Click here HuntingPA.com
Outdoor Community

Hunting Camp Forum

Topic Options
#2758358 - Sun Aug 26 2012 10:06 AM Elk County Camps
ADKtrapper Offline
enthusiast

Registered: Sun Dec 04 2005
Posts: 632
Loc: PA
Can anyone provide some info of the hunting and fishing in ELk County. Still looking for a camp - might go see one in Spring Twsp. Will be deer hunting and grouse hunting and ice fishing. Did a search and found a thread from 2011 that didn't have much good to say about the deer numbers in the area.
_________________________
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Top
#2758374 - Sun Aug 26 2012 10:26 AM Re: Elk County Camps [Re: ADKtrapper]
bohunr Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Wed Nov 06 2002
Posts: 2953
Loc: erie, pa
the deer numbers at SGL 44 are very poor. but the bear numbers are up.
_________________________
http://www.thebreastcancersite.com
go here click on the pink square, beat breast cancer

Top
#2758406 - Sun Aug 26 2012 11:22 AM Re: Elk County Camps [Re: ADKtrapper]
treestand91 Offline

Honored

Registered: Tue Mar 04 2008
Posts: 5862
Loc: armstong county pa
deer are coming back ive had a place in springcreek twp since 1987 the deer numbers were great back then trailed off but is once again getting better...if i didnt own property in armstrong county id spend alot more time up there and i feel id be prettyt successful. as far as grouse we used to do alot of it up there too its getting harder to find them but they are there. fishing is great the clarion river is awesome and east branch dam and the ridgway resivior offer great ice fishing....good luck with your endevour...i would never discourage anyone from getting a place up there it is great getting away.....just remeber when hunting its not the destination its the journey that will stick with you!!!!!
_________________________
take a kid hunting and fishing it will keep them out of trouble

Top
#2758410 - Sun Aug 26 2012 11:26 AM Re: Elk County Camps [Re: ADKtrapper]
TATERDAVID Offline

HPA SW Rep
Stopped counting

Registered: Wed Mar 01 2006
Posts: 22650
Loc: SAXONBURG PA
I am guessing you mean spring creek. Our camp is there. It is a nice area lots of hunting and fishing opportunities.

There is a huntable amount of game but it's not easy you have to put some effort into

I like the area and it's a nice ride from our house to camp.
_________________________
2D

ONE NATION UNDER GOD...


Pray for our troops, and for our country

God Bless America


Top
#2771426 - Fri Sep 07 2012 07:49 PM Re: Elk County Camps [Re: ADKtrapper]
BEARTRAPPER Offline
newbie

Registered: Wed Jul 08 2009
Posts: 3
Loc: WESTERN PA
LOTS OF NATIONAL FOREST LAND.

Top
#2772166 - Sat Sep 08 2012 04:16 PM Re: Elk County Camps [Re: ADKtrapper]
RidgwayCamper Offline
journeyman

Registered: Sun Apr 11 2010
Posts: 73
Loc: WMU 2F
ADK, I've found the deer and turkey hunting in Elk county to be very good...lots of deer and some very nice bucks seen each year. I don't think you could go wrong in Elk county...great people, great hunting, and great fishing! And besides all that, there's just nothing like going to camp!
_________________________
Dad, I think I got a 10 point!


Top
#2775079 - Tue Sep 11 2012 07:15 AM Re: Elk County Camps [Re: ADKtrapper]
dstewart Offline
enthusiast

Registered: Fri Aug 21 2009
Posts: 652
Loc: MOON AND LAKE CITY
Elk county is a great place to buy a camp. we are the the southern part along the Jefferson county line. Bear deer turkey grouse are all abundant with proper scouting and all are within a 20 min ride from camp. alt of great places to fish as well. ridgeway resovior Kyle lake east branch clarion river bunch of ponds in owls nest. can't go wrong man
_________________________
Game Life Hunters Prostaff Team Pa
Cuttin&Gruntin Prostaff
Muddy
Browning
Pro Series Guide gear


Top


Google Ads
HuntingPA Sponsors
60X Custom Strings
ADT Security
Arrowhead
Boondock Outdoors
FoxPro
Growing Up With Guns
Hilltop Seeds
Hunting GPS Maps
Huntworth Gear
James Creek Outfitters
Knob Mountain Kennel
Lancaster Archery
Lowes Whitetail Scents
Martz Gap Hunting Preserve
Midwest Turkey Call Supply
Magees Optics
Mt. Hope Game Preserve
Night Eyes Predator Lights
No Limits Outdoors
On-Point Outfitters
Outdoorsman's Insight Magazine
Pheasants Forever
Premier Hunting Adventures
Randy Kuntz's Taxidermy
Realtree
Stony Gun & Archery
TrailCamPro
Two Bear Outfitters
Ultimate Camo
Who's Online
72 registered (Bearclaw, ar33c9, BCozhunter, 10der222, beard collector, 9 invisible), 251 Guests and 17 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Google Ads
Newest Members
Bowtech-general, chrisfigueroa521, clyde251, LoganV, Top Gunky
33283 Registered Users
Recent Posts
Scouting Trip & Harvest Moon
by Moss
Big elk killed?
by trapperrick
PA Trooper Killed in Pike County
by YankeeHunter
35 Whelen help
by Tony300wby
04:12 AM
Let's see what you got!!
by chuck0214
03:43 AM
Rangefinder help.
by chuck0214
03:30 AM
SGL 145 ColeBrook/Mt Gretna
by lynxone
03:01 AM
New Topics
Dierks Bentley
by atr
12:14 AM
King Salmon Pulaski NY
by Steve Hammel
12:07 AM
English Center, Lycoming County
by HowlerDown
11:12 PM
bell or beeper
by PAGSPHUNTING
11:12 PM
22-250, 204, 222, 220swift
by Buck72
10:57 PM
35 Whelen help
by TRAPJAW
10:54 PM
Help this local hunter in need!!!
by QuackStrutRut
10:24 PM
Top Posters
great white hunter 35127
RonM 29590
RB-HPA 27807
Bluetick 23795
DennyF 22877
TATERDAVID 22650
SigPro2340 21461
Peppy 20812
DIYASUB 20372
timberdoodle 19031
Forum Stats
33283 Members
99 Forums
109864 Topics
1387433 Posts

Max Online: 1692 @ Mon Dec 02 2013 08:38 PM