WMA Overview

Size: 9172 acres
Location: Floyd
Contact: (606) 226-9133; COE (606) 789-4521
Elevation: minimum 612 feet, maximum 1420 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.7015, Longitude W -82.6457
Area Habitat: open land 7.61%, forest 91.29%, wetland 0.00%, open water 1.05%.

Regulations


Turkey: Open under statewide regulations during the spring season.

Squirrel: Open under statewide regulations during the spring season.

Coyote: Open under statewide regulations.

Groundhog: Open under statewide regulations.

 

Fall Hunting dates/regulations are currently pending. 


Directions & Description

The WMA surrounds most of the shoreline of Dewey Lake. 6 miles east of Prestonsburg on KY 194. Extremely steep and rugged; forested, primarily in hardwoods, with scattered openings.

Opportunities for hunting, fishing, boating, birding on lake.

Camping allowed only in corps-maintained campgrounds. Lodging, recreational activities, camping at nearby Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.

Managed by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.