Articles from February 2016

New walleye restrictions on Barren River, new fishing licenses effective March 1

Barren River is among the rivers that will be effected by the new statewide restrictions on walleye, beginning Tuesday, March 1.

Barren County Dive Team at Beaver Creek ramp to recover vehicle

WCLU Radio ( is reporting that the Barren County Dive team has responded to the Beaver Creek boat ramp at Barren River Lake in attempt to locate a submerged vehicle.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

Crappie are really starting to bite on Barren River Lake.

New fishing/hunting licenses due March 1

New 2016-2017 Kentucky hunting and fishing licenses are due Tuesday, March 1.

Barren River Lake campgrounds announce schedules for the summer

Barren River Lake campgrounds have announced their 2016 opening dates.

Fisheries collecting stock from Barren

Fisheries from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will be collecting fish from Barren River to supply the state’s hatcheries with broodstock.

Smallmouth fishing warms with weather

A stretch of mild weather that loosens winter’s grip is an alarm bell for stream smallmouth anglers.

Tennessee Boat and Fishing Expo at Tennessee State Fairgrounds Feb. 12-14

The Tennessee Boat and Fishing Expo will be at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds Feb. 12-14.

National Wild Turkey Federation Convention and Sportshow Feb. 11-14

The 40th annual National Wild Turkey Federation Convention and Sport Show will be at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville Feb. 11-14.

Kentucky Sportsman’s Show will be at Owensboro Convention Center Feb. 5-7

The Kentucky Sportsman Show will be at the Owensboro Convention Center this weekend, Feb. 5-7.