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Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Strong opening month fuels second-highest deer harvest

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                By Kevin Kelly Special to KyForward   After two seasons of record harvests, Kentucky’s deer hunters kept the pace up this past season.   The 2014-15 season closed on Jan. 19 with …

State accepting applications through April
for four types of new elk hunting permits

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                Now is the time to apply for Kentucky’s elk quota hunts.   Hunters have until midnight on April 30 to apply online via the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ mobile-friendly …

Kentucky farmers can earn extra cash by leasing state private land for dove hunting

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                Kentucky farmers can earn extra cash by enrolling in the state’s Cooperative Dove Field Program. Enrollment is currently underway and continues through March 1.   The Cooperative Dove Field Program pays landowners …

Art Lander’s Outdoors: State’s latest deer season started slow, but had a strong finish

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                Despite unseasonable weather and a big mast crop, Kentucky’s 2014-15 deer season ended with hunters posting the second-highest harvest total ever.   “It was a great season,” said Gabe Jenkins, deer biologist …