States Guidance - Kentucky Fish and Wildlife

Google Map 1 Sportsman's Lane
40601 Frankfort
Phone: 800-858-1549


Kentucky Hunting, Fishing & Boating

The Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife is the state agency responsible for wildlife conservation, wildlife protection, habitat management, information & education in Kentucky.

The primary duties of the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife is:

  • To manage and protect wildlife in Kentucky
  • To manage wildlife habitat
  • To educate the public on wildlife and safe hunting practices
  • Set hunting and fishing seasons and creel limits
  • Issuing hunting and fishing licenses
  • Set hunting & fishing regulations in Kentucky
  • Conduct tests for wildlife disease
  • Animal Reintroduction


Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Services: