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Kentucky Fishing Maps and KY Fishing

In Kentucky, you'll find world-class crappie fishing, the best trophy brown trout fishery in the Eastern United States, excellent reservoirs for quality largemouth, and the home of the world record smallmouth. Walleye, muskie, striped bass and pan fishing are all available -- and more.


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Fishing Highlights -- In Kentucky, you'll find world-class crappie fishing, the best trophy brown trout fishery in the Eastern United States, excellent reservoirs forCumberland Lake, Kentucky quality largemouth, and the home of the world record smallmouth. Walleye, muskie, striped bass and pan fishing are all available -- and more. From wading clear mountain streams to fly-fish brook and rainbow trout, to zipping around on expansive 50,000-acre lakes in a bass boat, or casting the tail waters of thousands of miles of river for sauger or catfish, you can find a wide array of fishing to suit your fancy in the Commonwealth.

Hunting HIghlights -- The Bluegrass State has been a top producer of Boone & Crockett Club trophy deer for the last decade with an overall herd size of 900,000. The hunter success rate for wild turkey hunting is comparable to any state in the nation with a stable flock of 225,000 birds statewide. Kentucky is now home to the largest elk herd east of the Mississippi, with over 6,000 free ranging animals and the number of lottery permits issued for elk hunting continues to increase annually.

Article courtesy Norm Minch: Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources
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Kentucky Fishing Maps

Fishing Hot Spot - Detailed Fishing Maps Fishing Hot Spots® sets the standard for others to follow. See Details. Each map is thoroughly researched, the information verified and cartography done digitally, with the most current and accurate GIS tools, to ensure an easy-to-read, accurate and affordable map. It's the map successful anglers have asked for by name for more than two decades. Our maps come in a variety of sizes and formats. Each body of water is carefully scrutinized and input is gathered from local experts and consumers as to what needs to be part of the product.

