Articles from September 2011



Bargains available on “Discounts” page

BarrenRiverblog.com has added a “Discounts” page to give you bargains in and around Barren River and Barren River Lake.

Waterfowl blinds site drawings for Barren River Lake are set for Saturday, Oct. 1

The waterfowl blinds site drawings for Barren River Lake are set for Saturday, Oct. 1, from 7-9 a.m., at the Barren River Lake U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office.

Barren River Lake State Park hosts a “Taste of Italy” on Thursday, Sept. 29

Barren River Lake State Park will offer diners a “Taste of Italy” this Thursday, Sept. 29, as the third destination on the park’s “Taste of Europe” series of fine dining.

Rattletraps are fall favorite of largemouth, smallmouth and Kentucky bass

Rattletraps are excellent lures to catch fall largemouth, smallmouth, and Kentucky bass. Rattletraps can be purchased in all shapes, sizes, and colors and can be worked at all different depth ranges depending on the speed of the retrieve.

Narrows, Beaver Creek campgrounds close; Tailwater reduces services

The Narrows and Beaver Creek campgrounds have closed for the year and the Tailwater Campground has reduced services available to campers.

2011 Bowling Green Firefighters Open Bass Tournament Saturday, Sept. 24

The annual Bowling Green Firefighters Open Bass Tournament is Saturday, Sept. 24. Fishermen will leave the Port Oliver Recreation Area boat ramp at 6 a.m. and return at 2 p.m. for the weigh-in.

Barren River Lake Trashmaster’s Classic collects 915 bags of trash and 162 tires

 The 24th annual Barren River Lake Trashmaster’s Classic was deemed a success Saturday, Sept. 17, as volunteers collected trash from in and around the lake.

Barren River Lake Trashmaster’s Classic Sept. 17 needs pontoon boats, volunteers

The 24th annual Trashmaster’s Classic Lakeshore Cleanup at Barren River Lake is this Saturday, Sept. 17, from 8 – 11:45 a.m.

Barren River Lake State Park will offer diners a “Taste of France” Sept. 15

Barren River Lake State Park will offer diners a “Taste of France” this Thursday, Sept. 15, as the second destination on the park’s “Taste of Europe” series of fine dining.

Tailwater Campground closed Sept. 13 due to road repairs; reopens Sept. 16

The Tailwater Campground will be closed starting Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 7 a.m. until Friday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. due to entrance road repairs.