Bear Hunters: The 2016 archery/crossbow season for black bears opens this Saturday October 22.  All hunters must check the KDFWR homepage or call the Info Center at 1-800-858-1549  after 9:00 PM each day of the season to learn if the black bear quota was met.  For information about checking bears, click here.

Find a Place to Fish

Fishing and Boating in Kentucky

Kentucky has a wealth of streams, rivers and lakes to suit all types of outdoor activities.  To help you find the ideal place to start your aquatic adventure, we have developed a variety of publications. The Fishing and Boating Access Guide lists over 900 places to fish, launch a boat or put in a canoe. To get your free copy of the Kentucky Boating and Fishing Access Site publication, please call 800-858-1549 or e-mail your request to our Info Center.  We also have an online version of the same information available with just a mouse click. You can search for sites by county or city and the online guide contained the most up-to-date information. Search for Fishing and Boating Access Sites now!

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