Buffalo Ranch News

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HUNTING IS ALLOWED ON TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS AND SATURDAYS ONLY.

The Berentz-Dick Wildlife Area, also known as the Buffalo Ranch, is located in the Cross-Timbers region of Kansas and is comprised of 1360 acres of native grass, oak timber and ponds.  The property is called the Buffalo Ranch due to the fact it was used to graze buffalo in the 1950's. The property was purchased by a donation by Lynn Berentz from Max Dick in 1993. 

The Berentz-Dick Wildlife Area (Buffalo Ranch) requires a mandatory check in for hunters to be completed .

The I-Sportsman Daily Hunt Permit System is operational for this property. THIS IS A MANDATORY CHECK-IN FOR ALL HUNTERS.   This is a free service for all hunters.  Hunters can check in electronically prior to hunting and then complete the survey when finished hunting. The web site to register and check in is found at https://kdwpt.isportsman.net or by Phone at 1-844-500-0825.  Hunters must register on-line for an account before their first check in. Check in prior to arriving as phone access is restricted.

Sunflowers were planted in 2019.  NO SUNFLOWERS SURVIVED THE EXTREME RAINFALL, DEER DAMAGE AND COOL TEMPERATURES THIS SPRING AND EARLY SUMMER.

 

MANAGED DOVE HUNTING SUNFLOWER FIELDS ARE AVAILABLE AT MINED LAND WA AND GRAND OSAGE WA. CHECK THE KDWPT WEB SITE FOR MANAGED FIELDS LOCATED ACROSS THE STATE.

The area is open to hunting on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays only with shotgun or archery only.  No muzzle loaders or center fire rifles are allowed.  Rimfire .22 caliber is only allowed in conjunction with trapping activities. 

Fence construction will be taking place this late summer and early fall.  Contractors will be working on the North Central portion of the property.

Fall food plots will be planted as weather allows.