Kentucky Fishing License & Limits

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STATEWIDE SIZE AND CREEL LIMITS

SPORT FISH SPECIES

Daily Limit

Possession Limit

Minimum Size Limit

BLACK BASS

Largemouth Bass

6*

12*

12”

Smallmouth Bass

6*

12*

12”

Kentucky (Spotted) Bass

6*

12*

none

Coosa Bass

6*

12*

none

Rock Bass

15

30

none

Redear Sunfish

20

40

none

Walleye, sauger and their hybrids

6*

12*

15” on walleye and hybrids; none on sauger

Muskellunge

1

2

30”

Chain Pickerel

5

10

none

Northern Pike

none

none

none

White & hybrid striped bass

15**

30**

none**

Yellow bass

30

60

none

Striped bass

5

5

15"

Crappie (black & white)

30*

60*

none

Rainbow trout

Daily limit 8, only 3 may be brown trout

 

none

Brown trout

 

12"

Brook trout

 

Catch and release only

 

 * Singly or combined; a total of these species