BALLARD WMA FLOODING – Ballard WMA is temporarily closed for hunting and other access due to high water. Visit the Ballard Facebook Page (@BallardWMA) or call (270) 224-2244 for the latest information

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Special Permits

Aside from the general hunting and fishing licenses, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources also offers several special permits.  Special permits have very specific regulations, application processes, and license calendar years associated with them.  Please check for specific information regarding these permits.

General Information:

Wildlife Permits:

Research on Public Lands Permit and Application:

Wildlife Management Area Use Permits:

Commercial Fishing Permits: