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Herrington Lake In Kentucky

Herrington Lake, Kentucky

Boating, camping and fishing.

For boating, water sports and fishing, Herrington Lake in central Kentucky is a popular choice. 325 miles of shoreline surround this 2,300-acre lake, located between Burgin and Bryantsville, KY. Rental boats offered include pontoon boats, jon boats, kayaks and paddle boats. More than a dozen boat launch ramps and several marinas provide public access to this inviting body of water. One of the main draws here is an excellent variety of fish species. Three kinds of black bass, two kinds of catfish, two species of crappie, white bass and hybrid stripers all reside here in healthy numbers.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES


Pioneer Playhouse Campground - 859 236-2747

Chimney Rock RV Park - 859 748-5252

Camp Nelson RV Park - 859 548-2113

Herrington Lake Map


Fish species found in Herrington Lake include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, white bass and hybrid striped bass.

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie White Bass Hybrid Striped Bass

Click here for a KY Fishing License.

Local Contact Information

Herrington Lake Marina
136 Homestead Ln
Lancaster, KY 40444
859 548-2282

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