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Captain Kirk

Captain Kirk's Guide Service
Kirk Weber
1-877-354-6017
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Captain Kirk's Fishing Report

August 18, 2017

Report for Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley

Air Temperature: Low 72 High 89
Water Temperature: Low 82 High 85
Water Elevation: 358' (359' Summer pool)
Water Clarity: Pretty Clear 4' visibility (green stain)

Finding good action lately on Yellow Bass and Blue Cats. August is one of the best months to fill your freezer with good eating fresh fish.

If a trophy fish is more to your liking, we've been catching some really nice Smallmouth Bass. The bite is on the tough side but by using a little finesse we've been finding decent action on these best fighting fish in North America.

I tried the Crappie a couple weeks ago when we had that last cool spell and found the action pretty good. We've got a good fall ahead of us!

Now's the time to book your fall fishing trip with Captain Kirk's Guide Service. Call 270-354-6017 or email me at info@CaptainKirksGuideService.com

Thanks for reading my report.
See ya on the water!

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Beaver Dam Outlook
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

The view from the top of this beaver dam shows a Kentucky Lake inlet in late spring. An inlet like this one is habitat to a variety of exciting wildlife and plants just waiting to be explored!