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Hunting

Past Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Oct 26 2019 - Nov 8 2019
 

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Dec 11 2019
 
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Hunting

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 
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Bag Limit is 5; no more than 3 of which shall be taken with a gun.


Hunting

Upcoming Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 23 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 
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Coyotes may be hunted year-round with no bag limit.

Coyotes may be hunted after daylight hours using lights or night-vision equipment from Feb. 1 - May 31.

Other items of note:

  • Artificial lights and night-vision equipment shall not be connected to or cast from a mechanized vehicle.
  • Only shotguns may be used to hunt coyotes after daylight hours.
  • Single projectiles (slugs) are prohibited at night.


Hunting

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide - year round
Season Dates: Year Round
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 
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  • A hunter is limited to one (1) deer with visible antlers (excluding button bucks) per license year regardless of what zone it is taken. The one antlered deer can be taken under the statewide deer permit or the Deer Management Permit.

  • Bag limits by zone are listed below.


RESTRICTIONS BY ZONE:

Zone 1

  • Unlimited antlerless deer may be taken with the proper permits.

  • Hunters shall abide by the equipment restrictions in place for each season.

 

Zone 2

  • A hunter may take no more than four (4) deer total.

  • All four (4) deer may be taken with any weapon.

  • Hunters shall abide by the equipment restrictions in place for each season.

 

Zone 3

  • A hunter may take no more than four (4) deer total.

  • A hunter may take no more than one (1) antlerless deer with a firearm. Firearm means a breech or muzzle-loading rifle, shotgun or handgun .

  • All four (4) deer may be taken with archery or crossbow equipment.

  • Hunters shall abide by the equipment restrictions in place for each season.

 

Zone 4

  • A hunter may take no more than two (2) deer total.

  • A hunter may take no more than one (1) antlerless deer.

  • Antlerless deer may be taken during the archery season, crossbow season, both youth seasons or the last three days of the December muzzleloader season.

  • Hunters shall abide by the equipment restrictions in place for each season.


Archery

Currently in Season

Location: Zones 1, 2 and 3
Season Dates: Sep 7 2019 - Jan 20 2020
either sex
 

Currently in Season

Location: Zone 4
Season Dates: Sep 7 2019 - Jan 20 2020
antlered
 

Currently in Season

Location: Zone 4
Season Dates: Sep 7 2019 - Jan 20 2020
antlerless
 
Exceptions: Antlerless deer cannot be harvested during the modern gun season Nov. 9-24, 2019, during the early muzzleloader season, Oct. 19-20, 2019, or during the first six days of muzzleloader season Dec. 14-19, 2019.


Crossbow

Currently in Season

Location: Zone 1, 2, and 3
Season Dates: Sep 21 2019 - Jan 20 2020
either sex
 

Currently in Season

Location: Zone 4
Season Dates: Sep 21 2019 - Jan 20 2020
either sex
 
* Exceptions: Antlerless deer cannot be harvested in Zone 4 during the modern gun season, Nov. 9-24, 2019; the early muzzleloader season Oct. 19-20, 2019; and the first six days of the late muzzleloader season, Dec. 14-19, 2019.


Modern Gun

Currently in Season

Location: Zone 1, 2, and 3
Season Dates: Nov 9 2019 - Nov 24 2019
either sex
 

Currently in Season

Location: Zone 4
Season Dates: Nov 9 2019 - Nov 24 2019
antlered
 


Muzzle-loader

Past Season

Location: Zone 1, 2, and 3
Season Dates: Oct 19 2019 - Oct 20 2019
either sex
 

Past Season

Location: Zone 4
Season Dates: Oct 19 2019 - Oct 20 2019
antlered
 

Upcoming Season

Location: Zone 1, 2, and 3
Season Dates: Dec 14 2019 - Dec 22 2019
either sex
 

Upcoming Season

Location: Zone 4
Season Dates: Dec 14 2019 - Dec 19 2019
antlered
 

Upcoming Season

Location: Zone 4
Season Dates: Dec 20 2019 - Dec 22 2019
either sex
 


Youth-Free

Upcoming Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Dec 28 2019 - Dec 29 2019
either sex
 


Youth-Only

Past Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Oct 12 2019 - Oct 13 2019
either sex
 
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Falconry

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Sep 1 2019 - Mar 30 2020
 
Season for small game hunting


General

Upcoming Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 28 2019 - Feb 15 2020
 
Falconry Goose Season


Hunting

Upcoming Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 28 2019 - Feb 15 2020
 
Falconry season for ducks, coots and mergansers
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Hunting

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 
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Hunting

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 
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Hunting

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Year Round
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 
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*In Grouse Zone only. Grouse hunting is also allowed on Pennyrile State Forest, Tradewater WMA and Ft. Knox during the month of December, except during quota deer hunts.


Hunting

Past Season

Location: Grouse Zone
Season Dates: Nov 1 2019 - Nov 8 2019
 

Currently in Season

Location: Grouse Zone
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 
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Hunting

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 
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Hunting

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 
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Hunting

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Oct 1 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 
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Hunting

Past Season

Location: Eastern Zone
Season Dates: Nov 1 2019 - Nov 8 2019
 

Currently in Season

Location: Eastern Zone
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Jan 31 2020
 

Currently in Season

Location: Western Zone
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 10 2020
 
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Rabbit trapping permitted only when rabbit hunting season is open in each zone. Quail may not be trapped.


Hunting

Past Season

Location: Eastern Zone
Season Dates: Nov 1 2019 - Nov 8 2019
 

Currently in Season

Location: Eastern Zone
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Jan 31 2020
 

Currently in Season

Location: Western Zone
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 10 2020
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Eastern Zone
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Jan 31 2020
 
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Hunting

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Oct 1 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 

Currently in Season

Location: Western Zone
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 10 2020
either sex
 
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Bag Limit is 10; only 6 of which can be taken from Otter Zone 2.


Hunting

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 
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Hunting

Past Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Aug 17 2019 - Nov 8 2019
 

Currently in Season

Location: statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 
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Hunting

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 
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Catch and Release

Past Season

Location: Swift Camp Creek
Season Dates: Jan 1 2019 - May 31 2019
 

Currently in Season

Location: Designated Streams
Season Dates: Oct 1 2019 - Mar 31 2020
 
Except for Swift Camp Creek
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Bag Limits

Four (4) birds total, either sex:

  • No more than two (2) of which may be taken with a shotgun.
  • No more than one (1) bird may have a beard length of three (3) inches or longer.
  • No more than one (1) bird may be taken per day.


Archery

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Sep 7 2019 - Jan 20 2020
either sex
 


Crossbow

Past Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Oct 1 2019 - Oct 20 2019
either sex
 

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 9 2019 - Dec 31 2019
either sex
 


Shotgun

Past Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Oct 26 2019 - Nov 1 2019
either sex
 

Upcoming Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Dec 7 2019 - Dec 13 2019
either sex
 
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Hunting

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 


Trapping

Currently in Season

Location: Statewide
Season Dates: Nov 11 2019 - Feb 29 2020
 

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