Articles from October 2011



Barren River Lake State Park to host Youth Boot Camp Saturday, Nov. 5

The Barren River Lake State Park will host a Youth Boot Camp for boys and girls, 6-16, on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

With campgrounds closed, temperatures falling, time to winterize your camper

With the Barren River Lake campgrounds closed for the season, it is time to winterize your camper.

Barren River Lake State Park campground closing Monday; Tailwater remains open

The Barren River Lake State Park campground will close for the winter Monday, Oct. 31. But, it is not too late to enjoy the fall weather and leaves this weekend, before it does.

Now that you have caught them, how do you prepare them? Share your recipes!

Have you ever prepared or purchased a meal in a restaurant only to take a bite of fish and notice the bite tasted “fishy” and didn’t meet your expectations? Chances are the fish was not handled and prepared correctly.

Kentucky State Parks offering discount for current, former members of military

Current and former members of our nation’s military services can take advantage of discount rates at Barren River Lake State Resort Park and the remainder of the Kentucky State Parks’ “USA Military Pass” program from Nov. 1, to March 31..

Barren River Lake State Park will host annual Geocaching Weekend Oct. 22-23

The Barren River Lake State Park will host its 5th annual Geocaching Weekend, Oct. 22-23, around the park. Events will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday and continue through Sunday.

BFL Great Lakes Region Tournament will be Oct. 20-22 on Barren River Lake

The Walmart Bass Fishing League Great Lakes Region tournament will be on Barren River Lake Oct. 20-22, making Port Oliver Recreation Area its base.

36th Barren BassMaster Fall Classic set Oct. 22 at Barren River Lake State Park

The 36th annual Barren BassMaster Open 2011 Classic will be Saturday, Oct. 22, from 7 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the Barren River Lake State Park ramp.

As water temperatures fall, find bass in shallow pockets and flats with tube baits

As the water temperature drops into the upper 60’s, look for fall fishing to be at its best. Concentrate on shallow pockets and flats adjacent to the river and creek channels. All species of fish will become more active as the water temperatures drop.

Hunters’ Feast featured at Barren River Lake State Park Thursday, Oct. 20

A Hunters’ Feast is set for Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Driftwood Restaurant at the Barren River Lake State Resort Park. The Driftwood Restaurant is located in the Louie B. Nunn Lodge in the park.