Kentucky Hunting News

Kentucky Offers New Area to Hunt This Fall

Hunters have 859 additional acres to enjoy for the 2010-11 hunting seasons at the new Buck Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Pulaski County. Buck Creek WMA opened to the public on Saturday, August 21.

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources recently acquired Buck Creek WMA through the Kentucky Wetland and Stream Mitigation Fund to protect this unique area and offer public access.

Wisconsin Offers New Web Based Alerts on Wolf Activity

Administrators from the natural resource agencies in 13 Midwestern states and three Canadian provinces have signed a joint resolution urging the U.S. Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service to remove the gray wolf from the federal endangered species list.

Kentucky Elk Permit Drawing Complete - Results Available
Nearly 45,500 people from throughout the United States applied for this year's quota elk hunts in Kentucky.
Deadline Approaching for Kentucky Elk Hunt Application
Just a few days remain before the April 30 deadline to apply for Kentucky's 2010 elk hunt.
Kentucky Spring Turkey Season Opens April 17th
Kentucky's general spring season for wild turkeys opens Saturday, April 17.
Kentucky DFW Predicts Best Turkey Season in a Decade
When Kentucky's spring wild turkey season opens April 17, hunters can expect to find a bounty of gobblers.
Kentucky FWC Proposes 800 Lottery Elk Hunt Permits
The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed issuing 800 lottery elk hunt permits for the upcoming season, changing deer zones in 25 counties and opening modern gun season for deer on November 13. Commission members at their March 5 meeting also proposed archery-only and gun-only elk permits for the 2011-12 season.
Kentucky's Non-Typical Elk Record Broken
Kentucky has a new state record for a bull elk with non-typical antlers.
Make Your Property Less Attractive to Nuisance Wildlife
Southeastern Kentucky's black bears are in their dens for the winter. Now is the perfect time for area residents to bear-proof their property before bears re-emerge in spring.
Kentucky's Turkey Season Opens April 17th
Kentucky's 2010 spring wild turkey hunting season will open statewide Saturday, April 17, and close Sunday, May 9. The youth-only season will be April 3-4.