Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Doug Travis WMA.
Location & Size: Carlisle & Hickman counties, 4,132 acres
Contact (270) 488-3233
Elevation minimum 280 feet, maximum 456 feet.
Area Habitat mostly forest: open land 28%, forest 37%, wetland 19%, open water 17%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 36.80145, Longitude W -89.09328
Directions & Description: South of Wickliffe along Mississippi River. From Paducah, take Hwy. 62 (west) to Bardwell, then pick up Hwy. 123 to its intersection with Hwy. 877 at Berkley. Continue south on Hwy. 123 to the WMA office driveway on the right less than ½ mile from the intersection. From Wickliffe, take Hwy. 51(south) to Bardwell and pick up Hwy. 123 to Berkley.
Bottomland hardwood forest, cypress sloughs, moist-soil units and cropland. Several oxbow lakes for fishing from bank or small boats. Great blue heron rookery. Populations of deer, turkey, squirrel, furbearers and waterfowl exist on the area. Open to statewide hunting regulations, except special regulations apply for waterfowl hunting on portions of the area..
Portions of the area are closed to all access Nov. 1-March 15. Owned by Ky. Dept. Fish and Wildlife Resources.
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Kentucky Afield Destinations Article (Spring 2007)
Columbus-Belmont State Park
Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site
2012-13 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide (PDF), page 46
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