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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.

  • The price to fish and hunt in Ky.
  • There’s no danger of me actually catching a fish!” For the record, there’s no such thing as a senior fishing license in Kentucky. Any Kentucky resident age 65 and up or totally disabled can purchase a Kentucky Sportsman’s License for five bucks.
  • The Harlan Daily
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  • 4/22/2017 11:51:00 AM
  • The Last Windrow: A dry line fishing opener
  • I asked him why he even came up to fish. "Well, to tell you the truth, my boss and I flipped a coin as to who had to come up here and who got to go to the Kentucky Derby and she won, so here I am." A year later an article appeared in that glossy ...
  • Pine And Lakes News
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  • 4/22/2017 8:39:00 AM
  • Swimbaits fool trophy fish
  • “Anything looking to eat a baitfish will hit a swimbait,” said Chad Miles, host of the “Kentucky Afield” television show and swimbait expert. “I’ve caught everything from crappie to striped bass and all three species of black bass ...
  • The Ledger Independent
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  • 4/22/2017 12:55:00 AM
  • Swimbaits fool trophy fish
  • “Anything looking to eat a baitfish will hit a swimbait,” said Chad Miles, host of the “Kentucky Afield” television show and swimbait expert. “I’ve caught everything from crappie to striped bass and all three species of black bass ...
  • Daily News
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  • 4/21/2017 4:24:00 PM
  • Some fish are born with a gift; some are even private eyes
  • Catfish freshly caught — on hooks, not in nets — from Kentucky Lake will be provided by Richard and Becky Sinclair of Sinclair’s Fish Market. The newspaper will publish the accompanying entry blank regularly through next week.
  • The Paris Post-Intelligencer
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  • 4/21/2017 3:27:00 PM
  • The price to fish and hunt in Kentucky
  • A friend of mine, who has not yet reached the age to qualify for a senior fishing license, does have an elderly lady relative in possession of said license who says she finally understands why it is so economical to purchase one in her old age, compared to
  • The Richmond Register
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  • 4/21/2017 12:44:00 PM
  • PARIS TN: Fish Wars: The thrilling tale comes to a dramatic conclusion
  • When we left our heroes [last year], a young catfish named Lake Bottomwalker and his watery mentor, Obi-Fin Kentucky, had just arrived in Paris on their desperate mission to destroy the Death Skillet, a weapon so powerful that it could fry all the fish in
  • The Paris Post-Intelligencer
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  • 4/21/2017 1:34:00 AM
  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Swimbaits fool trophy fish
  • Anglers with a bit of salt in their hair remember fondly the venerable Sassy Shad, the paddle-tailed, shad-shaped soft plastic wonder that caught practically anything that swims. In the fishing lure world, what is old oftentimes becomes new again.
  • bgamplifier.com
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  • 4/20/2017 8:30:00 PM
  • Asian carp has TWRA worried
  • Veteran Kentucky Lake fishing guide Steve McCadams believes if a financial incentive were offered, commercial netters could be persuaded to take enough carp to relieve some of the problem. The netted fish could be processed for pet food, fertilizer and ...
  • Lebanon Democrat
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  • 4/20/2017 1:45:00 PM
  • Jenko Fishing CD Squared Squarebill Crankbait Review
  • I spent a couple of months playing with the new Jenko Fishing CD Squared square-billed crankbait fishing shallow on Kentucky Lake during the prespawn and found this new shallow crankbait to have several key features that will make you want to check it out.
  • scout
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  • 4/20/2017 5:02:00 AM
  • Fish Makes a Fast, Convenient Meal
  • KENTUCKY (4/19/17) — Home cooks love fish because it is flavorful and often simple to prepare. Fish also does not take too long to cook, making it a perfect meal for busy professionals or families. The following recipe for "Broiled Chili-Lime Crusted ...
  • SurfKY.com
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  • 4/19/2017 3:02:00 PM
  • Collegiate Bash Headed Back to Kentucky Lake in 2018
  • The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series is proud to announce after a record turn out in 2017, the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley will be returning to Kentucky Lake and Paris, Tennessee in March 2018. "Henry County is excited to
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/18/2017 5:39:00 AM
  • Fish or hunt?
  • Madisonville-North Hopkins High School Bass Team Six MNHHS Bass Team members fished April 1 on Lake Cumberland against the weather and 190 boats, with teams of other high school anglers from all over the State of Kentucky. In the Student Anglers Federation
  • The Messenger
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  • 4/16/2017 5:20:00 AM
  • Three things to consider for spring fishing
  • Shane Carrier, assistant director of Law Enforcement for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “I don’t catch many fish when the wind is from the east.” A couple of days of stable weather in spring ease the influence of high ...
  • News Democrat Leader
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  • 4/13/2017 5:28:00 PM
  • Three things to consider for spring fishing
  • Shane Carrier, assistant director of Law Enforcement for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. "I don't catch many fish when the wind is from the east." A couple of days of stable weather in spring ease the influence of high pressure and
  • Franklin Favorite
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  • 4/13/2017 5:15:00 AM
  • Midstate angler helps UT-Martin win FLW College Fishing Open
  • The UT-Martin team of Dylan True from Lawrenceburg and Matthew Lamastus from Hornbeak won the third annual FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky and Barkley lakes last weekend with 10 bass, which weighed a total of 44 pounds 4 ounces. The win earned True ..
  • The Tennessean
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  • 4/11/2017 7:06:00 PM
  • Kentucky: Three Things to Consider for Spring Fishing
  • The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concerns about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring. 1. Barometric pressure is key to unlocking ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/10/2017 6:48:00 AM
  • J.T. Riddle to replace Adeiny Hechavarria on 25-man Roster
  • Selected in the 13th round by the Fish in 2013 out of the University of Kentucky, Riddle has been praised for his solid defense and versatility while maintaining average offensive production in the upper minors. In nearly 600 plate appearances for ...
  • SB Nation
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  • 4/9/2017 9:26:00 PM
  • Crappie fishing starting to get good
  • I've fished for the two kinds, black and white, since I was about 6 years old, and I've sought them all over Ohio, on the big lakes of Kentucky, in Tennessee, and even Houghton Lake in Michigan. They're found in the Buckeye state from border to border ...
  • Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
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  • 4/9/2017 11:21:00 AM
  • UT Martin Wins Kentucky Lake College Open
  • Dylan True and Matthew Lamastus entered the YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake with modest expectations, but the University of Tennessee at Martin team went home with a prize package valued at more than $30,000 as the tournament’s champion.
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 4/8/2017 11:46:00 PM

Kentucky Guides/Outfitters

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Kentucky Fishing Clubs

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