Together, Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley form the largest body of water between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico. A free-flowing canal connects the lakes near the dams at Grand Rivers.
These lakes produce some of the best bass fishing in the United States. In April, crappie are legendary on Kentucky Lake. These delicious-tasting fish reside in the spring in shallow waters of bays and in brush piles.
Bluegill are typically active along the banks during May. Catfish are also very common in the lakes with catches coming in year round.
Numerous marinas, boat launching ramps and accommodations are located throughout the Kentucky Lake Area in Henry County. Come on down and experience a fishing trip you’ll never forget!