Fishing At Kentucky Lake
AKA: Kentucky Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, redear sunfish, warmouth, white bass, yellow bass, yellow perch, striped bass, hybrid striped bass, chain pickerel, paddlefish and sauger at Kentucky Lake in Kentucky.
Camping, boating and fishing at Kentucky Lake is as good ad it gets. Plenty of campgrounds and RV parks are scattered all around this 160,000-acre lake. Over 2,000 miles of shoreline, about half in Tennessee and half in Kentucky, can be explored in search of multiple species of fish. Bass, crappie, stripers, hybrid stripers, catfish, sunfish, pike, walleye, sunfish, and giant paddlefish all roam these waters. The lake is easily accessed from all directions and access to the shoreline for fishing from the bank is easily located. More than a dozen marinas serve boaters and anglers with fuel, boat rentals, fishing tackle, ice, food, and boating supplies. Picnicking, hiking, sightseeing and lodging options also surround the lake in almost every direction.Come enjoy some of the best fishing in KY, right here at Kentucky Lake. Marinas around the lake offer kayaks, canoes, jon boats, pontoons, fishing boats, power boats and pleasure boats for rent, or bring your own.
Primary fish species residing in Kentucky Lake
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Kentucky Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Big Bear Marina
Rentals: Jon boats and pontoon boats
Hester's Resort & Marina
Rentals: Bass boats, fishing boats, kayaks and pontoon boats
Rentals: Fishing boats, bass boats, kayaks and fishing pontoon boats
Kentucky Dam Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats, kayaks and pontoon boats
Lakeside Campground and Marina
Lakeview Cottages & Marina
Rentals: Bass boats and pontoon boats
Moors Resort & Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats and fishing pontoon boats
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Kentucky Lake Resort and RV Park - 270 362-8652
Water's Edge RV Park & Marina - 270 436-5321
Wildcat Creek Campground - 270 436-5628
Canal Campground - 270 362-4840
Stagecoach Station Campground - 270 410-2267
Cypress Lakes RV Park - 270 395-4267
Paducah, I-24, Kentucky Lake KOA Campground - 270 395-5841
Hillman Ferry Campground - 270 924-2181
Lazy Daz RV Park - 270 703-1214
Twin Lakes Backcountry Area Campground - 270 924-2000
Kentucky Lake KY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Kentucky Dam Marina
466 Marina Dr
Gilbertsville, KY 42044
Fishing lakes in each state.
Kentucky Lake in Kentucky.
General Fishing Info
Information about fishing lakes in Kentucky
Kentucky Lake, in southern KY offers great fishing for bass, crappie, stripers, hybrid stripers, catfish, sunfish, pike, walleye, sunfish, and paddlefish.