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Our Hunter Education classes have been moved and can be viewed online at Education Course Events.

Caldwell County 4H Sharpshooters - Jones Keeney WMA - Caldwell County

4H Archery and Trap practice

Dates:

3/5/2024
3/12/2024
3/19/2024
3/26/2024
4/2/2024
4/9/2024
4/16/2024
4/23/2024
4/30/2024
5/7/2024
5/14/2024
5/21/2024
5/28/2024
6/4/2024
6/11/2024
6/18/2024
6/25/2024
7/2/2024
7/9/2024
7/16/2024
7/23/2024
7/30/2024
8/6/2024
8/13/2024
8/20/2024
8/27/2024
9/3/2024
9/10/2024
9/17/2024
9/24/2024

Categories:
Kids Events

3D Archery Shoot at Jones-Keeney WMA Range Hosted by Caldwell Cou - Caldwell County

Come shoot 25 3D archery in a woodland course in Jones-Keeney WMA. Cost for 18 and older $20.00 9-17 $15.00 8 and under Free

Dates:

4/27/2024
4/28/2024
5/25/2024
5/26/2024
6/22/2024
6/23/2024
7/27/2024
7/28/2024
8/25/2024
8/27/2024

Categories:
Kids Events, Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs, Other

Salato--Reptile Program - Franklin County

Let’s learn about reptiles! Reptiles include snakes, lizards, and turtles. They all have common characteristics known as adaptations. These features help reptiles to survive. This program may use live animals as well as shells, skins, and other props.

Dates:

5/1/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Habitat Program - Franklin County

Kentucky is home to many different habitats with a variety of wildlife and plants. Join one of our conservation educators and learn about some of the different animals that live in each. This program may feature live animals and include props.

Dates:

5/2/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Habitat Program - Franklin County

Kentucky is home to many different habitats with a variety of wildlife and plants. Join one of our conservation educators and learn about some of the different animals that live in each. This program may feature live animals and include props.

Dates:

5/2/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Bobcat Enrichment "Derby Themed" - Franklin County

Observe an animal enrichment, designed by our animal care team to support mental and physical health. They keep our bobcats’ day interesting and are just as essential as nutrition and veterinary care. Enrichments come in all shapes and sizes and change regularly. This enrichment will have a Derby theme.

Dates:

5/2/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center

Salato--Elk Feeding - Franklin County

Enjoy a closer look at our elk herd as they enjoy their lunch. Curious about what elk eat? Join us to find out!

Dates:

5/3/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Kentucky Wildlife Derby Program - Franklin County

Have you ever wondered which animal is the fastest in Kentucky? You may be surprised to find out! Join us for a special Derby themed program where we will explore which KY native species might win a race against a KY Derby thoroughbred.

Dates:

5/4/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Fearless Falcons: May the 4th be With You - Franklin County

Did you know KY is home to the fastest animal in the world? Visit to learn about our native falcon species as they enjoy a May 4th themed enrichment!

Dates:

5/4/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Fishing Program - Franklin County

What’s better than spending time on the water with Mom? Join us to learn where to fish and how to fish legally to celebrate Mother’s Day by fishing as a family!

Dates:

5/7/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Bear Enrichment "Cinco de Mayo" themed - Franklin County

Observe a bear enrichment, designed by our animal care team to support mental and physical health. They keep our bear’s day interesting and are just as essential as nutrition and veterinary care. Enrichments come in all shapes and sizes and change regularly. This enrichment is themed for Cinco de Mayo.

Dates:

5/7/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato—Raptor Encounter - Franklin County

Meet one of our resident raptors and see them fly in this informational talk.

Dates:

5/8/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Habitat Program - Franklin County

Kentucky is home to many different habitats with a variety of wildlife and plants. Join one of our conservation educators and learn about some of the different animals that live in each. This program may feature live animals and include props.

