Fishing and Hunting Still Open:
Fishing and hunting for 2020 are still open per statewide seasons/regulations.  Licenses and permits to fish and hunt are required as usual.  Boat registrations may be renewed at county clerks offices by mail or drop-box.  Open-air sites such as public lakes/streams and wildlife management areas remain open.

State Offices Closed to In-Person Contact but Still Available to Help:
State offices and facilities are closed to in-person contact with the public to minimize health risks. Until further notice, please use this website, call us at 800-858-1549, or email Info.Center@ky.gov for assistance. 

Additional Information
For the latest information on the novel coronavirus in Kentucky, please visit kycovid19.ky.gov. Coronavirus and Kentucky Fish and Wildlife: answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

Blue Water Trails

The Blue Water Trails series of articles details paddling trips on streams and rivers across Kentucky. The overarching goal of the series is providing thorough information for paddlers to enjoy floating Kentucky streams without worry. All access areas profiled in the Blue Water Trails are open to public use. A printable map accompanies each article showing the location of access points and the distances of each float. The map also specifies important information paddlers need such as the location of low-head dams and where power lines cross the stream. Every Blue Water Trails article describes each trip, relates the available sport fish species and their haunts as well as how to catch them. A little historical perspective is included as well.
 

The series now details over 30 floats and continues this summer.

To start on your blue water adventure, just select one of the links below.

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