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Weekend Outlook for Fishing - April 25-26, 2015

Weather Severe weather possible Saturday.  Sunday looks ok, except maybe a lingering morning shower. Access the latest Kentucky Lake Weather report.
Lake Conditions Both Kentucky and Barkley Lake have floating debris and are a little higher than normal.  Water color will vary.  Access real-time Lake Conditions.

Fishing Reports Summary

In a rush and looking for summaries of fishing reports on Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley?  Check these out.  Click the report title for the full fishing report.

Dave Stewart

Date:  April 24, 2015
Covering:  Kentucky Lake north of Paris Landing; Lake Barkley north of state line

"The Largemouth are on a late prespawn/spawn patterns now with some spawning, some feeding up in the shallows getting ready to spawn...."

Randy Kuhens

Date:  April 24, 2015
Covering:  Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley north of US 68

"Bass are in basically three phases right now … pre-spawn, spawn and post spawn depending on which section of the lake you’re fishing."

Kirk Weber

Date: April 24, 2015
Covering:  Kentucky Lake from Jonathan Creek to Paris Landing

"The Crappie spawn is mostly over and the bite is tough"

Steve McCadams

Date:  April 23, 2015
Covering:  Kentucky Lake from Paris Landing to New Johnsonville

"Bass fishermen have benefitted this week from rising lake levels, at least to some degree."

John Morgan

Date:  April 20, 2015
Covering:  Kentucky Lake from US 68 to Big Sandy River

"Most of the pre spawn action (crappie) around the shoreline is over and the fish are starting to move to isolated stumps brush piles and stake beds in the middle of the bays and on ledge tops."

Scott Patton

Date:  April 17, 2015
Covering:  Kentucky Lake from Blood River to New Johnsonville

"The water is finally rising here on Kentucky lake which will put the fish up in the shoreline cover. That will consist of the yellow flowers (wild mustard), buck brush and willow trees."

Randy Kuhens

Date:  April 15, 2015
Covering:  North Kentucky Lake and North Lake Barkley

"The Crappie are starting to move towards the bank to spawn."

Kentucky Lake TV


Watch our archived Video Fishing Tips of the Week on KentuckyLake.tv featuring Randy Kuhens of Kick'n Bass Guide Service.

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White Egret
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

Commonly mistaken for a heron, egrets can commonly be seen wading in shallow water near the lakes edge.