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Pheasant Hunting in Kansas vs South Dakota

Kansas is known for its exceptional upland bird game hunting. While South Dakota tends to have more of a pheasant hunting presence, Kansas offers more affordable pheasant and quail hunts. At 10 Gauge, we have capitalized on our amazing Central Kansas habitat and we take pride in the sustainability of our wildlife. Central Kansas, in particular, is known to have the best hunting throughout the whole state. At 10 Gauge Outfitters, we treat all our guests like family and want everyone to have the best hunt possible.

Find a Pheasant Hunting Lodge In Kansas vs South Dakota

Central Kansas is a special place. From its natural grasslands to fields of row crops, it offers some of the best landscapes to hunt in. It has much less of the crowds and hunting presence that can be found in more popular pheasant hunting states like South Dakota. 

10 Gauge Outfitters prides itself on its commitment to excellent service and accommodation. We want you to have an amazing all-inclusive hunting experience. We offer a wide range of different hunts, and our local hunters are available to help you in any way during our hunts. 

Guided Hunts at 10 Gauge Outfitters

If you are looking for some of the best-guided hunting in South Dakota, you may be surprised to find a better option a few states south. Discover Kansas and 10 Gauge Outfitters. Whether you are a father-son duo or a large corporate group, we have the best guides to help you with your hunt. We strive to max out everyone’s daily bag limit, and when you are done, you can kick back and relax by the campfire.



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Here are some of the hunts that we offer at 10 Gauge Outfitters 

  • Prairie Dog 
  • White Tail Deer
  • Rio Grande Turkey 
  • Dove (Paired with Prarie Dog) 
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Here Are Some Of The Hunts That We Offer


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Nov. – Jan.

Kansas Pheasant Hunting Lodge - Prairie Dog

Prairie Dog

April – June & Sept.

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Nov. – Jan.

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April – July & Sept.

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April. – May.

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Spet. – Dec.

Other Hunts We Offer 

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Prairie Dog Hunting

10 Gauge Outfitters Lodge is ideally located in prime prairie dog hunting grounds. Central and western Kansas are known for their abundance of prairie dogs, and our grounds are packed with them. We have access to over 25 different prairie dog towns, allowing you an action-packed day. Early May through the end of June are the best times to hunt, making it a perfect summer family activity. September prairie dog hunts are available – limited availability.

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Rio Grande Turkey Hunts

Complete your turkey grand slam with us on your next hunt at 10 Gauge Outfitters. The eastern and central parts of Kansas have the best hunting in the state. Our 16,000 acres of prime habitat are the perfect place to experience the thrill of hearing those early morning gobbles. Combo hunts are available, and you can pick up your tags over the counter.

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Quail Hunting

10 Gauge Outfitters is Kansas’s premier quail hunting lodge. Kansas is ranked among the top three states for the best quail hunting grounds. We have some of the best landscapes for quail, with over 5,000 acres of natural Kansas environment, ranging from plum brush to watering holes and native pastures. Through upland bird habitat management, we have natural ground with strong quail populations.

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Dove Hunting

We now offer dove hunts in conjunction with prairie dog hunts. Our two prime honey holes provide the perfect environment, and with a strong population of doves on our ground, you can expect a fun and fast hunt. The dove hunting season is September 1st until the first frost.

Why Pheasant Hunting Clients Choose 10 Gauge Outfitters?

At 10 Gauge Outfitters, we strive to give everyone the best hunt possible. We set the bar for professionalism and commitment to luxury while treating you like family.

We aim to give you the best hunt and adventure of a lifetime. We, along with our clients, believe we have something special here. Some things that make us stand out from the competition are our fertile hunting grounds, all our home-cooked meals, and world-class amenities. All at a great value, too!

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FAQ About South Dakota Hunting Compared to Central Kansas

What is the difference between hunting in South Dakota and Kansas?

Kansas is more of an affordable place to hunt. Your money can go further, allowing you more access to better hunting lodges for more of an affordable price. Kansas also has more biodiversity in hunting game with less crowded hunting areas. 

How does the pheasant hunting landscape in Kansas compare to South Dakota?

Central Kansas is known for being the best area in the state for pheasant hunting. Both states have similar biodiversity, allowing massive pheasant populations to be present. Some things that pheasant

Are pheasants more populated in central Kansas than in South Dakota?

South Dakota has a reputation for great pheasant hunting. With huge populations in both states, South Dakota tends to have more of a hunting presence. This can impact the total population as the season goes on. 

How can I get to 10 Gauge Outfitters from South Dakota?

The two biggest airports close to 10 Guage Outfitters are Wichita and Dodge City. If you fly into Wichita, it is only a two-hour drive into Kinsley, KS. Flying into Dodge City is much closer, but the airport is smaller, so finding flights in and out might be more difficult. From Dodge City, it is only a twenty-minute ride to town.