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AKA: Herrington Reservoir

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Herrington Lake, KY

For boating and fishing, Herrington Lake in central Kentucky is a popular choice. 325 miles of shoreline surround this 2,300-acre lake, located between Burgin and Bryantsville, KY.

More than a dozen boat launch ramps and several marinas provide public access to this inviting body of water. One of the main draws here is an excellent variety of fish species. Three kinds of black bass, two kinds of catfish, two species of crappie, white bass and hybrid stripers all reside here in healthy numbers. Rental boats offered include pontoon boats, jon boats, kayaks and paddle boats.

Fishing Boats For Rent In Kentucky

What to fish for...

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, white bass and hybrid striped bass at Herrington Lake in Kentucky.

Primary fish species residing in Herrington Lake

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie White Bass Hybrid Striped Bass

Herrington 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

Chimney Rock Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
859-748-7625

Herrington Lake Marina
Rentals: Kayaks and pontoon boats
859 548-2282

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Bryant's Camp Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off Bryant's Camp Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Coffey's Cove Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Taylor Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

Gwinn Island Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Gwinn Island Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

Kennedy Camp Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off Kennedy Bridge Road, this is a one-lane, gravel ramp with gravel parking.

Marinas

Chimney Rock Marina
250 Chimney Rock Rd
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
859 748-7625

Herrington Lake Marina
136 Homestead Ln
Lancaster, KY 40444
859 548-2282

Click here for a Kentucky Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Pioneer Playhouse Campground - 859 236-2747

Chimney Rock RV Park - 859 748-5252

Camp Nelson RV Park - 859 548-2113

Herrington Lake KY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Herrington Lake
Herrington Lake Marina
136 Homestead Ln
Lancaster, KY 40444
859 548-2282

 

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