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 for assistance. 

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

Fisheries Meeting Notes and Transcripts

‚ÄčThe Fisheries Division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife conducts a number of public meetings each year to gather public responses to regulation changes, fish management issues and environmental concerns.  As part of the process, we will publish transcripts of the meetings here to allow interested citizens an opportunity to review the content of these meetings.

Notes from the Laurel River Lake Public Meeting in London, KY on 3/20/18