accepted logic that has become community wide with
hunters passing on young deer, is is being recognized by
the number of trophy deer taken in Kentucky. The
official recordings speak loud and clear.
- During the past three
seasons, 172 deer reported to Kentucky Fish and
Wildlife qualified for entry into the Boone &
Crockett record book, including a record 68 taken
during the 2011-2012 season deer season.
- Recordings from 2010
show, the trophy deer taken in Kentucky came from 44
different Kentucky counties. In the past three
seasons, trophy deer have been harvested from 81 of
120 Kentucky counties.
- Some of the Kentucky
counties that produced the most Boone & Crockett
record book deer the past three seasons include:
Ohio and Whitley, seven deer; Casey, Greenup and
Hardin, six deer; Boone and Owen, five deer;
Christian, Lewis, Shelby and Todd, four deer, and
Bracken, Campbell, Fulton, Gallatin, Henry, Kenton
and McLean, three deer.
"Kentucky deer hunters have
an opportunity to harvest trophy class deer in virtually
any county," ....