Kentucky Fishing and Boating

Use our Kentucky fishing and boating resources to plan a successful day on the water with your family and friends. Whether you want to experience boating or cast a line, there are many waterways in the state to choose from. Find fishing license details and get boat registration information here. Learn more about Kentucky fishing licenses and boat registrations.


Kentucky Fishing

Get started fishing in Kentucky today. You can purchase a 24-hour, 7-day, or a 15-day Kentucky sport fishing license.

Get a Kentucky Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

Kentucky Boating

You can go boating in Kentucky on one of the state’s many freshwater rivers, lakes, and reservoirs.

Register A Boat In Kentucky

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

Fishing and Boating Events in Kentucky


Earth Day Celebration

This day will be filled with workshops, demonstrations, exhibits and fun activities for the entire family. The Friends of Wolf Creek NFH will be offering free Persimon and Shumard Oak trees on a first come first serve basis. ...

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Basic Nature Photography

Details to be announced.

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33rd Annual Catch A Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby

What began as a small event in 1986 has now blossomed into one of the largest events of its kind in the country! This year’s 32nd Annual Catch A Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby is scheduled for Saturday, June 2, 2018 and will take...

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