Fishing in Kentucky
From the largest reservoirs in the South to intimate flowing trout streams, anglers are blessed with a plethora of year-round fishing opportunities in Kentucky. No matter what type of freshwater fish you seek, you’ll likely find it here – from the Muskie Capital of the South at Cave Run Lake to the giant blue cats of the Ohio River to Dale Hollow Lake, home of the world record smallmouth bass.
If you’re new to fishing or looking for a guided experience, outfitters and guide services all over the state stand ready to put you on fish. For the cost of a fishing license, you can experience memories that will last a lifetime on Kentucky’s waters.