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.

 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: