LICENSE / PERMIT FEES Resident Nonresident
LICENSES Annual Fishing $23 $55
Joint Married Couple Annual Fishing $42 Not available
1-Day Fishing $7 $15
3-Year Fishing (available online at only) $55 Not available
Nonresident 7-Day Fishing Not available $35
Trout Permit $10
Annual Hunting $27 $150
1-Day Hunting (not valid for deer, elk, turkey or bear) $7 $25
7-Day Hunting (not valid for deer, elk, turkey or bear) Not available $65
Annual Youth Hunting (ages 12-15 only) $6 $10
Shooting Area License (available online at only) $5
Annual Trapping $20 $130
Annual Landowner/Tenant Trapping $10 Not available
Annual Youth (ages 12-15) Trapping $5 Not available
COMBOS Annual Combination Hunting/Fishing $42 Not available
Senior/Disabled Sportsman’s License* (includes same license and permits as Resident Sportsman’s License, plus additional deer permits.) $12 Not available
Sportsman’s License* (Includes combination hunting/fishing license, state- wide deer permit, spring and fall turkey permits, state migratory game bird- waterfowl permit and trout permit.) $95 Not available
Youth (ages 12-15) Sportsman’s License* (Includes youth hunting license, youth deer permit and 2 youth turkey permits.) $30 Not available
DEER Statewide Deer Permit (four deer) $35 $185
Youth (ages 12-15) Deer Permit (four deer) $10 $15
Additional Deer Permit (two deer) $15
BIRDS Spring Turkey Permit (statewide) (two turkeys) $30 $85
Youth (ages 12-15) Turkey Permit (one turkey, spring or fall) $10 $15
Fall Turkey Permit (statewide)(four turkeys) $30 $85
Kentucky Migratory Bird/Waterfowl Permit $15
Federal Duck Stamp (available at post offices and online at $25
Pheasant Quota Hunt Permit (if drawn) $25
Sandhill Crane Permit (quota hunt, apply in Sept. at $3 $3
ELK Elk Drawing Application $10
Youth Elk Drawing Application $10
Quota Bull Elk Firearm Permit (if drawn) $100 $550
Quota Cow Elk Firearm Permit (if drawn) $60 $400
Quota (either sex) Archery/Crossbow Permit (if drawn) $100 $550
Quota Youth Elk Permit (if drawn; youth drawn for other permits pay full cost) $30 $200
Out-of-Zone Elk Permit $30 $400
BEAR Bear Permit $30 $250
Youth Bear Permit $10 Not available
Bear Chase Permit $30 Not available
Youth Bear Chase Permit $10 Not available
AREAS Ballard WMA 1-Day Waterfowl Permit $15
Peabody WMA User Permit $15
Land Between The Lakes (LBL) Hunter Use Permit
(other LBL permits available online at
Otter Creek ORA Admission Fees (per person) (available online at Daily: $3, annual: $30, children under 12: free.
Otter Creek ORA Special Activity Fees (per person, for use of horse trails, mountain bike trails and shooting range) (available online at Daily: $7, annual: $70
OTHER Bobcat Permit (required for hunters) Free
Temporary Hunter Education Exemption Permit (Hunter Apprentice Opportunity; available online at only) Free (limited time only)
Habitat Improvement and Public Access Donation (voluntary; available at only) Any amount


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