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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass, hybrid striped bass and muskie at Fishtrap Lake in Kentucky.
Fishtrap Lake, KY

A boat launch ramp at each end of Fishtrap Lake provides easy access for boating and fishing on the lake. It is a 1,130-acre lake in the eastern corner of Kentucky, 10 miles southeast of Pikeville. Fishing enthusiasts can peruse about 40 miles of shoreline by boat in search of hybrid stripers, bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, sunfish and musky. Some areas for fishing from the bank are available near boat launch ramps and other places where country roads access the lake. There is no marina, rental boats, lodging or amenities at the lake, so come prepared. Camping is available off Grapevine Road, or near the dam.

Primary fish species residing in Fishtrap Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White Crappie Walleye Bluegill White Bass Hybrid Stripers Muskie

Fishtrap Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: NO
Lodging: NO
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

Today's Weather & Forecast

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Grapevine Campground - 606 437-7496

US Army Corps of Engineers Campground - 606 437-7496

Fishtrap Lake KY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Fishtrap Lake
Grapevine Campground
100 Old Rd
Phyllis, KY 41554
606 437-7496

 

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