Hours of Operation

All activities are weather permitting and subject to change

Monday 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sunday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Outdoor Recreation

431 Battlefield Memorial HWY
Bldg. 51180
Google Map

+1 (859) 779-7333

Blue Grass Army Depot has two beautiful lakes that are fully stocked, for the whole family to enjoy! All persons applying for a fishing pass, must have a Kentucky state fishing license, valid driver’s license and proper ID to verify eligibility.


*All memberships can be purchased at the MWR Office.

*Fishing Equipment Provided. (boat, trolling motor, life vest, oars and fire extinguisher.) Must provide own battery for trolling motor.

Fishing Membership

Fishing Pass:

  • Active Duty, Retired Military, Veteran, Army Civilians/DoD Civilians:
    $35 per year - Kentucky State Fishing License is required.
    This fishing pass gives you access to fish at Lake Buck & Lake Gem. MWR provides boats for use and are located at each lake. Personal boats are not authorized. Bank fishing is permitted. Fisherman may bring up to 3 guests. Guests are restricted to the cardholders spouse, parents, children, or grandchildren only. Generally, fishing hours are from dawn until 30 minutes prior to dusk. No one is allowed to fish after dark. Creel limits are posted at each lake.
  • Sponsored Guest: $35 per year - Kentucky State Fishing License is required.