Fishing in Kentucky delivers year-round fun and excitement from the several lakes that hold awesome numbers of smallmouth bass. In Lake Cumberland the smallmouth bass run up to 20 inches and make good winter fishing.
For Lake Cumberland fishing the size of the lake, coupled with deep clear water and rocky structure, provides an ideal home for smallmouth bass. Threadfin shad are known to form huge schools during the winter months and can potentially attract large numbers of feeding smallmouth bass. Key areas to fish are river channel banks that include steep bluffs or long, rocky points. And the mouths of major creeks will also hold good numbers of winter smallmouths. Lake Cumberland fishing guides are available to deliver you to the best spots.
This is a perfect time for bass anglers to be on the water, staying at a nearby Lake Cumberland cabin; many with fireplaces. Lake Cumberland’s marinas offer cabin rentals and boat rentals or they can connect you with a fishing guide to make your time on the water warmer and more productive.