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#2758358 - Sun Aug 26 2012 01:06 PM Elk County Camps
ADKtrapper Offline
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Registered: Sun Dec 04 2005
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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.
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#2758374 - Sun Aug 26 2012 01:26 PM Re: Elk County Camps [Re: ADKtrapper]
bohunr Offline
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Loc: erie, pa
the deer numbers at SGL 44 are very poor. but the bear numbers are up.
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#2758406 - Sun Aug 26 2012 02:22 PM Re: Elk County Camps [Re: ADKtrapper]
Treestand Offline
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Registered: Tue Mar 04 2008
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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!!!!!
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#2758410 - Sun Aug 26 2012 02:26 PM Re: Elk County Camps [Re: ADKtrapper]
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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.
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#2771426 - Fri Sep 07 2012 10:49 PM Re: Elk County Camps [Re: ADKtrapper]
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Registered: Wed Jul 08 2009
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Loc: WESTERN PA
LOTS OF NATIONAL FOREST LAND.

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#2772166 - Sat Sep 08 2012 07:16 PM Re: Elk County Camps [Re: ADKtrapper]
RidgwayCamper Offline
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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!
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#2775079 - Tue Sep 11 2012 10:15 AM Re: Elk County Camps [Re: ADKtrapper]
dstewart Offline
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Registered: Fri Aug 21 2009
Posts: 729
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
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