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New Wildlife Management Area opens around Kentucky River in Lee, Estill for hunting, fishing

A former cattle farm recently restored as a natural area along the Kentucky River is now open to public use, including turkey hunting. Ross Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) spans nearly 1,000 acres across a bend in the river near Lock and Dam 13 in Estill and Lee counties. The Kentucky Wetland and Stream Mitigation Program, operated by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, acquired...