The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will conduct its spring public auction of surplus and confiscated items May 6 at the department’s main campus in Frankfort.
Surplus auction items include tools, outboard motors up to 300 horsepower, boats including 24-foot Boston whalers, cars, four-wheel-drive trucks 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, Sig Sauer, Mossberg, Winchester, Marlin, Savage, 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 fw.ky.gov, the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife website. The list also includes the terms and conditions of the auction. All items are sold as is. Details of purchase requirements are available at the Kentucky Finance Cabinet’s auction page, or by clicking this link.
Viewing begins at 8 a.m. (Eastern), with bidding to begin at 10 a.m. The auction will be near the Salato Wildlife Education Center, which is 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.