Bear Hunters:  The 2014 archery/crossbow season for bears opens Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.  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. Go here for info about checking bears

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

 Nonresident Commercial License Fees

These licenses are only available from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Frankfort Office.  Call 1-800-858-1549 for information.

 

License Cost Expires
Live Bait Dealers License $150.00 12/31
Musselling License 1600.00 2/28
Mussel Buyers License 1600.00 2/28
Taxidermist License 150.00 12/31
Commercial Guide License 400.00 12/31
Furbuyers License 300.00 Effective 4/1 - 3/31
3-Day Furbuyers License 50.00 Effective for 3 days from date of issue
Commercial Shooting Preserve Operator's License 150.00 Effective 7/1 - 6/30
Non-Commercial Captive Wildlife propagation (3 year) 75.00 3 years from date of issue
Non-Commercial Captive Cervid (3 year) 75.00 3 years from date of issue
Commercial Captive Wildlife Permit  150.00 1 year from date of issue
Captive Cervid Permit 150.00 1 year from date of issue
Commercial Fish Propagation Permit 50.00 12/31
Wildlife Transportation Permit 25.00 Expiration varies - approval by department
Wildlife Transportation Permit (Annual) 250.00 1 year from date of issue
Scientific Wildlife Collecting Permit (Educational) 25.00 12/31
Scientific Wildlife Collecting Permit 100.00 12/31
Commercial Nuisance Control Permit 100.00 2/28
Commercial Waterfowl Shooting Permit Fee (Operator's License) 150.00 End of waterfowl season
Pay Lake License (First 2 acres, additional acres $20 each) 150.00 12/31
Falconry Permit (3 years) 75.00 3 years from date of issue
Special Commercial Net Fishing Permit 900.00 Effective 11/1 - 2/28
Shoot to Retrieve Field Trial Permit (Per Trial) 75.00 N/A
Shoot to Retrieve Field Trial Permit (Single Day) 25.00 N/A
Commercial Fishing License w/block of 10 600.00 2/28
Gear Tags Blocks of 10 only 100.00 2/28
Rehabilitation Permit 25.00 12/31
Boat Dock Permit 70.00 N/A
Shoreline Use Permit 100.00-300.00 12/31/2024
Peabody Group Permit 25.00 N/A
Peabody Group Permit (Annual) 250.00 2/28
Roe-bearing Fish Harvester's Permit 1500.00 Effective 10/15 - 5/31
Roe-bearing Fish Buyer's Permit 1000.00 Effective 10/15 - 6/5
Fish Transportation Permit 25.00 Expires 12/31