Emma, above, and Carrie McClellan took these deer while hunting with their dad, BJ McClellan during gun season.
Outdoors enthusiasts of a certain age well remember their grandfathers extolling the virtues of fried rabbit, declaring it superior to filet mignon and better than any restaurant meal you could buy.
Many hunters scratch around for something to get them afield during that dull period from Christmas until the first warm winds of spring. Grab a shotgun, don some brush pants, a hunter orange vest and walk an overgrown fencerow to jump a rabbit.
“The rabbit population is still really good, we have a lot of rabbits in Kentucky,” said Ben Robinson, small game biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “Hunters should find good winter rabbit hunting across the state.”
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Mckenzie Albertson killed this 10 point buck on November 14, while hunting in Clinton County.
Dalton Goodman killed this eight point buck during rifle season.