Over the years we hear the same questions a lot, so we have taken the time to try an answer some of the most asked questions.
A: Yes, we have a 125" Minimum.
A: YES, but we do not consider this a fine. We want every hunter to be successful so we leave the choice up to you. If you choose to shoot a deer under 125” a $1,000 fee will be added to the cost of the hunt.
A: Nope. Whether you shoot a 125" or a 190" buck, it’s the same price.
A: Yes, once you draw blood, your hunt is over
A: If a button buck is shot, there is a $1,500 fine.
A: NO. After you have made a shot on a deer, the first thing you do is contact your guide. He will let you know specifically what our plan of attack is. Be sure you know where the deer was standing when you shot it and the last place you saw the deer.
**If you are caught out of your stand, your entire groups hunt will be over**
A: Yes, but we ask that you please make us aware of who is coming. (A small fee may be required to cover lodging and food for guest)
A: Yes. Safety belts are required whether you are hunting from a lock on stand or ladder stand.
A: Yes, You can bring a climber if you want.
A: Yes, but please check with us before hand so we know what is coming.
A: Yes, airport pickup and drop off is available for $400 total.
A: During the early season, a Thermacell is a must, as the mosquitoes will be out in full force. In October and November, rattling antlers, a grunt call, a can call and a decoy may be used to enhance your chances at harvesting a big old buck. And in December or January, hand warmers or a heater would be our only suggestion.
A: We allow alcohol at the lodge in moderation usually after the evening hunt. If we determine you have had too much to drink at night, you will NOT be allowed to go hunting in the morning.
A: If you shoot an animal and wound it, we will make every effort to recover your animal. We will analyze the blood and discuss your shot placement, then after a given amount of time, we will go track your animal with several guides. If there is any doubt in your shot placement, we will be waiting a minimum of 3 hours before we track.
If we do not recover your buck, your hunt is over, but we will continue to look for your deer.
A: Best advice I can give is to check the 10 day forecast before you leave for your hunt. Cableas is 1 hr way if necessary.
SEPTEMBER - Temperatures can range from the 70s to mid 90s with thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
OCTOBER - Temperatures are in the 40s in the mornings and 70s during the day.
NOVEMBER - Temperatures range from 50s - 60s with morning lows in the the 30s.
DECEMBER - Highs average in the 40s with lows in the 20s. Be sure to check the weekly forecast before you leave for your hunting trip.
A: Depending on where you are traveling from, we recommend getting your license from the one of the local Walmarts in the area located in Bardstown, Lebanon, or Danville, KY. Or you can purchase online.