Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Bird Hunting Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:09:04 GMT Waterfowl Wonderland http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/8/Waterfowl-Wonderland/2995/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/ainsley-calling-ducks1.jpg'/><br/> &nbsp; &nbsp;As the sun rises over the water, the silhouettes of the decoys begin to take shape, contrasted with the muted pinks and blues in the sky. Huddled in a brush-covered blind, we impatiently wait for the first birds of the morning, hearing their calls long before we can see them. The birds have been flying consistently, and with greater numbers each day. Even though the temperature is close to freezing this morning, enthusiasm is still running rampant.&nbsp; Tue, 08 Jan 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/8/Waterfowl-Wonderland/2995/ Kansas: A Migratory Destination http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/13/Kansas-A-Migratory-Destination/2974/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/goose-hunting-morning1.jpg'/><br/> &nbsp;As part of the Central Flyway, an established migration route for waterfowl through the Great Plains region, Kansas lays claim to some impressive waterfowl hunting opportunities. As the weather starts cooling down for the year and the migratory birds start flying south, the waterfowl populations in Kansas start growing. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/13/Kansas-A-Migratory-Destination/2974/ Numbers Vary, but Fun is Steady – Upland Bird Hunting in Kansas http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/11/Numbers-Vary-but-Fun-is-Steady-Upland-Bird-Hunting-in-Kansas-/2741/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Hunting1.jpg'/><br/> Frosted stubble, crisp morning air and tremors of excitement define opening morning of pheasant and quail season in Kansas. By far one of the most popular seasons in ... Thu, 11 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/11/Numbers-Vary-but-Fun-is-Steady-Upland-Bird-Hunting-in-Kansas-/2741/ Kansas Pheasant Hunting http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/24/Kansas-Pheasant-Hunting/1352/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/6420631229_0b85bf1694_b.jpg'/><br/>It was just getting light, and we were last in a line of four vehicles slowing down along a sepia-shaded stubble field to our right. Dust lingered in the air, creating red halos around the taillights of the trucks in front of us. I leaned up to look out the window on the passenger side of the truck, wondering what the stubble field held and feeling such incredible excitement, I thought I would burst. Thu, 24 Nov 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/24/Kansas-Pheasant-Hunting/1352/