Articles from January 2017



Don’t put your rods away this winter

Don’t put your rods away during the winter.

February returns hope for anglers

February is the month when hope arrives back in many anglers’ souls.

171 Sandhill Cranes taken this season

With the end of the 2016-17 Sandhill Crane season, Jan. 15, hunters harvested 171 cranes during the season that began Dec. 17, according to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

Barren River Lake Midwinter Eagle Survey counted 19 American Bald Eagles

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Barren River Lake completed its annual Midwinter Eagle Survey on Barren River Lake on Jan. 9.

Barren River Lake State Park names Danny Sallee park’s new manager

Danny Sallee has been named the new manager of Barren River Lake State Park.

Barren River Lake State Park hosts annual Valentine Weekend Feb. 10-12

Barren River Lake State Park will host its annual Valentine Weekend, Feb. 10-12.

148 Sandhill Cranes harvested to date

With five days remaining in the 2016-17 Sandhill Crane season, hunters have harvested 148 birds, according to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

Buffalo Night is Feb. 4 at Barren River Lake State Park, includes lodging special

Buffalo Night at Barren River Lake State Park is Saturday, Feb. 4, from 5-8 p.m., CT, in the park’s Driftwood Restaurant.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

Fishing on Barren River Lake has been pretty good.