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Kentucky - 2016 Season

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SpringApr 16 - May 8
Spring youthApr 2 - Apr 3Open to hunters age 15 and under while accompanied by an adult
Fall ShotgunOct 22 - Oct 28
Dec 3 - Dec 9
Fall ArcherySep 3 - Jan 16
Fall CrossbowOct 1 - Oct 16
Nov 12 - Dec 31

Additional Information

Bag LimitSeasonLimit
Fall1 per day
4 total
2 max during shotgun season
1 max with 3" or longer beard
Fall Archery1 per day
4 total
Spring1 per day
2 per season
Hunting TimesAreaTimes
Statewide1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset
Arms & AmmoTypeBreech- or muzzle-loading no smaller than .410 and no large than 10-gauge. Breech-loaders may hold no more than three shells.
ShotgunLead or non-toxic no larger than #4
ShotLong, recurve, and compound of any draw weight
Crossbows of any draw weight with a working safety
ArcheryBroadheads at least 7/8" wide without barbs. No chemicals or attachments permitted.