Articles from June 2016



Boat responsibly July 4, and always

Boating responsibly and safely should be a priority during the upcoming July 4 holiday, and they should be a priority always.

Barren River Lake July 4 fireworks among three area events celebrating holiday

The annual Barren River Lake fireworks, sponsored by Friends of Barren River Lake & Park and Dunlap RV, will be Monday, July 4.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

The first days of summer have sure been hot on Barren River Lake. Hopefully, all can get on the water and put some in the boat.

Avoid heat illnesses on Barren River Lake

Avoid heat illnesses on Barren River Lake.

Barren River Lake Fishing Tournaments

There are three fishing tournaments scheduled for Barren River Lake this weekend, June 25-26.

23-2 limit, with 7-1 Big Bass, wins Walmart FLW on Barren River Lake

Chris Gerrein of Villa Hills, Ky., and John Vice of Owingsville, Ky., won their divisions in the Walmart FLW Tournament (Mountain Division) on Barren River Lake Saturday.

28.58 lb. catfish wins Noodling Tourney

The team of Tim Baldwin, Tucker Baldwin, Ronnie Steenbergen and Mark Riley won the 2016 Barren River Lake Noodling Tournament and $1,000 with their 28.58 lb. catfish.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

Hello folks it has been a hot week on Barren River Lake. However, the fishing continues to be good.

Barren River Lake to host sailing events

The Port Oliver Yacht Club will host its annual Summer Sailstise with two sailing events this weekend.

Beach at Barren River Lake State Park will reopen, could be as early as July 2

The beach at Barren River Lake State Park will reopen this summer, and could be as early as the July 4 weekend.