Kentucky Fish and Wildlife confirms 2018 deer season information

Posted August 29, 2018 at 9:02 am

Archery season opens Sept. 1

When Kentucky’s 2018 deer season opens September 1, a number of new regulations will be in place.

Deer hunters should note the following changes for the upcoming season:

· The modern gun deer season has been lengthened in Zones 3 and 4 and will now be 16 days across all zones, opening November 10 and continuing through November 25, 2018.

· The statewide and youth deer permits now allow for the harvest of up to four deer. While the harvest allotment for statewide and youth deer permits has increased, the one-buck rule remains in place statewide.

· The following counties have changed

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    Posted April 11, 2018 at 8:46 am

    Lee Tallent with his first turkey killed Saturday April 7. Lee is the eight year-old son of Rocky and Charlotte Tallent, of Albany.

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    A reduction in the statewide daily creel limit from 30 fish to 20 fish for crappie highlights the new fishing regulations for 2018. The

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    Posted January 31, 2018 at 9:08 am

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