Land Between the Lakes Turkey Quota Hunt Application Deadline is February 28th

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – The deadline for Turkey Quota Hunt Permit applications at Land Between The Lakes is February 28th, 2015. Hunters may apply online, 24/7, at www.lblquotahunt.hometracker.com/ or by phone until 4:00pm February 27th.

If applying by phone, call 270.924.2065, 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday. Application fees are $5.00 online and $7.00 by phone.

Three quota hunts in both the Kentucky and Tennessee portions of Land Between The Lakes require prior application.

Hunting is not permitted between these dates.

Hunting provides recreational opportunities within the region and helps maintain healthy wildlife populations.

Kentucky Quota Hunts:

  1. April 11th-12th; Youth hunt (for hunters under age 16)
  2. April 14th-15th; Adult hunt
  3. April 18th-19th; Adult hunt

Tennessee Quota Hunts:

  • April 11th-12th; Youth hunt (for hunters 6-16 years old)
  • Photo by Ray Stainfield – April 14th-15th; Adult hunt
  • April 18th-19th; Adult hunt

To improve the quality of quota turkey hunts, Land Between The Lakes reduced the number of quota permits for each hunt. Applicants can check the quota hunt website, lblquotahunt.hometracker.com/, beginning March 18, to see if they were drawn.

The non-quota hunting season, which does not require prior application, runs for fourteen days, April 20th-May 3rd in Kentucky. Two seven-day hunts occur in Tennessee April 20th-26th and April 27th-May 3rd.

Hunters harvesting a turkey in either state on a Land Between The Lakes quota hunt may now hunt the first week of the Tennessee non-quota hunt. As always, a state license and Land Between The Lakes Hunter Use Permit are required.

Hunter Use Permits may be purchased online at www.landbetweenthelakes.us/reservations

The Land Between The Lakes Recreation Map is available showing hunt area boundaries, and may be purchased at facilities for $3,00 or viewed online for free at www.landbetweenthelakes.us/visit/maps/ .

Hunters will find the official 2015 Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) online, or can pick up a printed copy at Golden Pond Visitor Center.

When scouting and hunting on Land Between The Lakes, licensed motorized vehicles are only permitted on roads identified on the official 2015 Motor Vehicle Use Map.

The following link will take you to Flickr where you will find the photo included in this news release, along with photo credit, caption, and additional photos for downloading:  www.flickr.com/photos/lblkytn/sets

About Land Between the Lakes

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area manages more than 170,000 acres in western Kentucky and Tennessee as part of the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Agriculture’s public lands program. Land Between The Lakes offers outdoor recreation, lake access, land management, and environmental education to over 1.4 million visitors annually. The Friends of Land Between The Lakes works in partnership with the Forest Service providing program services, funds development, and volunteer support.

To find more information about Land Between The Lakes, log on to the official website at www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call toll-free at 1.800.LBL.7077 or local at 270.924.2000.

For more information on the Friends of Land Between The Lakes, log on to www.friendsoflbl.org. To subscribe to the official electronic newsletter, send an email to . Land Between The Lakes official Twitter accounts include @LBLScreechOwl, @LBLNature, @LBLHomeplace, and @LandBtwnLakes.

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