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Ground Breaking Held for New Excel Boats Plant in Union City, Tenn.

Ground Breaking Held for New Excel Boats Plant in Union City, Tenn.

October 23, 2019 - Doug Wynn

On Tuesday, October 22nd, Excel Boat Company of West Jordan, Utah, officially broke ground for their new manufacturing plant in Union City, Tenn. The plant is being built in what used to be the VF Outlet Mall. The 80,000 square foot building is being transformed into a manufacturing facility that will initially employ over 100 skilled workers, starting in the second quarter of 2020. The event ... Read More...


Howl-O-Ween: "Who Dun It?" Nocturnal Mystery at Woodlands Nature Station

Howl-O-Ween:

October 22, 2019 - Staff Report

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to Howl-O-Ween "Who Dun It?" Nocturnal Mystery on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at the Woodlands Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky 42211, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Admission is $5 for ages 5 and up and free for ages 4 and under. Cost includes same day Nature Station admission. Calling all night ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes Eases Campfire Restrictions

Land Between the Lakes Eases Campfire 
Restrictions

October 17, 2019 - Staff Report

The Forest Service is lifting campfire restrictions in the Land Between the Lakes on Oct. 17, meaning that wood campfires and the use of charcoal for cooking will be allowed in dispersed campsites as well as in designated campgrounds. The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area implemented campfire restrictions late last month in response to a “flash drought” that created critical ... Read More...


Explore Kentucky Lake Acquires KentuckyLake.com

Explore Kentucky Lake Acquires KentuckyLake.com

October 10, 2019 - Staff Report

Explore Kentucky Lake, the leading tourism website for the Kentucky Lake region, has acquired KentuckyLake.com, effective immediately. Explorations Media Group, LLC of Murray, Kentucky, is the parent company of Explore Kentucky Lake with Shawn Dunnaway as president. Both websites have a combined 41 years of marketing Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley and Land Between The Lakes on the ... Read More...


Ham Fest: The Family that Cures Together...

Ham Fest: The Family that Cures Together...

October 9, 2019 - Jamie Sears Rawlings

Jr. Adams can’t remember a year of his life that didn’t include a hog killing. “When I was a baby, before I started to school, I went to hog killings and after I started school, they let us stay at home from school one day a year for the hog killings,” he says. “So, I haven’t missed a year in 64 years being at a hog killing.” Jr.’s son, James Adams III, remembers the hog ... Read More...


Brian "Fox" Ellis Coming to the Homeplace for Snap Apple Night

Brian

October 8, 2019 - Staff Report

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to Snap Apple Night, 6 - 8:30 pm on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm, 4512 The Trace, Dover, Tennessee 37058, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Step back in time for the old-time tradition of storytelling and listen to award winning storyteller Brian "Fox" Ellis, ... Read More...


The Kids with the Cure

The Kids with the Cure

October 8, 2019 - Jamie Sears Rawlings

The first Trigg County Country Ham Festival was held in 1977, marking 2019's event as the 43rd Annual time that country ham lovers from across the nation have gathered to celebrate their favorite Southern traditional delicacy.  Perhaps it might be surprising to some outsiders, considering the age-old art of curing country hams and the four-decade-old event in its name, that there exists a ... Read More...


Kids Woolly Bear Weekend Coming to Woodlands Nature Station

Kids Woolly Bear Weekend Coming to
Woodlands Nature Station

October 8, 2019 - Staff Report

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to spend the Columbus Day holiday weekend at the Woodlands Nature Station for the Kids Woolly Bear Weekend, 10 am - 5 pm, October 12-13, 2019, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky, 42211. Admission is $5 for ages 13 and up, $3 for ages 5 – 12 and free for ages 4 and under. Packed with ... Read More...


