Nolan River Lake, Kentucky Fishing

Fishing Information: Nolin River Lake is one of the most popular fishing lakes in Kentucky. It is located in Hart, Edmonson and Grayson Counties and covers 6,017 acres. The lake was created in 1938.

Species List: According to the Kentucky  Department of Fishing and Wildlife Resources, Nolin River Lake 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, White Bass and Walleye on these waters.

Species Regulations

Black Crappie: 9 inches or more- State creel limits

White Crappie: 9 inches or more- State creel limits

Largemouth Bass: 15 inches or more

Smallmouth Bass: 15 inches or more

White Bass: Statewide Regulations Apply

Walleye: 14 inches or more- 6 Per angler

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Marinas on this lake

Marina Name: Moutardier Resort & Marina

Address: 1990 Moutardier Rd, Leitchfield, KY 42754


Phone: (270) 286-4069

Marina Name: Wax Marina 

Address: 14008 Peonia Rd, Clarkson, KY 42726


Phone: (270) 242-7205

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