New licenses due March 1

     New 2014-2015 Kentucky hunting and fishing licenses are due by March 1. The 2013-2014 licenses expire Feb. 28.
     New licenses are required annually.
     All hunters, 12 years of age and older, resident and non-resident, are required to purchase licenses and permits to hunt, as well, as all fishermen, 16 years of age and older, resident and non-resident, are required to purchase licenses and permits to fish, unless they are license-exempt.
     The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources offers a variety of licenses and permits for hunters and fishermen.
     Here is a list of the most popular ones:
– Annual Hunting– $20 resident; $140 nonresident
– Annual Fishing– $20 resident; $50 nonresident
– Annual Combination Hunting and Fishing– $30 resident; not available for nonresidents
– Senior/Disabled Combination Hunting and Fishing– $5 resident; not available for nonresidents
– Sportsman’s License (includes combination hunting/fishing, statewide deer permit, spring and fall turkey permits, state waterfowl permit, and trout permit.)- $95 resident; not available for nonresidents.
– Youth Sportsman’s License, ages 12-15 ( Includes youth hunting license, youth deer permit and youth turkey permit.      Fishing license, waterfowl permit and trout permit not required for youth.)- $30 resident and nonresident. *Youth may fish without a license until the age of 16.
     For a complete list of licenses and permits available for the 2013-2014 Hunting and Fishing Season, log on to 2014-2015 Licenses and Permits.
     Licenses and permits may be purchased in a variety of ways. The KDFWR has an online license sales site to purchase licenses and permits, where they accept Visa, Mastercard and Discover.
     They may also be purchased from license agents throughout the state or by phone at 877-598-2401. Some licenses are only available on the online license sales site.

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