These 10 Spots In Kentucky Are Absolutely Perfect For Fishing

Fishing just comes natural for most Kentuckians, with many of us learning to pole-fish as toddlers. Using a rod and reel usually came later, but both were fun things to do with family and friends. The flexibility of fish appetites all across the Bluegrass make it easy to enjoy the tradition, even if you aren’t a fan of live bait. Bass, Crappie, Sunfish, Catfish, Bluegill, and more are just waiting to nibble at whatever bait happens to be dangling in front of them.

Here are 10 fishing spots in Kentucky where you can almost cast out and start reeling in the fish, most of the time:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

With over 90,000 miles of rivers and lakes in the Bluegrass State, it’s hard not to find a good place to fish. That doesn’t even include the wealth of small privately owned ponds that are stocked by their owners. If you love freshwater fishing, you will want to visit one or more of these amazing spots. Feel free to comment your favorite fishing spots, if you don’t mind sharing.