The lake is just below summer pool and thereís not any current being pulled during the day that Iím seeing. That makes for low oxygen content and the fish just havenít been that deep this week and I would expect them to stay that way.
Barkley Ė 359.55, 18,600-73,800 CFS, water is very stained to muddy in color, with water temps running in the upper 70ís to mid 80ís
Kentucky Ė 359.18, 14,400-59,600, water is stained to light stain in color, with water temps running in
The water temp is in the lower 80's and summer fishing patterns is in full swing. Striper fishing is really good most days with groups of fish being found most days. We are pulling alewife herring from 20 to 50 feet deep on the main lake close to the channel. There have been
The water is close to summer pool again and thatís pulling the fish back out. This week Iíve done a couple different things to put bass in my Nitro! I am able to catch a few fish shallow early in the morning on top water, spinnerbaits, frogs and buzzbaits. But it doesnít last
Kentucky Lake has had some changes this week. With the water coming up 2 1/2 to 3 feet some of the fish have headed to the shallow cover. Anytime on this lake when the water rises thereís a part of the fish will head shallow, knowing the cover they have to move into too.
This week on Kentucky Lake the fishing has been really good. The fish and bait are on the ledges. Early in the morning I am finding the fish on top of main lake ledges. I am catching them on ZOOMs Mag Ole Monster with a red 1/2 ounce Pro Tungsten worm weight and 15 lb test Seaguar
Barkley Ė 358.80, 5,300-28,500CFS, greenish brown stain with water temps running in the upper 70ís to low 80ís
Kentucky Ė 358.80, 7,450-38,640, stained with water temps running in the upper 70ís to low 80ís
Barkley Ė 359 8,300-14,400CFS, light stain to stained with water temps running in the upper 70ís to low 80ís
Kentucky Ė 358.89, 13,600-27,300, light stain with water temps running in the upper 70ís to low 80ís
Lake Cumberland fishing report for June 20 2016. The water temp is in low 80's and summer patterns are in full swing. After a long tough spell striper fishing has been really good the last 2 weeks. Limits of fish have been caught pulling planer boards on the main lake from
First of all, let me say that fishing in the heat requires some good common sense protection, water, ice, skin protection and just common sense is very much a part of being a smart fisherman when you approach the hot summer days. Coupled with that it is very easy to suffer from... read more
Here in Paris Tennessee on Kentucky Lake we get a lot of anglers coming down to fish this fantastic ledge fishing factory!
Of course itís known for great crank baits, hair jigs and swim baits. You better have those baits available when you do fish here. A lot of the mentioned... read more
If youíre one who is referred too as fishing enthusiasts you are probably aware of the bonanza show case referred to as I-Cast. Well I am here to tell you 2016 show case did not disappoint; it was again a great success and if you donít think that the sport is growing and becoming... read more
This year has been one of different conditions all year long, the wind started to blow in January and here we are in the middle of July and we are still dealing with continuous winds every day. There is a difference in a breeze and the kind of wind we have been dealing with... read more
Another pristine morning on the water finds lots of bait schools in the shallow waters that Florida has to offer. Nervous baitfish trying to find a safe haven to feed, while the predators are tagging along looking to feed on them. Jigging along the flats can provide some... read more
As we progress into the hot summer I believe you have to be willing to attack fish in all types of different cover to be successful when itís hot. You canít be myopic you must be able to fish different depths and different types of cover and to do that you have to be willing... read more