Title 301 | Chapter 003 | Regulation 022


301 KAR 3:022.License, tag, and permit fees.

Section 1.

Licenses, tags, and permits listed in this section shall be valid from March 1 through the last day of February the following year.

(1)

Sport fishing licenses:

(a)

Statewide annual fishing license (resident): twenty-three (23) dollars;

(b)

Statewide annual fishing license (nonresident): fifty-five (55) dollars;

(c)

Joint statewide fishing license (resident): forty-two (42) dollars;

(d)

Statewide three (3) year fishing license (resident): fifty-five (55) dollars; and

(e)

Trout permit (resident or nonresident): ten (10) dollars.

(2)

Commercial fishing licenses:

(a)

Commercial fishing license (resident), plus ten (10) resident commercial gear tags: $150;

(b)

Commercial fishing license (nonresident), plus ten (10) nonresident commercial gear tags: $600; and

(c)

Commercial fishing license for Asian carp and scaled rough fish (nonresident), plus ten (10) nonresident gear tags: $150.

(3)

Commercial fishing gear tags (not to be sold singly):

(a)

Commercial fishing gear tags (resident) block of ten (10) tags: fifteen (15) dollars;

(b)

Commercial fishing gear tags (nonresident) block of ten (10) tags: $100; and

(c)

Commercial fishing gear tags for Asian carp and scaled rough fish (nonresident), block of ten (10) tags: fifteen (15) dollars.

(4)

Hunting licenses:

(a)

Statewide hunting license (resident): twenty-seven (27) dollars;

(b)

Statewide hunting license (nonresident): $150;

(c)

Statewide junior hunting license (resident): six (6) dollars;

(d)

Statewide junior hunting license (nonresident): ten (10) dollars;

(e)

Shooting preserve hunting license (resident or nonresident): five (5) dollars; and

(f)

Migratory game bird and waterfowl permit (resident or nonresident): fifteen (15) dollars.

(5)

Combination hunting and fishing license (resident): forty-two (42) dollars.

(6)

Senior or disabled combination hunting and fishing license (resident): twelve (12) dollars.

(7)

Trapping licenses:

(a)

Trapping license (resident): twenty (20) dollars;

(b)

Trapping license (resident landowner – tenant): ten (10) dollars;

(c)

Trapping license (nonresident): $130; and

(d)

Junior trapping license (resident): five (5) dollars.

(8)

Game permits:

(a)

Resident bear: thirty (30) dollars;

(b)

Resident youth bear: ten (10) dollars;

(c)

Nonresident bear: $250;

(d)

Resident bear chase: thirty (30) dollars;

(e)

Resident youth bear chase: ten (10) dollars;

(f)

Resident quota cow elk permit: sixty (60) dollars;

(g)

Nonresident quota cow elk permit: $400;

(h)

Resident quota bull elk permit: $100;

(i)

Nonresident quota bull elk permit: $550;

(j)

Resident either sex archery and crossbow elk permit: $100;

(k)

Nonresident either sex archery and crossbow elk permit: $550.

(l)

Resident out-of-zone elk permit: thirty (30) dollars;

(m)

Nonresident out-of-zone elk permit: $400;

(n)

Resident deer permit: thirty-five (35) dollars;

(o)

Nonresident deer permit: $185;

(p)

Resident youth deer: ten (10) dollars;

(q)

Nonresident youth deer: fifteen (15) dollars;

(r)

Additional deer permit (resident or nonresident): fifteen (15) dollars;

(s)

Resident spring turkey: thirty (30) dollars;

(t)

Nonresident spring turkey: eighty-five (85) dollars;

(u)

Resident fall turkey: thirty (30) dollars;

(v)

Nonresident fall turkey: eighty-five (85) dollars;

(w)

Resident youth turkey: ten (10) dollars;

(x)

Nonresident youth turkey: fifteen (15) dollars;

(y)

Resident youth elk: thirty (30) dollars; and

(z)

Nonresident youth elk: $200.

