Fall is smallmouth bass season

The peak of the topwater bite for stream smallmouth bass is just beginning, not winding down.

Boat responsibly July 4, and always

Boating responsibly and safely should be a priority during the upcoming July 4 holiday, and they should be a priority always.

Avoid heat illnesses on Barren River Lake

Avoid heat illnesses on Barren River Lake.

Free Fishing Weekend June 4-5

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will celebrate Free Fishing Weekend June 4-5, when no license is required to fish Kentucky waters, including Barren River and Barren River Lake.

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.