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When you purchase a Kentucky fishing license, you are contributing to the enhancement of recreational sport fishing for future generations. You can start fishing the best family spots like Camp Ernst Lake or Three Springs Lake once you have a valid fishing license and know the KY fishing laws that apply. Make lasting family fishing memories on the waters of Kentucky.
Fishing laws or regulations are put into effect in order to conserve and improve fish populations. There can be different regulations in place depending on the individual species, waterway, region and state. For this reason, always be sure to check a current set of fishing regulations to be sure you are abiding by all applicable laws.
As an angler, it is important that you apply proper catch and release techniques in order to help with conservation efforts. There will be times when you will need to release certain species due to regulations requirements or by personal choice. In either situation, the fish should be released quickly and with the least amount of stress possible.
Kentucky has its own set of fishing laws and regulations that need to be followed in order to protect their fish populations
Learn how you can start protecting our aquatic natural resources.
Additional resources and information can be found directly on the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources site.
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