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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.

  • Catch and Rejoice: CPHS Bass Fishing club wins state championship
  • High school bass fishing is still considered a club and not yet recognized by the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Athletic Association. Pennington and Miller have now earned a spot in the Bass Nation Nationals on Lake Kentucky at the end of June.
  • Tulsa World
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  • 5/23/2017 8:59:00 PM
  • Ready set to go: Long-time fish restaurant up for sale
  • “We have a fish route that we take fish on,” Ready said. “We market them to other restaurants. I get catfish out of Kentucky Lake. I have been since 1980. I get Buffalo from the boys up in Beardstown. They bring them in and I take care of it from there.
  • My Journal Courier
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  • 5/23/2017 9:56:00 AM
  • Fish feed tech company leveraging Alltech accelerator for guidance
  • The selected projects, along with eFishery presented their projects during the One conference in Kentucky in May. However, animal nutrition or production was not a necessary part of an ag-tech company’s work to be included in the accelerator, Aiden ...
  • feednavigator.com
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  • 5/23/2017 6:58:00 AM
  • Pike Place Fish Market features $75 per pound Copper River salmon
  • Mike Kirn, originally from Kentucky, has thrown fish here for three years. The whole fish price for Copper River kings, $55.99 per pound, was still a bit too much for the 100 or so market-goers surrounding Kirn during a 20-minute period late Sunday morning
  • KING 5
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  • 5/22/2017 12:43:00 AM
  • MELINDA HESTER: Ibotta offer, laundry scents and free fishing
  • They will scent your home just like they do your laundry. Coming up Kentucky Free Fishing Weekend is June 3 and 4. You can also fish for trout at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park. This is good for the whole state. The city and county are working together to
  • Daily Independent
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  • 5/21/2017 3:27:00 AM
  • Long time local resident celebrating 50 years in fish business
  • “We have a fish route that we take fish on,” Ready said. “We market them to other restaurants. I get catfish out of Kentucky Lake (commercial fishermen), I have been since 1980, and I get Buffalo from the boys up in Beardstown. They bring them in ...
  • The Telegraph
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  • 5/20/2017 10:43:00 PM
  • Rocky and Tanner Jordan win TBF High School Fishing Ohio State Championship
  • Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, with offices in Minneapolis, FLW conducts more than 274 bass-fishing tournaments annually across the United States and sanctions tournaments in Canada, China, Mexico, South Africa and South Korea. FLW tournament fishing .
  • Urbana Daily Citizen
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  • 5/20/2017 3:51:00 PM
  • Bluegill offers great late spring fishing
  • “A lot of your bigger male bluegill are moving up into the shallows,” said David Baker, Central Fisheries District biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “It is an excellent time to take kids out and get them excited ...
  • The Richmond Register
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  • 5/19/2017 6:55:00 PM
  • Kentucky: Input Sought from Paddlecraft Users
  • FRANKFORT, KY — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will conduct public meetings across the state June 5 and June 6 to solicit feedback from the paddle sports community. "We want to hear from the paddling community - and we will use ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/19/2017 8:39:00 AM
  • Bluegill offer great late spring fishing
  • “A lot of your bigger male bluegill are moving up into the shallows,” said David Baker, Central Fisheries District biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “It is an excellent time to take kids out and get them excited ...
  • News Democrat Leader
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  • 5/18/2017 4:34:00 PM
  • Two state parks good for largemouth bass fishing
  • Largemouth bass are one of the most popular sport fish in Kentucky. Two of Kentucky's excellent state resort parks, Barren River Lake State Resort and Lake Barkley State Resort Park, lie on two of the best largemouth bass lakes in our state. A buddy ...
  • Franklin Favorite
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  • 5/18/2017 5:43:00 AM
  • Fish and Game lake drains after dam breaks
  • According to Dennison, they have to contact "a bunch more people before we know what we're going to do." Many members, however, said they'll remain, he said. McLean County Fish and Game is located on Kentucky 815.
  • Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer
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  • 5/18/2017 5:09:00 AM
  • KHSAA State Bass Fishing: South Laurel has two teams finish in Top 15
  • GILBERTSVILLE—South Laurel placed two teams in the Top 15 at the 2017 Kentucky High School Athletic Association Bass Fishing Championship, held Friday and Saturday at Kentucky Lake. Region champs Jackson Douglas and Hunter Jones finished in 11th place ...
  • The Sentinel Echo
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  • 5/17/2017 3:19:00 PM
  • Remembering Bill Schroeder
  • “As passionate as he was about fishing, he was equally passionate about supporting his community through charitable contributions that will benefit western Kentucky for years to come. Bill was an incredible angler, entrepreneur and philanthropis
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 5/16/2017 6:14:00 PM
  • Gone Fishing: Guide to some of SEMO's best fishing holes
  • CLICK HERE for your guide to the top 5 fishing holes. A magnitude 3.2 earthquake hit just six miles west of Bardwell, Kentucky. A magnitude 3.2 earthquake hit just six miles west of Bardwell, Kentucky. The City of Carbondale Police Department has confirmed
  • KFVS12
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  • 5/16/2017 12:44:00 AM
  • Trigg County finishes ninth in KHSAA State Bass Fishing
  • Despite being in 21st after the first day of fishing, Trigg County’s Robert Deason and Andrew Greene bounced back and finished ninth in the KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship on Saturday at Kentucky Dam Marina. The two anglers caught maxed out again ...
  • Kentucky New Era
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  • 5/15/2017 4:23:00 AM
  • Mustangs rally 'big' to win state bass fishing title
  • The Muhlenberg County Mustangs are the kings of bass fishing in Kentucky. Coach Cody Napier's program -- featuring senior Taylor Harris and junior Braxten Beasley -- won its third KHSAA State Championship with a big finish on Saturday at Kentucky Dam ...
  • Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer
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  • 5/14/2017 5:32:00 AM
  • Wildcats' Bunch, Harris take 25th in state bass fishing championship
  • Franklin-Simpson's duo of Luke Bunch and Dalton Harris finished 25th after Saturday's final round of the KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship on Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville. Muhlenberg County's Taylor Harris and Braxten Beasley won the tournament.
  • Daily News
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  • 5/14/2017 1:38:00 AM
  • Fishing event in Jacobson Park celebrates a new handicap accessible pier
  • LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Saturday morning and afternoon the Union Sportsman Alliance along with Kentucky American Water held a free you fishing event at Jacobson Park to celebrate and dedicate a new fishing pier that is handicap accessible. Both groups hold
  • WKYT 27
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  • 5/13/2017 5:02:00 PM

Kentucky Guides/Outfitters

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Kentucky Fishing Clubs

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