Are you ready to even the score with the otters? Well, here’s the deal in the Bluegrass State. Recent regulation changes for the 2012-13 river otter season in Kentucky include the establishment of two harvest zones and a regional increase in the season bag limit.
The hunting and trapping seasons, which run concurrently, open at noon on Nov. 12, and continue through Feb. 28, 2013.
"The season bag limit is now 10 river otters per person, but no more than six may be taken in River Otter Zone 2," says Laura Patton, furbearer biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. "Otter populations continue to grow throughout the state with greater abundance in western and northern Kentucky."