2018 Bear Seasons: The muzzleloader season for bears opens December 8 in zone 3 only. The modern gun season for bears opens December 15 in zones 1 and 2. Please call 800-858-1549 after 9pm EST each night of the season to determine if the season is open the following day.​ 
2019 Elk Hunt: Click here​ to receive email updates about applying for next year's Elk Hunt Drawing.

Kentucky's Stream Fisheries



Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) is committed to conserving and enhancing fishing and boating opportunities throughout the state. This page will provide anglers with detailed information about the rivers and streams around the state including public access sites, maps, river levels and data on the fisheries.  Please visit this site often, as additional pages will be posted as they are developed.

Attention: Most streams in Kentucky are surrounded by private property. Please respect these landowners’ property and ask permission to access them. Fishing on private property is a privilege.

 

 

North Fork Elkhorn Creek

Elkhorn Creek

Upper Green River

Green River Pool 4

Green River Pool 5

Green River Pool 6

Lower Barren River

North Fork Kentucky River

South Fork Kentucky River

Slate Creek

South Fork Licking River

Kinniconick Creek

Upper Cumberland River

Levisa Fork

Russell Fork