Squirrel-SeasonGOLDEN POND, Ky. (4/17/14) — Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area’s 2014 spring squirrel hunting season will open in Tennessee May 10 - June 8 and in Kentucky from May 17 - June 20.

Hunters must have a valid Kentucky or Tennessee state hunting license for the state in which they are hunting. Hunters age 16 and older must also have a Land Between The Lakes Hunter Use Permit. These are available at North and South Welcome Stations, Golden Pond Visitor Center, and wherever Kentucky and Tennessee state hunting licenses are sold.

Hunters must abide by all applicable regulations and stay within legal hunting areas. The Tennessee daily bag limit is 10 with a possession limit of 20, and in Kentucky, the limits are 6 and 12, respectively. Hunters are strongly encouraged to use a tick repellent containing permethrin during these seasons.

Come Outside and Play at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Land Between The Lakes provides outdoor recreation, lake access, land management, and environmental education for the public to enjoy. We encourage visitors to review the official website at www.lbl.org often for Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, safety information, maps, temporary trail and road closures, and more or call (800) LBL-7077 or (270) 924-2000. Follow us on Twitter @LBLScreechOwl or @LandBtwnLakes.

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