Getting to know your new hunting rifle

Getting to know your new hunting rifle

Lots of hunters receive a new rifle over the holidays or take advantage of the subsequent sales to add to their collection.The impulse is to immediate...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Use your old Christmas tree to make new fish habitat in lakes across Kentucky

Use your old Christmas tree to make new fish habitat in lakes across Kentucky

Those who enjoy a natural pine, cedar, spruce or fir tree for Christmas often don’t know what to do with it after the holidays. Many resort to p...

January 2nd, 2017 |  


Fish and Wildlife Commission proposes new hunting regulations

The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed several new deer and elk hunting regulations at its quarterly meeting Dec 2.The commission recommen...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


Hunters advised to watch out for federally protected whooping cranes

With sandhill crane hunting season open as of the third weekend in December, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is issuing its ann...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


Winter crappie fishing can be productive

Winter crappie fishing can be productive

Winter is a season of nesting for many Kentuckians. Hot cocoa and a book by the fireplace is more appealing than getting outside in the wet and cold.H...

December 19th, 2016 |  


Kentucky made important contribution to angling history

Kentucky made important contribution to angling history

Many anglers in Kentucky don’t realize our state’s rich contribution to fishing technology and angling history.Those who use a baitcasting...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Online survey improves Kentucky’s HIP data

Online survey improves Kentucky’s HIP data

Kentucky is drawing national attention after dramatically improving the accuracy of harvest and participation information collected from its waterfowl...

November 24th, 2016 updated: November 24th, 2016. |  


Waterfowl season promising, but need some cold weather

The moderate drought conditions across Kentucky brought baked, cracked yards, dust, fires and streams as low as any time in recent memory. This would ...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Early returns from 2016-17 deer season

Shirt-sleeve temperatures. Treetops buffeted by high winds. Acorns crunching underfoot.Without question, hunters faced challenging conditions for the ...

October 27th, 2016 |  


Prime time to catch stream smallmouth bass on topwater lures

The peak of the topwater bite for stream smallmouth bass is just beginning, not winding down.“I’ve fished Barren River the last two weeken...

October 13th, 2016 |