Hickman Creek

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Hickman Creek is a 25.5-mile-long (41.0 km)[1] tributary of the Kentucky River, flowing through Jessamine County, Kentucky.[2] Via the Kentucky and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed. Hickman Creek is currently ranked #11 of the top 20 best smallmouth bass streams in the state by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.[3]

Some of the species of fish in Hickman Creek are smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, rock bass, bluegill, channel catfish, and spotted gar.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed June 13, 2011
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hickman Creek
  3. ^ Jeff Ross. "Stream Smallmouth: The Best Kentucky Has to Offer" (PDF). Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 16, 2011. Retrieved June 15, 2011.

Coordinates: 37°46′05″N 84°36′47″W / 37.7681347°N 84.6129975°W / 37.7681347; -84.6129975