Meeting Announcement to Nominate 4th District Commission Member, More details

 Blue Grass Army Depot Hunt Fact Sheet

Please read the following before printing and mailing your application:

THERE IS NO APPLICATION FEE

PLEASE FILL THE APPLICATION OUT COMPLETELY AND LEGIBLY

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN 31 JULY. LOTTERY DRAW WILL TAKE PLACE AT 5PM ON 14 AUGUST AND APPLICANTS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND

YOU MAY APPLY FOR MULTIPLE HUNTS ON A SINGLE APPLICATION

CATEGORIES:

Hunters may only apply under one category. You may apply for multiple hunts but only under one category. EXAMPLE: You may NOT apply for the 15 Nov. deer hunt under ‘disabled veteran’ and ‘general public’ IF YOU APPLY FOR THE SAME HUNT MORE THAN ONCE, YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED

The three categories are:

  1. BGAD Employee & Active Duty Armed Forces Member
  2. Retired Military-Retired DOD Civilian-Disabled Veterans-Active Guard & Active Reserve
  3. General Public

ALL YOUTH HUNTERS (AGE 10-15) ARE CONSIDERED ONE CATEGORY- Hunters ages 16 & 17 must apply to adult hunts

HUNTERS MAY APPLY FOR ALL HUNTS BUT ARE ONLY ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN ONE DEER HUNT. HUNTERS WHO ARE DRAWN FOR MORE THAN ONE DEER HUNT WILL BE ASSIGNED A HUNT. YOU MAY WRITE YOUR PREFERENCE ON YOUR APPLICATION- BUT WE CANNOT GUARANTEE YOU WILL GET INTO YOUR PREFERRED HUNT. IF YOU CANNOT HUNT A CERTAIN DATE, DO NOT APPLY FOR THAT DATE

AGAIN-HUNTERS ARE ALLOWED TO APPLY ONCE FOR EACH HUNT- HUNTERS WHO APPLY FOR THE SAME HUNTS MORE THAN ONCE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED

YOU MAY HUNT IN GROUPS OF 2- IF YOU WISH TO HUNT WITH A BUDDY, STAPLE YOUR APPLICATIONS TOGETHER *FIRMLY#

IF YOU APPLY AS A CATEGORY OTHER THAN GENERAL PUBLIC YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PRESENT DOCUMENTATION TO PROVE YOUR ELIGIBILITY

IF YOUR HUNT BUDDY IS GENERAL PUBLIC THEN BOTH APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED GENERAL PUBLIC, REGARDLESS OF YOUR CATEGORY

ALL HUNTERS MUST POSSESS VALID LICENSE AND TAGS, BUT DEER AND TURKEY TAKEN AT BGAD DO *NOT* COUNT AGAINST STATEWIDE BAG LIMITS

DEER HUNTERS ARE ALLOWED 2 DEER, ONE WITH ANTLERS (BUCK AND ANTLERLESS OR TWO ANTLERLESS) AND ANTLERS MUST BE A MINIMUM 15” OUTSIDE SPREAD OR WIDER. HUNTERS WHO VIOLATE THE 15” LIMIT WILL BE SUSPENDED FOR A MINIMUM OF 2 YEARS AND MAY FACE CRIMINAL PROSECUTION

OUTER TRACT BOW HUNTS: THESE HUNTS RUN MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY, 5AM TO 5PM. HUNTERS MAY TAKE TWO DEER, ONE WITH ANTLERS (15" OUTSIDE SPREAD MINIMUM) AND ONE ANTLERLESS DEER, OR TWO ANTLERLESS DEER. HUNTERS WITH VALID KY FALL TURKEY TAGS MAY ALSO TAKE ONE TURKEY OF EITHER SEX PER DAY, UP TO A TOTAL OF TWO FOR THE ENTIRE HUNT. HUNTERS DRAWN FOR THIS HUNT ARE ALLOWED TO BRING A GUEST. THE GUEST RULE DOES *NOT* APPLY TO ANY OTHER HUNTS

IF YOU ARE DRAWN FOR A HUNT: YOU WILL RECEIVE A PACKET IN THE MAIL THAT MUST BE FILLED OUT FULLY AND LEGIBLY AND RETURNED BY THE DEADLINE ISSUED IN THE PACKET.

ALL HUNT FEES MUST BE PAID WITH MONEY ORDER OR CASHIERS CHECK. ABSOLUTELY NO PERSONAL CHECKS OR CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED

ALL HUNTERS AND YOUTH HUNT ESCORTS MUST SUBMIT TO A BACKGROUND CHECK- ONE CHECK IS GOOD FOR THE ENTIRE SEASON. FOR EXAMPLE- HUNTERS WHO ARE CLEARED FOR THE OCTOBER DEER HUNT ARE ALSO CLEARED FOR THE SPRING TURKEY HUNT IF YOU HAVE ANY FISH AND WILDLIFE VIOLATIONS, FELONIES, DRUG CHARGES, VIOLENT OFFENSES (INCLUDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE) OR RECENT DUI CHARGES, DO NOT APPLY FOR THE HUNT AS YOU WILL BE DENIED ACCESS

HUNTERS DO NOT HAVE TO SUBMIT A FINGERPRINT CARD WITH THE BACKGROUND CHECK

HUNTERS IN FIREARM HUNTS (MUZZLE-LOADER AND SHOTGUN) MUST COMPLETE THE WEAPON REGISTRATION FORM INCLUDED IN THE HUNT PACKET. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED THE FIREARM YOU PLAN TO HUNT WITH, YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER IT AGAIN. ONLY ONE FIREARM PER HUNTER IS PERMITTED

ALL HUNTERS, REGARDLESS OF AGE, MUST POSSESS A VALID, STATE ISSUED HUNTER SAFETY CARD TO HUNT AT BGAD. 

Download the applications:

A COMPLETE LIST OF TIMES AND DATES FOR KY STATE HUNTER EDUCATION COURSES CAN BE FOUND AT http://www.register-ed.com/programs/kentucky/120  

MORE ABOUT STATEWIDE SEASONS, BAG LIMITS AND OTHER HUNT RELATED INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT http://fw.ky.gov/Hunt/Pages/default.aspx.