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

 Summer 2006

Our Summer, 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 Boat Safely This Summer
By Commissioner Jon Gassett
Important message about boating safety

From Meldahl to McAlpine
By Lee McClellan
Fishing the Middle Ohio River

Go the Distance
By Anne Sundermann
Green River Paddle Trail offers lengthy fishing opportunities

Bow Fishing for Beginners
By Joe Lacefield
A great way to keep in practice year-round

Shocking for Stocking
By Dave Baker
Your hunt for a big fish starts with theirs

No Woman Left Behind
By Hayley Lynch
Outdoors education program draws more women afield

Restoring a Woodlands Treasure
By Scott Freidhof
Fungal blight decimated America's chestnut forests. Dedicated groups are working to bring this majestic tree back
Departments Reader's Forum
Your Letters

Issues
Time for a change

Fishing
Bluegill on the Fly

Hunting
Record Spring Turkey Season

Nature Notebook
Dragonflies and Damselflies

Outdoor News
News from Fish and Wildlife

Outdoor Woman
Take a Girl Fishing

Your Story
Caught in the Act

Cooking
Push the Week Fish

Habitat
The Wonders of Water

Destinations
Sloughs WMA

Ask the Experts
Boat Motor Limits,
Catching Carp

Getting Started
Basic Tackle Box