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571.47 FEET
Full Pool: 552.0
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Barren River Lake News

‘Not paying a dime.’ Bill would require houseboat IDs in KY, boost tax collections.

Lexington Herald Leader

Date: 2/21/2020 10:36:00 AM

“It’s just not right,” said Danny Tabor, who has a houseboat on Barren River Lake. “It’s not a level playing field.” Shively has compared the situation to three out of four homeowners in a subdivision

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Suspended Bass - The Frustration

Date: 2/11/2020 4:00:00 PM

The channel drops in the lower one-third of Barren River Lake are a dynamite place to practice this technique in summer. You may catch all three species of black bass. A skirted grub worked in the

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Army Corps of Engineers pleads for patience on Barren River Lake levels

Bowling Green Daily News

Date: 2/11/2020 4:00:00 PM

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Chilly weather brings crowds to boat show


Date: 2/9/2020 11:23:00 AM

Boating enthusiasts, the Hardestys said they come to the boat show every year they can. This year, their boat will be at Barren River Lake after being at Rough River Lake for several years. “It’s just

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National Climate Report - June 2012


Date: 2/6/2020 3:00:00 AM

Jun 30 SPARTA WASTEWATER PLANT, TN 108°F 104°F (1 day prior) Jun 30 CHEATHAM L&D, TN 108°F 106°F (1 day prior) Jun 30 CHATTANOOGA AP, TN 107°F 106°F (1 day prior)

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• River: East Fork Barren River
• Surface Area: 10,100 Acres
• Drainage Area: 940 Square Miles
In addition to the many recreation areas managed and/or leased out by the Corps of Engineers at Barren River Lake, more than 7,000 acres of land is licensed to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources for the management of public hunting areas. The Corps also offers wildlife viewing opportunities in the Quarry Road Recreation Area with a 14-acre native prairie field and wildlife viewing trail.

Pool Elevation Area Length
(Feet mean sea level) (Acres) (Miles)
Winter 525 4,340 21
Summer 552 10,000 33
Total Storage 590 20,150 46
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