(9)

Peabody individual permit: fifteen (15) dollars.

(10)

Sportsman's license (resident), which includes a resident hunting and fishing license, spring turkey permit, fall turkey permit, trout permit, state migratory game bird and waterfowl permit, and deer permit: ninety-five (95) dollars.

(11)

Junior sportsman's license (resident), which includes a junior hunting license, junior deer permit, and two (2) junior turkey permits: thirty (30) dollars.

(12)

Land Between the Lakes hunting permit: twenty (20) dollars.

(13)

Conservation permit: five (5) dollars.

Section 2.

Licenses, tags, and permits listed in this section shall be valid for the calendar year issued.

(1)

Live fish and bait dealer's licenses:

(a)

Live fish and bait dealer's license (resident): fifty (50) dollars; and

(b)

Live fish and bait dealer's license (nonresident): $150.

(2)

Commercial taxidermist license: $150.

(3)

Commercial guide licenses:

(a)

Commercial guide license (resident): $150; and

(b)

Commercial guide license (nonresident): $400.

(4)

Shooting area permit: $150.

(5)

Dog training area permit: fifty (50) dollars.

(6)

Collecting permits:

(a)

Educational wildlife collecting permit: twenty-five (25) dollars; and

(b)

Scientific wildlife collecting permit: $100.

(7)

Nuisance wildlife control operator's permit: $100.

(8)

Pay lake license:

(a)

Pay lakes obtaining all fish from private hatcheries only:

1.

Lakes with two (2) acres or less: $250; and

2.

Each additional acre or part of an acre: Fifty (50) dollars; and

(b)

Pay lakes obtaining all or a portion of catfish from public waters:

1.

Lakes with two (2) acres or less: $600; and

2.

Each additional acre or part of an acre: fifty (50) dollars.

(9)

Commercial captive wildlife permit: $150.

(10)

Commercial fish propagation permit: fifty (50) dollars.

(11)

Wildlife rehabilitator's permit: twenty-five (25) dollars.

(12)

Annual wildlife transportation permit: $250.

(13)

Peabody Wildlife Management Area annual event permit: $250.

(14)

Fish transportation permit: twenty-five (25) dollars.

Section 3.

Licenses, tags, and permits listed in this section shall be valid for three (3) years from the date of issue.

(1)

Falconry permit: seventy-five (75) dollars.

(2)

Noncommercial captive wildlife permit: seventy-five (75) dollars.

Section 4.

Licenses, tags, and permits listed in this section shall be valid for the date or dates specified on each.

(1)

Short-term licenses:

(a)

One (1) day resident fishing license: seven (7) dollars;

(b)

One (1) day nonresident fishing license: fifteen (15) dollars;

(c)

Seven (7) day nonresident fishing license: thirty-five (35) dollars;

(d)

One (1) day resident hunting license (not valid for deer, elk, or turkey hunting): seven (7) dollars;

(e)

One (1) day nonresident hunting license (not valid for deer, elk, or turkey hunting): twenty-five (25) dollars; and

(f)

Seven (7) day nonresident hunting license (not valid for deer, elk, or turkey hunting): sixty-five (65) dollars.

(2)

Individual wildlife transportation permit: twenty-five (25) dollars.

(3)

Special resident commercial fishing permit: $600.

(4)

Special nonresident commercial fishing permit: $900.

(5)

Commercial waterfowl shooting area permit: $150.

(6)

Shoot to retrieve field trial permits:

(a)

Per trial (maximum four (4) days): seventy-five (75) dollars; and

(b)

Single day: twenty-five (25) dollars.

(7)

Boat dock permit: $100 per ten (10) year permit period beginning January 1, 2008, except that the fee shall be pro-rated for the number of years remaining in the ten (10) year period.

(8)

Shoreline use permit: Valid for a fifteen (15) year permit period beginning January 1, 2010 and shall contain three (3) tiers:

(a)

Tier I: $100;

(b)

Tier II: $200;

(c)

Tier III: $300; and

(d)

The fees shall be pro-rated to the nearest five (5) year interval remaining in the fifteen (15) year permit period.

