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Landowners honored for improving wildlife habitat

Landowners honored for improving wildlife habitat

BY Kevin Kelly As it works to conserve and enhance fish and wildlife resources across the state, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources doesn’t do it alone. Private landowners, businesses and other groups are key players. “They are critical to us being able to manage the state’s resources,” said Dan Figert, assistant...
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Three productive winter crappie fishing spots

Three productive winter crappie fishing spots

BY Lee McClellan Winter is a season of nesting for many Kentuckians. Hot cocoa and a book by the fireplace is more appealing than getting outside in the wet and cold. However, for those who enjoy solitude and having lakes completely to themselves, winter is the best time to get outside and fish. Contrary...
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Kentucky reels exhibit spotlights important contribution to angling history

Kentucky reels exhibit spotlights important contribution to angling history

BY Lee McClellan Many anglers in Kentucky don’t realize our state’s rich contribution to fishing technology and angling history. Those who use a baitcasting reel to flip a 1/2-ounce black and blue jig to an isolated stump owe a debt of gratitude to Kentucky’s capital city. “The multiplying reel was refined and perfected in...
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Online survey improves Kentucky’s HIP data

Online survey improves Kentucky’s HIP data

BY Kevin Kelly Kentucky is drawing national attention after dramatically improving the accuracy of harvest and participation information collected from its waterfowl and migratory bird hunters. The Harvest Information Program (HIP) provides state and federal biologists with data to generate reliable estimates of migratory bird hunter activity and harvest. The estimates are used to...
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Modern gun deer season on tap

Modern gun deer season on tap

BY Shredded bark on saplings, fresh scrapes along old logging trails and trail camera snapshots of passing bucks are encouraging signs that deer activity is picking up across Kentucky and just in time. The statewide modern firearm deer season opens Nov. 12 this year. Arguably the most widely anticipated of the fall hunting opportunities,...
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Early returns from 2016-17 deer season

Early returns from 2016-17 deer season

BY Kevin Kelly Shirt-sleeve temperatures. Treetops buffeted by high winds. Acorns crunching underfoot. Without question, hunters faced challenging conditions for the early muzzleloader deer season this past weekend in Kentucky and it shows in the harvest figures. The two-day take of 2,987 deer was down sharply from last year when hunters benefitted from the...
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Carp Blitz Set for Kentucky, Barkley Lakes

Carp Blitz Set for Kentucky, Barkley Lakes

Netting effort being held Nov. 8-10 to help gauge number of Asian carp FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 25, 2016) — State and federal agencies, working in cooperation with volunteers, commercial anglers and fish processors, are launching a “Carp Blitz” on Nov. 8-10 to help gauge the population of invasive Asian carp in Kentucky and Barkley...
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Three Good Float Trips for Great Fall Colors

Three Good Float Trips for Great Fall Colors

BY Lee McClellan The near drought conditions of the fall season seem to have lengthened the peak of the changing of the leaves. We still have a couple of good weekends left of the beautiful fall colors. Paddling a stream during the peak of fall colors is the best way to enjoy this annual...
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Kentucky Opens More Land for Public Hunting

Kentucky Opens More Land for Public Hunting

Public land hunting opportunities in Kentucky just grew by more than 4,600 acres. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources announces the opening of six new properties ranging from Ballard County in the west to Bath County in the east. Newly opened properties include one new wildlife management area in Nelson and LaRue...
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Strategies for taking a youth hunting

Strategies for taking a youth hunting

BY Kevin Kelly Kentucky offers youth hunters an assortment of special seasons in the fall and winter months. In the mind of a young hunter making the transition from observer to participant, these opportunities to hunt deer, elk, furbearers, small game and waterfowl are milestones never to be forgotten. As such, adult mentors know...
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