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.

Barren River Lake Fishing Tournaments

Barren River Lake will host two bass tournaments this weekend, both on Saturday, May 28.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

Cold rainy weather has dominated this week on Barren River Lake. Fishing has slowed a bit with this last cold front.

Barren River Lake Fishing Tournaments

Barren River Lake will host one bass tournament this weekend, May 21.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

We have finally gotten some heavy rain in the Barren River Lake area. This could change things a bit for fishing.

Barren River Lake boater’s body found

Divers recovered the body of David Heard, 19, of Alvaton, from Barren River Lake at about 6:05 p.m. tonight.

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.

Missing Barren River Lake fisherman identified; search suspended tonight

Authorities have suspended the search on Barren River Lake for David Heard, 19, of Alvaton, due to darkness. It will resume in the morning.

Barren River Lake Fishing Tournaments

Two tournaments are scheduled for Barren River Lake this weekend, May 14-15.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report

Barren River Lake should be climbing toward summer pool. The fish should about be done spawning.