Archery-only hunts begin in late March/Early April and run approx. two weeks.
Archery/Shotgun hunts begin mid April and run through end of May.
This action-packed turkey hunt takes place on several thousand acres of private land in Northwest Kansas and South-Central Nebraska. This is home to some of the highest densities of turkeys anywhere in the US. Hunting Rio’s with this outfitter is a more exclusive experience. There will never be more than four hunters in camp, and in all actuality, most hunt periods will only host two hunters at any one time. If you’re a bow hunter, take advantage of the early archery only season, which kicks-off in late March. It’s an exciting time of year to bow hunt turkeys, and it’s not uncommon to have long beards strut right into your decoys. This outfitter specializes in bow hunting, they do their homework and will have several strategically placed blinds set in key areas. Your hunt will start on the Kansas side. Once a bird is harvested it’s just a short drive to Nebraska where your hunt will resume for your second bird. In Fall of 2017, this outfitter completed construction on a brand new lodge. It’s a wonderful space to come back to after a long day – where a hot shower, clean room and wonderful evening meal will be waiting. #164
$2,200 – 3 Day Hunt
(includes one bird in Kansas, one in Nebraska)
You may harvest a 3rd bird (in Kansas or Nebraska) for $700 plus additional permit. ***
*** Additional birds are only available once everyone in camp has harvested their two birds
Hunt can be booked in groups of 1 to 4 hunters.
You will need to purchase both a Kansas Hunt License and One Kansas Turkey Tag / & One Nebraska Turkey Tag and Habitat Stamp. Purchase online prior to arrival.
Fly to Denver, CO, rent a vehicle, and drive four hours to the lodge near Norcatur, KS.
Day 1: Depart home and fly to Denver, CO rent a car and drive to camp near Norcatur, Kansas.
Days 2-4: Turkey hunt.
Day 5: Depart camp and begin your trip home.
Approach: Ground Blinds, Turkey Chairs, Spot and Stalk.
Equipment: Pick-ups, Decoys, Blinds, Chairs, Provided.
Easy: Somewhat easy walking when it comes to physicality. Minimal walking or hiking and terrain is very accessible. Mostly hunting from blinds or tree stands.
Moderate: Physicality is somewhat moderate to advanced. Spot and stalk method of hunting as well as some hunting from blinds. Terrain can vary from prairies to mountains at higher elevations.
Difficult: Requires an advanced degree of physical endurance. Terrain is typically more mountainous and hunting can take place at higher elevation.
Extreme: Most difficult and physically demanding hunts. Requires advanced to extreme endurance and terrain or game pursued may involve dangerous situations.