Higginson-Henry WMA (Kentucky)

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  1. sycamoretwitch

    sycamoretwitch Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Hey all -

    Going to be making 1 final trip to KY to look to fill a buck tag this weekend. Looking like I will be hunting the Higginson-Henry WMA.

    Didn't know if anyone had hunted the HH before - any tips or suggestions. I'd guess pressure this time of year is pretty low?

    Any help is awesome! Thanks
     
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    I have not hunted there before but was looking into mayb hunting there next year or one of the other WMA but let me know how it is.
     
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    sycamoretwitch Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I will let you know what I learn!
     
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    coheley665 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Alright cool thank you. Where else did you hunt there this year?
     
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    sycamoretwitch Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Mostly Indiana. I am non-res of Kentucky so this is only the second chance I've had to hunt it.

    Did hunt the Peabody WMA in Sept. - didn't have very good weather, shocking! It was like mid 70's not your ideal bow hunting weather
     
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    ya i hear ya on that, i was actually looking into that one also i heard a lot of good deer come from there. Did you go down and do any pre scouting before ?
     
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    sycamoretwitch Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I'd like to say that I did - but didn't, it was a last min. decision when some private land I had planned on hunting fell through. It is def. a place that you should try scoting before hand - it's fairly well marked, but access can be a challenge in places.
     
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    Ya stuff happens sometimes, im thinking of making a trip down in april for turkey/ scouting then another one in the summer. So no deer no good bucks no good sighn when you where there?
     
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    Deer sings - not very many. But again keep in mind, so much darn over growth that early in September that it's really hard to tell much of anything, especially since we hadn't ever hunted the land before.

    Turkey - absolutely! Saw 5 to 10 right in the middle of the road! lol
     
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    Had it not been for the early hurricane, we were going to travel down and hunt opening weekend down there, but needless to say it didnt happen. It seems like an awesome place to hunt
     
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    Let me know what you see man! PEnglum and I have been talking about going there!
     
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    I live 20 minutes from there and haven't hunted it this year. We have been seeing and killing deer on a private farm 15 minutes from there so no need.



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    Would you buy chance be looking into going there sometime this upcoming season?
     
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    Yeah it was a close idea last season!
     
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    Did you do any good twitch ? never heard back from ya!
     
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    It went well - I ended up seeing 27 deer (all doe) total in 3 sits and driving around the property. Deer signs were every where.

    I didn't end up harvesting anything - but still a great late season hunt. Weather wasn't the best for hunting whitetail, 20 to 30 mph winds all day Saturday and 10 plus Sunday morning.

    Good public land spot! Planning on going next year for sure!!
     

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