Tournament Fishing Schedule

Fishing tournaments in Kentucky were suspended this spring because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Tournaments were allowed to resume by Governor Beshear on June 1st with new guidelines​. Continue che​cking this page and the Kentucky Healthy at Work page for the latest information.


The Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources welcomes you to the Tournament Fishing Scheduling web site where you can view scheduled fishing tournaments for a water body, ramp and date you select. This system is designed help both tournament organizers and recreational boaters avoid ramp conflicts. In addition, tournament organizers can electronically record their catch data and apply for a marine event permit for tournaments expecting 100 or more boats.

Search for and view existing tournaments

Search our tournament fishing schedule database by waterbody, ramp, and date.

Tournament Manager

Schedule a new tournament, change an existing tournament, or report catch data for an existing tournament.


To use the tournament manager online application to schedule tournaments, you must have an FW.KY.GOV public sign-in account userid and password. If you do not have an account and would like to register for one, click here: Register for public sign-in account.