Elk NetworkNearly 80,000 Put in for Kentucky Elk Draw

General | May 11, 2018

Kentucky is home to the largest elk herd east of the Mississippi. And word is more than getting out.

Kentucky received a record number of 79,768 applications for its 2018 elk hunt. Interested hunters put in for the draw from as far away as Alaska and Hawaii.

The names of those selected for the quota hunts will be first revealed at a special event set for noon (Eastern time), May 15, at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg.

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(Photo source: Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife)