Kentucky Afield Outdoors:

Posted June 29, 2016 at 1:58 pm

Boat safely this Fourth of July

Millions of motorists soon will take to the nation’s roadways with plans of spending the extended Fourth of July holiday weekend boating on a lake or river.

But one of the busiest boating weekends of the year is not a time to throw caution to the wind.

“As a boating holiday, July 4 is on par with Memorial Day. Everyone wants to go,” said Zac Campbell, boating education coordinator with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “However, the increased volume of boat traffic and differing experience levels among boaters heightens the danger. It’s definitely not a good time to be drinking and boating. Be a responsible, safe boater.”

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    Catch a Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby

    Posted June 1, 2016 at 1:36 pm

    The 30th annual Catch a Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, June 4 at 9 a.m. at the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, located approximately 12 miles south of Jamestown on Hwy. 127 South, below Wolf Creek Dam. There will

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    Turkey Harvests

    Posted May 11, 2016 at 1:33 pm

    Todd Pillar killed this 22 pound turkey with an 11 inch beard and one inch spurs.

    Mike Gibson took this 20 pound turkey during turkey season. It had a 10

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    Turkeys harvested

    Posted April 27, 2016 at 1:34 pm

    Lucas Gibson killed this 20 pound turkey with a 10 inch beard last weekend.

    Mike Gibson harvested this 20 pound bird with a 10 1/4 inch beard.

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