Augusta is located between the Meldahl and Greenup dam’s on the Ohio River. The dam’s are 95 miles apart.  Anglers may fish either shoreline, but may not fish the tributaries or embayments of the neighboring state with-out an additional license from that state.

Please visit the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources for more information.


There is a launch fee to use this facility
Most travel to Augusta should be on the AA Highway (route 9) and take 19 to Augusta to avoid travel on the older route 8.
Largemouth –12″ minimum
Smallmouth — 12″ minimum
Spotted Bass — club has a 10″ minimum
Other Internet Resources
Army Corp of Engineers – Facebook Louisville District
Huntington District – Ohio River Basin
USGS – Lake Levels
NWS – National Weather Service
Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources
KDFWR Fishing Forecast (PDF)