(9)

Peabody individual event permit: twenty-five (25) dollars.

(10)

Commercial roe-bearing fish buyer's permit:

(a)

Commercial roe-bearing fish buyer's permit (resident): $500; and

(b)

Commercial roe-bearing fish buyer's permit (nonresident): $1,000.

(11)

Commercial roe-bearing fish harvester's permit:

(a)

Commercial roe-bearing fish harvester's permit (resident): $500; and

(b)

Commercial roe-bearing fish harvester's permit (nonresident): $1,500.

(12)

Otter Creek Outdoor Recreation Area:

(a)

Daily Entry Permit: three (3) dollars, with children under twelve (12) free; and

(b)

Daily Special Activities Permit: seven (7) dollars.

(13)

Commercial foxhound training enclosure permit: $150.

Section 5.

Licenses, tags, and permits listed in this section shall be valid on a per unit basis as specified.

(1)

Ballard waterfowl hunt (per person, per day): fifteen (15) dollars.

(2)

Pheasant hunt permit (per person, per day): twenty-five (25) dollars.

(3)

Horse stall rental (per space, per day): two (2) dollars.

(4)

Dog kennel rental (per dog, per day): fifty (50) cents.

(5)

Captive cervid permit (per facility, per year): $150.

(6)

Noncommercial captive cervid permit (per facility, per three (3) years): seventy-five (75) dollars.

Section 6.

The following licenses listed in this section shall be valid from April 1 through March 31 of the following year:

(1)

Fur processor's license (resident): $150;

(2)

Fur buyer's license (resident): fifty (50) dollars; and

(3)

Fur buyer's license (nonresident): $300.

Section 7.

The following Otter Creek Outdoor Recreation Act permits shall be valid from July 1 through June 30 of the following year:

(1)

Annual Entry Permit: thirty (30) dollars, with children under twelve (12) free; and

(2)

Annual Special Activities Permit: seventy (70) dollars.

HISTORY: (18 Ky.R. 3556; 19 Ky.R. 391; eff. 7-22-1992; 21 Ky.R. 71; 1297; eff. 9-28-1994; 23 Ky.R. 1619; 2460; 12-11-1996; 24 Ky.R. 646; eff. 11-12-1997; 2754; eff. 8-17-1998; 26 Ky.R. 2021; 27 Ky.R. 76; eff. 7-17-2000; 3342; 28 Ky.R. 364; eff. 8-15-2001; 2425; 29 Ky.R. 435; eff. 8-12-2002; 1323; eff. 1-16-2003; 30 Ky.R. 695; 2570; 12-5-2003; 31 Ky.R. 350; eff. 8-26-2004; 841; eff. 1-4-2005; 1719; eff. 6-8-2005; 32 Ky.R. 944; eff. 2-3-2006; 33 Ky.R. 522; 1100; 1297; eff. 11-8-2006; 3456; eff. 8-6-2007; 34 Ky.R. 852; 1396; eff. 12-12-2007; 34 Ky.R. 2224; 35 Ky.R. 555; eff. 9-12-2008; 1508; eff. 3-6-09; 36 Ky.R. 1105; eff. 4-2-2010; 37 Ky.R. 1754; eff. 4-1-2011; 38 Ky.R. 1903; 39 Ky.R. 56; 208; eff. 8-2-2012; 40 Ky.R. 655; 1096; 1250; eff. 1-3-2014; 43 Ky.R. 2038; 44 Ky.R. 58; eff. 7-6-2017; 44 Ky.R. 58, 794, 1516; eff. 2-2-2018; 45 Ky.R. 755, 1186; eff. 12-7-2018; 45 Ky.R. 1186, 2722; eff. 5-31-2019.)

7-Year Expiration: 5/31/2026

Last Updated: 12/15/2021


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