I know this area well and can help a fellow subscriber line up a hunt here. By way of proof, let me offer the following account of a hunt I enjoyed here. It was a crisp, clear, windless day during the peak of the fall foliage when my brother and I took to the field on the Walpack WMA. The Flatbrook Roy river valley here is framed on both sides by steep wooded ridges. Because the valley receives some hunting pressure during the day by bowhunters and the stray woodcock shotgunner, we figured that a good strategy would be to set up our treestands three quarters of the way up one of the ridges along the many ancient stone walls which used to divide the old farmsteads that are now part of the WMA. Our intention was to intercept the deer as they moved up the ridge from their bedding areas down by the river. Our experience had indicated that due to hunting pressure the deer would leave the valley during the mornings to escape hunters and seek shelter in the safety of the private land on the other side of the ridge.
We drove in quietly in the pre-dawn darkness, parked the truck, geared up and headed down the road a few hundred yards until we came to a set of stone walls which ran up the steep ridge. My brother, Jason, headed up the hill along one stone wall, and I went up one a little further down the road. We........(continued)