Surplus and Confiscated Items Auction


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Upcoming Auctions

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources conducts annual public auctions of surplus and confiscated items. Items may include vehicles, hunting and fishing equipment, farming equipment, firearms and boats.

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife will host a live auction to sell surplus items and confiscated hunting and fishing equipment on Monday, May 6, 2024.

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. (ET), and the auction of surplus property and confiscated items will begin at 10 a.m. (ET). The auction will be held outdoors, rain or shine, on the department’s headquarters campus at 1 Sportsman’s Lane in Frankfort.

Anyone may bid on surplus equipment regardless of residency. Under state law, only qualified Kentucky residents may bid on confiscated items. All firearm purchasers must pass a background check.

All items are sold as-is.​

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