Bear Hunters: The quota for the 2016 archery/crossbow season for bears WAS MET on Sunday Oct 23. Therefore, the archery/crossbow season for bears is now CLOSED. For information about checking bears, click here.​​​


2014-15 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide


This is a summary of the laws regarding hunting and trapping, intended solely for informational use. It is not a reprint of any referenced Kentucky Revised Statute (KRS) or Kentucky Administrative Regulation (KAR) in its entirety and should not be used as such. The exact wording of Kentucky’s hunting and trapping laws can be viewed online at