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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 great streams and creeks, there are plenty of 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 some prime Kentucky lake fishing or want to try your luck on a trout stream, all you need is to get your license and decide where to fish first – find a full list of places to fish in Kentucky here.

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Hartford, KY
137 acres, hunting and fishing, hilly & forested terrain
Cadiz, KY
Full service marina, Pontoon-Jet Ski-Runabout-Fishing boat rentals, fishing outfitter service, tackle, covered & uncovered slips,
Lake Barkley State Resort Park
Cadiz, KY
3,700 acre park, 57,920 acre lake, marina, hiking and biking trails, 78 campsties, managed quota hunts
Cadiz, KY
907 acres, mostly open water, waterfowl refuge
Dawson Springs, KY
784 acre lake, 23 miles of shoreline, water skiing allowed in Piney Creek portion on lake, fish for a number of species, boat access at Reddens Boat Ramp for a fee
Carlisle, KY
114 acre reservoir, fishing for bass, panfish & catfish, launch ramp and boat dock
Full service marina, house boat rentals, pontoon rentals, ski boat rentals, fishing boat rentals, covered & uncovered slips, hosts numerous boat races & poker run style events...
The State Dock Marina is located right inside the Lake Cumberland State Resort Park.  Rent houseboats, pontoons, kayaks, fishing boats, ski boats and more!
Jamestown, KY
50,250 acre lake, all black bass species, white bass, blulegill, crappie, rock bass, and walleye, 129 developed campsites, hiking and guided horse trails, 2 lodges, cottages, ...
Jamestown, KY
52,936 acres, 39,484 acres when lake is at summer pool, hunting, fishing, hiking & 6 miles of horseback trails, gently sloping creek bottoms, forested & open areas, numerous b...
Liberty, KY
79 acre man made lake, shoreline and boat fishing, no outboard motors, flat water canoe & kayak
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