Category Archives: Sports

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Champion Standardbred Staying Together Died at the Kentucky Horse Park

Champion Standardbred, Staying Together, died October 28, 2019, at the Kentucky Horse Park where he had been retired after a successful pacing career. At the age of 30, the gelding was euthanized due to infirmities of old age. The champion known as “Stanley” came to the Kentucky Horse Park in September 1995.

“Staying Together became a close member of the Kentucky Horse Park family during his years at the Hall of Champions,” said Laura Prewitt, Executive Director of the Kentucky Horse Park. “As a member of the family, he will be missed terribly, and never forgotten.”

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Apply Soon for Youth-Mentor and Mobility Impaired Waterfowl Quota Hunts at State Fish Hatcheries

Online applications are being taken Nov. 1-15 for youth and mobility-impaired waterfowl quota hunts at two state-owned fish hatcheries near Frankfort and Morehead. Hunts will be available each Saturday and Sunday in January 2020.

Hunts will be conducted at the Minor Clark Fish Hatchery in Rowan County and the Peter W. Pfeiffer Fish Hatchery in Franklin County.

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West Virginia donates blue catfish to Kentucky

A generous donation of 15,000 blue catfish from the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources boosted fish populations in the Kentucky River.

“We’re grateful to West Virginia for helping us fortify blue catfish populations in areas where numbers are low and catfishing is popular,” said Paul Wilkes, acting director of fisheries for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

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WOLF CREEK NATIONAL FISH HATCHERY 2019 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery

OCTOBER
Oct. 08: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH Monthly Meeting 5 PM CDT (Russell County SKRECC)
Oct. 12: 2nd Saturday Fly Fishing Clinics: Two hour sessions, Must Pre-register – 10 AM and 1 PM CDT
Oct. 12: Make it, Take it, Give it Nature Craft Workshop
– Must Pre-register, fee will apply – 8 AM– noon CDT
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