Articles from April 2013



Barren River Lake level rising

The Barren River Lake has reached Summer Pool and is continuing to climb.

Early May is best fishing of the year in Kentucky for bluegill and redear sunfish

Early May in Kentucky is the start of the best fishing of the year for bluegill and redear sunfish.

Barren River Lake State Park serving “Kentucky” BBQ Night Tuesday, April 30

The Barren River Lake State Park will host “Kentucky” BBQ Night, plus music, this Tuesday, April 30, as the last “regional” BBQ buffet.

Barren River Lake State Park to host Spring Hoot 5K Run/Walk on May 11

The Barren River Lake State Park will host its annual Spring Hoot 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, May 11, at 8:30 a.m., on-site registration begins at 7 a.m.

Barren River Lake boaters BEWARE!

Barren River Lake boaters are encouraged to use extreme caution on the lake this spring as heavy rains and the rising lake have produced a variety of hazards, in particularly driftwood.

Barren River Lake State Park hosting annual Campers Appreciation Weekend

Barren River Lake State Park will be hosting its annual Campers Appreciation Weekend, April 26-28.

Barren River Lake campgrounds begin opening for busy spring, summer

Barren River Lake campgrounds are opening for campers as the weather warms and activity begins to pick up around the lake.

Barren River Lake State Park will host “St. Louis” BBQ Night Tuesday, April 23

The Barren River Lake State Park will host “St. Louis” BBQ Night, plus music, this Tuesday, April 23.

Narrows Marina reopens, filling slips

The Narrows Marina on Barren River Lake is open again.

Largemouth bass at a lake near you

Barren River Lake in south-central Kentucky holds plentiful numbers of 18-inch or better largemouth bass.