When is Hunting Season In Kentucky

Deer

Archery: September 7 to January 20 2020

Crossbow: September 21 to January 20

Modern gun: November 9 to November 24

Muzzleloader: October 19 to December 22

Youth free: December 28 to December 29

Youth only: October 12 to October 13

Elk

Archery and crossbow: September 14 to September 27 2019 and December 7 to December 13 2019

Firearm: September 28 to October 2 and October 5 to October 9 (bull antlered), November 30 to December 4 2019 and December 28 to January 1 (cow antlerless)

Bear

Archery/crossbow (proposed dates): October 26 to November 1

Chase only: September 9 to September 30

Modern hunt (proposed dates): December 14 to December 20

Quota hunt with dogs (proposed dates): October 21 to November 3

Turkey

Archery: September 7 to January 20

Crossbow: October 1 to October 20 and November 9 to December 31

Shotgun: October 26 to November 1 and December 7 to December 13

Small Game

Rabbit: November 1 to February 10 2020

Quail: November 1 to February 10 2020

More information on state website.