Rail (Virginia & Sora)

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License and permit needed:

Younger than 12

  • License and permit exempt

Youth 12-15

  • Annual youth hunting license*

*Included in Youth Sportsman's License

Ages 16 and older

  • Day (1 or 7 day) hunting license or annual** hunting license
  • Kentucky Migratory Bird/Waterfowl Permit**

**Included in Sportsman's and Disability/Senior License

For more information, click exemptions and requirements or check our current Migratory Bird Hunting Guide. Buy or renew your license here.


Location: Statewide
Season Dates:
either sex