Attention:  New this year - ​Before hunting migratory birds, hunters must now go online and fill out the Harvest Information Program survey.  More details

 Special Permits

Aside from the general hunting and fishing licenses, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources also offers several special permits.  Special permits have very specific regulations, application processes, and license calendar years associated with them.  Please check for specific information regarding these permits.

Wildlife Permits:

Research on Public Lands Permit and Application:

Wildlife Management Area Use Permits: