Articles from August 2016



BG Firefighter Bass Tournament Sept. 3

The annual Firefighters Bass Tournament, sponsored by the Bowling Green Firefighters Association, will be Saturday, Sept. 3, on Barren River Lake.

Tenn. man drowns in Hurricane Creek

A 35-year-old man from Portland, Tenn., drown Saturday morning in Hurricane Creek in Allen County.

Body found floating in Drakes Creek

Warren County emergency units responded to a called at about 12:15 p.m. CT today after kayakers found a body floating in the Drakes Creek, about a mile from where it empties into the Barren River.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

Fishing has continued to be tough on Barren River Lake; however, I look for it to improve as the water cools.

Kids Fishing Derby Saturday, Aug. 27

Kids Fishing Derby set for Saturday, Aug. 27, at Basil Griffin Park in Bowling Green.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

I wish I could report that fishing on Barren River Lake has improved, but I can not.

What causes the lake to turn over?

I know when the lake turns over, fishing on Barren River Lake gets tough.

Waterfowl blind drawing set for Barren

The annual waterfowl blind drawing for Barren River Lake Wildlife Management Area in Allen and Barren counties will be 7 – 9 a.m. (CT), Saturday, Oct. 1.

Barren River Lake Scout Celebration will be at Tailwater Campground Aug. 12-14

The Barren River Lake Scout Celebration, sponsored by the US Army Corps of Engineers, is scheduled for this weekend, Aug. 12-14, at the Tailwater Campground, below the dam.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

Fishing on Barren River Lake can be summed up with one syllable, TOUGH!