Size: 8980 acres
Location: Nicholas, Fleming, Bath
Contact: (859) 289-8564
Elevation: minimum 597 feet, maximum 959 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 38.3411, Longitude W -83.9195
Area Habitat: open land 10.77%, forest 88.18%, wetland 0.30%, open water 0.75%.
Open under statewide rules and regulations, except:
Deer Season Restrictions:
- Archery/crossbow: Prohibited on the main tract during the quota fox hunting field trials (September 13 – 16, 2023; September 27 – 30, 2023; February 21 – 24, 2024).
- Modern Gun: Quota Hunt Only
Rabbit: Open November 1 – December 31, 2023, except closed on November 4-5, 2023 for the Deer Quota Hunt and in the Pheasant Quota Hunt Units during Pheasant Quota Hunts December 1-4, 2023.
Grouse and Quail: Open until 3 p.m. (local time) on Tuesdays and Saturdays from November 1 - December 31, 2023, except closed on November 4-5, 2023 for the Deer Quota Hunt and in the Pheasant Quota Hunt Units during Pheasant Quota Hunts December 1-4, 2023. Daily Bag Limit is four quail and two grouse.
Bear: Open Only in Bear Zone.
Other Restrictions: Pheasant Quota Hunts, either sex, limit two, on December 1, 2 and 3, 2023; Open December 4, 2023 only to drawn pheasant quota hunters, either sex, limit three; Open December 6-31, either sex, daily limit three.
The main tract of the management area is closed to public use February 21-24, 2024 except for those registered to participate in quota fox hunting field trials on those days.
During the pheasant quota hunt period, pheasant quota hunt units close to small game hunting for four consecutive days starting the first Friday in December. Rabbit, quail and grouse hunters must check in and check out at a self-service kiosk and clearly display a department-provided vehicle hang-tag in a vehicle. Hang-tags are available in advance through the department’s website. Portions of this WMA in Fleming and Bath counties are Zone 3 for bear.