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hey everyone I was hoping someone could give me some insight on a few areas such a rend lake, lake Carlyle , coffeen lake and horseshoe lake ....such as do they have a walk in, is it free range or blinds, do u have to have a boat and outboard or mud motor.... and is there anywhere where you can afternoon hunt.......... my job surprised us with a 10 week job in Pocahontas so im making the best out of it just staying south and hunting south... if someone didn't mind takin me out on a hunt in one of these areas just to show me the area and some do's and dont's it would be highly appreciated too
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There are a lot I'd threads on those areas in here. Do a search, and you'll find answers.
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If you have a specific question about one of those areas pm me.
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Coffeen- You have to hunt out of a boat on designated points in the lake. all of which are North of the plant. you show up fill out a card & drop it in a slot
Carlyle- has several ramps you can hunt the lake from, also has WMA impoundments to walk in. do everyone a favor and scout the place out & just dont show up & fumble around in the dark, not knowing where you are going
the other two I dont know much about
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The Horseshoe Lake area in Alexander county has tons of walk in public hunting grounds. No draw necessary..sign in and go. Check the information on the DNR website.
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