archery-hunterGOLDEN POND, Ky. (8/22/14) — Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area invites the public to participate in archery deer season which begins in September.

All hunters must possess State Hunting License/Deer Permit, Land Between The Lakes Hunter Use Permit (age 16 and over), and a Hunter Safety Card according to Kentucky or Tennessee state regulations.

Kentucky

  • Archery: Sept. 6-Jan. 19
  • Crossbow: Oct. 1-19 and Nov. 8-Dec. 31
  • Youth Quota Hunt: Oct. 25-26
  • Adult Quota Hunt: Nov. 22-23

Tennessee

  • Archery/Crossbow: Sept. 27-Jan. 4
  • Youth Quota Hunt: Oct. 18-19
  • Adult Quota Hunt: Nov. 14-15 and Nov. 29-30

Archery and crossbow hunting is not permitted one day immediately before each quota hunt or during quota hunts.

Reference the 2014-2015 Deer Hunting Information for specific regulations, as well as state regulations. Information is available at visitor facilities and http://www.landbetweenthelakes.us/seendo/outdoor-rec/hunting/. Deer harvested on both the Kentucky and Tennessee portions of Land Between The Lakes are bonus deer; they do not count towards statewide deer bag limits. Deer hunting provides a unique recreational opportunity within the region and helps maintain a healthy deer population.

Licensed archers with required state licenses or permits may harvest one turkey (either sex), squirrels, woodchucks, coyotes and armadillos.

Hunters can hone their archery skills on the archery practice range and the field archery range at the Golden Pond Target Range, located just off US68/Kentucky 80. The range is open from dawn to dusk on a first-come, first-served basis and closes on Wednesday mornings until 11a.m. for weekly clean-up.

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area manages more than 170,000 acres in western Kentucky and Tennessee as part of the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Agriculture’s public lands program. Land Between The Lakes offers outdoor recreation, lake access, land management, and environmental education to over 1.4 million visitors annually. The Friends of Land Between The Lakes works in partnership with the Forest Service providing program services, funds development and volunteer support.

To find more information about Land Between The Lakes, log on to the official website at www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call toll-free at (800) LBL-7077 or local at (270) 924-2000. For more information on the Friends of Land Between The Lakes, log on to www.friendsoflbl.org.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Land Between The Lakes

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Lady Colonels Drop One- Run Game to Calloway County

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (4/17/15) — Christian County, ranked No. 18 in the latest Kentucky Softball Coaches Association Top… Read More

KCTCS President's Visit to WKCTC Provides Insight to Community Needs

PADUCAH, Ky. (4/17/15) — On April 16, West Kentucky Community and Technical College was the next stop in Kentucky… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 13, 2015 6196

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 17, 2015 5411

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 14, 2015 5000

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 3930

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 16, 2015 3380

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

March 18, 2015 10075

UPDATE: Hanson Man Located in Henderson, Taken to…

by Trooper Stu Recke
April 02, 2015 8462

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 17, 2015 5411

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 18, 2015 3930

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 17, 2015 1277

Madisonville Police Reports Released

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 17, 2015 1235

Two Charged in Connection with Powderly Firearms…

by SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 1109

Police Officers Building Up Community by Helping…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 1022

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 942

MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage Drinking

by Lt. Billy Poe
April 17, 2015 890

'The Bidding is On' at Annual Library Auction

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 717

Free Seedling Plantings Available While Supplies…

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 639

Brown Pitches Baseball to Series Opener over…

by UK Athletics