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.

Calendar

Kentucky Afield Outdoor Calendar CoverHunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts have enjoyed Kentucky Afield’s Outdoor Calendar for more than three decades.  It's packed with useful information ranging from proposed hunting season dates to monthly nature events to fishing tips to help you have a better day in the field.  We’ve even included the major meteor showers so you’ll know when to look to the skies.

Kentucky Afield calendars are not sold in stores. They are included with the price of a Kentucky Afield magazine subscription. Calendars are mailed once a year to current subscribers.  Subscriptions must have been current on Nov. 12 for guaranteed delivery of the 2019 calendar with the regular mail-out.  Individual copies of the 2019 calendar will be available soon for a limited time. Click here​ to order your copy for the low price of $7.50.

Kentucky Afield, the official magazine of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, is a family-friendly publication which emphasizes skill building and enjoyment of the great outdoors. It's a great and inexpensive choice for the grandchildren on your list – or for yourself.

 

 
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