Kentucky Lake Fishing

Take me fishing at Kentucky Lake!

With tens of thousands of acres of water, there’s ample room to explore the shorelines and coves of Kentucky Lake.  Anglers will find plenty of space to wet some lines, no matter if you’re trolling crankbaits, scanning for bass or just catching fish for fun. Largemouth bass, yellow bass, crappie, catfish, and bluegill are abundant in our waters.

First Time Fishing?

Kentucky Lake is a great place to learn how to fish. You may just need some guidance on fishing this new body of water. Or, you may want to bring the family for a fishing adventure. Either way, we have guides available to help you.

  • We have many tournaments throughout the year so book your accommodations and boat rentals early!
  • Acquire your fishing license.
  • Find a local fishing guide service below. Secure a guide for a half or full day if this is your first time to Kentucky Lake. They can give you great tips on fishing this expansive body of water along with showing you a great time on the lake.
  • Have a great time on the water!


For the Leisure Fishermen

There is nothing better than fishing on Kentucky Lake as the sun rises over the water. If you love to fish then you’ll find everything from bass, crappie, to spring spawn…and much more. Each season brings new fishing opportunities!

  • Don’t have your fishing license for Kentucky? You can purchase one here.
  • Need to find a boat to rent or a place to dock your boat? Find the right spot here!
  • Book your place to stay here, and then discover more to do on your trip!

For Tournament Anglers

Kentucky Lake plays host to many fishing tournaments each year.

Kentucky Lake Fishing Guide Services

If you need some help fishing Kentucky Lake, consider hiring one of these local fishing guides.

The Big Kahuna Guide Service
Brad Weakley Guide Service
Brandon Hunter Fishing
Capt. Kirk Guide Service
Crappie Gills n' More
Hook Em' Up Kentucky Lake
Kick'n Bass Guide Service
Loveless Outdoor Adventures
Lucky Lady Guide Service
Papa's Fishin' for Fun
Rodney Hairgrove Guide Service

Bait, Tackle & Outdoor Shops

Stock up at these outfitters when you come to Kentucky Lake.

Fast Eddie's Bait & Tackle

8492 US Highway 68 East
Benton, KY  42025

Hitec Outdoors

3243 US Highway 68 East
Benton, KY  42025

Kentucky Lake Outdoors

1071 US Highway 68 East
Benton, KY 42025

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