Ginseng

Discussion in 'General Hunting' started by kyblackmallard, Aug 14, 2009.

  1. kyblackmallard

    kyblackmallard 10 pointer

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    Anybody Ginsenging tomorrow?
     
  2. duxdown 1

    duxdown 1 6 pointer

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    seine hunting

    Whats it bringing this year?
     
  3. kyblackmallard

    kyblackmallard 10 pointer

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    Don't know.Season just came in today.I found 10 decent roots while squirrel hunting this morning.Man it was hot!
     
  4. KY OUTLAW

    KY OUTLAW 6 pointer

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    Found about 10 myself today .
     
  5. Dustin G.

    Dustin G. Fawn

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    I see Ginseng plants ALOT on the land i hunt. Who buys it?
     
  6. grouser68

    grouser68 Banned

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    Tried to get my ginseng hunting permit for DBNF today. The gal that runs the front desk called in sick and her replacement could'nt sell me one, told me to come back tomorrow!:rolleyes: Man I have a tough time at that place getting anything.I thought about leaving the $20. and having the guy sign me a note, wanted to get into a patch I have known about for several years today while the high was only gonna be 80.
     
  7. Cornmonkey

    Cornmonkey 8 pointer

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    Howdy, only found 8 bunche's yesterday. Went 4 wheeling and cooked on the mt. Did not look long. I was told it should open this year around $250. But i have a lot of freind's that held from last year and i expect a lot of it to move on the 1st. If the market is flooded with it the price will rise a lot slower. I,am thinking anyway.
     
  8. Dustin G.

    Dustin G. Fawn

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    What part of kentucky is it mostly in?
     
  9. With all the storm damage around here I am finding the ginseng already turning yellow and brown and the seeds not forming like they should. To much sun shine hitting the forest floor, just not enough shade I think.
     
  10. Cornmonkey

    Cornmonkey 8 pointer

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    Pike,Floyd, area. My patch has already started to turn and not many berries this year, on mine anyway.
     
  11. RutNBuck

    RutNBuck 12 pointer

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    i have seen seng in like parks and tall forest lands (archery shoots)
    can anyone tell me where to begin lookin on new farms? north hill side?
    near creeks, mid ways up the hill etc any help appreciated if i have an area (s) as you describe i will go lookin to to see if i have some on the farm
     
  12. grouser68

    grouser68 Banned

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    Dang it! When I finally reach someone that knows what they are talking about at the Morehead District Forestry Office, I get bad news!:( They will sell me a ginseng permit for the DBNF, but not until Sept.10th, and no digging until Sept. 15th! This must have just changed in the past year or two, first I have heard of those rules!:mad: Guess I better start reading up on it a bit closer.
     
  13. Valley Station

    Valley Station Cyber-Hunter

    Grouser,
    Went to DBNF website. Says its a $20.00 permit. Dig 9/15 thru 10/15.
    3-prong/5-year old or better sang. One pound "green" yearly limit.
     
  14. There's a lot of it here in Harlan. But there is getting to be less and less. We hear of too many people digging all year round and people digging small Seng. I have an uncle who looks for small Seng and cuts it at ground level so know one will see it and he can come back for it the next year.

    My dad has two pounds dry left over from last year. He said he would sit on it until the price went back up. I'll probably look this weekend.
     
  15. Redlined

    Redlined 12 pointer

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    In The Tree Next To Ya
    Anyone got an idea for sure what it's currently bringing?
     

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