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Weekend Outlook for Fishing - January 28-29, 2017

Weather Lots of sunshine and dry weather, but we'll have temperatures in the low 40s for highs. Kentucky Lake Weather report.
Lake Conditions The lakes are just above winter pool.  Watch for mud flats and objects, run only in the channels.  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.  You can also view 15 year's worth of fishing report archives.

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Kirk Weber

Date:  December 30, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake from Kentucky Dam to Paris Landing

"Haven't been much this past month, but I did slide out on the lake a couple days ago.  Found the fish stacked on deep rocky points.  Caught Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, White Bass, Yellow Bass, Crappie, and Bluegill"

Rich Bay

Date:  December 30, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley north of US 68

"Crappies are still feeding pretty heavy. We are spider rigging anywhere between 8 and 18 feet of water."

Dave Stewart

Date:  December 8, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake north of Paris Landing; Lake Barkley north of state line

"Although none of the reports indicated big numbers of fish being taken, the reports did indicate that bass were feeding and most people were getting at least a limit."

Steve McCadams

Date:  December 8, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake from Paris Landing to New Johnsonville

"Crappie anglers had been chalking up some pretty good catches this past week prior to the cold front."

John Morgan

Date: December 5, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake from US 68 to Big Sandy River

"I've made 6 or 7 trips to Kentucky lake crappie fishing this winter so far . It's as good now as I've seen in several years."

Shelldivers Guide Service

Date:  December 4, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley

"There are still bass in the backs of bays I saw bass feeding in 6 inches of water yesterday from my lakeside treestand."

Randy Kuhens

Date:  November 1, 2016
Covering:  North Kentucky Lake and North Lake Barkley

"Due to the unseasonably warm temperatures, whitebass and yellow stripes are still going strong."

Scott Patton

Date:  October 28, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake from Blood River to New Johnsonville

"Fishing has been good some days and slow on some."

Brandon Hunter

Date:  September 14, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake

"In the coming weeks with the cooler nighttime temperatures, you can bet the water temps will start to fall and put the fish in some active patterns. Fall fishing is just right around the corner."

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Lunch Time!
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

Splash! This bald eagle is diving for a tasty fish. Bald eagles use their exceptional eye sight to spot their prey up to a mile away!