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WK Outdoors – KY Lake Crappie Fishing Heating Up
WK Outdoors – KY Lake Crappie Fishing Heating Up

KENTUCKY – The crappie spawn often coincides with the blooming of dogwood trees in Kentucky. Many anglers plan a crappie fishing trip to Kentucky Lake at that time of year.  This typically occurs in mid to late April, just after the conclusion of what country people call redbud winter, the cold snap following the first...

Dec 16, 2020
How to Approach Buying a Pool or Spa
How to Approach Buying a Pool or Spa

KENTUCKY — Many homeowners feel pools or spas are must-have features as they attempt to turn their homes in their own personal oases. The decision to get a pool or a hot tub is not one to take lightly. Significant purchases, pools and/or spas can affect the value of a home and also require various...

Dec 16, 2020
Outdoors with Big Country – Take a Kid Fishing Event was a Great Historical Day
Outdoors with Big Country – Take a Kid Fishing Event was a Great Historical Day

KENTUCKY – Among several excited Kids, there were also several anticipating parents and grandparents that were eager to watch the kids fish and possibly catch a fish to be eligible for a prize for the event last weekend at the Muhlenberg County, KY ‘Take a Kid Fishing’ Event. Hundreds of local citizens made their way...

Dec 16, 2020
KY Lake on the Verge of Great Crappie Fishing
KY Lake on the Verge of Great Crappie Fishing

WESTERN KY – Poor spawns from 2005-2007 impacted the numbers of young white crappie in Kentucky Lake, resulting in spotty fishing for white crappie over the last several years. The crappie population in the lake also morphed from mainly white crappie to predominately black crappie due to aging of the lake. The water flows clearer than...

Dec 16, 2020
Eastern KY University Wins FLW College Fishing Event on Kentucky Lake
Eastern KY University Wins FLW College Fishing Event on Kentucky Lake

HARDIN, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University team of Ethan Snyder of Vine Grove, Ky., and Billy French of Hamilton, Ohio, won the FLW College Fishing Central Conference event on Kentucky Lake Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 9 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the FLW...

Dec 16, 2020
Cute Nails and Spa Open for Business
Cute Nails and Spa Open for Business

MADISONVILLE, KY. – Madisonville welcomed yet another in an increasing line of new businesses today with the official ribbon cutting ceremony for Cute Nails and Spa.Located just before Parkway Plaza Mall, this new business focuses on pedicures and manicures. Jon Chi, one of the owners of Cute Nails and Spa, told SurfKY reporters that he...

Dec 16, 2020
Calloway Claims Regional Bass Fishing Title
Calloway Claims Regional Bass Fishing Title

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. – The Calloway County High School bass fishing two-man boat team of Cody Jackson and Trevor Salyers placed first in Saturday’s Region 1 High School Bass Fishing competition held on Lake Barkley.  One of only three teams to bring in a limit of five bass, the Laker duo tipped the scales with...

Dec 16, 2020
National Bass Fishing Championship Coming to Paducah
National Bass Fishing Championship Coming to Paducah

PADUCAH, Ky. — The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to the Ohio River at Paducah, Ky., Oct. 29-31 when 200 boaters and co-anglers from the five Rayovac FLW Series divisions will take to the water for the Rayovac FLW Series Championship. The highest finishing pro from each of the five Rayovac FLW Series divisions based on...

Dec 16, 2020
Business Spotlight – Kokomo Salon and Day Spa
Business Spotlight – Kokomo Salon and Day Spa

GREENVILLE, Ky. — Kokomo Salon and Day Spa is one of the newest spas in Muhlenberg County. Kokomo Salon/Day Spa is a full service salon offering hair styling, manicures, pedicures and facials. Opening July 1 of this year, Kokomo offers a relaxed atmosphere and friendly service at competitive prices, said owner Linda Smith. “We get...

Dec 16, 2020
Fifth Annual Mike Kirby Fishing Event Draws Hundreds to Lake Malone
Fifth Annual Mike Kirby Fishing Event Draws Hundreds to Lake Malone

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. – Much like last weekend’s “Take a Kid Fishing” event at Luzerne Lake, Mike Kirby’s 5th Annual “Fishing with a Kid” day at Lake Malone State Park brought together generations of families who love passing on the tradition of enjoying the great outdoors of Western Kentucky. There is also a video of...

Dec 16, 2020
Calloway High Fishing Team Takes Multiple Awards
Calloway High Fishing Team Takes Multiple Awards

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. – The Calloway County High School Bass Fishing team claimed 1st, 3rd, and 4th place finishes in Saturday’s Murray State Open Kentucky High school Bass Fishing Championship. Battling air temperatures in the 20’s and icy conditions on the launch ramp, the Laker team put nine boats in the water to compete against...

Dec 16, 2020
Special Events across State Highlight Free Fishing Weekend June 4-5
Special Events across State Highlight Free Fishing Weekend June 4-5

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will celebrate Free Fishing Weekend June 4-5, when no license is required to fish Kentucky waters. Free Fishing Weekend, an annual event since at least 1992, offers residents and non-residents the opportunity to fish Kentucky waters without a license or permit. Size and creel...

Dec 16, 2020
Bass Fishing Lures Students onto the Water
Bass Fishing Lures Students onto the Water

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. – Students who enjoy the great outdoors and the challenge of landing a catch have found a new outlet on their school’s bass-fishing team. While some might be long accustomed to fishing for fun, this organized venture is not for everybody. “It’s really tournament bass fishing. It’s not like we’re taking the...

Dec 16, 2020
‘Take a Kid Fishing’ Day Saturday
‘Take a Kid Fishing’ Day Saturday

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. — The 5th Annual Muhlenberg County “Take a Kid Fishing” day for children 3-15 years old will be from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, June 10 at Luzerne Lake. Registration can be done online at mcparks.org or by picking up a registration form at Greater Muhlenberg Parks and Recreation Office, Old...

Dec 16, 2020
Plans Take Shape for Take a Kid Fishing Event at Luzerne Lake
Plans Take Shape for Take a Kid Fishing Event at Luzerne Lake

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. – There will be plenty of young fishermen on hand Saturday, May 11th, for The Muhlenberg County Planning Committee’s “Take Kids Fishing” Event Tournament, coming to Luzerne Lake, just off the 189 bypass. The planning committee met for the fifth time Tuesday and continued to work out big plans at the Muhlenberg County...

Dec 16, 2020
Makeup Application Guidelines for Any Woman
Makeup Application Guidelines for Any Woman

KENTUCKY — People rely on makeup to put their best faces forward. Cosmetics can enhance natural beauty or completely transform a person’s appearance for a dramatic effect. Women are most likely to wear makeup, and many rely on it to cover up subtle flaws and bring out their best features. Makeup application is a skill that...

Dec 16, 2020
Madisonville Lake offers Beautiful Scenery, Fishing
Madisonville Lake offers Beautiful Scenery, Fishing

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Lower temperatures drew one local resident out for a peaceful morning of fishing at Lake Pee Wee in Madisonville today. Weather forecasters predict the heat index is heading back toward triple digits this week. Dennis Stanley was trying his luck to lure a few fish, saying he had some small catches and...

Dec 16, 2020