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Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Licking River’s South Fork makes for historic outdoor fun

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                By Lee McClellan Special to KyForward   The pioneers settling along the verdant South Fork of Licking River in what is now Harrison County had a tenuous hold on their lands in …

Art Lander’s Outdoors: Snapping turtles
are preparing for their long winter’s nap

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                The snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina), a common and widespread turtle, is one of the most fascinating wildlife species in Kentucky.   They are often encountered around ponds, wetlands and lazy streams from …

So much bank access at Cedar Creek Lake, don’t need boat to catch 12,000 rainbow trout

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              Lincoln County’s Cedar Creek Lake received 12,000 rainbow trout in a stocking performed this week by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. Trout stockings first began at this popular 762-acre lake …

‘Tis the Season: Breeding instinct put deer
on the move, frequently into motorists’ path

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              Cooler temperatures and shorter days bring out the fall colors that paint Kentucky’s landscape in warm hues before winter arrives. At about the same time, the breeding instinct in whitetail deer stirs, putting …