i'm new to the boards so this topic may have been discussed before. I was wonderin if there was anyplace in kansa or surrounding area that held prarie dogs that the average person was able to hunt. Thanks in advance.
Not sure if you are willing to travel for them, north of you. Nebraska, Valentine area especially, ranchers are pretty decent about letting you on to hunt them. Just ask at local coffee hole there and someone will point in you right direction. Also a bit farther north in South Dakota, the Indian Res. will sell you a day permit to hunt them, plenty of dogs in both areas.
If you want some more info on them in areas of Nebraska I know, shoot me a pm.
In most western Kansas counties, the county Weed Director is responsible for PDog control. If your neighbors complain about the rats and you don't do anything, then the county poisons them and puts it on your tax bill. Consequently, most weed directors are more than happy to direct you to the sources of infestation. Call the county courthouse and ask for the weed director. Mission acomplished.
Every year my Pro-Staff and I head to the woods to hunt the old wise Tom. We travel thousands of miles covering numerous states hunting these old guys. Lots of times we end up hunting public lands or private property that have been hunted already. That’s the last thing you want to hear when you just traveled 6 hours that someone else has already hunted the property. We had to come up with a game plan and one real fast.
The first thing we did was ask the farmer were they usually see the birds in...