Dates:

5/8/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Kayak Fishing 101 - Frankfort - Franklin County

Welcome to our beginner kayak fishing course! This course will teach you how to safely and effectively fish from a kayak. This course is designed for kayakers or anglers wanting to combine the two skills or someone new to both.

Day 1 (May 9th, 5:30pm- 8:30pm, KDFWR classroom)

This portion covers basic concepts including, but not limited to: fish identification, fish habitat, equipment,casting techniques, knot tying, both artificial and live bait selection, how to bait a hook, hook removal, safety, and when to fish (time of day/time of year), licensing and regulations. 

Day 2 (May 16th, 6:00pm- 830pm, KDFWR classroom)

The practical portion includes: loading and unloading a kayak, propelling and steering a kayak, weight distribution, how to secure gear, boat positioning for fishing and navigation of flowing water systems, access points, location selection and types of boats. 

Day 3 (May 18th 9:00am-1:00 pm, Canoe Ky shop)

This portion of the class is optional. It will be a float fishing trip guided by Canoe Kentucky pro staffers on Elkhorn Creek. Participants will be in their own boats with plenty of opportunities to practice the skills learned in the two previous portions of Kayak Fishing 101. Pro staffers will assist and offer tips and guidance. There is a fee associated with this portion of the class for kayak rental, shuttle and guides.

Dates:

5/9/2024
5/10/2024
5/11/2024
5/12/2024
5/13/2024
5/14/2024
5/15/2024
5/16/2024

Categories:
Educational / Workshops / Seminars , Fishing Events (Non-boating), Featured KDFWR Events, Kayak Fishing

Salato--Owl Program - Franklin County

Let’s learn about owls and what makes them special! Kentucky has four species of owls that live here year-round. Discover the adaptations that make these creatures impressive nocturnal predators. This program may use live animals as well as skulls and other props.

Dates:

5/9/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Help the Hellbender - Franklin County

Join one of our Conservation Educators for a short interpretive talk about the largest salamander in North America. Learn the different ways you can help Kentucky’s hellbender populations.

Dates:

5/10/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato—Raptor Encounter - Franklin County

Meet one of our resident raptors and see them fly in this informational talk.

Dates:

5/11/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Mother’s Day Program - Franklin County

Animal moms should be celebrated too! Join us for a special Mother’s Day themed program. We will compare how Kentucky native species navigate motherhood in the wild.

Dates:

5/11/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Pollinator Talk - Franklin County

Join one of our educators to learn more about pollinators like bees and butterfly and what you can do to help them!

Dates:

5/14/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Bison Feeding "Mother's Day" themed - Franklin County

Join one of our educators for a short interpretive talk and watch our bison herd enjoy a tasty snack provided by our animal care staff. This bison feeding is Mother's Day themed.

Dates:

5/14/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Reptile Program - Franklin County

Let’s learn about reptiles! Reptiles include snakes, lizards, and turtles. They all have common characteristics known as adaptations. These features help reptiles to survive. This program may use live animals as well as shells, skins, and other props.

Dates:

5/15/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Habitat Program - Franklin County

Kentucky is home to many different habitats with a variety of wildlife and plants. Join one of our conservation educators and learn about some of the different animals that live in each. This program may feature live animals and include props.

Dates:

5/16/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Deer Feeding - Franklin County

Join one of our educators for a short interpretive talk and watch our deer herd enjoy a tasty snack provided by our animal care staff.

Dates:

5/17/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Quail Program - Franklin County

Did you know Kentucky has a Fire Bird? Learn how the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources uses prescribed fire to help conserve bobwhite quail populations and their habitats.

Dates:

5/17/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Turtle Pool Party - Franklin County

Watch as some of our aquatic turtles enjoy a swim session, and learn more about these scaly critters.

Dates:

5/18/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Bear Enrichment - Franklin County

Observe a bear enrichment, designed by our animal care team to support mental and physical health. They keep our bear’s day interesting and are just as essential as nutrition and veterinary care. Enrichments come in all shapes and sizes and change regularly.

