Kentucky Elk Huntting
Picking the perfect state for elk hunting isn't an easy task. Hunters should give Kentucky a look when considering their next elk hunting trip. This section of our website is dedicated to Kentucky elk hunting and will help teach hunters about hunting elk in the Bluegrass State. We've also put together a list of Kentucky elk hunting outfitters to assist those hunters that want to use a guide for their future elk hunt. You don't need to be a novice hunter to need an outfitter, even expert hunters can benefit for the success of an elk hunting outfitter.
Regardless what state you end up deciding to hunt elk in you'll need to abide by that state's local laws and regulations for hunting. In Kentucky hunters are required to purchase a hunting license and additionally if you want to hunt elk an elk lottery permit. Kentucky also limits the dates you are able to actually hunt elk. These dates, rules and regulations are enforced by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. The income brought in by hunting licenses and permits are what actually fund elk management and conservation programs.
- Kentucky Elk Hunting Outfitters
- Kentucky Elk Hunting Laws and Regulations
- Kentucky Elk Hunting Facts and Statistics
- Kentucky Trophy Elk Pictures
Below is a compilation of elk hunting outfitters that offer elk hunts and elk hunting services in the state of Kentucky. This list was compiled by looking for available outfitters and does not mean we endorse or recommend the below listed outfitters. It's very important that you properly research any outfitter that you plan on using. It's important to conduct all research on that elk hunting outfitter before you make any cash deposits. You can contact us if you operate an elk hunting outfit in Kentucky and would like to be listed below.
- Bulls & Beards Guide - 606-523-8492 - kybullsandbeardsguideservice.com
- Elk Country Outfitters - 606-259-1667 - elkcountryoutfitters.com
- Grace Elk Outfitters - 606-909-4545 - graceelkoutfitters.com
- Kentucky Antler Company - 877-881-4551 - kyantlerco.com
- Low Gap Outfitters - 606-216-4276 - lowgapoutfitters.com
- Shady Creek Outfitters - 606-634-7640 - shadycreekoutfitters.com
Prior to your Kentucky elk hunt you'll want to review the current hunting laws and regulations for the state of Kentucky. These regulations are developed and enforced by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. Kentucky has a successful anti-poacher program and any hunters found to be illegally harvesting animals can face severe fines and even time in the county jail. You'll also want to make sure if you're using an elk hunting outfitter that they also follow all hunting laws and regulations. It's recommended that you read our 8 questions to ask an outfitter article located on our elk hunting outfitters web page.
You can report poaching by calling 1-800-252-5378 - Help prevent poaching in Kentucky!
- Annual Elk Harvest - 725 (2011 - Elk Harvest and Elk Public Land Harvest)
- Record Elk (Non Typical) - 372 6/8 Score in 2009 by Terrell Royalty in Knott County
Below is a few elk hunting trophy pictures from past Kentucky elk hunts. If you want to view more photos we recommend that you view our elk hunting pictures archive. You might also like our elk hunting video archive if you want to physically watch some elk get harvested on past Kentucky elk hunts.