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Frankfort, KY 40601

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Fisheries District Biologists

Central Fishery Biologist

Jeff Crosby
Location: Frankfort
(502) 564-5448

Western Fishery Biologist

Paul Rister
Location: Murray
(270) 753-3886

Northwestern Fishery Biologist

Rob Rold
Location: Rumsey
(270) 273-3117

Southwestern Fishery Biologist

Eric Cummins
Location: Bowling Green
(270) 746-7127

Southeastern Fishery Biologist

John Williams
Location: Somerset
(606) 677-4096

Northeastern Fishery Biologist

Fred Howes
Location: Morehead
(606) 783-8650

Eastern Fishery Biologist

Kevin Frey
Location: Prestonsburg
(606) 889-1705

Minor Clark Fish Hatchery

Rod Middleton
Location: Morehead
(606) 783-8650

Peter W. Pfeiffer Hatchery

Steve Marple
Location: Frankfort
(502) 564-4957

Forks of Elkhorn

Mark Roberts
Location: Frankfort
(502) 573-6991

Wildlife Management Areas

Ballard WMA, LaCenter 
(270) 224-2244

Barren River WMA, Lucas 
(270) 646-5167

Beaver Creek & Lake Cumberland WMA, Parkers Lake 
(606) 376-8083

Central Kentucky WMA, Berea
(859) 986-4130

Clay WMA, Carlisle
(859) 289-8564

Dewey Lake WMA
(606) 424-2508

Fishtrap WMA
(606) 424-2086

International Coal Group, Access ICG, Hazard 
(606) 878-9595


Green River Lake WMA, Campbellsville
(270) 465-5039


Henderson Sloughs WMA, Corydon
(270) 827-2673
Higginson-Henry WMA, Morganfield
(270) 389-3580


Kleber WMA, Owenton
(502) 535-6335

Lloyd/Mullins WMA, Crittenden
(859) 428-2262

Paintsville Lake WMA
(606) 424-2508
(606) 474-8535

Peabody WMA, Drakesboro Office
(270) 476-1889

Redbird WMA, Bear Branch
(606) 878-9595

South Shore WMA
(606) 474-8535

Taylorsville Lake WMA, Taylorsville
(502) 477-9024

West Kentucky WMA, Kevil
(270) 488-3233

Yatesville Lake WMA
(606) 686-3642

Yellowbank WMA, Stephensport
(270) 547-6856

Private Lands Wildlife Biologists

Purchase Region

Counties: Calloway, Christian, Graves, Marshall, McCracken, Trigg

Wes McFaddin
KY Div. of Forestry
P.O. Box 349
Mayfield, KY 42066
WK: 270/247-3780
FAX: 270/247-7593

Counties: Caldwell, Crittenden, Livingston, Lyon

Philip Sharp
118 East Bellville
Marion, KY 42064
WK: 270/965-3921
FAX: 270/965-3772

Counties: Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman

Kevin Tucker
5470 US Hwy 60 West
Suite B
McCracken County Conservation District
Paducah, KY 42001
WK: 270/408/1244
FAX: 270/408/1245

Green River Region

Counties: Henderson, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg, Union, Webster

Thomas Young
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
625 Hospital Drive
Madisonville, KY 42431
WK: 270/824-7045

Counties: Edmonson, Grayson, Hardin, Hart, Larue, Meade

Kevin Raymond
KY Div. of Forestry
129 Howell Drive
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
WK: 270/766-5229
FAX: 270/766-5214

Counties: Allen, Barren, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, Todd, Warren

Bill Lynch
970 Bennett Lane
Bowling Green, KY 42104
WK: 270/746-7128
FAX: 270/746-7131

Counties: Breckinridge, Butler, Daviess, Hancock, Ohio

Jared Handley
NRCS Area Office
492 State Route 69 N, Suite 1
Hartfort, KY 42347
WK: 270/298-3340

Northeast Region

Counties: Bath, Bracken, Carter, Fleming, Lewis, Mason, Menifee, Montgomery, Nicholas, Robertson, Rowan

Wes Mattox
U.S. Forest Service
2375 KY 801 S
Morehead, KY 40351
WK: 606/784-6428

Counties: Boyd, Elliott, Floyd, Greenup, Johnson, Lawrence, Magoffin, Martin, Morgan, Pike

Harley Weaver
73 Laura Drive
Louisa, KY 41230
WK: 606/686-3642

Southeast Region

Counties:  Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Russell, Taylor

Chris Mason
KY Div. of Forestry
120 Gaines Drive
Campbellsville, KY 42718
WK: 270/465-2839
FAX: 270/465-3575

Counties: Bell, Clay, Knox, McCreary, Pulaski, Wayne, Whitley

Mike Strunk
1190 N. Highway 27
Parker's Lake, KY 42634
(606) 376-8083

Counties: Breathitt, Harlan, Knott, Leslie, Letcher Owsley, Perry

JJ Baker
1655 North Main Street
Hazard, KY 41701
WK: 606/435-6229

Counties:  Estill, Jackson, Laurel, Lee, Lincoln, Powll, Rockcastle, Wolfe

Merle Hacker
85 State Police Station Road
London, KY 40741
WK: 606/878-9595

Bluegrass Region

Counties: Anderson, Carroll, Franklin, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Owen, Shelby, Trimble

Chris Grasch
#1 Sportsman's Lane
Frankfort, KY 40601
WK: 502/564-7109 x 342
FAX: 502/564-5859

Counties: Boone, Bourbon, Campbell, Fayette, Grant, Harrison, Kenton, Pendleton, Scott

Clay Smitson
2624 Research Park Drive, Suite 301
Lexington, KY 40511
WK: 859/246-2818

Counties: Boyle, Clark, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, Mercer, Washington, Woodford

Joe Lacefield
Woodford County Ag. Res. Bldg.
180 Beasley Road
Versailles, KY 40383
WK: 859/879-8411

Counties: Bullitt, Jefferson, Marion, Nelson, Spencer

Jason Nally
Dept. of Fish & Wildlife
1584 Overlook Drive
Taylorsville, KY 40071
WK: 502/477-9288