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Deer Creek Lodge, KY

Established in 1978, Deer Creek Lodge did not evolve overnight. It was borne of passion, dedication, and relentless determination. Legendary first for its trophy whitetails and more recently for its unsurpassed wingshooting, today Deer Creek is truly a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Spring and summer resort activities include trophy catch-and-release bass fishing, horseback riding, 5-stand sporting clays, birding, and hiking. Whatever your sporting interests may be, world-class facilities and amenities provide the perfect setting for your next outdoor adventure, corporate meeting, or family getaway.
Average Customer Rating:
4.993 out of 5
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140 of 140(100%)customers would recommend this to a friend.
Customer Reviews for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Review 1 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great Place,
November 4, 2014
By: Cdaviddempsey
from Tampa, FL, USA
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
"Outstanding facility, personnel, lodging and hunting!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 2 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great Hunt,
November 4, 2014
By: CoreyP
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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Dog performance based on breed
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Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 3 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Wirtgen1,
November 4, 2014
By: Bustedflush56
from Orlando, FL
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Additional Thoughts:The best
"I hunt here twice a year and Deer Creek never let's me down. I bring customers to hunt and there are always plenty of birds and the guides are the best. The facility is perfect, the food is exceptional, and the hospitality is great."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 4 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Awesome shoot,
November 4, 2014
By: Alan5757
from Charlotte nc
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
"This is my 3rd trip to Deer Creek, every visit my expectations are exceeded. The hunting is awesome and the staff is even better....... They provide a great experience each time !!
Great lodge, great food and great hunting"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 5 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great father son experience,
November 2, 2014
By: Brucebailey0526
from Sebree, KY 42455, USA
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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"Short but action packed weekend with our sons. Tremendous number of birds, the dogs were spot-on. The guides were very friendly and showed us two great days of shooting. Staff took wonderful care of us at fhe first class lodge. Food was excellent.
Would highly rrecommend the experience."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 6 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great time at Deer Creek,
October 31, 2014
By: jDfromTN
from Nashville, TN, USA
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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"Great time at Deer Creek as always"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 7 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
First Time Hunting,
October 25, 2014
By: Scott125898
from Chicago, IL, USA
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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Dog performance based on breed
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"I had never hunted before and my brother invited me to join him on a trip to Deer Creek Lodge. Our guide was fantastic and we were able to see plenty of quail, ducks, and pheasants. I felt extremely comfortable and was able to bag quite a few birds.
As for the food and other various amenities they were all wonderful....the food was especially notable. I hope to come back again soon."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 8 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great quail hunting,
October 25, 2014
By: Andy1234
from Michigan
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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"Excellent food and lodge. Great guides and saw probably 200 quail each day, even in early season/hot weather. If you come for a few days stay be prepared to put on 5 pounds."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 9 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great time!,
October 21, 2014
By: TomJS
from Moorestown, NJ
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Additional Thoughts:The best
"Had a great time. Very relaxing experience. Everybody very accommodating and knowledgeable. Great food. Terrific accommodations."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 10 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Good Birds,
April 15, 2014
By: Eagle78
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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"All aspects of trip were terrific. Guide Randy was patient with my dog and made for a great time."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 11 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
First Class Experience,
April 14, 2014
By: EvansvilleBrian
from Sebree, KY 42455, USA
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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"What a surprise! I have traveled to hunt for years not realizing this gem was just a 30 minute drive from my house. Perfect place to entertain customers for a day or day/night trip. The dogs, hunting, lodging, food and staff was excellent. I will definitely return next year."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 12 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Can't Be Beat,
April 11, 2014
By: HoosierHunter
from Evansville, IN
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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"Deer Creek has consistently impressed me with their hunts, lodging, meals, and most of all the professional staff. From the moment you arrive you are treated not only as a client, but as a friend.
In the field you will get plenty of opportunities at birds and get to hone your shooting style as pheasant, quail, and chukar are flushed by the provided dogs.
I could not recommend Deer Creek Lodge enough to anyone wanting to have a top notch no limit upland shoot."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 13 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
1st Time Bird Hunter,
March 27, 2014
By: CHudson
from WV
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Dog performance based on breed
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Excellent
"This was my first time bird hunting, had an outstanding time. Staff was great!Food and lodging was great!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 14 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
What a place!,
January 22, 2014
By: BigCharlie
from Florida, USA
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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"Don't know where to start...
The facility...
The staff...
The dogs...
The hunts...
The location?
All of the above are EXCELLENT!!!!
Deer Creek is proof that just cause your roughing it, don't mean it's gotta be rough!
You can be in a high quality outdoor experience and still have 5 star luxury.
You just have to go to the right place! and Deer Creek IS that place!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 15 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Wirtgen,
January 14, 2014
By: Wodom19832014
from Cookeville, TN, USA
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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"Very very nice place / great people"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 16 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Weekend to always remember,
January 11, 2014
By: SwampDonkey
from Sebree, KY
"The best wing shooting place i've been to in all my life. The people are the friendliest, kindest people who make you feel right at home. A must go for all types of hunters."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 17 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Greatest Hunt Trip,
January 11, 2014
By: A2DARON
"This place was incredible. From the hutning to the food, everything was 5star top of the line. Can't wait to come back."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 18 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
The furrie group,
January 4, 2014
By: ytownvinny
from Columbiana, OH, USA
Billing / Reservation: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
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Excellent
"My 13 or so year ! Love it , turned it in to a frist class facility. The staff from guides to kitchen , dog work and even Capt. Willy are truely a treat ! Be back next as usual , hope to see everyone again !"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 19 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great experience,
December 21, 2013
By: Jamie1064
from Flatwoods ky 41139
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Dog performance based on breed
Poor
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Excellent
Satisfaction level on cover to hold birds (appearance of the hunting grounds)
Poor
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Excellent
Additional Thoughts:By far the most knowledgable guide
"Thanks to the staff, guides and dogs. This my third hunt with Deer Creek was better than the first two. Though they were great as well."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 20 for Deer Creek Lodge, KY
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
A slice of Kentucky Heaven,
December 21, 2013
By: Mallard123
from Sebree, KY 42455, USA
Billing / Reservation: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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"Not enough can ve said of the staff, guides, dogs, and the birds. The Lodge is well appointed with luxury for the hunter looking to relax and get away from the rigors of corporate life. The Chef prepared meals are top notch and the management team are friendly, knowledgable,nand always couteous. As for the hunting, goidness gracious it is as good or better than anyplace i have experienced in my life."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes