On The "X" Guide Service

Your premier duck and goose destination in Kansas!"

On the "X" Guide Service is a waterfowl guide service specializing in goose and ducks hunts based out of Council Grove, KS.

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My name is Steve Skerce and I am the owner of On the “X" Guide Service.

I’m 55 years old and have been hunting since the age of 11. I grew up hunting on the central coast of California chasing wild boar, deer, doves, quail and ducks. I have been married to my beautiful wife Michelle for 30 years and have 4 great kids that all hunt. We moved to the mountains of the eastern sierra's in 1993 and began our first hunting business guiding hog, deer and turkey hunts.
I had always waterfowl hunted, but it wasn’t until my boys got old enough to hunt that we got really serious about waterfowl. Spending every weekend in the marshes of the California refuge systems was our passion for many years, bringing our passion with us when we moved to Kansas in 2012. Shortly after moving here we worked hard to secure a few private farms to hunt on and have grown from there. I still get out and hunt other animals but when waterfowl season approaches you can find us training dogs, getting gear ready and pumping ourselves up for the next season.
We live the outdoor lifestyle and love getting folks out on a waterfowl hunt of their dreams. I have a great crew of both new and seasoned guides who you will meet when you hunt with us. Thank you for looking into hunting with On the “X" Guide service!





My name is Justin Skerce and I am 21 years old. I have been hunting waterfowl since I was 8 years old with my father, Steve Skerce. I grew up hunting on the west coast in California until 2012 when we moved to Kansas to hunt the central flyway. I have pursued mainly waterfowl while also finding passion in hunting Turkey’s, deer and upland game. I have been helping my father guide waterfowl hunts for 4 years now. I attended Pratt community college and studied wildlife outfitting and operations while obtaining my associates degree in science. Currently I am enrolled Emporia State university as a marketing major. Hope you can join us and experience a hunt of a lifetime!




My name is Jon Jones,

During the off season I am a construction and remodeling professional and floor covering installer by trade. It’s been my passion for over 35 years, but I have one more even greater passion and that’s waterfowl hunting! I’ve been chasing ducks and geese for over 40 years. When I was 9 years old my dad put me in a tree stand in the timber marshes of southern Missouri because I was too small for waders and after that it was on! Since then I’ve been committed to finding the best duck and goose hunts possible, and I’ve found it here in the flint hills with On the “X" Guide Service. I been lucky enough to find a outfit and friend that is even more committed to this sport than myself. That’s the level of commitment that we put into each and every clients experience with us! From scouting to “take um" it’s what I live for!