You must fill out your HIP survey before you go hunting. Go to "My Profile" to access this survey.

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 the Youth Sportsman License / **Included in Resident Sportsman's License

Ages 65 and older OR Disabled

  • Senior/Disabled License

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


Location: Statewide
Season Dates:
either sex

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: