Public auction of surplus and confiscated items set for Oct. 30

Published 8:02 am Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Sale open to public at Kentucky Fish and Wildlife headquarters in Frankfort


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FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will conduct its fall public auction of surplus and confiscated items Oct. 30 at department headquarters in Frankfort.

Surplus auction items include boats, Yamaha and Evinrude boat motors, four-wheel-drive Chevy, Ford, Jeep and Dodge trucks, office equipment, Polaris and Bombardier ATVs, pond aerators and more. Bidding on surplus items is open to everyone.

Confiscated auction items include shotguns, rifles, pistols, bows, hunting equipment and more. Firearm brands being offered for sale include Browning, Remington, Benelli, Ruger, Winchester, Marlin, Rossi 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 terms and conditions of the auction. All items are sold as is.

Viewing begins at 8 a.m. (Eastern), with bidding to begin at 10 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.