Kentucky Hunting News

West Virginia Joins Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact
Game law violators in West Virginia could face additional consequences for their actions under an interstate agreement recognizing suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in other states.
Late Season Kentucky Quota Cow Elk Drawing Results Available
A list of hunters drawn for the late season quota elk hunt on private land is now posted online at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources' Web site.
Dec. 19th Black Bear Hunting Returns to Kentucky
On December 19, Kentucky hunters will make history. The first bear hunt in modern times will take place in Harlan, Letcher and Pike counties. The hunt is open to any Kentucky resident who purchases a bear hunting permit in addition to an annual hunting license, unless license exempt.
Kentucky's Elk Hunt Lottery Applications Now on Sale
Applications for Kentucky's 2010 elk hunt lottery went on sale December 1st. Applications cost $10, and give the purchaser a chance to win a bull or cow elk tag. Applications are available online only.
Senators Fight Ban of Traditional Ammo in National Parks
A letter signed by numerous United States senators to Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar raising important questions about actions by the National Park Service (NPS) to ban the use of traditional ammunition in parks . . .
Kentucky DFW Quota Hunts App Deadline Sept. 30th
Hunters have just a few more days to apply for deer, pheasant, quail and waterfowl quota hunts managed by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. The application deadline is September 30.
Kentucky Dedicating Elk Viewing Area - Thursday Sept. 17th
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is dedicating its newest elk viewing area Thursday, September 17. The Will Marshall Elk Viewing Area is located at the Paul Van Booven Wildlife Management Area (WMA) near the Breathitt-Perry county line.
Kentucky DFW Clarifies Conceal and Carry Rules While Hunting
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is clarifying hunting equipment regulations for hunters who hold valid concealed carry deadly weapon permits.
RMEF Releases Annual Elk Hunt Forecast
Elk and elk hunting opportunities are plentiful across the U.S. and Canada, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has just released its annual roundup of hunt forecasts for 27 states and provinces.
Kentucky DFW Seeking Opinions on Turkey Seasons
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is seeking opinions from turkey and waterfowl hunters about seasons and bag limits.