GOLDEN POND, Ky. (6/18/13) – Applications for the 2013 Quota Deer Hunts at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area may be submitted July 1-31, online at www.lbl.org or by phone at 270-924-2065. The application fee is $5 online, or $7 by phone. After applying, applicants can check back in late-August to see if they were drawn.
Quota hunts provide unique recreational opportunities within the LBL region and help maintain a healthy deer population. Deer harvested on LBL are bonus deer and do not count toward statewide bag limits. All quota hunt permits will be either-sex permits. There is an LBL-wide one (1) antlered buck limit regardless of whether it is taken in Kentucky or Tennessee, or during archery season or a quota hunt.
Both adult and youth hunts will be available. The Youth Hunt is for hunters under age 16 in the Kentucky portion, and 6 through 16 years old in Tennessee on the first day of the applicable quota hunt. Youth hunters must possess a state-approved hunter safety card according to state regulations. Youth not required to have a hunter safety card must carry a signed safety verification form available on LBL’s website.
Each youth must be accompanied by an adult at least 21 years old who meets hunter safety requirements.
Information provided by Regina Roby
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