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560.16 FEET
Full Pool: 552.0
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Fishing good on Barren despite high water levels

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 4/22/2015 9:53:00 PM

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that with all the rain we’ve been having that Barren River Lake is way over pool. As of 6 a.m. Wednesday, the level stood at 564.67 feet, which is 12 feet over summer pool of 552. The parking lot at Peninsula is under

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10 to be added to Bowling Green High School Hall of Honor

Daily News

Date: 4/18/2015 11:06:00 PM

Since retirement, he has developed land on Barren River Lake. Frank C. Van Fleet, class of 1956: Van Fleet joined the Kentucky National Guard while at BGHS and was called to active duty the following fall to help enforce desegregation. He switched

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KDFWR to host public meetings

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 4/15/2015 8:34:00 PM

Mulberry Street. Crappie fishing usually dominates on Barren River Lake in the early spring. Crappie catches continue to be pretty good this year and, while talking with Chris Roderick at church Sunday, I learned he and his partner found them shallow and

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Spring is prime time for trophy bass

News Democrat Leader

Date: 4/13/2015 9:26:00 AM

Anchoring the list of “excellent” largemouth bass options are Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley in the west and Barren River Lake in the southwest. Also making the cut were 760-acre Beshear Lake in Caldwell and Christian counties; 8,270-acre Cave Run Lake

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Bassmasters tournament set for April 26

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 4/8/2015 8:32:00 PM

Also, the Barren River Fishing League has a tournament coming up this weekend. The level at Barren River Lake was close to the 552 feet summer pool Wednesday morning with the Corps reporting 551.61. Spring fishing is holding up to promise with several good

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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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