Last December a conservation officer for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources http://www.fw.ky.gov answered a call about a reported mountain lion. What followed sparked an avalanche of public outrage. Read my take on it in the March issue of Kentucky Monthly. http://www.kentuckymonthly.com/explore/field-notes/mountain-lion-kentucky/.
It was stocking day on a small stream I occasionally fish. I usually avoid stocking day but I was in the neighborhood and stopped by. I arrived around mid afternoon and the stocking truck had come and gone, leaving behind – according to the state game agency website – “1,000, 9 to 11 inch rainbowContinue reading “Stocking Day”
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ www.fw.ky.gov nine-member commission has called a special meeting for Friday morning at the Game Farm headquarters. The board is expected to vote on hiring a commissioner. The meeting will begin at 8:30. Commission members are appointed by the governor to four-year appointments. The nine member commission hires the agencyContinue reading “KDFWR Commission Set to Hire Agency Director”
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will dole out 1,000 elk tags for the 2014 season. It’s a quota draw. To get your name in the pot, apply by midnight (Eastern time) April 30. Costs $10 to apply. The drawing will be next week. Apply on line at http://www.fw.ky.gov. Kentucky is home toContinue reading “KDFWR Elk Hunt Application Deadline April 30”
Attention Kentuckians and anyone wise enough to fish in the Bluegrass State: Weary of winter and anxious to fish? The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources www.fw.ky.gov is pumping trout into areas waters. Get out and catch some. Jefferson County waters Miles Park Lakes 3 and 4, Green Heron, Angler and Fisherman’s Park Lakes 3 and 4Continue reading “Kentucky Trout Stocking Time”