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552.57 FEET
5/26/2016
Full Pool: 552.0
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Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Catfish bite heating up

Floyd County Times

Date: 5/24/2016 1:30:00 PM

Populations of blue catfish have been established in several small lakes and four major reservoirs – Barren River Lake in Allen and Barren counties, Dewey Lake in Floyd County, Fishtrap Lake in Pike County and Taylorsville Lake in Spencer, Anderson and

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Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Catfish bite heating up in Kentucky

The Sentinel Echo

Date: 5/23/2016 8:01:00 AM

Populations of blue catfish have been established in several small lakes and four major reservoirs - Barren River Lake in Allen and Barren counties, Dewey Lake in Floyd County, Fishtrap Lake in Pike County and Taylorsville Lake in Spencer, Anderson and

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Officials: Keep boating, swimming safety in mind

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 5/20/2016 10:45:00 PM

With the approaching Memorial Day weekend signaling the unofficial start of summer and bringing more people to and around Barren River Lake, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Capt. Brett Zalla said it’s important to remind people to

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Teen's body recovered from water

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 5/15/2016 10:42:00 PM

Heard is the third person to drown in Barren River Lake waterways in less than a year. Nathan “Nate” Jury, 18, of Glasgow died in early June, and Clay Nelson, 21, of Bowling Green died in August, both in the same vicinity at another cove nearer The

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Stewart-Henrick engagement

Daily News

Date: 5/14/2016 11:06:00 PM

He is employed by D&M Electrics. He is the grandson of the late David Henrick and Loretta Henrick of Bowling Green. The wedding will be Oct. 7, 2016, at Barren River Lake, with a reception afterward at the same location

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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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