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​​​​​​​Enjoy more of the outdoors with Kentucky Afield

Why Kentucky Afield magazine? Easy. Consider it your waypoint to a better experience in Kentucky’s great outdoors.

Kentucky Afield offers the kind of hunting and fishing advice that you can use to have a better day in the field. We keep you up to date with conservation and the latest news from the field. We highlight public areas to explore. Open our annual calendar issue​, and you’ll see hunting seasons at a glance, outstanding wildlife photography, know when to look for celestial events and more.

We publish Kentucky Afield once every season, in spring, summer, fall and winter. The bonus calendar issue is mailed to subscribers in December. Be sure to subscribe by Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11) to receive the calendar for the following year.​​

Need a gift for the outdoors enthusiast who already has everything? Give them a Kentucky Afield subscription. Heck, even people hunting and fishing for the first time enjoy Kentucky Afield for its clear writing and expert advice.

Subscribe to Kentucky Afield for just $10 a year, or $18 for two years. Annual subscriptions include four issues plus the calendar. Subscriptions are limited to the United States. Subscribe online today.

Kentucky Afield Magazine, Spring 2023 Issue  

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Kentucky Afield Magazine is the official publication of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. Kentucky Afield brings you the best in hunting and fishing in the state. You get 4 issues a year plus a bonus calendar featuring outstanding wildlife photography. The calendar, published in December, is packed with tips and information about Kentucky's outdoors. Kentucky Afield makes an ideal Christmas or birthday gift for the outdoors enthusiast on your list. The best of Kentucky's outdoors only costs you $10 a year, or $18 for two years.

There are two ways to subscribe to Kentucky Afield Magazine or renew your subscription:

  • Subscribe on-line for a New/Renewal Subscription or a Gift Subscription for 1 or 2 years. Please have your credit card handy (we accept Visa and Mastercard).
  • Subscribe by mail. Download a subscription form here. Send the completed form (please print), along with your money order or check made out to Kentucky Afield Magazine to: Kentucky Afield Magazine 1 Sportsman's Lane Frankfort, KY 40601

For more information, please call 800-858-1549.

Don't forget to notify Kentucky Afield about your change of address. Just e-mail us at or use the envelope conveniently located in the centerfold of your magazine.

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Kentucky Afield Magazine
1 Sportsman's Lane
Frankfort, KY 40601

Include your telephone number and address for verification purposes. Letters may be edited for clarity and length. If we publish your letter, you'll receive a free one-year subscription or renewal to the magazine.

What's Your Story?

Share your favorite story of the outdoors with other Kentucky Afield readers. We're looking for uplifting tales of a good day afield in Kentucky. Stories should be 400-600 words long and include a high quality photo, slide or high-resolution digital image. We reserve the right to edit stories for grammar, clarity and length. E-mail submissions to or mail them to Kentucky Afield Magazine, 1 Sportsman's Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601. Include your name, address and telephone number. Stories will not be returned. If we use your article, you'll receive a complimentary one-year subscription and five copies of the magazine in which your article appears.

Your Questions

Do You Have a Question for Our Biologists or Staff? Just e-mail us at or write to: Ask the Experts, c/o Kentucky Afield Magazine, 1 Sportsman's Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601. You'll receive a free one-year subscription or renewal if we use your question. You cannot win more than one free subscription a year.

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Dave Baker
Associate Editor:
Lee McClellan
Ciara Knisely
Art/Design Director:
Adrienne Yancy
​Graphic Designer:
Ashley Reaves​
Rick Hill