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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.


Kentucky Fishing Resources

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

Kentucky Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Kentucky?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.

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.

  • Burnside man charged with stealing fishing gear
  • According to the Burnside Police Department, at approximately 1:25 p.m., Acting Chief Sgt. Mike Hill was notified by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Officer Jason Estes of a theft of fishing equipment that occurred on the state park island on ...
  • Commonwealth Journal
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  • 4/21/2018 11:26:00 AM
  • Researchers to Deploy Wall of Sound to Battle Invasive Fish
  • Researchers to Deploy Wall of Sound to Battle Invasive Fish Dave Baker, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Researchers will experiment with a riverbed bubbler and sound system as part of the ongoing effort to slow the spread
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  • 3/19/2018 8:39:00 PM
  • Rampey on BFL Tear
  • He fished the FLW Tour from 2014 to 2016, where his top finishes were seventh place at Sam Rayburn in 2014 and fourth place on Kentucky Lake in 2016. He stepped away from the Tour in 2017 to devote more time to a busy family period that included Josie’s ..
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 3/19/2018 3:51:00 PM
  • Big lakes' public fish attractors offer anglers an edge
  • Where to fish is always a looming question, but on many Kentucky waters, including the vast area fisheries of Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley, there are some shortcuts available. At many lakes across the state, including western Kentucky's big sister ...
  • The Paducah Sun
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  • 3/17/2018 9:09:00 AM
  • 2nd Saturday Fly Fishing on Hatchery Creek, Jamestown, KY
  • Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery in Jamestown, Kentucky begins 2nd Saturday Fly Fishing on Hatchery Creek. Professional Volunteer Fly Fisherman, Mark Lamberth is eager to share his 50 years of experience. Mark has fly-fished in over 42 states and ranks ..
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  • 3/16/2018 6:23:00 AM
  • Costa, FLW Launch High School Fishing Summer Camp
  • FLW, in partnership with Costa Sunglasses, announced today the inaugural Costa FLW High School Fishing Summer Camp, scheduled for July 18-21, 2018 on the Murray State University campus, with daily activities on the South’s Great Lake – Kentucky Lake.
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 3/15/2018 8:59:00 PM
  • Fish and Wildlife agency sponsors scholastic 3D archery program
  • FRANKFORT -- In an effort to grow the number of hunters, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources sponsored the up-and-coming Scholastic 3D Archery program. Scholastic archery, founded in 2012 by one of the early leaders of the National ...
  • Franklin Favorite
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  • 3/15/2018 6:06:00 AM
  • AOY Update: Lake Lanier
  • Kentucky Lake could fit right in his wheelhouse if there are shallow fish to be flipped from bushes. That just leaves St. Clair the question mark, but the fact that’s he is buddies with the Johnston brothers and Gussy might help him out on the smallmouth .
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 3/13/2018 11:47:00 PM
  • Seasonal flooding impacts fish populations in Kentucky
  • Seasonal flooding impacts fish populations in Kentucky’s rivers, lakes, and small streams. The impacts are both positive and negative, with short term and long term implications. Here’s some observations on flood-related impacts: • The Kentucky River ...
  • Richmond Register
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  • 3/10/2018 4:29:00 AM
  • Greenville Fishing Takes on Kentucky Lake
  • Written and Media by Chris Brooks. On day one of the tournaments, held by Fishing League World Wide (FLW), the water started off calm, but as the day went on, the winds increased, stirring up the water. With waves on Kentucky Lake that went over 5 feet ...
  • Greenville College Papyrus
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  • 3/9/2018 7:12:00 PM
  • Eichmann wins fishing league season opener
  • BYRDSTOWN – Boater Pat Eichmann of Nancy, Kentucky, caught five bass weighing 20 pounds, 6 ounces, to take top honors at the 2018 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Mountain Division … This item is available in full to subscribers.
  • Herald-Citizen
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  • 3/8/2018 4:52:00 PM
  • Free fishing workshop for educators scheduled for April 7
  • CALVERT CITY -- Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park is hosting a "Teacher's Tackle Box" workshop for teachers and youth group leaders on April 7, 2018. This free workshop, offered by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, is designed to
  • Franklin Favorite
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  • 3/8/2018 7:01:00 AM
  • Mississippi/Louisiana Crappie Fishing Outlook 2018
  • The Ouachita River is known for its outstanding bass fishing. In addition to largemouths, there is also a healthy population of feisty Kentucky bass. When the river is at pool stage, fishing the mouths of bayou tributaries is a good tactic. Carl Gresham ..
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/8/2018 4:57:00 AM
  • Day 5 - Johnston on the Harris Chain
  • 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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  • 3/8/2018 4:21:00 AM
  • Top 5 Patterns from Kentucky Lake Day 1
  • Adrian College’s Chase Serafin and Cody Batterson lead the field with 24 pounds, 15 ounces after day one of the YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky/Barkley lakes. They caught their fish by foregoing an obvious pattern of fishing flooded brush and ...
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 3/7/2018 3:27:00 AM
  • College Open Midday Update - Day 1
  • Fishing tournaments are inherently time-sensitive undertakings, but for the 216 teams competing in the Yeti College Fishing Open on Kentucky/Barkley Lakes, time management may become as important as bait selection. Day one of this two-day event began with
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 3/6/2018 8:56:00 PM
  • Wendlandt and Dortch After Two on Lanier
  • 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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  • 3/6/2018 12:55:00 PM

Kentucky Guides/Outfitters

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Kentucky Fishing Clubs

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