Kentucky’s general spring season for wild turkeys opens Saturday. Some 90,000 hunters are expected to turkey hunt this spring. The number of 2-year-old gobblers is at record levels, and biologists predict a good season this year. During the recently concluded youth-only turkey weekend, April 3-4, hunters took more than 1,800 gobblers.
Complete details of all current hunting regulations are listed in the spring hunting guide, available wherever hunting licenses are sold or online at fw.ky.gov.
Some basics that hunters need to know before going afield include: