2018 Bear Seasons: The muzzleloader season for bears opens December 8 in zone 3 only. The modern gun season for bears opens December 15 in zones 1 and 2. Please call 800-858-1549 after 9pm EST each night of the season to determine if the season is open the following day.​ 
2019 Elk Hunt: Click here​ to receive email updates about applying for next year's Elk Hunt Drawing.

Find a Place to Fish

Fishing and Boating in Kentucky

Kentucky has a wealth of streams, rivers and lakes to suit all types of outdoor activities.  To help you find the ideal place to start your aquatic adventure, we have developed a variety of publications. The Fishing and Boating Access Guide lists over 900 places to fish, launch a boat or put in a canoe. To get your free copy of the Kentucky Boating and Fishing Access Site publication, please call 800-858-1549 or e-mail your request to our Info Center.  We also have an online version of the same information available with just a mouse click. You can search for sites by county or city and the online guide contained the most up-to-date information. Search for Fishing and Boating Access Sites now!

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