Cave Run Lake is a beautiful lake that covers 8,270 acres. It is located in the beautiful mountains of eastern Kentucky just south of Morehead and about 60 miles east of Lexington.
Cave Run Lake is known for its muskie fishing, but anglers also can catch largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappie, white bass and spotted bass. Whether you come to fish for muskie or other species of fish, it’s a nice lake that a lot of anglers do well on. Take a look at our Cave Run Lake fishing tips page for more fishing information.
How it Ranks
|Cave Run Lake||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||1.25||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.25||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Guides & Charters available||0.75||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc.||0.75||1|
|Overly Crowded||0||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|