Rough River Lake and Tailwater Fishing

Rough River Lake and its tailwater offer some of the best fishing in western-central Kentucky. The lake’s 5,000 acres, 250 miles of shoreline, numerous coves, and finger outlets are fertile with fishing opportunities. Here anglers can try their hand at catching various fish species, such as catfish, bass, hybrid stripers, or crappie. Whether you fish by boat, canoe, or kayak, a day of fishing Rough River Lake should yield promising results. Grab your tackle and head on out.

Rough River Lake and Tailwater Fish:

Rough River Lake and Tailwater boat ramps:

The following boat ramps provide access to Rough River Lake and Tailwater.

Rough River Dam State Park Marina Boat Ramp
450 Rough River Lodge Road Falls Of Rough, KY 270-257-2311

Laurel Branch Ramp Boat Ramp
Laurel Branch Rd McDaniels, KY

Tailwater Boat Ramp
Tailwater Falls Of Rough, KY

Cave Creek Ramp Boat Ramp
Cave Creek Ln Falls Of Rough, KY

North Fork Ramp Boat Ramp
Kentucky 79 McDaniels, KY