From the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
-- Applications are now being taken for quota hunts at the 15,000-acre Blue Grass Army Depot near Richmond.
In addition to hunts for deer, dove and turkey, depot officials are adding waterfowl and rabbit hunting this year. The application deadline for mentor and adult hunts for dove is June 30. The deadline to apply for all other hunts is July 31.
The depot is no longer accepting mailed paper applications. Hunters who wish to apply for a hunt must do so online.
Hunters must create an online account to apply. Application fees are $10 for the first hunt and $2 for each additional hunt, payable online only.
Hunts offered at the depot include a dove mentor hunt Sept. 3; an all-ages dove hunt Sept.17; deer hunts on Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Nov. 5 and Dec. 3; and turkey hunts in October, December and April, among others. Depot officials will also offer several youth hunts for dove, deer, turkey and rabbit.
The area is managed for trophy deer, with a 15-inch minimum width restriction for bucks. For more information, call (859)779-6464.