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Kentucky Lake

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Address: Gilbertsville, KY 42045
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The lake has an abundance of 13-14 inch fish and a rising bass population.

The lake has an abundance of 13-14 inch fish and a rising bass population.

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Go here every year with the family for fishing and just to relax. I absolutely love it here. Never disappointed and the views and fishing are top notch. We always stay in benton... read more

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27 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Go here every year with the family for fishing and just to relax. I absolutely love it here. Never disappointed and the views and fishing are top notch. We always stay in benton. Nice place with lots of places to stay on the lake.

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Coloma, Michigan
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Kentucky Lake is absolutely amazing whether you are a fisherman or just sightseeing! I have been both and both are equally amazing! We live in Michigan but Kentucky Lake has stole our hearts! It is where we will someday call HOME.

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kylake1944, Owner at Kentucky Lake, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed our beautiful Lake and Lakes Area. Please come back and see us soon. More 

Ohio
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I head down to Kentucky Lake annually, sometimes even twice a year on fishing trips. We've stayed at a number of different cabins/resorts but it's the lake itself that is the star. clean and huge. You can waterski in the coves and bays, fish for crappie and bass throughout the lake or just take a nice pontoon boat cruise. It... More 

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Thank Sanitarian2
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

Its been a while since I gone fishing on Kentucky Lake there however I did make it to the Hot August Blues Festival in August 2016. We had a great time. Good food, friendly peoples, and good music. Went that Friday and Saturday night. There's a drive up in Aurora you definitely want to visit for there burgers and sandwiches.... More 

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Thank Ted G
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Year round the lake offers the best type of therapy, allowing you to escape all the chaos in the world and simply relaxing to the calm waters of Kentucky Lake. Whether you enjoy being on the lake or simply enjoy the view from the bank, it can definitely be considered a place of tranquility and peaceful environment.

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Thank Hillary C
Olney
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have now been to Kentucky Lake 3 of the 4 last summers, Usually a long weekend trip as we can get there in 3 hours. We took our 2.5 yo granddaughter this trip and we had a blast. There are actually several things to do in the area that entertained her. One day we rented a pontoon boat and... More 

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Thank Brenda B
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

My wife and I don't fish and we don't own a boat. But we had to stop and see Kentucky Lake and Kentucky Dam while driving home to Chicago on I-24 following our vacation in Florida. It is a beautiful sight to see. Kentucky Lake, located near Gilbertsville, Kentucky, is a major navigable reservoir along the Tennessee River in Kentucky... More 

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Thank Taylor B
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently visited the Ky Lake area. We stayed near the dam. It is a beautiful area. We loved the scenic drives and views of the lake. We drove to the dam and parked and walked to the water. We also parked near the beach area and walked over some little bridges. We saw some fish and... More 

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Thank Jerrodmichelle
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49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

I admit that I am a little biased since I grew up near Kentucky Lake. Kentucky lake offers a great deal of outdoor activities and beautiful scenery.

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Thank Helms4
North Carolina
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48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The lake is big a beautiful. We rented a pontoon boat and wondered around the lake. However, it was hot...not just hot but hard to breathe hot. The water was warm so not much relief.

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