Homeplace 1850s Wedding Planned

Homeplace 1850s Wedding Planned

September 30, 2019 - Staff Report

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite everyone to attend a country wedding on Saturday, October 5, 2019, 11 am to 3:30 pm at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm, 4512 The Trace, Dover, Tennessee 37058, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Program included with general admission; ages 13 and up $5, ages 5-12 $3, and ages 4 and under free. Weddings in the 1850s were ... Read More...


Wolf Week: A Howlin' Good Fall Break at Woodlands Nature Station

Wolf Week: A Howlin' Good Fall Break
at Woodlands Nature Station

September 27, 2019 - Staff Report

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to bring the family to Woodlands Nature Station during fall break for Wolf Week, 10 am - 5 pm, October 5 - 11, 2019, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky, 42211. Admission is $5 for ages 13 and up, $3 for ages 5 – 12 and free for ages 4 and under. Come visit our resident endangered ... Read More...


New Lake Barkley Bridge Officially Open with Today's Ribbon Cutting

New Lake Barkley Bridge Officially Open with Today's Ribbon Cutting

September 25, 2019 - Staff Report

This afternoon several state and local officials were on hand along with contractors and residents to cut a ceremonial ribbon for the new Lake Barkley bridge at Canton. The four-lane structure, with a multiuse trail on the south side, partially opened in early last year to allow the demolition of the old, narrow bridge that was originally built in 1932. Contractors finished the bridge earlier ... Read More...


New Planetarium Show to Debuts

New Planetarium Show to Debuts

September 3, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite everyone to visit the Golden Pond Planetarium to see Habitat Earth, a new show which takes viewers on a stunning journey exploring the interconnectedness of life on Planet Earth. Habitat Earth will begin showing September 1, 2019. Golden Pond Planetarium is inside the Golden Pond Visitor Center in Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, ... Read More...


Outdoor Kids' Fest at Woodlands Nature Station

Outdoor Kids' Fest at Woodlands Nature Station

August 29, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to bring the family to Woodlands Nature Station during the Labor Day Weekend for the Outdoor Kids' Fest, a kid-friendly foray into some basic but important outdoor skills. From learning about venomous animals to practicing your fishing skills, we'll learn some new ways to enjoy the outdoors,10 am – 4:30 pm on Saturday, August 31, Sunday, ... Read More...


Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival in Grand Rivers

Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival in Grand Rivers

August 19, 2019 - Staff Report

The Annual Grand Rivers Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts sponsored by the Grand Rivers Chamber of Commerce will be held Saturday, August 31 through Monday, September 2, 2019. The show features handcrafted items and original pieces for sale by artisans and crafters. Booth space sold out in record time for the 2019 show, and more than 110 booths and artisans from ten states ... Read More...


Trades Fair Coming to the Homeplace

Trades Fair Coming to the Homeplace

August 12, 2019 - Friends of LBL Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm Trades Fair on Saturday, August 31, and Sunday, September 1, from 10 am to 4 pm, 4512 The Trace, Dover, TN 37058, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Traditional trades and crafts people will share knowledge of vanishing folk art skills. Admission is $5 ages 13 and older, $3 ages 5-12, and ... Read More...


Bio-acoustic fish fence expected to be operational this fall

Bio-acoustic fish fence expected to be operational this fall

July 31, 2019 - Press Release from USACE - Nashville District

An experimental project designed to deter Asian carp from entering Lake Barkley is underway. Officials addressed stakeholders and media today on the deployment of the bio-acoustic fish fence on the downstream side of the navigation lock and evaluation of the system’s ability to deter the movement of these fish. “We’re anxious to get this test underway because it has the potential to be a ... Read More...


Celebrate Hummingbirds at Woodlands Nature Station

Celebrate Hummingbirds at Woodlands Nature Station

July 26, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

This weekend marks the beginning of the great hummingbird migration through Land Between the Lakes! The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to join us for our 24th annual Hummingbird Festival, 10 am – 5 pm on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4, at the Woodlands Nature Station inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky, 42211. ... Read More...


