Cave Run Lake, Kentucky Fishing

Lake Fishing Information: Cave Run Lake is one of the most popular fishing lakes in Kentucky. It is located in Rowan, Menifee, Morgan and Bath Counties and covers 7,880 acres. This reservoir was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1973.

Species List: According to the Kentucky  Department of Fishing and Wildlife Resources, Cave run Lake contains numerous species of popular fish. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Black Crappie, White Crappie, Spotted Bass, White Bass, and Muskellunge on these waters.

Species Regulations

Largemouth Bass: 13-16 inch must be released

Smallmouth Bass: 18 inches or more

Black Crappie: Statewide Regulations Apply

White Crappie: Statewide Regulations Apply

Spotted Bass: Statewide Regulations Apply

White Bass: Statewide Regulations Apply

Muskellunge: 36 inches or more

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Marinas on Cave Run Lake

Marina Name: Scott’s Creek Marina

Address: Scott’s Creek Marina rd, KY-801, Morehead, KY 40351

Website: N/A

Phone: (606) 784-9666

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