Campbell County, Kentucky

Welcome to the official website of Campbell County, Kentucky!

Fishing & Boating - Kentucky Permits, Licenses, Seasons and Regulations.

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife - Telephone 1-800-858-1549


  • AJ Jolly Lake does not have a boat motor size restriction. However, AJ Jolly Lake is a NO WAKE LAKE
  • AJ Jolly Lake 5 ft depth contours can be viewed here

Fishing at AJ Jolly Lake

  • Park closes at dusk.
  • A valid Kentucky fishing license is required to fish in any of Kentucky’s public waters
  • You can purchase your fishing license at a number of Northern Kentucky retailers. You can also go online to purchase your license here
  • Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife stock AJ Jolly Lake with Saugeye annually, channel catfish every other year, and blue catfish every third year.
  • AJ Jolly Lake Fish Attractions can be viewed here
  • Night Fishing is permitted during the Camping Season on Thursday through Monday Nights only (excluding nights of festivals or events). Click here to read the Night Fishing Rules.

KY Fish and Wildlife 2022 Fishing Forecast

Bluegill Poor Abundant, Most fish are less than 6 inches.
Catfish Good Good numbers of channel catfish over 12 inches present. Low numbers of blue catfish;
25-inch-plus blue catfish possible. Flatheads present in lake.
Crappie Fair  Abundant, most between 6 to 8 inches.
Largemouth bass Fair/Good Fair number of bass including good number of quality-size fish present.
Saugeye Fair/Good Stocked annually since 2013. Quality saugeye present; fish up to 25 inches are possible.

All this information and more info about area lakes can be found at KY Fish and Wildlife