Nonresident Whitetail permits are distributed by drawing. The application period for 2014 will be April 1-26. Not getting drawn for a permit is a thing of the past. For the past several years every hunter that has applied has been drawn including the 2012 whitetail season. In fact there were several thousand Whitetail Permits leftover state wide that were sold over the counter on a first come first served basis.

Nonresident Whitetail hunters will need a Nonresident Hunting License which cost $72.50 and a Nonresident Whitetail permit valid for UNIT 8 and UNIT 14, which cost $322.50.

Please go to the the Kansas Wildlife and parks Web site page for further details.

Anyone born on or after July 1, 1957 must have completed a certified hunter safety course to hunt in Kansas. Please visit the KDWP home page for further information.

Tallgrass Lodge Deer Stands

Our typical stand height is 10 – 15 feet off the ground. We hunt out of ladder, hang-on, tripod, ground and tower stands. We spend a lot of time monitoring deer movement to make sure our stands are in the best spot possible. We hang them in heavy timber, around food plots, on saddles, and along travel routes between feeding and bedding areas. Please let us know about any special requests or needs when you book your hunt.

Deposits for Tallgrass Lodge

50% of your total package costs are due when you make your reservations. The remainder of your package cost is due by September 1st of the same year as your scheduled hunt.

Tallgrass Lodge Cancellation Policy

If you cancel before June 1st before your scheduled hunt your deposit will be refunded less a 10% processing fee. If you cancel after June 1st of the year of your hunt your entire deposit will be forfeited. If a member of your party does not show up for the hunt 100% of the price of the package booked is still due.

What to bring on your Kansas Whitetail Hunt

What to bring on your Kansas Whitetail Hunt

  • Kansas Hunting License
  • Kansas Whitetail Deer Hunting Permit
  • Gun or Bow
  • Gun or Bow Case
  • Season Appropriate Camo Clothing
  • Scent Free Boots
  • Scent Safe Bag and Other Scent Safe Products
  • Hunter orange hat and vests for the gun hunters(We have hats and vests for sale)
  • Safety Belts Absolutely Required!
  • Haul Rope
  • Flash Light (optional)
  • Calls and Rattling Antlers (optional)
  • Range Finder (optional)
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Camera (optional)
  • Cooler (optional)

Tallgrass Lodge is one of the premier Kansas Whitetail Deer Hunting Outfitters in the state. We have the best and most professional Kansas Whitetail Deer Hunting guides in the industry. Put these two together and you get the finest Guided Kansas Trophy Whitetail Deer hunts available in the state of Kansas. When you couple that with our impeccable service, gourmet food, and world class accommodations it is no wonder why our Whitetail Deer hunters book their Kansas Deer Hunts with us season after season. Join the Tallgrass Lodge family and give us a chance to meet and exceed your expectations! You will be back!