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.

Seasonal Catch and Release Trout Streams

The following streams are stocked in early October (plus early April in Swift Camp Creek) and have a catch and release season (no harvest) from October 1 through March 31, except in Swift Camp Creek where the catch and release season is October 1 through May 31. Only artificial baits may be used during the catch and release season. Statewide regulations apply April through September.

  • Bark Camp Creek– Whitley County: 3.9 miles
  • Beaver Creek– Wayne County: Hwy 90 bridge upstream to Hwy 200 bridge - 2.8 miles
  • Big Bone Creek– Boone County: Inside the Big Bone Lick State Park – 2.1 miles
  • Cane Creek– Laurel County: 6.6 miles
  • Casey Creek– Trigg County: 3.6 miles
  • Clear Creek– Bell County: Hwy 190 bridge down stream to mouth – 4.5 miles
  • East Fork, Indian Creek– Menifee County: 5.3 miles
  • Elk Spring Creek– Wayne County: 2.8 miles
  • Left Fork, Beaver Creek– Floyd County: Hwy 122 bridge upstream – 3.6 miles
  • Middle Fork Red River– Powell County: Inside of Natural Bridge State Park – 2.2 miles
  • Otter Creek– Meade County: Ft. Knox Military Reservation and Otter Creek Park – 9.7 miles
  • Rock Creek– McCreary County: Bell Farm bridge upstream to Tennessee border – 9.8 miles
  • Swift Camp Creek– Wolfe County: Within Clifty Wilderness Area – 8.0 miles
  • Floyds Fork– Jefferson County: Within the Parklands of Floyds Fork – 3.0 miles
  • Trammel Creel– Allen County: Upstream from the mouth of Little Trammel Creek – 4.4 miles