• CAPTAIN JIM’S LAKE CUMBERLAND FISHING REPORT

    StriperFun Guide Service - Tennessee Walleye Charters
    (931) 403-2501 http://www.striperfun.com captainjim@striperfun.com
  • Specializing in "Trophy" fishing as the owner of StriperFun Fishing Guide Service in KY and TN and TN Walleye Charters, Captain Jim Durham is a licensed guide who has fished the Cumberland Plateau and KY and TN year round for over 50 years. Captain Jim is a U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Marine Captain and is the creator of the “Striper Fish like a Pro” instructional DVD series as well as his own line of fishing lures.

  • CAPTAIN JIM’S LAKE CUMBERLAND FISHING REPORT

    PRESS RELEASE January 21, 2019

    Your outdoor adventures begin at the Progressive® Insurance Louisville Boat RV & Sport show® January 23-27, 2019! Captain Jim Durham, owner of Captain Jim Fishing including StriperFun Guide Service, Tennessee Walleye Charters, Super Bait Tanks.com and Captain Jim Lures and Marine Electronics, is pleased to invite you to come and visit Louisville's premier outdoors show! There’s no better place to see and buy boats, RVs, outdoor gear and accessories and learn about great fishing opportunities!

    This annual 5-day event turns the Kentucky Exposition Center into a one-stop marketplace for outdoor enthusiasts! Whether you love boating, fishing, camping or RVing, there’s no better place to shop, compare and save! See and board boats for every lifestyle, activity and budget and explore the latest model RVs. Browse hundreds of booths showcasing the latest in boating, fishing, and camping gear. Visit outfitters and resorts to plan your next trip or book a vacation.

    Come see Captain Jim at the StriperFun Guide Service - Tennessee Walleye Charter booth (Booth number: 3009) and get your Walleye and Striper fishing charters booked before all the prime dates are taken! You can sign up for great free giveaway prizes as well!

    Captain Jim will also be doing Striper fishing seminars at the “Hawg Trough” on live bait and artificial lure techniques, with discussions, questions and answers for Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River and Dale Hollow Lake Walleyes!

    Captain Jim’s seminar times are (all times eastern):
    · Friday January 25th at 7:00 pm
    · Saturday January 26th at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm
    · Sunday January 27th at noon
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    Special attractions make a day at the show fun for the whole family! Be sure to watch your local TV station morning shows for “live” updates by Captain Jim at the boat show!

    You can go to their website for the address, directions, ticket prices and more information: http://www.louisvilleboatshow.com/about



    About StriperFun Guide Service - Tennessee Walleye Charters

    StriperFun Guide Service currently provides guide services on Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Striper and Hybrid guided trips on Cherokee Lake, Percy Priest and Tims Ford, Striper trips on the Clinch River below Melton Hill Dam as well as Striper trips on Norris Lake! Tennessee Walleye Charters provides guide services on Dale Hollow and the Cumberland River.

    Specializing in “Trophy” fishing as the owner of Captain Jim Fishing, Captain Jim Durham is a Kentucky native and KY & TN State licensed guide who has fished the upper Cumberland Plateau for over 50 years. He is also a U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Marine Captain, Search and Rescue Patrol Officer with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and Captain of the East Clay County TN VFD. Captain Jim is also the creator of the “Striper Fish like a Pro” instructional DVD series as well as his own line of fishing lures.

    Captain Jim commented:

    “I excited to be part of the 2019 Progressive® Insurance Louisville Boat Show®! This is always such a great opportunity for families to get together and for outdoor enthusiasts to plan out their fishing trips! I encourage parents to bring their kids to this great event! I hope to see you there!”

    Captain Jim Durham
    Licensed and insured, Captain Jim’s StriperFun Guide Service or Tennessee Walleye Charters can take you on a safe, fun and unforgettable fishing adventure! Check out all StriperFun services at www.striperfun.com or call 931-403-2501 to make reservationstoday.
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