Bear Hunters:  The 2014 archery/crossbow season for bears opens Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.  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. Go here for info about checking bears

Bear Hunters: The quota for the 2014 archery/crossbow season for bears WAS NOT MET today.  Therefore, the bear season will remain open tomorrow.  For information about checking bears, click here.

 How to Fish

Summer Fishing Tips

  • Bass (largemouth, smallmouth and spotted)
  • Bluegill and Other Panfish
  • Crappie
  • Channel Catfish
  • Walleye
  • White Bass
  • Hybrid Striped Bass
  • Striped Bass
  • Trout
  • Summer Fishing Tips: Targets, Tackle and Techniques


Take Someone Fishing

  • All About Licenses and Permits (Kentucky Afield Radio show)
  • Spring Fishing Frenzy!
  • Summer Fishing Tips
  • 2013-14 Fishing and Boating Guide
  • Basic Fishing Booklet
  • Fishing in Neighborhoods (FINs)
  • Planned Monthly Trout Stocking Schedule
  • Online Fishing Helper - Take Me Fishing
  • Find a Place to Fish or Boat
  • Commemorate Your Catch With Free Certificates
  • Trophy Fish Program/Master Angler Award