Nature Station Asking for Help to Name Animals

Nature Station Asking for Help to Name Animals

July 15, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Woodlands Nature Station at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area asks for the public’s help in naming their animal ambassadors. Over the next year, with the kickoff on July 4 with the bald eagle, the Nature Station will begin to name each of their animal ambassadors. “The educational animals at the Nature Station are native to the region and have been orphaned, injured, or ... Read More...


Apollo 11 Moon Landing Golden Anniversary Celebration at Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory

Apollo 11 Moon Landing Golden Anniversary Celebration at Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory

July 15, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite everyone to join us at “One Small Step,” a celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing, 10 am to 10 pm, on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at the Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive, Golden Pond, Kentucky, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. It has been fifty years since NASA ... Read More...


At Majority Leader McConnell's Request, Trump Administration to Aid Kentucky in War on Asian Carp

At Majority Leader McConnell's Request, Trump Administration to Aid Kentucky in War on Asian Carp

July 11, 2019 - Press Release from US Senator Mitch McConnell

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has agreed to his request to deploy the advanced “Unified Method” of fishing for removing Asian Carp, an invasive species in Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake. Today’s announcement comes on the heels of Senator McConnell’s May visit to Western Kentucky with ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes Quota Deer Hunt Applications Available Until July 31

Land Between the Lakes Quota Deer Hunt 
Applications Available Until July 31

July 8, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

Hunters can apply for firearm quota deer hunts at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area July 1-31. Potential applicants can apply at https://lblquotahunt.hometracker.com/. Application fees are $5 online. Quota deer hunt dates for 2019-2020 season at Land Between the Lakes: Kentucky: • Youth Quota Hunt | Oct 26-27 | Age 15 and younger • Adult Quota Hunt | Nov ... Read More...


Cool Critters Day Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

Cool Critters Day Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

July 8, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to join us for Cool Critters Day on Saturday, July 13, 2019, 10 am - 4 pm at the Woodlands Nature Station inside Land Between the Lakes, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky 42211. Admission for this special event is $5 for ages 5 and up; free for ages 4 and under. Come check out some of the Coolest Critters of all time! Enjoy live animal ... Read More...


Despite Tornado Damage, Moors Resort & Marina Open for Business

Despite Tornado Damage, Moors Resort & Marina Open for Business

June 26, 2019 - Staff Report

Despite an EF1 tornado striking Moors Resort & Marina on Kentucky Lake last Sunday, June 23, all resort facilities except two damaged docks are open for business. Kathy Wood, owner of Moors Resort, told us in an email it’s business as usual at Moors. “We need to spread the word we are open for business as usual,” Wood said. “It is crazy how the marina store, gas dock, transient ... Read More...


LBL Continues to Clear Debris from Weekend Storms

LBL Continues to Clear Debris from Weekend Storms

June 24, 2019 - Staff Report

Areas of Land Between the Lakes will remain closed for several days while U.S. Forest Service and electric company crews continue removing storm damage from power lines, roads and campgrounds. Three severe storms with high winds, heavy rains and lightening crossed Land Between the Lakes beginning Friday. Forest Service crews began clearing roads on Friday but many trees continue to fall and ... Read More...


Severe Weather Closes Many Areas at LBL - Forest Service Discourages Visits

Severe Weather Closes Many Areas at LBL - Forest Service Discourages Visits

June 22, 2019 - Staff Report

Land Between the Lakes , Ky./Tenn. - June 22, 2019 - The U.S. Forest Service continues to assist visitors and address hazards created by downed trees and power lines blown over at Land Between the Lakes in a Friday storm. Forest Service crews began accessing damages at 7 p.m. Friday as a southeast moving storm brought high winds, lightening and heavy rains Friday evening. Land Between the ... Read More...


