Articles from June 2011



Fish adapt to rising water temperatures by heading for shade and deeper water

How do fish adapt and survive on river and lake systems during the summer months when water temperatures reach the upper 80’s. Fish adapt in different ways depending on what conditions exist in their surrounding environment.

Missing Bowling Green fisherman’s body found in Barren River in Butler County

The body of Doug Miller of Bowling Green, was found by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources personnel Wednesday in the Barren River in Butler County.

Bailey’s Point Loop B will open July 1; swimming beaches will remain closed

Despite recent rains, all camp sites, including Bailey’s Point Campground Loop B, will be open for the July 4 weekend. However, all swimming beaches around the lake will remain closed due to high water.

Barren River Lake July 4 fireworks set, other area celebrations will be on July 1

The annual July 4 fireworks at the Barren River Lake State Park are scheduled for 9 p.m. (at dark) Monday. Activities will begin at the park at 5 p.m. with food vendors and a band performing at the tennis court shelter. The fireworks are visible from a variety of sites around the lake. There is no admission.

Allen County Fair offers entertainment after a fun day at Barren River Lake

After a fun day on Barren River Lake, explore and have a fun night at nearby Scottsville, at the Allen County Fair, June 25- July 2.

Life jackets necessary year-round, but especially with high water, hidden debris

Barren River Lake boaters and their passengers should each have a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket on board.

In fishing, simpler is better

If you don’t know much about how to fish, remember that simplicity is best.

Port Oliver Yacht Club season underway with the Huddleston Cup and Jolly Roger

The Port Oliver Yacht Club season is well underway with an 11 regetta schedule, including this past weekend’s Sailstice.

Walmart Bass Fishing League to make stop at Barren River Lake on June 18

The Walmart Bass Fishing League will be making a stop at Barren River Lake, Saturday, June 18.

Barren River Lake July 4 fireworks will get help from Papa John’s Pizza sales

Thursday, June 16, the Glasgow Papa John’s Pizza will be donating a portion of its revenue to insure that the July 4 celebration at the Barren River Lake State Resort Park will include fireworks.