Archery season for deer and fall turkey began September 6.  Read the 2014-15 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide before hunting.​

The hunting season for dove and some other migratory birds began September 1.  Read the 2014-15 Dove Hunting Guide before hunting.​

 FINS Regulations

Rainbow Trout
Daily Limit: 5
Minimum Size Limit: None
Channel/Blue Catfish
Daily Limit: 4
Minimum Size Limit: None
Largemouth Bass
Daily Limit: 1
Minimum Size Limit: 15"
Bluegill/Other Sunfish
Daily Limit: 15
Minimum Size Limit: None

License Requirements

  • Resident/Nonresident Youth ages 15 and younger do not need a fishing license or trout permit. Residents/Nonresidents age 16 and older must posses a statewide fishing license.
  • Resident Seniors age 65 and older are not required to purchase a trout permit to keep trout if in possession of the Resident Senior License.
  • Resident/Nonresident Fishing License holders must purchase a Trout Permit to posses Rainbow Trout. Resident/Nonresident Fishing License holders can fish for Rainbow Trout, but can not be in possession of trout.
  • Any angler can fish without a fishing license on the Free Fishing Days that take place the first weekend in June (June 7-8, 2014).
  • For more information on Fishing License Requirements and Exemptions, follow the link to the Fishing and Boating Guide.