Elk hunting is now possible for hunters living
in the eastern United States
without the expense of traveling out west.
Elk have been introduced into Kentucky
and hunting is now open for both residents and non residents. However, elk permits are limited and sold to
hunters that have been successfully drawn in a lottery. This website is designed to assist you in
navigating through the available information on elk hunting in Kentucky so you can determine if you want to plan a Kentucky elk hunt. It provides general information needed for
entering the drawing, finding public lands open to hunting and some elk hunting
tips. There are links to various sites for more details.