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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...

Kentucky Afield Outdoors: State’s reputation as top deer hunting destination reinforced by record season

By Kevin Kelly Special to KyForward Kentucky often comes up in discussions about the best places in the country to hunt whitetail deer. It’s no wonder. The deer are plentiful, permits can be easily obtained and the state produces several trophy class bucks each year. The 2015-16 deer season is reinforcing Kentucky’s reputation by breaking records at just about every turn. Two more fell this past...

Art Lander’s Outdoors: Beginner’s course
to focus on hunting as deer management tool

When wildlife biologist Jason Nally set up booths at Central Kentucky farmers markets he was surprised to find a lot of interest in hunting local deer.   So he created a course for beginners, and in the process started a new avenue for mentoring.   “A lot of vegetable growers that I met at farmers markets are experiencing damage to their crops from deer, but only a handful utilized hunting...

Art Lander’s Outdoors: Beginner’s course to focus on hunting as deer management tool

When wildlife biologist Jason Nally set up booths at Central Kentucky farmers markets he was surprised to find a lot of interest in hunting local deer.   So he created a course for beginners, and in the process started a new avenue for mentoring.   “A lot of vegetable growers that I met at farmers markets are experiencing damage to their crops from deer, but only a handful utilized hunting...