Kansas' almost 46 million acres of farmland provide a plethora of food for the state's whitetail herd, a veritable yellow brick road paved in corn and wheat. Add to that available mast browse and relatively mild winters, and you've got the makings for big-racked bucks. Would all those factors coincide to put a giant in front of the author? Only time in a stand will tell.
While the art of last-minute scouting won’t soon disappear, most hunters know they’d be better served having been better prepared. The season’s end is the best time to get the drop on deer movement and behavior. And you don’t have to worry about busting your spot putting boots on the ground.