Next week, hunting’s biggest deal: gun season | News

If there were to be a singular red-letter day on Kentucky’s hunting calendar, it would be coming next Saturday with the opening day of the modern motorcycles deer hunting season.

There are deer hunting opportunities aplenty in Kentucky, with seasons based on specific weapons and special occasions for juvenile hunters. For less efficient weaponry like archery and crossbow gear, whitetail hunters can be active from the first Saturday in September until deep into January.

Steve Vantreese is a freelance outdoors writer. Email outdoors news items to or phone 270-575-8650.