Dates:

5/22/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Bear Talk - Franklin County

Let’s learn about bears! Join one of our educators for a short interpretive talk. We will discuss physical and behavioral adaptations, habitat, and hunting seasons. This program may include replicas, furs, and skulls. You are welcome to ask questions.

Dates:

5/22/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato—Raptor Encounter - Franklin County

Meet one of our resident raptors and see them fly in this informational talk.

Dates:

5/23/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Help the Hellbender - Franklin County

Join one of our Conservation Educators for a short interpretive talk about the largest salamander in North America. Learn the different ways you can help Kentucky’s hellbender populations.

Dates:

5/23/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Raptor Program - Franklin County

Let’s learn about birds of prey! All birds have common characteristics known as adaptations that help them to survive. You will learn about these adaptations in this informative talk. This program may include replicas and skulls and feature live animals. Seats may be limited.

Dates:

5/24/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Habitat Program - Franklin County

Kentucky is home to many different habitats with a variety of wildlife and plants. Join one of our conservation educators and learn about some of the different animals that live in each. This program may feature live animals and include props.

Dates:

5/24/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Quail Talk “Bobwhite Basics” - Franklin County

Let’s learn about quail! Join us at the Bluegrass Prairie exhibit to see our covey of quail and learn about the steps the KY Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources has taken to conserve bobwhite populations.

Dates:

5/25/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Reptile Program - Franklin County

Let’s learn about reptiles! Reptiles include snakes, lizards, and turtles. They all have common characteristics known as adaptations. These features help reptiles to survive. This program may use live animals as well as shells, skins, and other props.

Dates:

5/25/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Habitat Program - Franklin County

Kentucky is home to many different habitats with a variety of wildlife and plants. Join one of our conservation educators and learn about some of the different animals that live in each. This program may feature live animals and include props.

Dates:

5/28/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Learn to Fish - Franklin County

This is the first class in our week of programs to get prepared for free fishing weekend on June 1st and 2nd! Today’s class is all about learning how to fish!

Dates:

5/28/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Kentucky Fish ID - Franklin County

This is the second class in our week of programs to get prepared for free fishing weekend on June 1st and 2nd! Today’s class is all about Fish Species Identification.

Dates:

5/29/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Bobcat Training - Franklin County

Our bobcats are constantly learning, thanks to our animal care team. Through positive reinforcement our bobcats learn a variety of techniques from body presentations to medical behaviors. Training reduces stress and increases mental stimulation. You are welcome to participate by observing and asking questions.

Dates:

5/29/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--Where, When, and How to Fish Legally - Franklin County

This is the third class in our week of programs to get prepared for free fishing weekend on June 1st and 2nd! Today’s class is all about how to make sure you’re fishing legally. This class will take 1 hr.

Dates:

5/30/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato--How to Clean Fish - Franklin County

This is the fourth class in our week of programs to get prepared for free fishing weekend on June 1st and 2nd! Today’s class is all about how to process and filet a fish. This program is expected to be 1 hr. in duration.

Dates:

5/31/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

Salato—Turtle Talk - Franklin County

Let’s learn about turtles! Did you know that Kentucky has 14 species of turtles? Join one of our educators for a short talk and learn more. This program may use live animals as well as shells and other props.

Dates:

5/31/2024

Categories:
Salato Wildlife Education Center, Featured KDFWR Events

NKSSA Tuesday Open Range - Grant County

Rifle/Pistol Range open for target shooting. Bring your own targets and stands. Weather permitting--over 45 degrees and not raining or snow on the ground. Sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Straight Shooters Association.

