Smoky Valley/Carter Caves Lake


Note: 25.5 acre lake Fishing during daylight hours only. Jug and Limb Lines Prohibited. Possession or use of live shad for bait is prohibited.


Special Fishing Regulations for Smoky Valley/Carter Caves Lake

SpeciesRegulation DescriptionNotesKRSKAR
LARGEMOUTH BASS12-15 inch protective slot limit. All fish between 12 and 15 inches must be released. Limit 6 black bass per angler, no more than 1 fish over 15 inches 
CHANNEL CATFISH12 inch minimum size limit for all catfish species 
FLATHEAD CATFISH12 inch minimum size limit for all catfish species 

Miscellaneous


Fishing Forecast

Access Sites (Click the Access Site Name for More Info)

Handicap Accessible Only:

Access Type

NameMap RefTypeRamp SurfaceFeeMarinaCounty
Smoky Valley/Carter Caves Lake Ramp   6Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedNo NoneCarter