Squirrel Hunt Follows End of Soaked Turkey Season | local sports

Today marks the beginning of Kentucky’s spring squirrel hunting season, an additional five weeks of small-game hunting opportunities.

Kentucky’s traditional squirrel hunting season, which begins the third Saturday in August, is already the longest hunting season in the state. The spring season, this year from May 15 to June 18, offers small game hunters even more options.

Steve Vantreese is a freelance outdoor writer. Email outdoor news to outdoors@paducahsun.com or call 270-575-8650.