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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill and white bass at Nolin River Lake in Kentucky.

Nolin River Lake, KY

Great fishing draws anglers to Nolin River Lake, which is a 5,800-acre lake in the west-central part of the state. Nolin Lake State Park is a great place to headquarter for a boating or fishing excursion. There are campsites, RV hookups, a boat launch ramp and plenty of activities for the whole family. There are several other campgrounds and lodging scattered around the lake as well. Explore over 170 miles of shoreline in search of two kinds of bass, two kinds of crappie, walleye and sunfish. There are plenty of areas around the lake for bank fishing, portage of canoes and kayaks, or just enjoying the view. Rental boats are available at the marinas.

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Primary fish species residing in Nolin River Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Black crappieWhite CrappieWalleye Bluegill White Bass

Nolin River 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

Wax Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats and kayaks
270 242-7205

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Cave Hollow Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off Wilderness Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

Iberia Recreation Center Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off Peoria Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

Moutardier Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Moutardier Road, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Nolin River Dam Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Nolin Dam Road, at the east end of the dam, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Nolin State Park Campground Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off Brier Creek Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Wax Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Peoria Road, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Marinas

Ponderosa Boat Dock Marina
865 Ponderosa Rd
Clarkson, KY 42726
270 242-7215

Wax Marina
14008 Peonia Rd
Clarkson, KY 42726
270 242-7205

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Nolin Lake State Park Campground - 270 286-4240

Moutardier Campground - 270 286-4230

Wax Campground - 270 242-7587

Dog Creek Campground - 270 524-5454

Brier Creek Campground - 270 286-9222

Nolin River Lake KY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Nolin River Lake
Nolin Lake State Park
2998 Brier Creek Rd
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259
270 286-4240

 

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