Location

KY
United States
36° 49' 1.1316" N, 88° 8' 55.6944" W

Fishing Reports

Fishing Report Provided by - Chuck Baringer
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3
Average: 3 (1 vote)
| Water Temp:71-80 F | Clarity:
Fish Caught | Lunker: using a
Fishing Report
August 17, 2014
8/17/2014 Kentucky Lake elevation: 357.1 feet Surface water temperature: 83 degrees Lake Barkley elevation: 357.1 Surface water temperature: 83 degrees Summer pool for both lakes: 359 feet | Winter pool: 354 feet (Check daily elevations and projected levels of Kentucky Lake call 1-800-238-2264, lake #33) CRAPPIE: Crappie fishing is fair on both lakes. Crappie can be found at the creek mouths on ledges 15 to 25 feet deep and can be taken on live minnows. BASS: Smallmouth fishing is best at night on Kentucky Lake using jigs or black 1/2oz spinner baits fished at creek mouth and main lake points. Largemouth fishing is fair to good on both lakes. Largemouth can be found on the main lake humps in 4 to 12 feet of water. Spinner baits, jigs, and plastic worms have been productive. BLUEGILL: Bluegill fishing remains fair on both lakes using red worms or crickets fished on points or in shaded areas such fallen trees or boat docks inside the creeks in 8 to 12 feet of water. WHITE BASS: White bass fishing is reported as fair to good on both lakes. Whites and yellow bass can be found on main lake humps and ledges near the river channel and can be taken on jigging spoons and rooster tails in 10 to 25 feet of water. These fish are more active during times of current. SAUGER: Sauger fishing is fair on Kentucky Lake using large live minnows fished on main lake gravel bars and creek mouths in 15 to 20 feet of water. Trolling crank baits on the main lake gravel bars has also been productive. CATFISH: Catfish fishing is good on Kentucky Lake using cut shad, night crawlers or shrimp fished in 35 to 50 feet of water on the main lake near the river channel. FISHING TIP: Good numbers of largemouth bass are being taken on white 1/2oz. spinner baits on the main lake in shallow water. Shallow humps that have stumps or chunk rock near the river channel in 4 to 8 feet of water have been holding good numbers of bass.
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Fishing Report Provided by Bar-Ken Guide Service - Doug Pietrzak
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3
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Fishing Report
August 15, 2014
The South end of the lake is fishing better than the North end but there is nothing spectacular happening lately.
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