Kentucky Whitetail Season Dates

Archery

September 1, 2018 through January 21, 2019

Crossbow

October 1-21, 2018 and November 10 through December 31, 2018

Muzzleloader

 November 10-25, 2018

Modern Gun

November 10-25, 2018

Youth Only

October 13-14, 2018

Youth Free

December 29-30, 2018

Kentucky Turkey and Bird Hunting Dates

Spring Turkey

April 14 through May 6, 2018

Quail

November 1, 2018 through January 31, 2019

Excludes opening weekend Deer Gun Season

Kentucky License and Permits

Annual Nonresident Hunting License

$140  Required to hunt Whitetail and Turkey

Deer Permit

$ 120 First Deer

$ 15 Extra Deer (optional)

Spring Turkey Permit

$ 75 Limit one turkey per hunt purchased

Quail/Pheasant

$ 15 One Day Hunting License