Articles from December 2012



Barren River Fishing League hosting New Year’s Day tournament at Port Oliver

   The Barren River Fishing League will host a New Year’s Day fishing tournament Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Port Oliver Recreation Area on Barren River Lake.    The bass tournament will be from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. CT.    It is an Open Tournament, weighing the 5-best fish.    Port Oliver Recreation Area is […]

Recycle Christmas trees as fish habitat

Recycle your Christmas trees as fish habitat at Barren River Lake.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Barren River Lake State Park with dinner, dancing

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Barren River Lake State Park.

Merry Christmas!

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.

It is Winter! Time to winterize your boat!

Today is the first day of Winter. So, what a better time to winterize your boat.

Sandhill Cranes return to Barren River Lake; hunting season Dec. 15- Jan. 13

The Sandhill Cranes have returned to Barren River Lake for the winter.

Last minute Christmas gift ideas

With Christmas just a week away, still trying to decide what to get-here are some last minute gift ideas with a “Barren River” connection

Barren River Lake drawdown resumes

Barren River Lake’s winter drawdown has resumed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Santa Claus greeted visitors in Barren River Lake State Park’s “Santa’s House”

Visitors to the Barren River Lake State Park were able to visit Santa Claus in a replica of Santa’s House (because everyone knows that Santa’s real house is at the North Pole) Saturday.

The Grinch visited Barren River Lake State Park for breakfast Saturday

The Grinch visited Barren River Lake State Park Saturday for a breakfast of Green Eggs and Ham and to greet over 225 children and adults at the park’s annual Christmas event.