As smaller streams clear and return to normal make the best option for smallmouth bass.
Runoffs from recent rains and snow have caused water levels to rise significantly in Barren River and Barren River Lake.
Barren River Lake will be undergoing a review of its Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) during meetings Jan. 30-31.
Donate your old natural Christmas tree to create fish habitat around Barren River Lake.
Visitors can see what Barren River Lake has to offer by taking a Virtual Tour of Barren River.
As the Barren River Lake falls toward Winter Pool (525 ft.), low water levels are causing several ramp closures around the lake.
All campgrounds around Barren River Lake are closed for the season, with the exception of the Tailwater campground. It remains open as a primitive site.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Barren River Lake celebrated the 50th anniversary of Barren River Lake and dam today.
The Barren River Lake and Dam will celebrate its 50th anniversary Saturday, Oct. 25, at 1 p.m., at the Tailwater Stilling Basin, below the dam.
Falling water, along with the fall turnover and cold fronts, are challenges in decoding fall bass fishing patterns.