Elk may be taken from any county outside the zone by hunters who possess an annual Kentucky hunting license and an Out-of-Zone Elk Permit. These hunters must follow deer season regulations and use only the legal elk hunting equipment outlined above, but are not required to possess a Statewide Deer Permit.
How much does it cost to hunt elk in Kentucky?
License and Permit Fees
|LICENSE / PERMIT||Resident||Nonresident|
|Quota Cow Elk Permit (if drawn)||$60.00||$400.00|
|Quota (Either Sex) Archery/Crossbow permit (if drawn)||$100.00||$550.00|
|Youth Elk Permit (if drawn)||$30.00||$200.00|
|Out-of-Zone Elk Permit||$30.00||$400.00|
Can non residents hunt elk in Kentucky?
How many elk hunt permits are awarded to nonresidents? Answer: Nonresident applicants receive no more than 10% of the total elk hunt permits in the drawing. Thus Kentucky residents receive 90% or more of the total permits awarded.
Can you buy an elk tag in Kentucky?
The available Kentucky Elk Tags are a premium Landowner Elk Tag. Once purchased, these tags are good for either sex elk and intermittently between September 11 through December 29, 2021. Specific season dates are provided at the Kentucky Elk Hunting link below.
What state has the best elk hunting?
The Best Hunting States
- Best Elk Hunting States:
- Arizona. Arizona is a state that takes years and years to draw and when you do draw, the hunting will be very good. …
- Nevada. Nevada has some incredible elk and you can buy landowner permits. …
- Montana. …
- Wyoming. …
- Washington and California. …
- Colorado and New Mexico. …
Can you hunt elk in Tennessee?
The only way you can hunt elk in Tennessee is to win a quota hunt or the TN Conservation Raffle and both opportunities are now available for entry! There’s lots of great reasons to want to hunt elk in Tennessee, but here’s a few that we wanted to highlight.