Kentucky Lake, Kentucky Fishing

Fishing Information: Kentucky Lake is a popular fishing lake in Kentucky. It is located in Adair and Taylor Counties and covers 160,309 acres. The lake was created in 1944. No restrictions on horsepower.

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

Species Regulations

Black Crappie: 10 inches or more- limit 20 per angler

White Crappie:  10 inches or more- limit 20 per angler

Largemouth Bass: 15 inches or more

Smallmouth Bass: 15 inches or more

Sunfish: Statewide Regulations Apply

Striped Bass: Statewide Regulations Apply

White Bass: Statewide Regulations Apply

Walleye: 14 inches or more- Limit of 6 per angler

Fishing videos for this lake

Marina Name: Kentucky Dam Marina

Address: 466 Marina Dr, Gilbertsville, KY 42044


Phone: (270) 362-8386

Marina Name: Ken Lake Marina

Address: 888 Ken Lake Marina Ln, Hardin, KY 42048


Phone: (270) 474-2245

Marina Name: Moors Resort & Marina

Address: 570 Moors Rd, Gilbertsville, KY 42044


Phone: (270) 362-8361

Marina Name: Town & Country Marina

Address: 1426 Gardner Rd, Benton, KY 42025


Phone: (270) 354-8828
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