Dates:

1/2/2024
1/9/2024
1/16/2024
1/23/2024
1/30/2024
2/6/2024
2/13/2024
2/20/2024
2/27/2024
3/5/2024
3/12/2024
3/19/2024
3/26/2024
4/2/2024
4/9/2024
4/16/2024
4/23/2024
4/30/2024
5/7/2024
5/14/2024
5/21/2024
5/28/2024
6/4/2024
6/11/2024
6/18/2024
6/25/2024
7/2/2024
7/9/2024
7/16/2024
7/23/2024
7/30/2024
8/6/2024
8/13/2024
8/20/2024
8/27/2024
9/3/2024
9/10/2024
9/17/2024
9/24/2024
10/1/2024
10/8/2024
10/15/2024
10/22/2024
10/29/2024
11/5/2024
11/12/2024
11/19/2024
11/26/2024
12/3/2024
12/10/2024
12/17/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

NKSSA Saturday Open Range - Grant County

Rifle/Pistol Range open for target shooting. Bring your own targets and stands. Weather permitting--over 45 degrees and not raining or snow on the ground. Sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Straight Shooters Association.

Dates:

1/6/2024
2/3/2024
3/2/2024
4/6/2024
5/4/2024
6/1/2024
7/6/2024
8/3/2024
9/7/2024
10/5/2024
11/2/2024
12/7/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

NKSSA 1st Sunday Open Range - Grant County

Rifle/Pistol Range open for target shooting. Bring your own targets and stands. Weather permitting--over 45 degrees and not raining or snow on the ground. Sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Straight Shooters Association.

Dates:

1/7/2024
2/4/2024
3/3/2024
4/7/2024
5/5/2024
6/2/2024
7/7/2024
9/1/2024
10/6/2024
11/3/2024
12/1/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

NKSSA 5 Stand - Grant County

Five Stand shotgun sport shooting event held weather permitting, over 45 degrees and not raining. Sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Straight Shooters Association.

Dates:

1/7/2024
1/21/2024
2/4/2024
2/18/2024
3/3/2024
3/17/2024
4/7/2024
4/21/2024
5/5/2024
5/19/2024
6/2/2024
6/16/2024
7/7/2024
7/21/2024
8/18/2024
9/1/2024
9/8/2024
9/15/2024
9/29/2024
10/6/2024
10/13/2024
10/20/2024
11/3/2024
11/17/2024
12/1/2024
12/15/2024
12/29/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

Open Range 2nd Sunday - Grant County

Rifle/Pistol Range open for target shooting. Bring your own targets and stands. Weather permitting--over 45 degrees and not raining or snow on the ground. Sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Straight Shooters Association.

Dates:

1/14/2024
2/11/2024
3/10/2024
4/14/2024
5/12/2024
6/9/2024
7/14/2024
8/11/2024
9/8/2024
10/13/2024
11/10/2024
12/8/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

NKSSA 2nd Sunday Trap Shoot - Grant County

Trap range open, using ATA approved traphouses, weather permitting--over 32 degrees and not raining. Sponsored by Northern Kentucky Straight Shooters Association.

Dates:

1/14/2024
2/11/2024
4/14/2024
5/12/2024
6/9/2024
6/16/2024
7/14/2024
8/11/2024
9/8/2024
10/13/2024
11/10/2024
12/8/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

Precision Rimfire Rifle Matches - Grant County

Precision rifle shooting competition with .22 rifles sponsored by the Northern KY Straight Shooters Association. Weather permitting, over 32 degrees and not raining.

Dates:

1/21/2024
2/18/2024
3/17/2024
4/21/2024
5/19/2024
7/21/2024
8/18/2024
9/15/2024
10/20/2024
11/17/2024
12/15/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

Steel Challenge Style Matches - Grant County

Steel Challenge Shooting Association Style matches sponsored by the Northern KY Straight Shooters Association

Dates:

1/27/2024
2/24/2024
3/23/2024
4/27/2024
5/25/2024
6/22/2024
8/24/2024
9/28/2024
10/26/2024
11/23/2024
12/28/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

