Kentucky fish and wildlife

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11:55 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Jonathan Gassett Resigns Under Scrutiny


The head of Kentucky's Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has resigned the position he has held since 2005.

The chairman of the department's commission says Jonathan W. Gassett submitted a letter of resignation Thursday evening.

Commission chairman Stuart Ray says Gassett is resigning to pursue outside interests.

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10:42 am
Mon January 14, 2013

92 Birds Killed in Kentucky's Second Sandhill Crane Hunting Season

Kentucky’s second sandhill crane hunting season is officially over. This year hunters killed 92 birds—42 more than last year.

Most of the birds killed were in Hardin and Barren counties on private land. No more than 400 birds could be hunted during the season, and the actual amount taken didn’t come even close to that. But Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Migratory Bird Specialist Rocky Pritchert says the department is counting the season as a success.

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