Celebrate Independence Day at the Homeplace

Celebrate Independence Day at the Homeplace

June 17, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you enjoy an old-fashioned afternoon of fun on Independence Day—one of the biggest holidays in the 1850s, 1 - 4pm on Thursday, July 4, 2019, at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm, 4512 The Trace, Dover, Tennessee, 37058. Admission is $5 for ages 13 and up; $3 for ages 5 - 12; and free for ages 4 and under. The festivities begin with a group reading ... Read More...


View The Nina & The Pinta in Grand Rivers

View The Nina & The Pinta in Grand Rivers

June 8, 2019 - Staff Report

On Thursday, June 13th, the "Pinta" and the "Nina", replicas of Columbus’ Ships, will open in Grand Rivers at Green Turtle Bay Resort. The ships will be docked at Green Turtle Bay Resort, 263 Green Turtle Bay Drive, until their departure early Monday morning, June 24th. The "Nina" was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools. Archaeology magazine called the ship “the ... Read More...


Steve McCadams "Casting for a Cure" Kids Fishing Rodeo

Steve McCadams

May 30, 2019 - Steve McCadams

Calling all youngsters who want to catch fish and win prizes at the same time! The 19th Annual Steve McCadams “Casting For A Cure” Kids Fishing Rodeo returns to McKenzie’s City Park Lake on Saturday, June 8th for a fun filled morning where even little fish bring on big smiles. Girls and boys ages 15 and under are invited to participate in the FREE event which will benefit the American ... Read More...


Tap 216 in Murray Hosts June 6 Fundraiser for Nature Station Bobcat Exhibit

Tap 216 in Murray Hosts June 6 Fundraiser
for Nature Station Bobcat Exhibit

May 24, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

Friends of Land Between the Lakes and Tap 216 are partnering up to host Bites for Bobcat, a fundraiser to benefit the renovation of the Woodlands Nature Station’s bobcat exhibit, on the evening of Thursday, June 6 in the Brightside Event Room at Tap 216, 216 North 15th Street, in Murray. The evening will include live music, food, LBL-themed trivia, a silent auction, and a fun social atmosphere. ... Read More...


River Days Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

River Days Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

May 17, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to splash on out to the Woodlands Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky 42211, this Memorial Day weekend. May 25-27, 2019, for River Days! Enjoy live animals, activities, games and programs all dedicated to celebrating our rivers and lakes! Discover creatures that live in the depths of our lakes and bays and get up close and ... Read More...


Homeplace Pickin' Party at Land Between the Lakes

Homeplace Pickin' Party at Land Between the Lakes

May 16, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to the 21st anniversary of the Pickin' Party, a celebration of Old Time Music at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm, 4512 The Trace, Dover, Tennessee, 37058, on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9, 2019, 10 am – 5:30 pm. Special admission price for the day is $7 for ages 13 and up and $5 for ages 5 - 12. Admission includes entry to the farm and ... Read More...


U.S. Coast Guard to Host Free Safety Event

U.S. Coast Guard to Host Free Safety Event

May 16, 2019 - Staff Report

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and Sportsman's Lodge Campgrounds & Marinas will be presenting a kick-off event for National Boating Safety Week at Sportsman's Marina. The marina is located at 12888 US 68 between Aurora and Draffenville on Jonathan Creek. This free event will feature many activities including free vessel safety checks on dock and on land, boating skills instruction and games ... Read More...


Star Parties and Laser Shows Scheduled for Summer Nights at Land Between the Lakes

Star Parties and Laser Shows Scheduled for
Summer Nights at Land Between the Lakes

May 9, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to an array of stellar evening shows for the 2019 summer season at the Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive, Golden Pond, Kentucky, 42211. Admission for laser shows is $8. Laser and evening planetarium showings and Star Parties offer indoor and outdoor activities after 5pm starting in May and lasting all summer. The ... Read More...


