Top Kentucky Fishing Lakes

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LakeLatitudeLongitudeCommunity Rating (Votes)
Lake Boxley36.891540-87.4270685 (3)
Browns Lake37.253145-87.5271995 (1)
Ferrill Reservoir37.419809-85.3977175 (1)
Jones Fork37.187463-84.1702485 (1)
Kings Fork37.918083-84.0657325 (1)
Elk Lake38.487141-84.7636684.8 (4)
Lake Barkley36.770086-88.0162814.6 (8)
Fern Lake36.587656-83.7092134.5 (4)
Sid Calk Lake37.914635-83.8462574.5 (2)
Elkhorn Lake37.166413-82.6370824.3 (3)
McDougal Lake37.555373-85.6919954.3 (3)
Tug Fork37.989408-82.4917734.3 (3)
Dale Hollow Lake36.660552-85.2757514.2 (11)
Carr Creek Lake37.232648-82.9922674.1 (60)
Tom Wallace Lake38.084916-85.7739294.1 (26)
Dewey Lake37.712202-82.7062144 (13)
Big South Fork38.856960-84.7836094 (3)
Stevens Lake38.311750-82.9539734 (2)
Buckett Branch36.895759-85.0236004 (1)
Lake Charles38.686137-83.7984144 (1)
Lake Tandy36.908340-87.4345244 (1)
Russell Branch37.214234-85.3215474 (1)
Slaughters Lake37.477786-87.4904734 (1)
Turkey Branch38.725814-84.2695044 (1)
Willisburg Lake37.828035-85.1514943.8 (15)
Latest Kentucky Fishing Reports
July 17th, 2014 - Lake Jericho
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Guest
Fishing Rating: 1      Water Temperature: 85
Threw crankbaits and jigs from 5-9 pm on Thursday, 7/17/14. My partner (cousin) likes to fish lighter tackle: small floating raps and beatle spins. One bite, one fish. A 2lb largemouth in 7\' of warer about 6:30p. Very hard to detect jig bite due to bottom debris. Set the hook probably 15 times. No jig fish.
June 15th, 2014 - Willisburg Lake
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Guest
Fishing Rating: 1      Water Temperature: 0
Blue Gil are biting very aggressive near banks. Larger crappie are bitting between 6 and 9 feet. Bass are biting nears banks trolling as well. Caught a few 3 pd catfish along banks in 2 ft of water. Caught crappie near banks as well but we\'re very small.
June 6th, 2014 - Taylorsville Lake
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Guest
Fishing Rating: 3      Water Temperature: 82
Zero bass. Granddaughter and I caught quite a few bluegill
May 31st, 2014 - Lake Boxley
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Guest
Fishing Rating: 1      Water Temperature: 0
I\'ve been out to this lake 3 times now and managed to hook 1 large mouth that was barely worth mentioning. Bream bite is non existant and you can\'t get a catfish bite either. this was all shore fishing however the bite shouldn\'t be that slow in the early evening especially with Bream in mid spawn. I might try this lake if I had a boat but there are no public boat launches
May 30th, 2014 - Taylorsville Lake
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Guest
Fishing Rating: 3      Water Temperature: 80
Caught 3 bass about 12 inches and 1 very nice one but lost it at the boat.Also caught about a dozen bluegill.
May 24th, 2014 - Willisburg Lake
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Guest
Fishing Rating: 1      Water Temperature: 0
fished YWATERDAY 5/30/2014. Didn\'t even get a bite. I don\'t know if the bass are ever going to start hitting again. There were carp all over the banks. up and down the cove that I fished and I know that must have some affect on the bass. If anyone is having any luck at Willisburg please post it on this site.
May 20th, 2014 - Lake Tandy
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Guest
Fishing Rating: 3      Water Temperature: 68
Perfect day for bluegill fishing however the bite was slow and at times non-existant. Hooked a juvenile yellow bass on a redworm slow retrieve. Bluegill should have been highly aggressive while on spawning beds but the bite was very poor. Redear were slow to bite as well.
April 6th, 2014 - Fagan Branch Lake
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Guest
Fishing Rating: 4      Water Temperature: 58
caught a 6 1/2 pound small mouth bass today 4-6-14 22 1/2 inches long.
January 31st, 2014 - Barren River Lake
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Guest
Fishing Rating: 3      Water Temperature: 40
Last trip to the lake was Martin Luther King Day. Water temp 38 - 40 in the river channel into the mouth of Peters Creek. Several Fisherman were running spider rigs in the main channel with little to no luck. I noticed most of them did not use fish finders at all just continued to troll. My wife and I trolled the channel for a few hours with no luck then moved into the creek channel where I began to notice bait fish on my finders holding at 12 feet. We caught 30 crappie ranging from 9 to 12 inches in 2 hours all on jigs.
March 25th, 2013 - Cave Run Lake
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Guest
Fishing Rating: 1      Water Temperature: 42
Cold and overcast morning. Water temp 41.5 degrees in Caney Creek cove. Water level was up some. Marked scattered fish deep16-18 feet. Marked more around timber at varying depths. No luck working suspending jerkbaits at different retrieves, jigs, jigs with trailers, and spinner baits.
Kentucky Fishing Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
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State Fishing Licensee
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State Fishing Records
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State Parks
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State Fishing Information
http://www.kdfwr.state.ky.us/pdf/basicfishingbook.pdf?lid=861&NavPath=C101C109