I think one of the best things you could do for yourself and your hunting odds would be to contact the game and fish department. The front desk people can give you some good general information and can then hook you up with the respective game wardens and biologists for the specific area where your tag is good for. They will be more than willing to lend you some great advice on where to put your boots in the mud, especially in an area like that. Sometimes they can even give out contact information for hunters who have previously hunted the area. You aren't going to get much better information than that.
Have you been able to get out and scout at all? Regardless, good luck on your hunt and you will have to keep us informed on how everything shakes out on your hunt.
There is one tip I have learned over the years in hunting whitetails in late season snow. Do not overlook soybeans left standing on the edges of fence rows, woods, creeks, buildings wherever it might be, this is where the deer will be while the food lasts during late season. December/January will pull deer in from some distance away to feed on the easy to get to food.
I killed one of my nicest bucks off of a very small patch of soybeans that was left after rains created a...