Windy Bay Fishing Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Windy Bay Fishing Site is located on Cave Run Lake, on the Cumberland Ranger District.

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Cave Run Lake is widely known for its scenic beauty and varied outdoor recreation opportunities. The lake is also the home of Kentucky's state record muskie. This 8,270-acre lake is jointly operated and managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Forest Service. 

Windy Bay Trails #1223/A/B

Cave Run Lake area map

You must comply with all regulations established by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources concerning fishing, boating and waterway safety laws. Licenses and regulation guides are available at most retail stores.

At a Glance

Fees None
Open Season: Open all year
Closest Towns: Morehead
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Cumberland Ranger District
2375 KY 801 South
Morehead, KY 40351

General Information


This trail does not meet accessibility standards for persons with disabilities. 


From I-64, take exit 133 and go south on KY-801. Proceed about 12 miles and turn right on Forest Service Road 1107.


Parking is available at the site. 



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Lake and Pond Fishing