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Cave Run Lake, KY

Famous for monster muskie, Cave Run Lake also has crappie, bass, bluegill and white bass. This 8,300-acre lake in the northeast part of the state, immediately southeast of Farmers, KY has over 200 miles of shoreline creating plenty of places to fish.

Several area campgrounds, a marina, convenience stores, fishing tackle, restaurants and a dozen boat ramps welcome visitors to the area. Boat rentals at the lake include both pontoon boats and fishing boats.

Fishing Boats For Rent In Kentucky

What to fish for...

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, white bass and muskie at Cave Run Lake in Kentucky.

Primary fish species residing in Cave Run Lake

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Most Popular Bass Lures
Most Popular Bass Lures

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Black crappie White crappie Bluegill White Bass Muskie

Cave Run Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Fishing Boat Rentals

Scott's Creek Marina
Rentals: Jon boats and pontoon boats
606 784-9666

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Bangor Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, north side, off Bangor Boat Dock Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Claylick Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off Clay Lick Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Leatherwood Creek Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Boat Ramp Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Longbow Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Long Bow, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Poppin Rock Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, north side, off State Road 519, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Scott Creek Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, east side, off FD 1278 Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Stoney Cove Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, south end of the dam, off Daniel Boone National Forest Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Twin Knobs Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, east side, off Twin Knobs, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Warix Run Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off Warix Run Boat Dock Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Zilpo Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Boat Ramp Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Marinas

Scott's Creek Marina
Scott's Creek Marina Rd KY-801
Morehead, KY 40351
606 784-9666

Click here for a Kentucky Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Twin Knobs Campground - 606 784-8816

Zilpo Campground - 606 768-2701

Outpost RV Park & Campground - 606 683-2311

Longbow Marina Campground - 606 768-2929

Cave Run Lake KY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Cave Run Lake
Cave Run Marina
4325 KY-801
Morehead, KY 40351
606 784-9666

 

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