Outdoors

‘Take Kids Fishing’ Tradewater Tournament Saturday in Dawson Springs
‘Take Kids Fishing’ Tradewater Tournament Saturday in Dawson Springs

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. — Take Kids Fishing Tradewater Tournament is set for 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Park-Tradewater River in Dawson Springs.. The tournament is for children ages 3-15. Age divisions for casting and reeling categories are 3-5, 6-8, 9-11 and 12-15. There also will be prizes for the largest and smallest fish. Some cane...

Dec 16, 2020
Senator C.B. Embry celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day
Senator C.B. Embry celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day

FRANKFORT, Ky. — September 26 is National Hunting and Fishing Day and Senator C.B. Embry, Jr. released a statement from his office celebrating this day.. As a member of the Kentucky Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, I am proud to join like-minded sportsmen-legislators from across the nation in celebrating the 43rd National Hunting and Fishing Day on...

Dec 16, 2020
Walmart Bass Fishing League Wild Card Headed to Kentucky/Barkley Lakes
Walmart Bass Fishing League Wild Card Headed to Kentucky/Barkley Lakes

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. — The Walmart Bass Fishing League is headed to Kentucky and Barkley lakes Oct. 24-25 for the no-entry-fee BFL Chevy Wild Card.. The Wild Card offers one last opportunity for the top six boaters and co-anglers to advance to the 2015 BFL All-American presented by Chevy.. “We’ve had a pretty major front coming...

Dec 16, 2020
God’s Great Outdoor Adventures – Time to Take a Kid Fishing
God’s Great Outdoor Adventures – Time to Take a Kid Fishing

KENTUCKY – Hello again folks! I hope you are having a blessed day. The weather we have had has been beautiful. Yes, we have had some rain, but the days are awesome for taking a kid fishing. The great thing about fishing is that it costs very little. Another great thing is that there are so...

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
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
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
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
Calloway Bass Fishing Team Takes Second
Calloway Bass Fishing Team Takes Second

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. – Spring-like temperatures on Lake Barkley last Saturday for the Lyon County Open High School Bass Fishing Tournament did not make Calloway County High School’s top team of anglers feel any better has they came up just one single ounce short of the top spot in the standings. Marshall County came in...

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
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
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
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
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
WK Outdoors – New or Improving Fishing Opportunities for 2012
WK Outdoors – New or Improving Fishing Opportunities for 2012

WESTERN KY – With Valentine’s Day upon us, only a few weeks remain on your current annual fishing license. The new license year begins March 1.  This coming year presents some new opportunities to catch rainbow trout, blue catfish, redear sunfish, also known as shellcrackers, and white crappie.  Black crappie now dominate the population in...

Dec 16, 2020
Mike Kirby’s 5th Annual ‘Fishing with Kids’ at Lake Malone
Mike Kirby’s 5th Annual ‘Fishing with Kids’ at Lake Malone

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. – Mike Kirby’s 5th Annual “Fishing with Kids” at Lake Malone State Park will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at the Lake Malone State Park campgrounds. Signups start on event day at 6:00 AM. You must be registered before 8:00 AM.. This event is for children ages 4 through 15:...

Dec 16, 2020
Take Kids Fishing Day is Saturday, May 21 in Dawson Springs
Take Kids Fishing Day is Saturday, May 21 in Dawson Springs

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. — The annual Take Kids Fishing Day is planned for Saturday, May 21 at Riverside Park in Dawson Springs.. Organizers expect up to 300 youths ages 3 to 15 participating in the annual event.. Onsite registration begins at 9 a.m. with fishing taking place from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Prize awards will...

Dec 16, 2020