Pike Elkhorn Hunting Access Area

WMA Overview

Size: 15038 acres
Location: Pike, Letcher, Floyd
Contact: Pike and Floyd Cos. Scott Freidhof . (606)-783-8634, For Letcher Co Wes Hodges (606) 654-2533. Contact Joe McDermott 502-892-4432 for elk hunting questions
Elevation: minimum 840 feet, maximum 3000 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.2063, Longitude W -82.6123
Area Habitat: open land 34.57%, forest 64.22%, wetland 0.01%, open water 0.00%.

Regulations

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Portions marked "All Hunting" are open under statewide regulations for all game species. Hunters must abide by the possession, bag limits and season structure in county where hunting. Portions of the property are under special restrictions. Definitions for each restriction may be found on this page. Please refer to the map to see where restrictions apply.

All users must obtain and complete a liability waiver (available on this page).

Owned by Cambrian Coal Company. 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 any portions of this property.

Bear: Pike and Floyd counties portion in East Zone 2; Letcher County portion in Letcher Zone. See the Black Bear Hunting page on this website for more details.

Deer: Areas marked "Archery Quota hunt" are open to archery only deer quota hunts during the statewide season. No firearm hunting is permitted. Hunters must abide by the possession, bag limits and season structure in county where hunting. Interested deer hunters may apply by calling Steve McKee at 606-639-7221.

Areas marked "Deer and Turkey Quota Hunt" are open during quota hunts for deer and turkey during the statewide seasons for each species. Hunters must abide by the possession, bag limits and season structure in county where hunting. Interested deer and turkey hunters may apply by calling Steve McKee at 606-639-7221.

Elk: Portions open during the quota hunts to persons who possess the appropriate elk hunting permit.

Turkey: Areas marked "Deer and Turkey Quota Hunt" are open during quota hunts for deer and turkey during the statewide seasons for each species. Hunters must abide by the possession, bag limits and season structure in county where hunting. Interested deer and turkey hunters may apply by calling Steve McKee at 606-639-7221.

Directions & Description

Habitat consists primarily of reclaimed surface-mined and forested land. Foot travel only off area mine roads or behind locked gates. Active mining practices are underway on some portions of the property. Use caution when travelling and always give mining equipment and large trucks the right of way. .

This property is open under statewide regulations for all game species other than elk. This is a Regulated Area for elk hunting and is located in Elk Hunting Unit 7. Drawn elk hunters may apply to hunt this property during the Elk Hunting Unit and Regulated Area drawing.

Access to the Letcher county property via Wright’s Fork Road of US 23 is not permitted

Owned by Pike Elkhorn Land Company LLC. No ATV’s, camping, horseback riding, rock climbing, or hunting with the aid of or over bait is allowed on the area. The use of a hunting guide to assist hunters during their hunt is not permitted on any portions of this property.