Fishing and Boating in Kentucky

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.

Kentucky

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

Sep.
11

Wounded Warrior Fishing Event

This free event is open to any veteran who suffered injuries related to their service and will be a day filled with fishing, food and fun. Considered one of the finest fishing areas in the Eastern United States, wounded warrio...

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Sep.
26

10th Annual Catch a Smile

On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST, Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery will host the 10th Annual Catch A Smile Senior Fishing Derby. The event is free and is open to anyone 62 years of age or older. Reg...

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Sep.
26

Senior Fishing Derby

The event is free and is open to anyone 62 years of age or older. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. CST. Hamburgers and other refreshments will be provided, and several door prizes will also be given away. All Kentucky Sport...

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