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


                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


              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


              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 …

Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Once thought to only exist in Kentucky, spotted bass abound


              By Lee McClellan Special to KyForward   They were not even recognized as a distinctive fish species until 1927. People for many years believed these fish only existed in Kentucky.   In 1956, …