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LBL Quota Turkey Hunt Applications Available Online February 1st-28th


Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Applications will be available online February 1st, for the first six hunting days of the 2011 Turkey Season at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area.

Three quota hunts in both Kentucky and Tennessee during the first portion of the season require a prior application.  In Kentucky, quota hunts include a two-day youth hunt for hunters (under age 16 on the Kentucky portion of LBL) April 9th-10th, a two-day hunt April 12th-13th, and a two-day hunt April 16th-17th.  In Tennessee, quota hunts include a two-day youth hunt (for hunters 6-16 years old on the Tennessee portion) April 9th-10th, a two-day hunt April 12th-13th, and a two-day hunt April 16th-17th.  No hunting is permitted between these dates.

The non-quota hunting season, which does not require a prior application, is one 14-day hunt, April 18th-May 1st in Kentucky, and two 7-day hunts April 18th-24th and April 25th-May 1st in Tennessee.

The Quota Hunt application fee will remain at $5.00 for an online application. Hunters can apply online at February 1st-28th. Applicants can check the website at near the end of March to see if they were drawn. 

The 2011 Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) is now available on the website.  Printed copies are also available at the Golden Pond Visitor Center. Licensed motorized vehicles are only permitted on roads identified on the MVUM and on the LBL Recreation Map. Hunters will want to be sure to refer to the MVUM when scouting and hunting on LBL. 

About Land Between The Lakes

Land Between The Lakes is managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, in partnership with “Friends of LBL,” to provide public lands outdoor recreation and environmental education. We encourage visitors to review our website at each season, and throughout the season, for our Calendar of Events, maps, updates on programs and policies, safety information, and temporary trail and road closures. Additional LBL and “Friends of LBL” information is also available on our website or by calling 1-800-LBL-7077 or 270-924-2000.

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