Department of Fish and Wildlife
Department to conduct auction of surplus and confiscated items Oct. 26 in Frankfort

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, October 21, 2015  
Contact Information:  1-800-858-1549  

FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will conduct its fall auction of surplus and confiscated items Oct. 26 at department headquarters in Frankfort.

Surplus auction items include boats, motors, trucks, a backhoe, mowers, tractors and various farm and office equipment. Anyone may bid on surplus items.

Confiscated auction items will include shotguns, rifles, pistols, tree stands, bows and more. Under state law, only qualified Kentucky residents may bid on confiscated items.

A list of all items to be offered at auction is available online at, the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife website. The list also includes the stipulations of the auction. All items are sold as is.

Viewing begins at 8 a.m. (Eastern), with bidding to begin at 9 a.m. The auction will be held near the Salato Wildlife Education Center, which is located on the headquarters campus of Kentucky Fish and Wildlife at 1 Sportsman’s Lane. Visitors may find the headquarters complex off U.S. 60 in Frankfort, approximately 1 ½ miles west of the intersection with U.S. 127. A bronze deer statue marks the entrance.