Bear Hunters: The quota for the 2015 bear season with dogs WAS NOT MET on Sat November 28.  Therefore, the bear season will remain open on Sun November 29.  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: