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

  "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

  "Went again today, even with the clear blue sky. Not expecting to catch..." Freeman Lake

  "River is up and flowing hard. Fished for sauger this morning on what..." Falls of the Ohio

Kentucky Fishing Spots

Baughman Fork 7.9 miles
Boggs Fork 6.9 miles
Buffalo Creek 7.5 miles
Bull Run 8.7 miles
Cain Pole 7.2 miles
Calloway Creek 5.1 miles
Clear Creek 5.9 miles
Cotton Creek 8.3 miles
Cow Creek 8.8 miles
Crutcher Fork 7.7 miles
Dreaming Creek 3.8 miles
Dry Fork 9 miles
Dunbar Branch 5.7 miles
Elk Lick Creek 6.6 miles
Finney Fork 7 miles
Flint Creek 9.7 miles
Fourmile Creek 3.7 miles
Harris Branch 5.1 miles
Hicks Branch 3 miles
Hines Creek 6.1 miles
Honest Branch 7.6 miles
Indian Creek 5.9 miles
Irvine Lick 6.2 miles
Jacks Creek 5.5 miles
Jones Creek 9.6 miles
Jouett Creek 5 miles
Lake Reba 6.9 miles
Little Dry Fork 9.2 miles
Long Branch 8.2 miles
Long Branch 7.7 miles
Lost Fork 0.5 miles
Muddy Creek 5.9 miles
Raven Run 7.2 miles
Rocky Lick 5.2 miles
Smith Fork 4 miles
Stoner Branch 7.3 miles
Stony Run 1.3 miles
Tate Creek 8.8 miles
Twomile Creek 3.8 miles
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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 Green River Lake, Freeman Lake and Barren River Lake. Fish for Bowfin, Rainbow Trout or White Bass 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.