Which License or Permit Do I Need to Hunt?

Kentucky Residents:

Deer

Ages 12-15
Youth Hunting License + Youth Deer Permit
Ages 16-64
Annual Hunting License + Statewide Deer Permit
Ages 65+/Disability
Senior/Disabled License

Fall Turkey

Ages 12-15
Youth Hunting License + Youth Turkey Permit
Ages 16-64
Annual Hunting License + Fall Turkey Permit
Ages 65+/Disability
Senior/Disabled License

Spring Turkey

Ages 12-15
Youth Hunting License + Youth Turkey Permit
Ages 16-64
Annual Hunting License + Spring Turkey Permit
Ages 65+/Disability
Senior/Disabled License

Small Game & Furbearer

Ages 12-15
Youth Hunting License
Ages 16-64
Annual or 1-Day Hunting License
Ages 65+/Disability
Senior/Disabled License

Trapping

Ages 12-15
Annual Youth Trapping License
Ages 16-64
Annual or Landowner/Tenant Trapping License
Ages 65+/Disability
Annual or Landowner/Tenant Trapping License

Migratory Birds

(dove, snipe, woodcock, moorhens, rails, and gallinules)

Ages 12-15
Youth Hunting License
Ages 16-64
Annual or 1-Day Hunting License + Migratory Game Bird-Waterfowl Permit
Ages 65+/Disability
Senior/Disabled License

Waterfowl

(ducks, geese, coots and mergansers)

Ages 12-15
Youth Hunting License
Ages 16-64
Annual or 1-Day Hunting License + Migratory Game Bird-Waterfowl Permit + Federal Duck Stamp
Ages 65+/Disability
Senior/Disabled License + Federal Duck Stamp

Non-Residents (must buy nonresident licenses/permits):

Deer

Ages 12-15
Youth Hunting License + Youth Deer Permit
Ages 16 and over
Annual Hunting License + Statewide Deer Permit

Fall Turkey

Ages 12-15
Youth Hunting License + Youth Turkey Permit
Ages 16 and over
Annual Hunting License + Fall Turkey Permit

Spring Turkey

Ages 12-15
Youth Hunting License + Youth Turkey Permit
Ages 16 and over
Annual Hunting License + Spring Turkey Permit

Small Game & Furbearer

Ages 12-15
Youth Hunting License
Ages 16 and over
Annual, 1-Day or 7-Day Hunting License

Trapping

Ages 12-15
Annual Trapping License
Ages 16 and over
Annual Trapping License

Migratory Birds

(dove, snipe, woodcock, moorhens, rails, and gallinules)

Ages 12-15
Youth Hunting License
Ages 16 and over
Annual, 1-Day or 7-Day Hunting License + Migratory Game Bird-Waterfowl Permit

Waterfowl

(ducks, geese, coots and mergansers)

Ages 12-15
Youth Hunting License
Ages 16 and over
Annual, 1-Day or 7-Day Hunting License + Migratory Game Bird-Waterfowl Permit + Federal Duck Stamp