Bear Hunters: The quota for the 2014 archery/crossbow season for bears WAS NOT MET today. Therefore, the bear season will remain open tomorrow. All hunters must check the KDFWR homepage or call the Info Center at 1-800-858-1549 AFTER 9:00 PM each day of the season to learn if the black bear quota was met. For information about checking bears, click here.
Green River Lake Spillway provides anglers with plenty of bank fishing and other amenities that include: restrooms, playground, picnic areas, security lights, paved parking, and a boat ramp.
Green River Lake Tailwater boat ramp provide boaters access to the Green River and is the start of the Green River Blue Water Trail System.
Jason Fitzgerald shows off a 25 inch walleye that was sampled in the Green River Lake Tailwaters during late January.
Walleye congregate below Green River Lake Dam from December-March giving anglers an excellent potential to catch trophy size fish (≥25.0 inches), like this 27 inch walleye collected during annual sampling.
Green River upstream of Roachville Ford is very scenic and offers excellent fishing for smallmouth bass, musky and rock bass.
Ryan Kausing holds a 42 inch musky collected during a sport fish survey conducted near Roachville Ford Access.
Looking upstream from the gravel ramp at American Legion Park at the Hwy 417 Bridge in Greensburg, KY.
Cory Woosley shows off two, 17 inch smallmouth bass collected from the Green River near Greensburg, KY.
Fisheries personnel stock sauger at the Greensburg City Ramp as part of a research project to re-establish sauger into this section of the Green River.
The view upstream of the Greensburg City Ramp. This park provides bank fishing access and riverside cabin rentals for a weekend get-a-way.
Smallmouth bass population assessment results show excellent numbers of smallmouth bass with trophy fish (≥20.0 inches) present.
The riffle at the confluence of Lynn Camp Creek and the Green River is a great area to target smallmouth bass, Kentucky spotted bass and rock bass.
Quality largemouth bass can be found in the slower pools around woody cover, like this 17 inch largemouth that was collected during fall sampling.
Rio Bridge Voluntary Public Access Ramp is located directly above a nice rocky shoal that provides excellent fishing for Kentucky spotted bass, smallmouth bass, rock bass and channel catfish.
Rock bass were the most abundant fish sampled in pool 6. Anglers should expect an excellent potential for catching trophy rock bass (≥10.0 inches). Target areas with slow-moderate current with chunk rock banks.
Green River, near Munfordville, KY, offers anglers and boaters a variety of deep pools, shallow riffles, cold springs and spectacular views not to mention an excellent fisheries.
David Baker holds up a nice Kentucky spotted bass (left) and smallmouth bass (right) collected during spring sampling near Munfordville, KY.
Green River from the Dennison Ferry Day Use Area in Mammoth Cave National Park. This scenic area has canoe access, picnic areas and an abundance of wildlife.
Green River Ferry located in Mammoth Cave National Park allows boaters to launch boats on the downstream side of the ferry. Make sure to yield to ferry traffic.
Channel catfish are found throughout the entire Green River with the potential for trophy size (≥28.0 inch) fish. Anglers should target slow, deep pools around log jams.
Houchins Ferry, located in Mammoth Cave National Park, provides boaters with access to the river. A camp ground and picnic shelter is located at the ferry crossing.
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resource personnel navigate their way upstream in a jet drive electro-fishing boat to conduct sport fish surveys on the Green River near Greensburg, KY.