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Fishing Hot Spots -
Barren River Lake
A popular tournament lake, this water has an excellent largemouth bass population. Fish in the five-to seven-pound class are not uncommon. Featured Species: Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Smallmouth Bass, White Crappie, Black Crappie, Hybrid Striped Bass, White Bass and Catfish
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Cave Run Lake
Cave Run is known for its outstanding muskie fishery and is considered by many experts to be one of the best in the nation. There are high numbers of muskie and the lake has one of the highest angler catch rates in the country.
Featured Species: Muskie, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, White Crappie, Bluegill and Catfish
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Dale Hollow Lake
One of the nation's outstanding smallmouth bass lakes. In addition to the quality fishery, it's known for its ultra-clear water, high water quality and undeveloped, pristine shoreline. Several world and state records originated here. Featured Species: Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass and Black Crappie
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Green River Lake
While a top-rated muskie population has become its most famous attribute, Green River Lake also supports an excellent bass fishery. Featured Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Muskie and Catfish
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Kentucky Lake-Central (Blood River to Big Sandy - TN/KY)
1 of a 2 Map Set. Recognized as one of the nation's top largemouth and crappie fisheries, Kentucky Lake is the western boundary of the 270-square mile Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Featured Species: Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, White Crappie, White Bass, Bluegill, Buffalo, Carp and Catfish
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Kentucky Lake-North (Kentucky Dam to KY/TN Line)
1 of a 2 Map Set. Recognized as one of the nation's top largemouth and crappie fisheries, Kentucky Lake is the western boundary of the 270-square mile Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Featured Species: Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, White Crappie, White Bass, Bluegill, Buffalo, Carp and Catfish
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Lake Barkley-North (Barkley Dam to Hwy 68/80 Bridge - KY)
Barkley is a significant fishing destination and has been nationally recognized as one of the best largemouth bass fisheries in the nation. It forms the eastern boundary of the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Featured Species: Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, White Crappie, White Bass, Bluegill, Longear Sunfish and Catfish
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Lake Barkley-South (Hwy 68 Bridge to Dover, TN - TN/KY)
Barkley is a significant fishing destination and has been nationally recognized as one of the best largemouth bass fisheries in the nation. It forms the eastern boundary of the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Featured Species: Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, White Crappie, White Bass, Bluegill, Longear Sunfish and other Catfish
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Lake Cumberland-East (Wolf Creek to Burnside)
1 of a 2 Map Set. Striped Bass are the most sought after fish in the lake. While the average striper is 8 to 12 pounds, 20-pounders are common and there are some in the 30-pound range! Featured Species: Striped Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, White Crappie, Black Crappie, Walleye and Catfish
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Lake Cumberland-West (Dan to Wolf Creek)
1 of a 2 Map Set. Striped Bass are the most sought after fish in the lake. While the average striper is 8 to 12 pounds, 20-pounders are common and there are some in the 30-pound range! Featured Species: Striped Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, White Crappie, Black Crappie, Walleye and Catfish
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Laurel River Lake
Much of this lake remains in a wilderness state and is noted for its unique scenic beauty. Vertical rock walls, waterfalls and quiet coves attract boaters and fishermen throughout the year. Featured Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Rainbow Trout and Catfish
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Nolin River Lake
Nolin River Lake is well known for its ability to produce good numbers of largemouth bass. Some of the best fishing of the year occurs during the first warm days of February. Featured Species: Largemouth Bass, Walleye, White Bass, White Crappie and Catfish
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Rough River Lake
Rough River Lake is a top-notch largemouth bass lake. Excellent natural reproduction and average growth rates produce good numbers of fish in the 13-to 15-inch range. Nine pounders are routine. Featured Species: Largemouth Bass, Hybrid Striped Bass and White Crappie
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Taylorsville Lake
Taylorsville Lake's proximity to both the cities of Louisville and Lexington make it a popular and productive lake for sportsmen and recreation. Largemouth are dominant and provide anglers with plenty of action. While not known for producing trophies, Taylorsville yields numerous 15-to 18-inchers. Featured Species: Largemouth Bass, Hybrid Striped Bass and Channel Catfish
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DeLorme Atlas and Gazetteer
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You'll always have exactly the right kind of map with the uniquely versatile DeLorme Atlas and Gazetteer. These indispensable atlases cover individual states with unequaled detail, including back roads, land contours, lakes and streams, boat ramps, forests, wetlands, trailheads, campgrounds, public lands, hunting and fishing spots, and much more.
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Sportsman's Collection Lake Maps
Kentucky
Covering 69 of Kentucky's best fisheries - from the giants like Kentucky, Barkley, Cumberland and Dale Hollow all the way down to the peaceful 3-acre Kingdom Come. Purchasing maps of just the 15 biggest lakes separately could cost you almost $200, and you'd be hard pressed to find a map of any other lake. We offer the same detail of the other guys' maps complete with marked fishing spots, GPS grids, tips from local experts and stocking and survey data, at only a fraction of the price. 8.5" x 11", 224 pages.
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Kingfisher Maps
Lake Cumberland, Kentucky
Lake Cumberland, KY, Scale 1:50,000, two-sided, 25"x38". Waterproof and Tear Resistant! GPS Compatible, Mairina Listings, Lake Structure, Road Network and More. Visitors of Lake Cumberland have many recreational opportunities available, including fishing, boating, hunting, and camping to name a few. Lake Cumberland, located in south central Kentucky, near Somerset, was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1946. Construction of the project, under the supervision of the Corps of Engineers, began in August 1941 and was completed. in 1952 after a three year delay due to World War II. Normal summer elevation of Lake Cumberland is 723 feet above mean sea level. At this level, the shoreline is 1,255 miles in length and the lake comprises some 50,250 surface acres.
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Lake Yatesville, Kentucky
Yatesville Lake 24"x36 One-sided. Scale 1:20,000 Waterproof and Tear Resistant! GPS Compatible, Mairina Listings, Lake Structure, Road Network and More. Yatesville Lake is a 2,300-acre lake is located in Lawrence County on Blaine Creek, about 18 miles above the mouth. The lake is situated four miles south of Yatesville and about five miles west of Louisa. Access to the lake is by KY 3 and KY 1185. Stocked species includ channel catfish and bluegill as well as largemouth bass. Last year redear sunfish were added along with more bluegill and channel catfish. According to fishery biologist Ed Carroll, the stocking program is doing well, evidenced by the fact that bass stocked in the fall of 1991 are being caught at the 15-inch keeper size. Be aware -- the minimum size limit for largemouth and smallmouth bass on Yatesville lake is 15 inches, not the regular 12-inch statewide size limit.
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Some Valuable Kentucky Fishing and Kentucky Fishing Map Links
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