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Weekend Outlook for Fishing - August 27-28, 2016

Weather Some rain chances are in store for the weekend, but nothing to break plans.  Heat and humidity will be in full force.    Kentucky Lake Weather report.
Lake Conditions The lakes will be near normal this weekend. 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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Rich Bay

Date:  August 26, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley north of US 68

"Crappies are still in summer mode and have been caught on some of the ledges and deeper bays pulling Arkie crankbaits."

Dave Stewart

Date:  August 26, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake north of Paris Landing; Lake Barkley north of state line

"Historically we always have a tougher bite this time of year with the prevailing environment conditions of deep summer."

Shelldivers Guide Service

Date:  August 23, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley

"It’s transition time... the time of year between summer and fall when there are fish deep and fish that have moved shallow."

Steve McCadams

Date:  August 18, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake from Paris Landing to New Johnsonville

"Kentucky Lake anglers have endured a sluggish summer fishing pattern as of late."

Scott Patton

Date:  August 5, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake from Blood River to New Johnsonville

"I’m seeing the fish move around some from day to day. I think a lot of it is because of the shad moving and they are just following it."

Brandon Hunter

Date:  June 15, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake

"Summer is here and the fishing is heating up! The bass are finally starting to make way to their summer haunts."

Randy Kuhens

Date:  June 14, 2016
Covering:  North Kentucky Lake and North Lake Barkley

"This is the time the white bass fishing is really good. On days when the current is present on the main lake we are catching limits in 1 to 2 hours early in the morning on rooster tails and slab spoons on or near river channel points."

Kirk Weber

Date:  June 9, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake from Kentucky Dam to Paris Landing

"June is historically one of the best, if not "The Best" month for catching good numbers of quality-size Bass on KY Lake."

Precision Sonar

Date:  May 23, 2016
Covering:  Sonar tips by Randy Kuhens for Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley

“'We caught them good here yesterday but they’re not here now I don’t know where they’ve gone?'  Sound familiar?  You bet it does! This scenario has happened to us all."

John Morgan

Date: April 14, 2016
Covering:  Kentucky Lake from US 68 to Big Sandy River

"Warm nights and days in the 70's for the next 4 to 5 days should make for a great spawn."

Kentucky Lake TV


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

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Elk Herd
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

This herd of female elk are enjoying a winter's day in the Elk and Bison Prairie in Land Between The Lakes.