About Lake Cumberland
Family-friendly and great for bass, crappie and sauger fishing — plus boating.
People Often Fish Here For:
Many anglers who catch a spotted bass believe they have caught a largemouth bass.
The channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value.
Today the bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species in North America.
There is no doubt that the smallmouth bass rivals the largemouth in popularity.
Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family.
The sauger is closely related to the walleye, and the two appear almost identical.
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish.
To most freshwater anglers, the striped bass is a very important game fish is relatively new.
They are an excellent light tackle fish that will take a bait or lure readily.
The walleye is a wide-ranging, North American species that occurs virtually everywhere on the mainland.
Nearby Points of Interest
Conservation Through Participation
You can help support and protect our aquatic natural resources by simply going fishing and boating. Buying a fishing license, respecting other anglers, practicing catch and release, being mindful of water conservation, keeping the environment around us clean and fishing responsibly are just some of the ways you can participate.
Responsible Fishing Starts With You
Learn more about how fish populations and habitats are managed, the connection between fishing and water quality, and the importance of fishing laws.