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Additional fishing access opened along Taylorsville Lake headwaters

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife800-858-1549

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Road access to a section of Salt River above Taylorsville Lake is now open for vehicles in preparation for the coming white bass spawning run.

The gated accesses at Palmer Road and Old River Road off KY 44 at Taylorsville Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) will remain open from daylight until dark through summer, except for closures during youth and spring turkey seasons.

The gates will remain open from now until Friday, April 1. Following a weekend closure April 2-3 for youth-only turkey season, the gates will reopen until April 15. Gates will remain locked during spring turkey season, April 16 to May 8. Gates will reopen from May 9 until July 31.

High water may force the temporary closure of River Road.  

Old River Road allows anglers easy access to 2 miles of bank along the north side of the Salt River. The area includes two gravel parking lots with space for 10-15 vehicles and several one car pull-offs spread along the roadway.

Maps of Taylorsville WMA and other wildlife management areas are available online at fw.ky.gov, the website of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. 
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