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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

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.

  • FLW cancels today’s LBL fishing league event
  • Due to the threat of severe weather, including strong storms and high winds in the area today, FLW officials elected to cancel the T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL) Division Event at Land Between the Lakes (LBL), specifically Kentucky and Barkley Lakes.
  • Kentucky New Era
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  • 3/25/2017 5:42:00 AM
  • Tag: Crustacean
  • Visit the species profile... Big Sandy crayfish. Photo by Zachary Loughman, West Liberty University. The Kentucky cave shrimp is an endangered species found only in underground streams in and around Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky. It lacks eyes and .
  • www.fws.gov
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  • 3/22/2017 12:55:00 PM
  • It's time to cut crappie limit
  • That reduction has already been made on Kentucky Lake and is expected to pay future dividends in terms of allowing more fishermen to catch fish. "I totally support it," says nationally-prominent crappie authority Steve McCadams who has guided on Kentucky .
  • Lebanon Democrat
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  • 3/21/2017 8:35:00 PM
  • Bryan College fishing jumps to No. 1 in nation
  • The temperature dropped drastically and the snow turned Kentucky Lake into a whiteout last weekend, but that didn’t hinder the Bryan College Lions Fishing Team who weathered the wintry mix and battled their way to 7th and 15th place finishes at the ...
  • The Herald-News
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  • 3/20/2017 3:13:00 PM
  • Agency seeks fishing comments
  • In April, two more records were set. Ronnie Leon Meade caught a 104-pound paddlefish on Cherokee Reservoir. A golden shiner was caught on Kentucky Lake (Bass Bay) by Joseph Wayne Dennie weighing 1 pound, 5 ounces. In mid-June, Polk County High School ...
  • The Paris Post-Intelligencer
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  • 3/17/2017 3:06:00 PM
  • Digital P Media Hooks JVC ProHD Cameras for FLW Bass Fishing Productions
  • The company has already covered three FLW Tour events this year, and will continue its live streaming during the April 6 event at Lake Cumberland in Kentucky. A tournament fishing organization based in Benton, Ky., FLW has been live streaming its ...
  • sportsvideo.org
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  • 3/17/2017 12:36:00 PM
  • New State Fishing Records Confirmed During 2016
  • In April, two more records were set. Ronnie Leon Meade caught a 104-pound paddlefish on Cherokee Reservoir. A golden shiner was caught on Kentucky Lake (Bass Bay) by Joseph Wayne Dennie weighing 1 pound, 5 ounces. In mid-June, Polk County High School ...
  • WRCB 3 Chattanooga
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  • 3/16/2017 1:19:00 AM
  • New State Fishing Records Confirmed During 2016
  • In April, two more records were set. Ronnie Leon Meade caught a 104-pound paddlefish on Cherokee Reservoir. A golden shiner was caught on Kentucky Lake (Bass Bay) by Joseph Wayne Dennie weighing 1 pound, 5 ounces. In mid-June, Polk County High School ...
  • Press Release Point
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  • 3/15/2017 6:10:00 PM
  • Outdoors: WNY fishing creates a madness all its own
  • While we are talking about bass, let’s chime in with a comment from a veteran competitor on the Bassmaster Elite Series, Mark Menendez of Kentucky. He had this to say about the area’s fish and fishing: "The combination of Lake Erie, Lake Ontario ...
  • Buffalo News
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  • 3/15/2017 12:17:00 PM
  • FishOn: Movie show MC mixup and a fish film premiere
  • Do Asian carp go well with bourbon? The state of Kentucky seems to find itself under siege by the dreaded Asian carp and now is trying to convince its fresh-water anglers to fish the invasive species to get its numbers back under control. According to the
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 3/13/2017 10:56:00 AM
  • Movie show MC mixup and a fish film premiere
  • Do Asian carp go well with bourbon? The state of Kentucky seems to find itself under siege by the dreaded Asian carp and now is trying to convince its fresh-water anglers to fish the invasive species to get its numbers back under control. According to the
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 3/12/2017 9:37:00 PM
  • Fishing the Diamond Lakes of Arkansas
  • The bass population is good, too. You have largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, which are catch and release only, and then there is Kentucky spotted bass. The length limit on the largemouth and spotted bass is 13 inches, which gives these fish a chance to get
  • eglobaltravelmedia.com.au
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  • 3/10/2017 2:39:00 PM
  • Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife hiring conservation officers
  • Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife hiring conservation officers The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is looking for a few good men and women to take on the challenging work as conservation officers. The agency is currently ...
  • Courier-Journal
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  • 3/3/2017 9:08:00 PM

Kentucky Guides/Outfitters

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Kentucky Fishing Clubs

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