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Art Lander’s Outdoors: When using a treestand, deer hunters must focus on safety, pay attention to details

With bow season underway, hunters are making final preparations or may have already hunted a time or two on the few cool mornings we’ve had since the season started September 7. If you are planning on taking to the trees, stay focused on treestand safety. While it’s still too hot to hunt most days, now is a good time to check out your treestand, and re-familiarize yourself with its safe use. When...

Art Lander’s Outdoors: Deer season’s prime time opens this weekend across Kentucky

Depending on a county’s zone status, modern gun season is either 16 of 10 days long. (Graphic provided)   Deer season’s prime time — modern gun season — opens this weekend across Kentucky. The season is 16 days long, Nov. 8-23, in the 36 Zone 1 counties and 27 Zone 2 counties. In the remaining 57 Kentucky counties of Zones 3 and Zone 4, the season is 10 days long, Nov. 8-17.   Hunters...