Articles from November 2012



Barren River Lake drawdown delayed

Barren River Lake’s drawdown has been delayed and the target date to reach winter pool (525 ft.) has been extended by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Barren River Lake State Park will host “Breakfast with the Grinch” on Dec. 8

Barren River Lake State Park will host “Breakfast with the Grinch” on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 9 a.m. in the Driftwood Restaurant of the Louie B. Nunn Lodge.

As water temps fall, bass migrate deeper

As water temperatures drop during late fall and early winter, the activity level of bass will begin to decrease. They start migrating further away from the flats and return to areas adjacent to deep water.

Barren River Lake’s Narrows Marina CLOSED, not safe for public access

Effective immediately, the Narrows Marina at the Narrows Recreation Area on Barren River Lake is closed to the public.

Barren River Thanksgiving Fishing Tournament will be Saturday, Nov. 24

The annual Barren River Open Thanksgiving Tournament is set for Saturday, Nov. 24, on Barren River Lake.

Barren River Lake State Park Golf Course offers great rates during fall, winter

The Barren River Lake State Park Golf Course offers golfers great (reduced) rates during the fall and winter.

Sandhill Crane hunting season applications accepted Nov. 15-30

Sandhill Crane hunting applications will be accepted by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources online, beginning Thursday, Nov. 15, – Friday, Nov. 30.

Corps of Engineers honors veterans with free day-use fee on Veterans’ Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will honor veterans and their families by waiving the day-use fee for boat launching at Barren River Lake and all Corps-operated boat ramps.

Live bait or artificial lures?

Which is considered better, live bait or artificial lures? Both presentations have their place in an angler’s arsenal.

Barren River Lake State Park to host annual Thanksgiving Day Buffet

Barren River Lake State Park will host its annual Thanksgiving Day Buffet Thursday, Nov. 22, from Noon- 8 p.m. in the Driftwood Restaurant of the Louie B. Nunn Lodge.