Kentucky’s elk hunt drawing deadline is April 30. Options for adults and youth ages 15 and younger are available.

The official elk draw will be May 13 at KYGUNCO in Bardstown. Tickets for a chance to hunt are limited. There are 594 permits available. Those permits include 150 for bull firearm; 244 for cow firearm; 175 for cow or bull archery/crossbow; and 25 for youth. Go to the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife website and search “Elk Hunt” for more information on how to apply.