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Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley Fishing Reports

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Whether you are heading out for a brisk February afternoon of fishing for crappie and black bass or enjoying a late-summer evening of bluegill fishing, our Kentucky Lake fishing reports give you what you need to know.

Find out what's biting and even a few tips and tricks from fishing guides who have grown up fishing the waters of Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.

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Bass Fishing Current Breaks

Scott McGlinchey

For February 13, 2020

Now is the time to fish current breaks! The TVA and Army Corps of Engineers are releasing a lot of water now and will continue to do so for several more days. Breaks in the current are great places to catch feeding and holding bass. I have had many of my best days catching numbers of big bass during the winter and other seasons while fishing current breaks. My first experience at fishing current breaks from ... Continue Reading...


Anglers Hoping to Rebound After Wet Week

Steve McCadams

For February 8, 2020

After a wet week where rainy days dominated the Kentucky Lake winter fishing scene anglers are hoping for a rebound. Anglers will have to endure a cool weekend but it appears mild temperatures will return next week, opening up the door for some decent fishing days. Temperatures in the long range forecast show daytime highs will linger in the upper 50’s and possibly reach the 60-degree mark for a day or two. Lake levels this week have ... Continue Reading...


Wynn to Present at Murray Boat Show

Doug Wynn

For January 8, 2020

Hey Folks from the Excel Bay Pro 230 "Fishful Thinking". The boat show season is upon us and I just returned from the "Let's Go Fishing Show" in Collinsville, Illinois. It was my first experience at a large outdoor show and I left impressed, thoughtful, and worn out. Four days on the road, sleeping in a motel bed, and eating fast food isn't my chosen life but necessary to head off the drop in tourism and bookings many of ... Continue Reading...


Anglers Can Take Advantage of Cooler Temps

Kirk Weber

For November 15, 2019

Air Temperature: Low 27 High 44 Water Temperature: Low 46  High 53 Water Elevation:  354.5 (Winter pool 354') Water Clarity: 2' to 3' visibility (green stain) Winter jumped on us a little early this year!  Record low temps a few days ago and cooler than normal highs for a week have definitely slowed the average fishermen down.  Some of us "in the know" have taken advantage of this event.  This cooler ... Continue Reading...


Kick'n Bass: Pulling Crankbaits Most Productive Right Now

Rich Bay

For October 31, 2019

From the Deck of the Kick'n Bass PontoonWhat a difference three weeks can make. 90's three weeks ago and 60's for the highs this week. Water temp has dropped nearly 20 degrees to about 65 degrees. I think this scenario is going to put the fish right into their fall hiding places. Brushpiles and stakebeds will be key to finding the crappies. Asian Carp Aid The owner of Hitec Outdoors here in Benton, Matt Quinn, has started an ... Continue Reading...


Hot Weather Makes Fishing Tough; Cooler Temps Settling In

Brandon Hunter

For October 4, 2019

Brandon Hunter provides a video fishing report this week. In this report, Brandon talks about how the hot weather has created a tough bass bite. However, with cooler temperatures now here, the bite should be improving.


Chasing White and Yellow Bass

Don Schnuck

For September 27, 2019

Hello again to all of our followers, Kentucky Lake lovers, and friends of Moors Resort. There has been a lot of fish caught, and water under the bridge since my last report. Before I get started on some chores this morning I felt the need to let you all know whats been going on with the fishing. As of 4 A:M this morning both lakes were ... Continue Reading...


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