Kentucky Hunting News

Kentucky Elk Hunt Deadline July 31st
Hunters seeking the trophy of a lifetime or the opportunity to fill their freezers with some of the best tasting big game around have just a few days left to apply for this season's Kentucky elk hunt.
Kentucky Increases Permit Numbers for Elk Season
Hunters have a 50 percent better chance to be drawn for an elk hunt this year. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will issue 300 elk permits to lucky applicants for the 2007-08 elk hunting season, compared to 200 permits last year.
2007-08 Kentucky Hunting Seasons
The 2007-2008 proposed Kentucky hunting seasons are now available online as a PDF file. Included is information for deer seasons; modern gun, archery, crossbow and muzzleloader. Also covered is elk, turkey, wild hog, small game, varmint and birds.
Kentucky Opens New Area to Spring Turkey Hunting
Turkey hunters have 1,500 new acres to hunt for the 2007 youth and regular spring turkey seasons at the Knobs State Forest and Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Bullitt County near Louisville.
Kentucky Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will host its popular Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop May 4-6 in London, Kentucky.
Kentucky FWC Proposes 2007-2008 Seasons
The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed the 2007-2008 deer and elk seasons and recommended deer zone changes at its quarterly meeting March 9.
Kentucky Enforces Wildlife Feeding Regulations
Landowners should be aware of a new wildlife feeding regulation now in effect. From March 1 through July 31, wildlife may not be fed with grain, seed or manufactured animal feed outside the curtilage of the home.
Kentucky's First Boone and Crockett Elk Scored
A bull elk taken by Franklin Scott of Floyd County is not only the new state record typical bull, but also Kentucky's first Boone and Crockett Club record elk. Officials with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources measured the bull's antlers Monday, Jan. 29 at an official scoring event at the Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort.
Kentucky Proposes Changes to Hunters Ed Requirements
At its quarterly meeting held on December 8, the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed modifications to the state's mandatory hunter education law. Commission members also voted to open the ruffed grouse season sooner next year.
Kentucky Landowners Eligible for Money
Money is available for landowners or managers who want to improve their property for wildlife.