Shelby Lake Fishing near Shelbyville, Kentucky

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Details for Shelby Lake

Species Caught Here:

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Description for Shelby Lake, Shelby County, Kentucky

Shelby Lake is a reservoir located just 1.3 miles from Shelbyville, in Shelby County, in the state of Kentucky, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including pumpkinseed sunfish, black bass, panfish, carp, redbreast sunfish, bream/bluegill, largemouth bass, white bass, catfish, blue catfish, rock bass and sunfish here. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Shelby Lake.

Join us as we discuss the Kentucky Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.

Fishing Reports near Shelby Lake

  "I take my grandson to the L&N ponds and we caught about 18. I don't keep the fish, I throw back..." L and N Lake

  "Caught some bluegill off the dock And my brother caught a catfish. About 7 am. Talked to some guys..." Lake Jericho

  "Where are the majority of largemouth located at the lake?..." Sportsman Club Lake

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Fishing Times for Shelby Lake near Shelbyville, KY

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