Grant County 4-H Shooting Sports Club Meeting - Grant County

This event is open to club members, ages 9 to 18, that have passed necessary safety training. Archery of all types held from 6 PM to 8 PM on the second and fourth MONDAY of each month. .22 Riflery/Trap held from 6 PM to 8 PM on the second and fourth FRIDAY of each month. Meetings runs from March until November. To sign up to participate this is club, please call the Grant County Extension Office at (859) 824-3355 or visit them at 1212 N. Main St. Ste F Williamstown, KY 41097. A club enrollment form must be filled out for each participating youth. All youth enrolled must complete 6 hours of safety training classes providing by Grant County 4-H before participating in club.

Dates:

3/8/2024
3/11/2024
3/22/2024
3/25/2024
4/8/2024
4/12/2024
4/22/2024
4/26/2024
5/10/2024
5/13/2024
5/24/2024
5/27/2024
6/7/2024
6/10/2024
6/21/2024
6/24/2024
7/8/2024
7/12/2024
7/22/2024
7/26/2024
8/9/2024
8/12/2024
8/23/2024
8/26/2024
9/9/2024
9/13/2024
9/23/2024
9/27/2024
10/11/2024
10/14/2024
10/25/2024
10/28/2024
11/8/2024
11/11/2024
11/22/2024
11/25/2024

Categories:
Kids Events

NKSSA Thursday Trap Shoot - Grant County

Trap range open, using ATA approved traphouses, weather permitting--over 32 degrees and not raining. Sponsored by Northern Kentucky Straight Shooters Association.

Dates:

3/7/2024
3/14/2024
3/21/2024
3/28/2024
4/4/2024
4/11/2024
4/18/2024
4/25/2024
5/2/2024
5/9/2024
5/16/2024
5/23/2024
5/30/2024
6/6/2024
6/13/2024
6/20/2024
6/27/2024
7/4/2024
7/11/2024
7/18/2024
7/25/2024
8/1/2024
8/8/2024
8/15/2024
8/22/2024
8/29/2024
9/5/2024
9/12/2024
9/19/2024
9/26/2024
10/3/2024
10/10/2024
10/17/2024
10/24/2024
10/31/2024
11/7/2024
11/14/2024
11/21/2024
11/28/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

NKSSA Open Range Thursday - Grant County

Rifle/Pistol Range open for target shooting. Bring your own targets and stands. Weather permitting--over 45 degrees and not raining or snow on the ground. Sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Straight Shooters Association.

Dates:

3/7/2024
3/21/2024
4/4/2024
4/18/2024
5/2/2024
5/16/2024
6/6/2024
6/20/2024
7/4/2024
7/18/2024
8/1/2024
8/15/2024
9/5/2024
9/19/2024
10/3/2024
10/17/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

Open Range Monday - Grant County

Rifle/Pistol Range open for target shooting. Bring your own targets and stands. Weather permitting--over 45 degrees and not raining or snow on the ground. Sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Straight Shooters Association.

Dates:

3/11/2024
3/18/2024
3/25/2024
4/1/2024
4/8/2024
4/15/2024
4/22/2024
4/29/2024
5/6/2024
5/13/2024
5/20/2024
5/27/2024
6/3/2024
6/10/2024
6/17/2024
6/24/2024
7/1/2024
7/8/2024
7/15/2024
7/22/2024
7/29/2024
8/5/2024
8/12/2024
8/19/2024
8/26/2024
9/2/2024
9/9/2024
9/16/2024
9/23/2024
9/30/2024
10/7/2024
10/14/2024
10/21/2024
10/28/2024
11/4/2024
11/11/2024
11/18/2024
11/25/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

NKSSA Open Range Wednesday - Grant County

Rifle/Pistol Range open for target shooting. Bring your own targets and stands. Weather permitting--over 45 degrees and not raining or snow on the ground. Sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Straight Shooters Association.

