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Keven Moore: Watch out for deer, especially these next three weeks; collisions with them are dangerous

It’s that time of year again where we see an increase in deer-vehicle collisions, which usually starts in October, and November is typically the worst month because that’s when mating season is at its peak. Because the unseasonably warmer start to Fall this year, I have noticed while out traveling these Kentucky roads that I haven’t seen that many Deer this past month of October. Some believe...

Art Lander’s Outdoors: For deer hunters across Kentucky ‘It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year’

The lyrics are from a Christmas song made famous by Andy Williams in 1963. But, for Kentucky deer hunters, November is “the most wonderful time of the year.” When the calendar flips, the interaction between does and bucks begins to heat up as the days get shorter, and the nights cooler. The timing of the rut, the white-tailed deer’s annual mating season, is the question every deer hunter wants...

Art Lander’s Outdoors: There’s still plenty for hunters to know as deer season gets going

The next three weeks offer the best archery hunting of the season as the rut approaches. (Photo provided)   Shorter days, cooler temperatures and colorful leaves are a sign of the season. For avid deer hunters, it’s the time of year when opportunities abound. Here’s some deer season news and observations:   Archery season shifts into high gear   The next three weeks, leading up to...