A Fishing Experience to Remember
Get the rods out and the lines wet with all the best fishing spots that Harlan County has to offer!
Cranks Creek Lake
This lake at Stone Mountain is a great spot for boating, fishing, and family fun on the water. Species present in the lake include rainbow trout, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, bluegill, and channel catfish.
High Splint lake is located in Evarts and is a great spot to take the day off to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Highsplint Lakes fish species include: Largmouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappie, rainbow trout, bluegill, flathead catfish, and northern pike. In 2019, a local man captured the state record largemouth bass here at a whopping 14 lbs. 9.5 ounces and 26.8 inches long!
Martins Fork Lake
Martins Fork Lake is a family favorite for fishing. This reservoir is a 340 acre lake with the lowest depth being 45ft deep. Species include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, redeye, walleye, bluegill, gizzard shad, and 2 species of catfish.
Owned by the Army Corps of Engineers
5965 Hwy 987, Smith, KY
The Lake at Kingdom Come State Park
At the crest of Pine Mountain, Kingdom Come State Park features a lake with some of the best fish around. Filled with fish, paddle boats, and fun is an adventure and fishing experience you will not forget. Species include: largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish.
The Cumberland river is an amazing spot to fish. The Cumberland River is 688 miles long and stretches all the way to Tennessee with fun times all the way there! Species include: Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, northern pike, walleye, muskellunge, catfish, trout, and sturgeon.
Louellen lake is located in Evarts and is great for bank fishing. This Lake is 4 acres and full of fish! Some of the species are largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish.
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