Hunting in Kentucky

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45 hunting trips from 5 outfitters starting from $500

45 hunts
$500 starting from
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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 fw.ky.us.

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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
2 Day Youth Gun Deer Hunt

2 Day Youth Gun 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: 10 Oct 2021 11 Oct 2021

Package price $1,200 for 2 days, 1 hunter
FREE HUNT WITH PURCHASE OF 2 - GUN HUNT

FREE HUNT WITH PURCHASE OF 2 - GUN HUNT United States

UNCERTAINTY DISCOUNT: Pay for 2 hunters and the 3rd hunts for free...or I'll still discount the hunt to $1,500 per person. My uncertainty is things look to be slow this year due to the market, jobs, virus, etc. There are only so many people who deer hunt - I want to lock up your business and offer you what I can (1 in the hand is better than 2 in the bush). ***This is a 3 day/night hunt, but when you arrive the day before you hunt, you can slip out that evening if you would like. You can arrive November 25, hunt that evening if you'd like, the the 26th, 27th, and 28th. WE HAVE 12-14 FOOD PLOTS AND 5 AUTO-CORN FEEDERS. This is the most exciting time of the year. The bucks seem to be running everywhere. ONLY YOU AND/OR YOUR PEOPLE YOU COME WITH WILL BE HUNTING ON THE GROUND AND AT THE CABIN. Kentucky only allows 1 buck per hunter per year, that's why we are producing larger deer than most states. Hunt in tower blinds(4) with ladder stands on most food plots. There is a 125 inch buck minimum rule with no does to be shot at during this trophy buck hunting time. There is a $200 self-imposed fine for accidentally shooting a young buck. Upon booking, whether you can take the tour or not, I'll mail you out maps of where the trails are, the food plots, whats in each food plots, where the ladder stand and elevated blinds are, where to field dress deer, etc. We don't walk you to your stands or cook food for you. The work has been done, now you just need to hunt! If you prefer company of outfitters and guides, they are an excellent resource, but that's just not what we offer. FREE CABIN USE: It is basic. bunkbeds and a pullout couch. Has gas lights, gas heat, and a gas cookstove, but no water. You get to use an outhouse! It is a deer camp.

Trip duration: 3 days

Hunting season: 18 Nov 2021 28 Nov 2021

Package price $1,500 for 3 days, 1 hunter
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