Archery season for deer and fall turkey begins September 6.  Read the 2014-15 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide before hunting.​

The hunting season for dove and some other migratory birds began September 1.  Read the 2014-15 Dove Hunting Guide before hunting.​

 Spring 2006

Our Spring, 2006 issue of Kentucky Afield Magazine is packed with lots of featured stories. Check out what's inside this issue and read a few shortened stories online. Subscribe to the magazine to read complete stories.

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Features Commonwealth Crappies
By Lee McClellan
Tips and tactics for the best places to fish this season

Fishing the Kentucky
By Art Lander Jr.
Escape the crowds and give the state's namesake river a try

Spring Gobblers the Hard Way
By Joe Lacefield
Taking turkeys with a bow

Don't Feed the Bears
By Lee McClellan
Simple steps to avoid creating problem animals

Hunters on the Hill
By Dave Baker
Sportsmen and women make their presence known in Frankfort

Lake Cumberland's Leak
By Dave Baker
Major project to repair Wolf Creek Dam underway

Urban Fisheries
By Dave Baker
New program brings fish to the people
Departments Reader's Forum
Your Letters

Issues
Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers

Fishing
Inside the Fishing Forecast

Hunting
Turkey Season Preview

Nature Notebook
Bluegill and Redear Sunfish

Outdoor News
News from Fish and Wildlife

Outdoor Woman
A Woman's Place is in the Woods

Your Story
Collected But Not Earned?

Cooking
Tim's Baked Fish

Habitat
The Truth About Food Plots

Destinations
Redbird WMA

Ask the Experts
Releasing Quail, Crappie Limits

Getting Started Turkey Calls