North Fork Kentucky River

Details

Location:
Beattyville, KY
United States United States
Coordinates:
37.5707, -83.7027
Distance:
125 Miles
Description:

The North Fork Kentucky River is approximately 125 miles long. It rises on the western side of Pine Mountain, in the Appalachians of extreme southeastern Kentucky, in eastern Letcher County near the Virginia state line. It flows generally northwest, in a winding course through the mountainous Cumberland Plateau, past Hazard and Jackson. It receives Rockhouse Creek at Blackey near its source. Approximately 8 mi southeast of Hazard, it receives the Carr Fork. It receives Troublesome Creek at Haddix, southeast of Jackson. Three miles upstream from its confluence with the South Fork, it receives the Middle Fork. It joins the South Fork to form the Kentucky at Beattyville.

Cover/Structure:

Brushpiles, standing timber, ledges, coves, fallen timber.

Spot Access:
Boat Ramp, Parking (car/truck), Parking (boat/trailer), Picnic Area, Power Boats Allowed, Swimming Area, Shore fishing access, Camping, Fly Fishing, Wading
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Map

Map for 37.5707, -83.7027
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Fishing Reports

There are no reports for this fishing spot.

Fish

Largemouth-240-fw

Bass, Largemouth (Micropterus salmoides)

Freshwater
Smallmouth-240-fw

Bass, Smallmouth (Micropterus dolomieu)

Freshwater
Bluegill-240-fwsw

Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)

Freshwater
Carpcommon-219-fwsw

Carp, Common (Cyprinus Carpio)

Blackcrappie-240-fwsw

Crappie, Black (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)

Whitecrappie-240-fwsw

Crappie, White (Pomoxis annularis)

782
Mfwdrum

Drum, Freshwater (Aplodinotus grunniens)

Freshwater
185
Goldeye-240-fw

Goldeye (Hiodon alosoides)

Freshwater
13
Greensunfish-240-fw

Sunfish, Green (Lepomis cyanellus)

Freshwater
285
Longear-240-fw

Sunfish, Longear (Lepomis megalotis)

Freshwater
107
Redearsunfish-240-fw

Sunfish, Redear (Lepomis microlophus)

Freshwater
Warmouth-240-fwsw

Warmouth (Lepomis gulosus)

148

Guides

There are no guides specified for this fishing spot.

Lodges

There are no lodges specified for this fishing spot.

Tournaments

There are no tournaments associated with this fishing spot.