Hunting in Kentucky

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42 hunting trips from 5 outfitters starting from $800

42 hunts
$800 starting from
2 animals
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About hunting in Kentucky

The “Bluegrass State,” part of the upland south and the Appalachian region, may be best known for horse racing and bourbon, but it also offers some of the best hunting in the region. Here in the land of Daniel Boone, hunters can roam beautiful forests, rolling open fields, and spectacular mountains in search of deer, bear, elk, and turkeys. Kentucky boasts the largest elk herd east of the Mississippi River. Elk were reintroduced in the southern part of the state in the 1990s after an absence of 150 years, and the herd is thriving. More than 500 elk were taken by hunters last year. White-tailed deer populations are at all-time highs, with nearly a million deer roaming the state, and Kentucky produces enough trophy bucks to stay consistently in the top five rankings of the Boone and Crockett Club listings. In addition, black bear hunting opportunities are expanding as more bruins colonize the state from the southeast. Kentucky is home to a variety of smaller game, including squirrels, rabbits, quail, and grouse. Migratory bird hunting opportunities include doves, ducks, geese, sandhill cranes, and more. Wild turkeys, restocked in the state in the 1950s, are flourishing in numbers that allow them to be hunted throughout the state. Hunters in Kentucky must carry a valid hunter education card while hunting in addition to their license and applicable species permit. Hunter orange must be worn on the head, chest, and back when hunting during the rifle and muzzleloader seasons. Learn more about regulations, licensing requirements, and hunting in Kentucky at

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4 Day Rifle Hunt - 11/25/20 -11/28/20

4 Day Rifle Hunt - 11/25/20 -11/28/20 United States

Kentucky deer hunting has been a well-kept secret, but the secret is out! In the last 10 years, the popularity of Kentucky for world-class bucks and turkey has grown tremendously. Search results show Kentucky is consistently listed in the top 10 US states to hunt. Wideopen Spaces puts Kentucky in the #1 spot; Realtree's Antler Nation gave Kentucky an "A". Realtree also has ranked Kentucky as the #2 state from Where the Biggest Booner Bucks Are Coming from Now. Kentucky ranks 2nd in QDMA'S top five for greatest antlered buck harvest. Love is in the air. Enjoy 4 days of hunting hardwood bottoms and edges of crop fields. You will arrive 11/24/20 after 3pm. On 11/29/20 you will depart by 9am. Food and lodging are included. 11/12/21 - 11/17/21 - SOLD OUT 11/18/21 - 11/23/21 (4 full hunting days) - $3000 11/24/21 -11/29/21 (4 full hunting days) - $2500

Trip duration: 4 days

Hunting season: 25 Nov 2021 28 Nov 2021

Package price $2,500 for 4 days, 1 hunter
December Muzzleloader Deer Hunt

December Muzzleloader Deer Hunt United States

This hunt is 3 days and 4 nights including lodging and guiding. Meals are excluded, a full kitchen is on site and restaurants are close by. This overlaps the second hunt of the season conducted on our properties. You will have the opportunity to hunt two days with a modern muzzleloader from previously unhunted stands. Hunters will hunt scouted areas throughout our properties that are producing the most recent mature buck sign that include up to date trail camera photos. Hunted areas include fresh harvested soy bean fields, hidden food plots and white oak bottoms. Hunters can expect to hunt from comfortable ladder stands, lock-on stands and/or shooting houses. For this hunt, you'll be allowed to harvest a 4 1/2 year old or older buck with minimum body weight of 190 lbs or bucks will have a minimum 5-inch mass measurement at the H1 measurement, antler base, and a doe. This method ensures our bucks have the opportunity to reach maturity. Please inquire on available date before booking!

Trip duration: 3 days

Hunting season: 11 Dec 2021 13 Dec 2021

Package price $2,000 for 3 days, 1 hunter
2 Day Early Muzzleloader Deer Hunt

2 Day Early Muzzleloader Deer Hunt United States

We offer some of the best of the best hunting properties in Western Kentucky. We highly manage our farms each and every day of the year and know what to expect during different seasons. We roughly manage around 2,800 acres of Western Kentucky finest Deer Hunting ground and are growing and expanding that by the minute. Our management ways on our properties include food plots, farmland practices and mineral sites to help manage our deer herd to the best of our ability. We have a small lodge atmosphere. We are capable to host 6 hunters comfortably at a time. This allows us to offer a more personal and more relaxed environment and also a more quality hunt to our hunters when they are here. If you are wanting to hunt with a Rifle, Muzzleloader, Crossbow or Compound Bow we offer all those options! We have all kinds of different hunting options available for our hunters. We offer ground blind set ups, ladder stand set ups, lock on stands and also shooting houses. We are in this to accommodate you. Our job in the off season is to take care of our land and spend countless hours preparing to make your hunt with us as successful as possible. A nonrefundable deposit of half the payment must be paid within 5 days of booking to reserve your spot. The rest of the payment must be paid upon arrival.

Trip duration: 2 days

Hunting season: 17 Oct 2021 18 Oct 2021

Package price $1,500 for 2 days, 1 hunter

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