Lake Carnico, Kentucky Fishing

Fishing Information: Lake Carnico is one of the most popular fishing lakes in Kentucky. It is located in Nicholas County and covers 114 acres.

Species List: According to the Kentucky  Department of Fishing and Wildlife Resources, Lake Carnico contains numerous species of popular fish. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Sunfish, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish and Saugeye on these waters.

Species Regulations

Largemouth Bass: 15 inches or more- State Creel Limit

Bluegill: 15 per angler limit 

Sunfish: 15 per angler limit

Channel Catfish: 12 inch minimum size for all catfish

Flathead Catfish: 12 inch minimum size for all catfish

Saugeye: 14 inches or more- Limit 6 per angler

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