Paintsville Lake, Kentucky Fishing

Fishing Information: Paintsville Lake is one of the most popular fishing lakes in Kentucky. It is located in Morgan and Johnson Counties and covers 996 acres. The Lake opened in 1983.

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

Species Regulations

Smallmouth Bass: 18 inches or more- State Creel Limits

White Bass: Statewide Regulations Apply

White Crappie: Statewide Regulations Apply

Black Crappie: Statewide Regulations Apply

Largemouth Bass: Statewide Regulations Apply

Walleye: 14 inches or more- Limit 6 per angler

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Marinas on this lake

Marina Name: Paintsville Lake Marina

Address: 1581 Kentucky Rte 2275, Staffordsville, KY 41256

Phone: (606) 297-5253

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