Black Bear Hunting Season To Open In Three Kentucky Counties

Kentucky’s third annual black bear hunt begins tomorrow in Harlan, Letcher and Pike counties. Eastern Kentucky’s black bear population was almost non-existent for decades, but Steven Dobey with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources says the numbers have grown sufficiently to allow a limited hunt. “Hunting in an of itself is really the […]

State Considers Loosening Rules on Elephant Rides

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is considering lifting the state ban on elephant rides. The department will hold a hearing Tuesday to gather public comment. The rule change would allow people to ride elephants at circuses, fairs and other events. But the rides face strong opposition. Animal advocates say elephants are dangerous […]

Meeting On Asian Carp Problem To Be Held Tuesday

Officials with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will hold a public meeting this week in western Kentucky to talk about the growing problem with Asian Carp in some of the state’s lakes, rivers and tributaries. State Fisheries Director Ron Brooks says two species of the Asian Carp have infiltrated areas of the […]

This Is Free Fishing Weekend In Kentucky

By Andy Freudenburg As part of National Fishing and Boating Week, anglers across Kentucky can fish this weekend without a license or trout permit.   The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources says it’s an effort to attract new people to fishing, boating and other water-related recreation. Spokesperson Mark Marraccini says there are also be […]