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Fishing Kentucky

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Kentucky Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Kentucky.

Kentucky Fishing Regulations

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Kentucky Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Kentucky Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Kentucky's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Kentucky Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Kentucky.

  • New fishing regulations out for 2018
  • The regulations go into effect March 1. "Anglers requested this regulation," said Ron Brooks, director of Fisheries for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. "The amount of hours spent crappie fishing and the fishing pressure on crappie .
  • kentuckybarkleynews.com
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  • 2/21/2018 12:19:00 PM
  • 2021 to Sunshine
  • See who will claim the title as Forrest Wood Cup champion. Brandon Hunter explains how he sets up his Lowrance HDS units to catch more fish on Kentucky Lake.
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 2/19/2018 4:40:00 PM
  • New fishing regulations on tap for 2018
  • The regulations go into effect March 1. “Anglers requested this regulation,” said Ron Brooks, director of Fisheries for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “The amount of hours spent crappie fishing and the fishing pressure on ...
  • Bowling Green Daily News
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  • 2/16/2018 10:27:00 PM
  • St. Joseph's Academy kicks off fish fry season in Walton
  • WALTON, Ky (WKRC) - Friday marked the first fish fry Friday of the Lenten season. Local 12's Megan Moore stopped out at St. Joseph's Academy in Walton, Kentucky to take a look at the preparations for opening night. This year St. Joseph's is adding an ...
  • Local 12 WKRC Cincinnati
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  • 2/16/2018 3:13:00 PM
  • Changes to 2018 Kentucky fishing regulations
  • (WYMT) - There will be some changes to Kentucky fishing regulations this year. The biggest change is a reduction in the statewide daily creel limit, from 30 fish to 20 fish for Crappie. The creel limit on brown trout is reduced from three fish to just one
  • WYMT
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  • 2/16/2018 4:26:00 AM
  • KY Afield Outdoors: New Fishing Regulations for 2018
  • The regulations go into effect March 1. "Anglers requested this regulation," said Ron Brooks, director of Fisheries for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. "The amount of hours spent crappie fishing and the fishing pressure on crappie .
  • ColumbiaMagazine
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  • 2/16/2018 12:34:00 AM
  • B.A.S.S. Announces College, High School National Championship Locations
  • “Henry County is excited to once again host the Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series National Championship presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods out of Paris Landing on beautiful Kentucky Lake, ” said Henry County Tourism Authority CEO David ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/14/2018 6:52:00 AM
  • GoPro - Shaun Bailey - Final Day on Havasu
  • See who will claim the title as Forrest Wood Cup champion. Brandon Hunter explains how he sets up his Lowrance HDS units to catch more fish on Kentucky Lake.
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 2/13/2018 9:26:00 PM
  • Kentucky megachurch lake offers the chance to repent, fish
  • NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky megachurch is opening up its lake, with the intention of providing both salvation and fish. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the 2.6-acre (1-hectare) lake used for baptisms on the Nicholasville campus of Southland ..
  • Herald-Dispatch
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  • 2/12/2018 1:40:00 PM
  • Fishing scene sluggish for winter anglers
  • Kentucky Lake’s winter fishing scene this week delivered challenging conditions to anglers hoping to treat cabin fever with a few days out on the water full of warm sunshine and light breezes. It didn’t turn out that way, however. Cold days with rain ...
  • The Paris Post-Intelligencer
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  • 2/9/2018 2:15:00 PM
  • Lake at Lexington-area church open for fishing
  • “We stocked the lake with trout on Tuesday, Feb. 6,” said Dane Balsman, coordinator of the FINs program for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “The lake is on the church property off Harrodsburg Road. This is a highly desired are
  • WKYT 27
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  • 2/8/2018 8:35:00 PM
  • Kentucky Crappie Fishing Outlook 2018
  • With the weather warming, crappie are getting ready to spawn, which means Kentucky crappie fishing is ready to rock. Here are a few places you should consider this year. Anglers enjoyed excellent crappie fishing across the Bluegrass State in 2017, and the
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 2/6/2018 6:32:00 PM
  • Lane's Florida Triumph A Long Time Coming
  • Lane has won an Elite Series tournament (2009 Kentucky Lake), two FLW Series events (2007 and 2009 at the Potomac River) along with two Major League Fishing titles and the PAA Corporate Cup, but he had badly wanted to win a Bassmaster Open and finally ...
  • BassFan
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  • 2/6/2018 6:03:00 AM
  • Attorney General warns of 'catfishing' scams
  • FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - People who use online dating sites and social media need to be cautious of online "catfishing" scams, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear said Monday. According to Merriam-Webster's online dictionary, a "catfish" is defined as "a
  • WKYT 27
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  • 2/5/2018 7:41:00 PM
  • Day 5 - Frederick on Lake Okeechobee
  • See who will claim the title as Forrest Wood Cup champion. Brandon Hunter explains how he sets up his Lowrance HDS units to catch more fish on Kentucky Lake.
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 2/2/2018 6:54:00 PM
  • Winter fishing resumes, anglers back out in force
  • After several weeks of inclement weather that had Kentucky Lake anglers staying indoors and close to the fire, the winter fishing scene has resumed and not a bit too soon. Most anglers were suffering from cabin fever and anxious to wet a hook. A few had ..
  • The Paris Post-Intelligencer
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  • 2/2/2018 1:48:00 PM
  • Learn To Play The Shell Game
  • We hear of anglers fishing “shell bars” and we tend to envision summer ledge fishing on TVA powerhouses like Kentucky Lake, Guntersville or Chickamauga. All good examples, for sure, but that’s not the only shell game. In fact, Bassmaster Elite Series ...
  • BassFan
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  • 2/1/2018 6:18:00 AM
  • Cold-weather crappie are a challenge
  • That’s not a concern on bigger lakes like Priest, Old Hickory and Kentucky Lake. There’s plenty of room for everyone, and virtually no fishing pressure compared to the peak spring season. The day Chuck and I fished we were the only boat in sight.
  • Lebanon Democrat
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  • 1/31/2018 3:17:00 PM
  • American Bass Anglers Competitions this Weekend
  • Area Championships: Two divisions will make up an Area. An example of an Area would be Kentucky Division and Central Tennessee Division. (See Schedule) All anglers from each division who fish 3 events within their home division or 4 events in combination .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/31/2018 9:26:00 AM
  • Day 1 with JT Kenney on Okeechobee
  • See who will claim the title as Forrest Wood Cup champion. Lowrance Setup with Brandon Hunter Brandon Hunter explains how he sets up his Lowrance HDS units to catch more fish on Kentucky Lake.
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 1/27/2018 1:53:00 AM
  • Fish & Wildlife Ethics Case Focuses on Feeding Versus Baiting
  • The state Ethics Commission is again targeting the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife in a probe. According to the Lexington Herald Leader, the inquiry has already led to the resignation of the Department's top law enforcement officer, Colonel Rodney .
  • The Ledger Independent
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  • 1/26/2018 8:00:00 PM
  • In Search of Trophy Tennessee Bass
  • Hopefully, 2018 will be void of such weather extremes. In Region 1, Tennessee anglers automatically think of Kentucky and Barkley Lakes. Nationally known for its summertime ledge fishing, this lake system produces annually and has become a go-to spot for .
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 1/25/2018 10:04:00 PM

Kentucky Guides/Outfitters

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Kentucky Fishing Clubs

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