Articles from July 2016



Barren River Lake Fishing Report

Fishing continues to be tough on Barren River Lake.

Sr. Golf Tournaments Aug. 15, Sept. 12

The Barren River Lake State Park Golf Course will host its annual Senior Golf Tournaments Aug. 15 and Sept. 12.

Barren River Lake Fishing Tournaments

Barren River Lake will be the host to the Full Throttle Fishing Summer Showdown this weekend.

Aug. 6 Poker Run will support Friends of Barren River Lake & Park future events

The Barren River Lake Poker Run will be Saturday, Aug. 6, to benefit the Friends of Barren River Lake & Park.

Barren River Lake flooding still causing beach closings, effecting boat ramps

Flooding on Barren River Lake continues to cause beach closings and effect lake boat ramps.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

It has been wet and hot this month on Barren River Lake.

Stripes are biting near Mason Island

Dave Ballard displays his catch from Barren River Lake from one of his good nights catching Stripes.

Corps seeks to raise winter pool level

For the past 15 years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, has lowered the level of Barren River Lake to a winter pool level of 528 ft. And, now the Corps would like to make that a permanent winter pool level.

Fish top-water lures in edges of day

Fishing a top-water lure during the edges of the day draws vicious strikes.

“Paddle on the Barren” is Thursday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be sponsoring “Paddle on the Barren,” Thursday, July 21, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Browns Ford Boat Ramp on Barren River Lake.