For whitetails south central is a good place to hunt along the Arkansas River unit 13, 15, 12, 14. I run Kansas Racks & Quacks and we have land in 15, 13, 12 you can check out our website at http://www.huntingks.com.
Will you be hunting public ground, private, or planning on using an outfitter?
I've only hunted private land in NE KS, and have had pretty good luck around here. Have also seen some Monsters. Units 10, 9, and 19.
First of all, if you haven't gone winter backpacking, it needs to happen in the near future. It puts a very unique twist on the summer version of the activity. Yes, it's cold but it's nothing that being prepared can't remedy. Beyond it's therapeutic and recreational value, I think it is a very good tool for the big game hunter as well. I don't think that you can spend too much time getting to know the ins and outs of the area that you hunt. And there is no better way to gain experience in...