Kentucky Elk drawing

Elk Banner 2019

 APPLY NOW for the 2019 Kentucky Elk Hunt Drawing!  

  • Take Your Pick -- Apply for any or all available permit types
  • Only $10 per application
  • NEW - The Archery/Crossbow Permit is now either-sex (bull or cow!) 
  • Ages 15 & younger may also apply for Youth Either-Sex Permits (25 now available)
  • Random Drawing -- Results will be announced on May 18:   
  • Biggest herd & hunt east of the Rockies -- 594 permits available
  • 6 of the Top 10 state record bulls were harvested in the past 4 years!

The deadline to apply is April 30 at midnight -- so don't wait and possibly forget to apply!

Frequently Asked Questions about the elk hunt drawing are found here.

More information about Kentucky's elk herd and the drawing is posted here.  

Thank you for participating in the drawing.  Proceeds from elk hunt drawing applications and elk hunt permits directly support elk management, research and public access in Kentucky.

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