Find the best places to fish in Kentucky
Kentucky is an angler's paradise. From two of the largest man-made lakes in the country, Kentucky and Barkley Lakes, to accessible streams and creeks, there are plenty of great places to wet a line in Kentucky. Lake fishing and river fishing in the Bluegrass State offer up a wide variety of species for anglers to pursue. Giant blue cats in the Ohio, trophy bass and crappie and even the Muskie Capital of the South, all await the eager fisherman in Kentucky's vast waterways. Whether you’re planning on a Kentucky lake fishing adventure or want to try your luck on a trout stream or creek, all you need is to get your license and decide which area to fish first – find a full list of places to fish in Kentucky below. Enterprising anglers can hire a guide from our list of Kentucky Outfitters and Guides for the latest fishing reports and tips on the best secret spots.
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Ohio River near Henderson, catfish, sauger & striper
22 acre lake, FINs lake, handicap accessible pier, boat ramp
60 RV sites, 30 primitive sites, boat ramp provides access to the Kentucky River, recreational facilities, camp store with supplies
18 RV sites with electic, water & sewer, 15 primitive tent sites, boat launch ramp with access to Kentucky River, general store with supplies
Canoe, kayak, rafting rentals and retail, guided trips, primitive camping on site, trips range in length and difficulty and are water dependent, fishing is popular on some tri...
Kentucky Lake, Bass, Crappie, Bluegill & white bass
Kentucky Lake, guides for variety of species
14.2 acres, FINs lake, bank access,
68 acre lake, boat ramp, ADA fishing pier, limited bank access, species include largemouth, bluegill & channel catfish
2,880 acres, rough mountainous terrain, fishing & boating available at Carr Creek Lake,
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