Morehead Itinerary

Morehead, Kentucky, offers excellent opportunities for muskie fishing, as it’s located near Cave Run Lake, known for its abundant muskie population. Here’s a simple itinerary focused on muskie fishing activities:

Morehead – The Musky Capital of the South

Breakfast at a Local Diner. Start your day with a hearty breakfast at a local diner in Morehead. Look for a spot where you can fuel up with a satisfying meal before heading out for a day of fishing. One option could be the Country Diner located at 310 Flemingsburg Rd. Morehead, KY 40351, offering breakfast all day!

Mid-Morning to Afternoon

Musky Fishing at Cave Run Lake. Spend the majority of your day fishing for musky at Cave Run Lake. Rent a boat or hire a local guide to take you to the best fishing spots on the lake. Cave Run Lake is renowned for its trophy-sized musky, offering anglers the chance to catch some of the largest in the region. Be sure to bring along appropriate fishing gear, including heavy-duty rods, reels, and lures designed for musky fishing. There are several equipment rental companies in the area.

Lunch on the Lake

Picnic Lunch on the Boat. Take a break from fishing to enjoy a picnic lunch on the boat while admiring the scenic views of Cave Run Lake. Pack a cooler with sandwiches, snacks, and beverages to keep you energized throughout the day. Take advantage of the peaceful surroundings and serene waters as you recharge for an afternoon of fishing.

Late Afternoon to Evening

Continue Muskie Fishing. Spend the late afternoon and early evening continuing your musky fishing excursion on Cave Run Lake. As the day progresses, musky activity may increase, providing you with opportunities to hook into these elusive predators. Stay patient and persistent, as musky fishing can be challenging but rewarding.

Dinner in Morehead

Dinner at a Local Restaurant. Whether it’s a break from the lake or after you wrap up your day of musky fishing, enjoy a casual and delicious meal at Pop’s BBQ. Lot’s of great barbecue selections with plenty of southern sides! Pop’s is located at 110 KY HWY 801 S in Morehead, as you arrive at Cave Run Lake.

Optional Add-on (if time permits)

Evening Fishing from Shore. If you’re still up for more fishing after dinner, consider fishing from shore at one of the designated fishing areas along Cave Run Lake. Cast your line into the water and try your luck at catching muskie or other freshwater species as the sun sets over the lake.

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