Why you should buy a fishing license

Current 2014-2015 fishing licenses expired Saturday, Feb. 28. If you plan to fish on or after today, you’ll need a new fishing license.

Are you (and your boat) ready for Spring?

Are you (and your boat) ready for Spring? Here is a checklist to help.

Barren River Lake in the snow

Barren River Lake in the snow

Be prepared when fishing in this weather

Suggestions to stay safe and warm on Barren River Lake during the cold of winter.

Barren River walleye among fish being collected for broodstock for state’s rivers

Barren River walleye will be among the native river strain walleye broodstock collected by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources from late January through spring.

Thank You! 150,000+ times

In less than four years ago, BarrenRiverblog.com has had over 150,000 visitors.

96 Sandhill Cranes killed during season

Ninety-six Sandhill Cranes were reported killed this season (Dec. 13 – Jan. 11).

Barren River Lake Shoreline Management Plan seeks input at Jan. 30-31 meetings

Barren River Lake will be undergoing a review of its Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) during meetings Jan. 30-31.

77 Sandhill Cranes killed, one week left

With one week remaining in the Kentucky 2014-2015 Sandhill Crane hunting season, 77 cranes have been reported killed.

2015 Kentucky Fishing Forecast released; looks good for Barren River and Lake

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has released its 2015 Kentucky Fishing Forecast for Kentucky’s major lakes and streams.