Kentucky Lake in Henry County, TN

Kentucky Lake is the largest body of water located between the Gulf of Mexico and the Great Lakes. Covering over 250 square miles with over 2,000 miles of shoreline, it is the largest man-made lake East of the Mississippi River.

At 184 miles long and 1.5 to 2 miles wide, the lake is a prime area for fishing and watersports. Because of its crappie and bass fishing opportunities, Kentucky Lake hosts several major fishing tournaments each year.

Many resorts and marinas in Henry County offer boat rentals, bait/tackle, wave runners, and more to visitors.

Upcoming Tournaments


October 27-30, 2016

Recent Fishing Tournaments
Triton Boat Owners

1st place went to Kevin Meunier/Kenneth Heckel with 30.62 (6 fish) at the 2016 Triton Boat Owners Tournament held in May at Paris Landing on Kentucky Lake

Kayak Bass Fishing National Championship

Matt Ball from Ohio was crowned National Champion. Ball had a two day, five fish total of 94.00 inches

2016 B.A.S.S. Masters High School and Junior Championship

1st place winners Turner Mason and Ryan Wood

from Colorado won the tournament with 49 pounds, 4 ounces,