The whitetail deer is, without question, the most popular big game animal in North America. There are very few western states that do not have any whitetails at all, but even out West, more traditional mule deer states like Montana, Wyoming and Colorado all have plenty of whitetails to hunt.
The state where I have done most of my serious trophy hunting the past several years is Kansas. It’s no secret that Kansas in general, and the eastern half of the state in particular, produces a goodly number of really big whitetail bucks every year. There, the excellent farm country habitat and superb genetics, coupled with a rifle season lasting less than two weeks, helps the deer get enough age to reach their full potential. I have hunted a fair amount in the region, and like it a lot. Continue reading Monster Whitetails in Southwest Kansas