Dates:

3/13/2024
3/27/2024
4/10/2024
4/24/2024
5/8/2024
5/22/2024
6/12/2024
6/26/2024
7/10/2024
7/24/2024
8/14/2024
8/28/2024
9/11/2024
9/25/2024
10/9/2024
10/23/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

Boone County 4-H Sharpshooters - Grant County

For private club members only, not open to the general public.

Dates:

3/14/2024
3/28/2024
4/11/2024
4/25/2024
5/9/2024
5/23/2024
6/13/2024
6/27/2024
7/11/2024
7/25/2024
8/8/2024
8/22/2024

Categories:
Kids Events

SCSA 2 Steel Challenge style matches - Grant County

Steel Challenge Shooting Association style matches sponsored by the Northern KY Straight Shooters Association. Registration required. September 21 match time will be 2-6 pm

Dates:

3/16/2024
4/20/2024
5/18/2024
6/15/2024
7/20/2024
8/17/2024
9/21/2024
10/19/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

NKSSA Silhouette Practice - Grant County

Practice days for those competing in the International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association matches sponsored by the Northern KY Straight Shooters Association.

Dates:

3/23/2024
4/12/2024
4/27/2024
5/10/2024
5/25/2024
6/7/2024
6/22/2024
7/12/2024
7/27/2024
8/9/2024
8/24/2024
9/13/2024
9/28/2024
10/11/2024
10/26/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

IHMSA Silhouette Matches - Grant County

International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association sanctioned matches sponsored by the Northern KY Straight Shooters Association. Visit www.IHMSA.org for information and rules.

Dates:

3/24/2024
4/13/2024
4/28/2024
5/11/2024
5/26/2024
6/8/2024
6/23/2024
7/13/2024
7/28/2024
8/10/2024
8/25/2024
9/14/2024
9/29/2024
10/12/2024
10/27/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

Lloyd Area Skeet Club - Skeet on Sundays in - Grant County

Skeet is best shot with an open choke - Improved Cylinder or Skeet - and #9 or #8 shot. The Club is following all instructions from the State of Kentucky regarding the COVID 19 pandemic. If you are feeling sick, stay at home or see your medical professional. Please do not come to the Club. The Club is sometimes open on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday for a few hours between 12 Noon and 8:00pm, for Kentucky Skeet Shooting Association (KSSA) practice sessions and alternate bad weather days. During these days, the Club is always Open to the Public. Specific times and dates for these events will be posted to the KDFWR calendar.

Dates:

4/7/2024
4/14/2024
4/21/2024
4/28/2024
5/5/2024
5/12/2024
5/19/2024
5/26/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

Lloyd Area Skeet Club - Skeet on Wednesdays in - Grant County

Skeet is best shot with an open choke - Improved Cylinder or Skeet - and #9 or #8 shot. The Club is following all instructions from the State of Kentucky regarding the COVID 19 pandemic. If you are feeling sick, stay at home or see your medical professional. Please do not come to the Club. The Club is sometimes open on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday for a few hours between 12 Noon and 8:00pm, for Kentucky Skeet Shooting Association (KSSA) practice sessions and alternate bad weather days. During these days, the Club is always Open to the Public. Specific times and dates for these events will be posted to the KDFWR calendar.

Dates:

4/10/2024
4/17/2024
4/24/2024
5/1/2024
5/8/2024
5/15/2024
5/22/2024
5/29/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

Lloyd Area Skeet Club – Scholastic Clay Target Program - Grant County

On Saturday, May 11th, the Lloyd Area Skeet Club will host a tournament for the Scholastic Clay Target Program or SCTP. The Scholastic Clay Target Program provides student athletes aged elementary through college with a supportive environment where shooting sports serve as catalysts for teaching life lessons and skills that emphasize positive character traits and citizenship values.

