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Legislator’s Log: Hemp Operations Growing in State
Legislator’s Log: Hemp Operations Growing in State

KENTUCKY — More than half of Kentucky’s industrial hemp crop this year can be traced to 19 counties, 58 farmers and one company in Winchester.. With 23,000 pounds of imported hemp seed destined for 2,466 acres, Atalo Holdings is a superpower in hemp production and processing in Kentucky. Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy Executive Director...

Dec 17, 2020
‘Take a Kid Fishing’ Event is Saturday at City Park
‘Take a Kid Fishing’ Event is Saturday at City Park

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. – Madisonville Noon Kiwanis annual Take a Kid Fishing Day is set for noon-3 p.m. Saturday at Madisonville City Park.. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. The event is free.. There will be prizes and trophies for the biggest overall fish caught in each age group. Food will be provided.. Rain date is...

Dec 17, 2020
God’s Great Outdoor Adventures – Fishing Fundraiser
God’s Great Outdoor Adventures – Fishing Fundraiser

WESTERN, KY. – Hello again folks! I hope you are having a blessed week. Turkey season has not been this tough in about six years.  We had the same weather at that time and the birds would not gobble after hitting the ground. Also, we lost a lot of young turkeys that season due to...

Nov 11, 2020
40th Annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament
40th Annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament

KENTUCKY — The 40th Annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament will be hosted by Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area on Saturday, May 20 at Honker Lake, off Forest Service Road 138 near Woodlands Nature Station. . Registration for the free tournament is from 8-9 a.m.; fishing is from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Prizes will...

Nov 11, 2020
Muhlenberg County Wins Second Straight State Fishing Title
Muhlenberg County Wins Second Straight State Fishing Title

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. — Muhlenberg County claimed its second straight KHSAA Bass Fishing Championship over the weekend.. The Mustangs prevailed in the third annual state high school fishing tournament, which took place on Kentucky Lake on Friday and Saturday.. The Muhlenberg County duo of Billy Hardison and Nathan Flener claimed the top overall nod with a...

Nov 11, 2020
Prime Time for Sauger and Walleye Fishing
Prime Time for Sauger and Walleye Fishing

KENTUCKY – If fishing is one of your true loves, then think of Valentine’s Day his past week as the start of the best fishing of the year for sauger and walleye in Kentucky rivers and tailwaters. The water may still be cold with temperatures in the high 30s and low 40s, but the fishing...

Nov 11, 2020
Events Planned Across the State for Free Fishing Weekend June 1-2
Events Planned Across the State for Free Fishing Weekend June 1-2

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Families can take a free test drive of fishing fun during the first weekend of June.  Kentucky celebrates free fishing weekend across the state June 1-2. It’s been an annual event since at least 1992.  Moms, dads, grandparents, extended family and out-of-state visitors all can sample Kentucky’s fishing opportunities without having to...

Nov 11, 2020
Over 400 Show up for First Annual Take a Kid Fishing Day – Video Footage
Over 400 Show up for First Annual Take a Kid Fishing Day – Video Footage

GREENVILLE, Ky. – A year ago few in Muhlenberg County had even heard of an event called “Take a Kid Fishing” Day.. Now, after an estimated crowd of at least 400 showed up Saturday, June 8th, with rods and reels in hand, it’s pretty clear that kids, adults, planners and sponsors have fallen for this...

Nov 11, 2020
MCHS Wins Murray State High School Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake
MCHS Wins Murray State High School Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake

MURRAY, Ky. — The Muhlenberg County High School team of Nathan Flener and Brandon Payne brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 18 pounds, 6 ounces, to win the 2015 Murray State Open on Kentucky Lake.. The win earned the team $4,000 in scholarships to Murray State and qualified the team to compete in...

Nov 11, 2020
Fishing Tournament Nets 40 Tons of Carp from Kentucky and Barkley Lake
Fishing Tournament Nets 40 Tons of Carp from Kentucky and Barkley Lake

TRIGG COUNTY, Ky. – Commercial anglers netted nearly 83,000 pounds of Asian carp during the country’s first freshwater commercial fishing tournament.  Barry Mann claimed the top prize of $10,000 after hauling 28,670 pounds of fish from Kentucky and Barkley lakes during the two-day tournament held March 12-13.  “We were in them all day long,” said...

Nov 11, 2020
God’s Great Outdoors – Fishing Fundraiser Huge Success
God’s Great Outdoors – Fishing Fundraiser Huge Success

KENTUCKY – Hello again folks! I hope you are having a blessed week. We have been blessed with some beautiful weather but we do need some rain. The farmers seem to be getting their fields planted but everything is so dry at this point in the year.  I noticed the water levels on Lake Beshear...

Nov 11, 2020
FLW Fishing Central Conference Headed to Kentucky/Barkley Lakes
FLW Fishing Central Conference Headed to Kentucky/Barkley Lakes

GILBERTSVILLE, KY. – National Guard FLW College Fishing is headed to Kentucky/Barkley lakes May 2 for the second of four stops in the Central Conference. Forty college teams will be competing for a top award of $5,000 and a berth in the Central Conference Championship tournament.. “You are going to see some pretty big weights...

Nov 11, 2020
Kids Fishing with Faith
Kids Fishing with Faith

HOPKINS COUNTY, KY – Faith Outdoors is a non-profit organization associated with Faith Missionary Baptist Church. Our mission is Connecting people to Christ through the Great Outdoors. This year Faith Outdoors celebrates their 3rd year of the Fishing with Faith fishing tournament, set for May 12. Many men, women, and children come together for some family...

Nov 11, 2020
Gods Great Outdoor Adventures – Western Kentucky Fishing
Gods Great Outdoor Adventures – Western Kentucky Fishing

HOPKINS COUNTY, KY. – Hello! I hope everyone is having a Blessed week. I will be honest in saying that I don’t know if my week could get any better. I had a terrible turkey season but at the same time it was my best.  The reason for it being the best was my daughter...

Nov 11, 2020
Outdoors with Big Country – Fishing is Hot!
Outdoors with Big Country – Fishing is Hot!

KENTUCKY – The heat is on! The sun is high in the sky! The weather forecast is calling for high temperatures during the day to be near the 100 degree mark, the Barometric Pressure is high, and conditions for fishing isn’t the most favorable. But, you can adjust your strategy to make it a more...

Nov 11, 2020
Georgetown College wins College Fishing Central Conference Event on KY/Barkley Lakes
Georgetown College wins College Fishing Central Conference Event on KY/Barkley Lakes

GILBERTSVILLE, KY – The Georgetown College team of Clay Elliott of Pikeville, Ky., and Vincent Timperio of Corbin, Ky., won the National Guard FLW College Fishing Central Conference event on Kentucky/Barkley lakes Saturday with five bass weighing 19 pounds, 1 ounce. The victory earned the team $5,000. The win also helped them advance to the...

Nov 11, 2020
LBL Congratulates Fishing Tournament Participants
LBL Congratulates Fishing Tournament Participants

GOLDEN POND, KY. – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area hosted the 35th Annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament on Honker Lake, Saturday, June 2. Over 75 participants, caregivers, and volunteers attended this free fishing tournament.  Tournament winners, in order of placement, included First Place, Douglas Gray of Benton, KY; Second Place, Aaron Epley...

Nov 11, 2020