Barren River Lake Fishing Report

What a hot week we have had on Barren River Lake. As temperatures near the triple digits, the night fishing bite has taken the front seat.

KDFWR proposes new fishing regulations with limit on Barren River Lake catfish

The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed several new fishing regulations, including one limiting Barren River Lake catfish.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

Another Fourth of July Holiday has come to a close. Barren River Lake was very busy this weekend.

Steenbergens win 5th annual Barren River Lake Noodling Tournament

Team Steenbergen (Ryan, Jesse, Derek, and Randy Steenbergen) won the 5th annual Barren River Lake Noodling Tournament Saturday with a catfish weighing 34.9 lbs.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

Barren River Lake is starting to recede. It is almost back down to summer pool. However, with the rains from tropical story Cindy, it is expected to rise again.

Catfish are cavity spawners in June and can be caught with practically any bait

Channel catfish spawn in Kentucky mainly in June.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

I hope everyone gets the chance to fish Barren River Lake this weekend.

Barren River Lake Noodling Tournament moved to June 24 due to high water

The 5th annual Barren River Lake Noodling Tournament has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 24, due to high lake levels.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

I encourage everyone to go fishing on Barren River Lake this weekend!

Free Fishing Weekend June 3-4

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will celebrate Free Fishing Weekend June 3-4.