• Hunter Education Course


    Overview

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources' Hunter Education regulation requires anyone born on or after January 1, 1975 and age 12 or older to have a hunter education course completion card in their possession while hunting, as well as the appropriate Kentucky hunting license. For more information about this requirement, click here.

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    STUDENT COURSE: This training course includes study in Hunter Ethics, Wildlife Conservation and Identification, Field Care of Game, First Aid, Firearm Safety, Archery and Muzzleloading. The last session of the course will include a written test and a live fire exercise. All materials including firearms and ammunition are provided at NO CHARGE.

    INSTRUCTOR COURSE: This training is required for those interested in teaching or assisting with the Kentucky Hunter Education (HE) Student Course. The HE Student Course (orange card course) is required prior to attending an Instructor Course. All materials including firearms and ammunition are provided at NO CHARGE. s and ammunition are provided at NO CHARGE.

    Important Participants must be at least nine years of age to take the hunter education course.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources

    http://fw.ky.gov
  • Hunter Education Range Day


    Overview

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources' Hunter Education regulation requires anyone born on or after January 1, 1975 and age 12 or older to have a hunter education course completion card in their possession while hunting, as well as the appropriate Kentucky hunting license. For more information about this requirement, click here

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    RANGE DAY: This training is for those who have completed the classroom session of the hunter education course via alternative means (internet or CD-Rom). Students must bring the proper completion certificate from a KDFWR approved online course or CD-Rom. The range day will include a live fire exercise. All materials including firearms and ammunition are provided at NO CHARGE.

    Important Participants must be at least nine years of age to take the hunter education course.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources

    http://fw.ky.gov
  • Bowhunter Education Course


    Overview

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources' Hunter Education regulation requires anyone born on or after January 1, 1975 and age 12 or older to have a hunter education course completion card in their possession while hunting, as well as the appropriate Kentucky hunting license. For more information about this requirement, click here.

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    BOWHUNTER EDUCATION COURSE: A course which teaches the knowledge and skills required for safe, ethical and effective bowhunting. Persons who have completed the Kentucky Hunter Education Student Course can qualify as bowhunters by attending the 4-hour Bowhunter Education Add On course which is offered on some range days.

    BOWHUNTER EDUCATION ADD ON: This is an add on to a scheduled Hunter Education Student Course which will meet the requirement to receive a Bowhunter Education card. You must have completed the Hunter Education Course to qualify for certification.

    Important Participants must be at least nine years of age to take the bowhunter education course.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources

    http://fw.ky.gov