Inspection closing Tailwater Stilling Basin

The Tailwater Stilling Basin, just below the Barren River Dam on Barren River, will be closed Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Stable weather, warmer temperatures guarantee good fishing opportunities

An extended stretch of stable weather and seasonably warm temperatures in late April created optimal spring fishing conditions for anglers across Kentucky.

Barren River drowning victim recovered

Warren County officials are searching the Barren River, near the Greencastle Dam for an apparent drowning victim.

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 River Lake Fishing Report

Crappie are really starting to bite on Barren River Lake.

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.

WBKO reports car falls into Barren River

A 22-year-old woman is in stable condition in a Nashville hospital after she lost control of her car and it landed in the Barren River in Bowling Green Thursday night.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

Cold temperatures should push the water temperature down on Barren River Lake. This is not a bad thing as it will make the fish school tighter.

2016 Barren River, Lake Fishing Forecast

The 2016 Fishing Forecast for the Commonwealth has been released by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and fishing on Barren River and Barren River Lake looks good for the new year.