Czar Hunting Access Area

WMA Overview

Size: 15090 acres
Location: Johnson, Martin, Floyd
Contact: (606) 780-0854
Elevation: minimum 680 feet, maximum 1520 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.7587, Longitude W -82.6889
Area Habitat: open land 38.00%, forest 62.00%, wetland 0.00%, open water 0.04%.

Regulations

Beech Fork Tract: Open to hunting under statewide regulations and rules and regulations in effect for the county. Off-limit areas are indicated on the map. Portions open during elk quota hunts to person who possess the appropriate elk hunting permit. 

Bow Tract: Open for archery elk hunting only to persons who possess the appropriate elk hunting permit. Closed to all other hunting. 

Czar Tract and Area 3 Tract: Portions are open during elk quota hunts to person who possess the appropriate elk hunting permit. Quota hunt for rabbit and spring turkey. Applicants must email (Mintha@czarky.net ) to apply for the quota hunts. Closed to all other hunting. 

Directions & Description

From US 23 in Prestonsburg, travel 4.5miles north, and turn right (east) onto HWY 3. Travel 6.6 miles to the Beech Tract. Millers Creek Road bisects this tract.

Habitat consists primarily of reclaimed surface-mined and forested land. Foot travel only off of area mine roads or behind locked gates. All users of the area must attend a training session. Off-limit areas are indicated on the map.

Please note that each tract has special restrictions. See below for tract specific restrictions:
Beech Fork Tract is open to hunting for statewide regulations and rules and regulations in effect for the county. Off-limit areas are indicated on the map. Portions open during elk quota hunts to person who possess the appropriate elk hunting permit.

Bow Tract Open for archery elk hunting only to persons who possess the appropriate elk hunting permit. Closed to all other hunting.

Czar Tract and Area 3 Tract
- Portions are open during elk quota hunts to person who possess the appropriate elk hunting permit.
- Quota hunt for rabbit and spring turkey. Applicants must contact Mintha Jenkins via email (Mintha@czarky.net ) to apply for the quota hunts.
- Closed to all other hunting.

Owned by Beech Fork Processing, Inc. This area is within the Prestonsburg Limited Entry Area for elk hunting. Please refer to the elk portion of our website. No ATV’s, camping, horseback riding, or rock climbing is allowed on the area. The use of a hunting guide to assist hunters during their hunt is not permitted on this property.