Fishing At Barren River Lake
AKA: Barren River Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, redear sunfish, white bass, yellow bass and hybrid striped bass at Barren River Lake in Kentucky.
An often used fishery for bass tournaments, Barren River Lake has both largemouth and smallies to attract these events. With 10,000 surface acres and 140 miles of shoreline there is plenty of water to fish. The lake is located in the south-central part of the state, 4 miles southwest of Glasgow, KY. There are close to a dozen boat launch ramps for launching pleasure, pontoon and fishing boats, plus additional carry-down areas for launch of small craft including canoes and kayaks. Anglers have plenty of fish species to target including bass, crappie, walleye, hybrid stripers, catfish sunfish and white bass. Numerous fish habitat structures have been submerged into the lake to enhance fish and baitfish population development. Whether for a quick fishing trip, or an extended vacation Barren River Lake is an enjoyable destination. Marinas, campgrounds, RV parks, stores, restaurants, lodging and fishing gear are all available at, or nearby, the lake.
Primary fish species residing in Barren River Lake
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Barren River Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Bailey's Point Campground - 270 622-6959
Tailwater Campground - 270 622-7732
The Narrows Campground - 270 646-3094
Spring Hill RV Park - 270 646-3373
Barren River Lake KY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Barren River Lake
Barren River State Park Marina
1148 State Park Rd
Lucas, KY 42156
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Barren River Lake, in south-central KY offers anglers the opportunity to fish for bass, crappie, walleye, hybrid stripers, catfish sunfish and white bass.