Sympson Lake


131 acre lake

Note: Boating and public access to the lake and designated city property around the lake shall be daily, only from one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset. A annual permit is required from the city of Bardstown for launchiing boats on the lake.


Special Fishing Regulations for Sympson Lake

SpeciesRegulation DescriptionNotesKRSKAR
LARGEMOUTH BASSMust be 15 inches or over, Statewide creel limits apply 
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
Sympson Lake Ramp   27Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedYes UnknownNelson