Murray State Bass Anglers Open on May 4

Murray State Bass Anglers Open on May 4

April 30, 2019 - Staff Report

Anglers are invited to participate in the Murray State Bass Anglers Open at Moors Resort on Kentucky Lake on May 4th. Participants can pre-register by sending the names, phone numbers, and emails of both anglers to murraystatebanglers@gmail.com or by calling (615) 934-3465. A rules meeting will take place at 5:30 a.m. on the ramp of Moors on the day of the event. The event will feature ... Read More...


Migration Celebration Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

Migration Celebration Planned at
Woodlands Nature Station

April 30, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to join us for World Migratory Bird Day, May 11, 2019. 10 am - 5 pm at Woodlands Nature Station, inside the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, KY 42211. World Migratory Bird Day honors the spectacle and struggles of our feathered friends that migrate between North America and the tropics. Join us to ... Read More...


Children's Day on the Farm May 4

Children's Day on the Farm May 4

April 28, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to Children’s Day on the Farm on May 4, 2019, at the 1850 Homeplace, 4512 The Trace, Dover, Tennessee, 37058. This Children’s Day, we’re going “From Fairy Tales to Farm Life!” Remember Jack and the Beanstalk? Or Sleeping Beauty and the spindle? Starting with themes from classic fairy tales, learn about their connections to real life on ... Read More...


Bringing Cadiz Together-Bluegrass Style

Bringing Cadiz Together-Bluegrass Style

April 25, 2019 - Jamie Sears Rawlings

Bill Monroe, pioneer of the genre of music known as bluegrass, has a pretty high opinion of the craft. “Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world,” Monroe said. Betting on the truth of that sentiment, Cadiz-Trigg County Friends of Tourism are using bluegrass to bring their community and the region together in the Second Annual ... Read More...


Astronomy Day Celebrates Apollo 11 at Land Between the Lakes

Astronomy Day Celebrates Apollo 11 at Land Between the Lakes

April 22, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes and the West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers invite you to join us as we host National Astronomy Day on May 11, 2019, 10 am to 4 pm, at the Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 238 Visitor Center Drive, Golden Pond, Kentucky, 42211. Planetarium Director Bill Futrell said "We are happy to host ... Read More...


Lane closures and traffic shifts on Eggners Ferry Bridge starting Monday

Lane closures and traffic shifts on Eggners Ferry Bridge starting Monday

April 19, 2019 - KYTC Press Release

PADUCAH, Ky. (April 19, 2019) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of lane closures and traffic shifts on the U.S. 68-Kentucky Lake Bridge in Marshall County as part of a two-month project to apply a waterproofing epoxy starting Monday, April 22. The project will progress in six phases and is expected to be complete by Saturday, June 22. Phase 1 - Monday, April ... Read More...


Made by Hand: Spring Quilting Beeat the Homeplace

Made by Hand: Spring Quilting Beeat the Homeplace

April 18, 2019 - Staff Report

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to discover the art of hand quilting during the Spring Quilting Bee, April 27-28, 2019, at the Homeplace 1850 Working Farm and Living History Museum, 4512 The Trace, Dover, Tennessee 37058. The Spring Quilting Bee will feature original quilts on display and opportunities to learn to hand quilt. Not just a hobby in the 1850s, handmade quilts ... Read More...


Local Boy Scouts Remove One Ton of Trash from Shorelines at Land Between the Lakes

Local Boy Scouts Remove One Ton of Trash from Shorelines at Land Between the Lakes

April 17, 2019 - Staff Report

Two hundred and thirty-eight Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from Western Kentucky, Tennessee and Southern Illinois removed about one ton, or 2000 pounds, of litter from the shorelines of Land Between the Lakes on Saturday, April 13. Scouts from the Four Rivers District of the Boy Scouts of America performed this service project as part of their annual Conservation Day at Land Between the Lakes, which ... Read More...


