September is quota hunt application month

As the carefree days of summer give way to the first days of September, it’s finally starting to feel like fall in Kentucky.A cold front promise...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Ample rain means promising outlook for dove season

The generous rains combined with abundant summer sunshine spurred excellent growth for sunflowers planted on the public dove fields across the state. ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


2016-17 deer season looks promising

2016-17 deer season looks promising

Many archery hunters in Kentucky will spend the last long weekend of summer getting an early jump on fall.Kentucky’s 2016-17 deer season kicks o...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Mentor-youth dove hunts offer great opportunity

The excitement of an opening day dove hunt when you are young spawns a lifetime of memories. Each year, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife R...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Some changes for the upcoming bird seasons

Although Kentucky is baking in the hottest temperatures of the year, hunters will be afield in a little over a month pursuing migratory birds such as ...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Fall hunting seasons approaching

Fall hunting seasons approaching

The 2016-17 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide has shipped to license vendors across the state and can be downloaded from the Kentucky Department of ...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Top-water lures during low light periods break the mid-summer doldrums

An old saying among bass anglers declares they would rather catch one bass on a top-water lure than 10 on anything else.The shake-inducing strike of a...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Five questions with new turkey program coordinator Zak Danks

Zak Danks was homesick and uncertain about what career path he wanted to pursue after his freshman year at the University of Kentucky. The picture soo...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Proper handling helps fish thrive after summertime catch and release

Proper handling helps fish thrive after summertime catch and release

Summer is arguably the most popular time to fish as muggy, hot days push people to the water for relief and relaxation.Many anglers, especially those ...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Boat safely this Fourth of July

Boat safely this Fourth of July

Millions of motorists soon will take to the nation’s roadways with plans of spending the extended Fourth of July holiday weekend boating on a la...

June 30th, 2016 |