Articles from November 2011



Santa Claus is coming to . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barren River Lake State Park Dec. 3 & 10

Santa Claus is coming to Barren River Lake State Park this Saturday and next, Dec. 3 and 10.

Christmas Parades scheduled Dec. 3 for Bowling Green, Scottsville and Glasgow

Christmas Parades are scheduled for this Saturday, Dec. 3, for Bowling Green, Scottsville and Glasgow.

As water temperatures drop, bass migrating toward the deeper water

As water temperatures drop during late fall and early winter, the activity level of bass will begin to decrease.

Be Thankful . . .

Even though, I complain that the water level is too high in the summer and too low in the winter, Thank You, Lord, that I have Barren River Lake; for there are those that don’t have such a beautiful place to enjoy.

Sandhill Crane viewing weekends will continue despite new hunting season

According to James Bruggers’ blog, Watchdog Earth, the annual Sandhill Cranes guided viewing weekends at Barren River Lake State Park will continue one weekend each in January and February, despite the new hunting season for the birds.

Thanksgiving is coming . . . be thankful for buffet at Barren River Lake State Park

The Thanksgiving Day buffet will be served from noon to 8 p.m. at the Barren River Lake State Park’s Driftwood Restaurant in the Louie B. Nunn Lodge.

Crappie fishing depends on the weather

Crappie fishing in November and December is as easy as watching the weather. November and December are months with varying weather conditions.

Cavemen Chorus sings a “Blast from the Past” at Barren River Lake State Park

The Caveman Chorus will perform at Barren River Lake State Resort Park on Saturday, Nov. 19, beginning at 8 p.m.

Leave No Trace while enjoying outdoors

We should all be responsible and take care of our natural resources, not only so we can continue to enjoy them, but so future generations can have the same enjoyment that we have.

Applications for hunting Sandhill Cranes at Barren River Lake available Nov. 15

The lottery application for Kentucky’s first hunting season on Sandhill Cranes at Barren River Lake will begin Tuesday, Nov. 15, and be open to applications until Wednesday, Nov. 30.