THE LAKE CUMBERLAND STRIPER FISHING REPORT Provided by Captain Jim Durham www.striperfun.com
Owner StriperFun Guide Service, Superbaittank.com
Captain Jim Marine Electronics & Captain Jim Lures
Staff Writer for fishin.com
• Latest water temperature: 61.5° F surface (Beaver Creek) May 5th, 2014
• Latest water temperature: 61.3 ° F surface (Indian Creek) May 6th, 2014
• Latest water temperature: 60.8 ° F surface (Main Lake) May 6th, 2014
Currently, the lake level is right at 692.15 feet above sea level. The lake is now about 33 feet below the tree line. The tree line is normally at 725' above sea level. With the repairs finished on the dam, the lake is forecasted to be back at 725' above sea level by next year.
Currently, the lake level is right at 704.05 feet above sea level. The lake is now about 21 feet below the tree line. The tree line is normally at 725' above sea level. With the repairs finished on the dam, the lake is forecasted to be back at 725' above sea level by next year.
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