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Fishing Kentucky

EZFishing brings you Kentucky's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 10402 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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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.

  • The Fine Line in Fishing
  • But getting locked into those windows can push you over to the wrong side of the line. For example, on Kentucky Lake I look forward every year to certain “bites.” Not a specific bite from a fish, but a fishing technique and even a lure that the fish ...
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  • 9/28/2017 4:35:00 AM
  • 2017 FLW TV - Forrest Wood Cup - Lake Murray
  • Grass mats can provide some fantastic fishing opportunities if you know how to break them down to locate big bass. Brandon Hunter explains how he sets up his Lowrance HDS units to catch more fish on Kentucky Lake.
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 9/27/2017 5:29:00 PM
  • Fishing report for Sept. 28
  • Outlook: 125 Marina reports: Catfish good on cut bait using jug lines; walleyes good trolling Walleye Bandits and worm harnesses 20 to 25 feet down; smallmouth and Kentucky bass good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits off windy points, also on topwater baits .
  • The Kansas City Star
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  • 9/26/2017 10:29:00 PM
  • With H. Salt in Upland closing, couple now fishing for new location
  • Salt, Esq., Authentic English Fish and Chips. Kentucky Fried Chicken teamed up with H. Salt in 1969 to expand nationally to compete with Arthur Treacher’s. Maybe British Invasion bands had made fish and chips exotic. The partnership ended in 1980.
  • Daily Bulletin
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  • 9/23/2017 10:37:00 PM
  • Hunting and Fishing License Increases Proposed
  • The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission unanimously recommended today that the department increase prices for some resident Kentucky hunting and fishing licenses. The Commission is the guiding body for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resourc
  • bgamplifier.com
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  • 9/21/2017 5:25:00 PM
  • Fishing report for Sept. 21
  • Outlook: 125 Marina reports: Catfish good on cut bait using jug lines; walleyes good trolling Walleye Bandits and worm harnesses 20 to 25 feet down; smallmouth and Kentucky bass good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits off windy points, also on topwater baits .
  • The Kansas City Star
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  • 9/20/2017 10:35:00 PM
  • Fall Hunting and Fishing in Kentucky
  • It’s a great time for Bluegrass State sportsmen and women, as fall hunting and fishing opportunities abound throughout the state. Kentucky offers so many great outdoor pursuits that one could easily become overwhelmed by the choices and October just ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 9/20/2017 6:28:00 PM
  • Kentucky hunting and fishing license increases proposed
  • The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission has unanimously recommended that the department increase prices for some resident Kentucky hunting and fishing licenses. The Commission is the guiding body for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
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  • 9/18/2017 4:02:00 PM
  • Resident hunting, fishing license fees to rise in 2018
  • The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission has unanimously recommended a round of license fee increases to take effect with the onset of the new license year in 2018. That would put higher costs on licenses beginning March 1 provided the commission's ...
  • The Paducah Sun
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  • 9/16/2017 8:57:00 AM
  • Fishing scene improves; stable weather returns
  • Kentucky Lake’s fishing scene has had anglers guessing as to what type weather awaited them the last week or two. Looks like stable conditions are on the horizon and most of the uncertainty is in the rearview mirror. In the aftermath of two hurricanes ...
  • The Paris Post-Intelligencer
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  • 9/15/2017 2:44:00 PM
  • Hunting and fishing license prices could be increasing
  • The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission has recommended increasing the fee for most hunting and fishing licenses. The proposal calls for a hunting license to increase by $7 and a fishing license to increase by $3. The panel also recommended increasing ..
  • wlky.com
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  • 9/12/2017 11:48:00 PM
  • Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's Hunting And Fishing Revival
  • Crucially, Zinke also acknowledges the role hunting and fishing play as traditions in America. For example, a childhood in a state like Kentucky is marked by the time a son and his father spend getting ready for hunting season. They plan the hunt ...
  • www.americas1stfreedom.org
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  • 9/12/2017 9:20:00 AM
  • Hunting and fishing license increases proposed
  • FRANKFORT—The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission unanimously recommended today that the department increase prices for some resident Kentucky hunting and fishing licenses. The Commission is the guiding body for the Kentucky Department of Fish and ...
  • The Sentinel Echo
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  • 9/11/2017 2:28:00 PM
  • Angler Dies in Boat Crash in Fishing Tournament on Cumberland
  • Other anglers reported to investigators of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife that dense fog made boating very difficult because visibility was so limited. Investigations are being conducted by the KDFW. For more on this story see the following .
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  • 9/4/2017 3:08:00 AM
  • 7 Early Teal Hunting Hotspots
  • 9-24, 2017 season. Kentucky Lake – Kentucky Lake is one of the most famous bass fishing lakes in the country. But believe it or not, the waterfowl hunting on this huge Tennessee River impoundment can be pretty good too. Like most big reservoir across the .
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 9/1/2017 1:04:00 PM
  • Below the Waterline: Area lakes would benefit from additional volunteers
  • Shelbyville is one of the larger lakes within a short drive from the Twin Cities at just a bit under 12,000 acres, but anglers make trips to Wisconsin, Minnesota and Kentucky as fishing destinations because of tough fishing. Can we improve it? The IDNR ...
  • Pantagraph
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  • 8/24/2017 12:04:00 AM
  • Day 5 - Justin Atkins on Lake Murray
  • Grass mats can provide some fantastic fishing opportunities if you know how to break them down to locate big bass. Brandon Hunter explains how he sets up his Lowrance HDS units to catch more fish on Kentucky Lake.
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 8/23/2017 8:03:00 PM

Kentucky Guides/Outfitters

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Kentucky Fishing Clubs

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