• Lake Cumberland fishing report for March 11, 2016

    Sasser's Guide Service
    (606) 387-8949 http://www.sassersguideservice.com/index.html lances01@windstream.net
  • I fish out of spacious 23 foot boat, which is now fully enclosed and heated for fowl weather. It is also equipped with modern electronics. I have dedicated my life to following the powerful striped bass. I will do everything in my power to help you have a memorable and successful fishing adventure.I have over 15 years, fishing experience on Lake Cumberland so, I know where the BIG ones are!!!

  • Lake Cumberland fishing report for March 11, 2016

    Lake Cumberland fishing report for March 11, 2016. The water temp is creeping into the lower 50's in the creeks and pretty clear for this time of year. The spring fishing season is getting started and the spring lions promising on all levels.



    The striper fishing has been good most days with fish being caught 20 to 50 feet deep but soon as the water warms just a little the best depths will be closer to the surface. Pulling planers close to the bank most days will be the most productive method but saying that some days open water produces bigger fish. The creeks will warm a little faster than the main lake but as soon as the main lake warms to 50 degrees it becomes very productive. Crappie fishing has been pretty good up the creeks from 5 to 20 feet deep. Also bass are becoming active close to surface most days.



    The river bite has been good for me lately. I have been fishing the boils below the dam with dead shad fished with a 1/4 to 3/4 ounce sinker depending on the current. The best of the trout fishing is yet to come with really nice rainbows and Brown trout in the boils.



    God bless
    Lance Sasser
  • Search Fishin.com

  • Observed and Forcast Graph
    Water Released & Observed Wolf Creek

    COE Louisville District
    Daily Lake Report
    More Lake & River info

  • Recent Articles

    Judy Helmey

    SHARK REPELLENT OR NOT!

    This is a picture that I found on the web of some World War II bags of shark repellent. I looked for a picture of the copper can that daddy had in the old refrigerator, which was located in the salon of the old wooden Miss Jerry. However, I could not find it. I guess I should... read more
    Judy Helmey 1 Day Ago
    Judy Helmey

    Marine Radios, Dirt Daubers & Sea Rations

    What do marine radios, dirt daubers, and sea rations have in common? This story!




    Here’s a picture of the old style VHF marine radio that was on the wooden Miss Jerry. I asked my good friend/computer whiz Captain Steve Triple Trouble Howell... read more
    Judy Helmey 1 Week Ago
    Mike Gerry

    Hard Rocky Bottoms

    As we get into the best of the winter fishing the one thing that becomes very evident is the need to find hard cover, rocky bottom structure and vertical structure. One typical area that comes to mind and is common in all lakes is bridges. Bridge fishing is a common community... read more
    Mike Gerry 1 Week Ago
    Judy Helmey

    Little Miss Judy Believe It or Not - Miss Jerry!

    This is the only picture that I have of my father’s wooden boat named after my mother “Miss Jerry!” And as you can see he did paint it “no passing lane yellow!” I know this for a fact, because the highway department gave him a 50 gallon drum full of this “no passing lane... read more
    Judy Helmey 2 Weeks Ago
    Mike Gerry

    The Magic of Lipless Crankbaits

    With the best of the rattle bait time of year upon us; it’s good to understand how and what makes this a magical bait, what presentations work and when is it most effective. These are conditions and presentations that will benefit you for a long time.
    The first thing to... read more
    Mike Gerry 2 Weeks Ago
    Judy Helmey

    The Whistle that had to be blown!

    I spend a lot of my childhood days with my father, Captain Sherman Helmey, being his so-called “Striker.” That is what we called a boat helper back in the old days. Today they are called “First Mates.” Most of the first mates of today that work with charters boat companies... read more
    Judy Helmey 3 Weeks Ago
    Mike Gerry

    Winter Jig Adjustments for Jig Fisherman

    With some recent success with a jig and the fact that it is one of my favorite baits, I thought I would pass on a few adjustments that I like to make when fishing a jig during the cold days and cold water-temperatures of winter. The first thing I like to do is show a smaller... read more
    Mike Gerry 3 Weeks Ago