Outdoor Tips and Nature Notes

   2014 Kentucky Afield Calendar

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July Outdoor Tips

  • Night fish under lights for trout at Laurel River, Paintsville lakes throughout summer
  • Frog gig after midnight
  • Night fish for bass in ponds, reservoirs
  • Reduce mowing; tall weeds make good wildlife cover

July Nature Notes

  • Native Americans knew the July moon as the Full Buck Moon because white-tailed bucks began growing antlers at this time of year.
  • Black racers, king snakes, rat snakes lay eggs
  • Young black bears leave mothers, start roaming
  • Goldfinches build nests lined with thistledown