Barren River Lake Fishing Report

It has been wet and hot this month on Barren River Lake.

Stripes are biting near Mason Island

Dave Ballard displays his catch from Barren River Lake from one of his good nights catching Stripes.

Corps seeks to raise winter pool level

For the past 15 years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, has lowered the level of Barren River Lake to a winter pool level of 528 ft. And, now the Corps would like to make that a permanent winter pool level.

Fish top-water lures in edges of day

Fishing a top-water lure during the edges of the day draws vicious strikes.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

The fishing has been more than tough on Barren River Lake, even the bluegill are hard to find.

Volunteers, donations of bait, tackle, rods and reels needed for Fishing Derby

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, along with BarrenRiverblog.com fishing reporter Josh Morris, is sponsoring a Fishing Derby on Saturday, Aug. 27, at Bowling Green’s Basil Griffin Park.

Barren River Lake Fishing Tournaments

Barren River Lake is scheduled to host two bass tournaments this weekend, July 16-17.

“Catch and release” works well when the fish are handled properly and quickly

“Catch and release” works well when the fish are handled properly and quickly.

Barren River Lake Fishing Tournaments

Barren River Lake will host three tournaments this weekend, July 9-10.

So, get out there and fish!

By Josh Morris Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. This is not always the case when fishing. One has to try and try and try again before learning a technique. Trial and error will make you a better fisherman. Now certain conditions call for certain approaches […]