With elk restoration in Kentucky completed, harvest management begins April 27, 2018

Kentucky Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... From 1997 through 2002, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife employees live-trapped 1,547 elk from wild herds in [other states] and transported them by truck to eight stocking sites in [Kentucky] ... last stocking in 2002. By 2005, the herd estimate had climbed to almost 6,000; by 2007, almost 8,000, and by 2010, the project goal of 10,000 was reached..,

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