Dates:

5/11/2024

Categories:
Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

Hunter Education Range Days and Classes - Grant County

Hunter Education range days to satisfy requirements for online courses(May & June) and Hunter Education instructor led classes (July & August) sponsored by the Northern KY Straight Shooters Association. See "Hunter Education" section for more details or to register.

Dates:

5/18/2024
6/15/2024
7/20/2024
8/17/2024

Categories:
Educational / Workshops / Seminars , Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

NRA First Steps Shotgun Course - Grant County

NRA Shotgun Course designed for beginning shooters or those who would like to know more about how their shotgun works. Preregistration is required. Sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Straight Shooters Association.

Dates:

5/26/2024

Categories:
Educational / Workshops / Seminars , Conservation Organizations / Sportsman Clubs

Hook and Cook - McKee - Jackson County

Hook and Cook

This course will teach you the basics of catching and cleaning fish. Whether you are an experienced or a first-time angler, this course will teach you the skills and knowledge you need to get started in fishing. This event is primarily for women 16 years of age and older.

5/18/24 9:00AM

The classroom portion covers basic concepts including fish identification, biology, fish habitat, equipment, conservation, improving water quality, licensing/regulations, proper selection and use of cooking tools, cooking safety, fish fileting techniques, recipes, proper food handling and storage techniques.

The field portion will be on 5/18 in the afternoon, it will include but is not limited to: location selection, target areas, casting techniques, knot tying, both artificial and live bait selection, how to bait a hook, hook removal, safety, fileting fish, food preparation and cooking, and food sampling. A valid KY fishing license is required on the day of the class. 

If you have any questions please contact:

Easton Copley 502-330-1411 easton.copley@ky.gov

Dates:

5/18/2024

Categories:
Educational / Workshops / Seminars , Fishing Events (Non-boating), Featured KDFWR Events, Hook And Cook

Wild Game Processing Demo at the Kentucky Elk and Outdoor Fest - Nelson County

Join the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and the University of Kentucky's Cooperative Extension Services for wild game processing and wild game meat cooking demonstrations during the Kentucky Elk and Outdoor Fest at the KY Fish and Wildlife vendor booth. Learning the skills for processing small game will help you build the foundation for processing larger game like deer and elk. Enjoy a Cook Wild Kentucky venison recipe cooking demonstration with free samples thanks to our partners at UK's Cooperative Extension Services. The first 50 people to register for each time slot will receive a free Field to Fork cutting board when they check in at the demonstration! There are two opportunities to catch this demonstration throughout the day. Attendees are welcome to register for and attend both demonstrations but will only receive one Field to Fork cutting board for the day. 

Dates:

5/11/2024

Categories:
Educational / Workshops / Seminars , Outdoor Shows / Exhibitions / Festivals, Featured KDFWR Events, Field To Fork

Hook and Cook - Russell Springs - Russell County

This course will teach you the basics of catching and cleaning fish. Whether you are an experienced angler or a first-time fisherman, this course will teach you the skills and knowledge you need to get started in fishing.

Day 1 May 21st, 5:30pm-8:30pm, Russell County Cooperative Extension Office 

The classroom portion covers basic concepts including fish identification, biology, knot tying, both artificial and live bait selection, how to bait a hook, hook removal, safety, when to fish (time of day/time of year), fish habitat, equipment, conservation, licensing/regulations,

Day 2 May 23rd, 5:30pm-8:30pm, Russell County Cooperative Extension Office 

The field portion includes, but is not limited to: casting techniques, proper selection and use of cooking tools, cooking safety, recipes, proper food handling and storage techniques. fileting fish, food preparation and cooking, and food sampling.

Day 3 May 24th, 5:30pm-8:30pm Location TBD 

This will be the fishing portion of the class. KDFWR will provide all the equipment and bait so participants can test out the newly acquired fishing skills. 

Dates:

5/21/2024
5/23/2024
5/24/2024

Categories:
Educational / Workshops / Seminars , Fishing Events (Non-boating), Featured KDFWR Events, Hook And Cook

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