Going to the Baa Baa Shop: Sheep Shearing at the Homeplace

Going to the Baa Baa Shop: Sheep Shearing at the Homeplace

April 1, 2019 - Staff Report

The Homeplace sheep are ready for their spring haircuts, after a whole year of growing out their wool! The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to watch and visit with sheep shearer Gary Lawson as he demonstrates the historic skill of hand shearing sheep on Saturday, April 13, 10 am to 12 noon and 1 to 3 pm at the 1850 Homeplace inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 4512 ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes Regional Water Trail to Launch

Land Between the Lakes Regional Water Trail to Launch

March 29, 2019 - Staff Report

The Land Between the Lakes Regional Water Trail will launch at 10 am on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Brandon Spring Group Camp, 336 Brandon Spring Road, Dover, Tennessee, 37058, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, with a public event. Jeff Laird, customer service manager at Land Between the Lakes said “Everyone is welcome to join us as we kick off the trail. There will be ... Read More...


Bluegrass Catfish Bash at Lynnhurst Open to Area Residents & Kids

Bluegrass Catfish Bash at Lynnhurst Open to Area Residents & Kids

March 18, 2019 - Staff Report

Fishermen and families of the Murray area and surrounding region are welcome to come and experience the first Bluegrass Catfish Bash held at Lynnhurst Family Resort on Kentucky Lake. The event will happen this weekend, March 22nd and 23rd, at the resort located at 270 Lynnhurst Drive in Murray. Registration for the tournament is underway and new entries will be accepted until Friday evening. ... Read More...


KDFWR to Hold Fisheries Meeting in Eddyville March 21

KDFWR to Hold Fisheries Meeting in Eddyville March 21

March 11, 2019 - Staff Report

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) Fisheries Division will be holding a local public meeting to discuss the latest information on Asian carp and sportfish in the region. Fisheries director Ron Brooks, nuisance-species biologist Jessica Morris, and sportfish biologist Adam Martin will be presenting information about a broad range of fisheries topics. Those topics ... Read More...


Kentucky's New Fishing & Boating Guide Now Available

Kentucky's New Fishing & Boating Guide Now Available

March 6, 2019 - Staff Report

The Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) has released their new Fishing & Boating Guide. The publication is valid from March 2019 through February 2020. No significant changes were noted for Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley regarding size or creel limits. Some state-wide changes were made to sauger and paddlefish. Non-resident fishing licenses fees have also ... Read More...


Video: Doug Wynn Discusses High Water Levels

Video: Doug Wynn Discusses High Water Levels

February 27, 2019 - Staff Report

Earlier this afternoon Doug Wynn of Crappie Gills 'n More joined us live on Facebook for a discussion on the high lake levels and how it affects crappie fishing. You can watch the video below or by clicking this link. Our conversation starts about 50 seconds into the ... Read More...


Flooding Leads to Some Closures at Land Between the Lakes - Exercise Caution

Flooding Leads to Some Closures at Land Between the Lakes - Exercise Caution

February 27, 2019 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

U.S. Forest Service officials at Land Between the Lakes warn visitors of rising lake levels that will close some campgrounds and impact trails. Piney Campground, Cravens Bay and Smith Bay will close on March 1. Other campgrounds will have some restrictions. Visitors are encouraged to exercise caution and use boat ramps at their own risk. "We're excited to get people back outside but please ... Read More...


New Show Debuts at Golden Pond Planetarium

New Show Debuts at Golden Pond Planetarium

February 26, 2019 - Friends of LBL Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes (LBL) is excited to announce a new program coming to the Planetarium in the Golden Pond Visitor Center this spring. The program, entitled Explore, is an odyssey to the planet Mars, seen through a lens of human history and scientific development and will be part of the Planetarium's daily program schedule beginning March 1. Three years in the making, the show ... Read More...


Caviar From Kentucky: NBC News Features Local Caviar Producer

Caviar From Kentucky:  NBC News Features Local Caviar Producer

February 18, 2019 - Staff Report

NBC News produced a feature on David Fields' company America's Best Caviar, based in Grand Rivers, Kentucky. The American sturgeon and paddlefish produce eggs that are very similar to the traditional (and expensive) caviar. You can watch the special report here.