Common Fish of Kentucky

 
Bass, Hybrid Striped
Bass, Kentucky (Spotted)
Bass, Largemouth
Bass, Rock
Bass, Smallmouth
Bass, Striped
Bass, White
Bluegill
Bowfin
Brook Silverside
Buffalo, Smallmouth
Bullhead, Black
Bullhead, Yellow
Carp
Carp, Grass
Catfish, Blue
Catfish, Channel
Catfish, Flathead
Chub, Creek
Crappie, Black
Crappie, White
Darter, Rainbow
Drum, Freshwater
Eel, American
Flier
Gar, Longnose
Gar, Spotted
Herring, Skipjack
Lamprey, Chestnut
Logperch
Minnow, Bluntnose
Mooneye
Muskellunge
Paddlefish
Pickerel, Chain
Pickerel, Grass
Pumpkinseed
Redhorse, Golden
Sauger
Shad, Gizzard
Shad, Threadfin
Shiner, Golden
Shiner, Striped
Stoneroller
Sturgeon, Shovelnose
Sucker, Northern Hog
Sucker, Spotted
Sucker, White
Sunfish, Green
Sunfish, Longear
Sunfish, Orange Spotted
Sunfish, Redbreast
Sunfish, Redear
Trout, Brook
Trout, Brown
Trout, Rainbow
Walleye
Warmouth

 

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