Bear Hunters: The 2015 bear season with dogs opens Saturday November 28.  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 2007

Our Summer, 2007 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.


Features The Front Porch
By Commissioner Jon Gassett
We Pay Our Way

Down, Not Out
By Lee McClellan
Even with less water, Lake Cumberland offers outstanding fishing

Get to the Point
By Dave Baker
Don't wander aimlessly when you're trying to pick the best spot to bank fish

Bowfishing for Asian Carp
By Walt Kloeppel
Defending our waters one arrow at a time

Focused on the Outdoors
By Hayley Lynch
This pro is using a camera to get everyone outside

The Disappearing Barn Owl
By Danny Watson
Providing nests can help restore their numbers

State Champs
By Dave Baker
Tournament determines Kentucky's best school archers
Departments Reader's Forum
Your Letters

Capitol View
Fowl Weather

Safe Summer

Growth is Good

Lowering Barriers to Hunting

Nature Notebook
Shad and Alewives

Outdoor News
News from Fish and Wildlife

Better Batter Fish

Outdoor Woman
This Rose is Blossoming

Undercover Bass

Getting Started
Stream Seining

Knobs State Forest and WMA

Ask the Experts
Smallmouth vs. Trout, Missing Bullfrogs

Your Story
A Helping Hand