Kentucky Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in Kentucky

Largemouth Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Smallmouth Bass,  Catfish,  Brown Trout,  Crappie,  Rainbow Trout,  Rock Bass,  Walleye,   and 100 more

Kentucky Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 208   Rivers/Streams: 11,517   Reservoirs: 210   Others: 91   All: 12,026

Kentucky Fishing Reports

  "catching crappie 4-5 ft water on small minnows around bush and logs in..." Providence City Lake

  "Lots of good redeye in there. Real pretty place..." Crooked Creek

  "Fished point across from lost lodge dock, we fished from 10pm to around..." Pitman Creek

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

Kentucky Fishing Spots

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Kentucky Campgrounds

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Kentucky Fishing Licenses

For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Kentucky Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

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Fishing in the state of Kentucky, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 12,026 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Freeman Lake, Green River Lake and Barren River Lake. Fish for Bullhead, Bowfin or Sunfish or one of the other 34 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.