Outdoors

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
Hedgepath Named Campbellsville University Bass Fishing Coach
Hedgepath Named Campbellsville University Bass Fishing Coach

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — Campbellsville University Director of Athletics Jim Hardy has announced the hiring of Pete Hedgepath as the second head coach of the Campbellsville University Bass Fishing Team in program history. Hedgepath, the assistant over the previous few seasons under the program’s first head coach, Tommy Hall, takes over the team as the first...

Dec 16, 2020
Ky. Afield Outdoors: Be Ready When Fishing Opportunities Arise
Ky. Afield Outdoors: Be Ready When Fishing Opportunities Arise

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Planning a fishing trip more than a couple days ahead of time can be a gamble in late winter when the weather is a mixed bag and the favorable conditions here today may be gone tomorrow. With some advance preparation, you can be ready to grab what you need and go when...

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Calloway County HS Fishing Team Places in Top 5
Calloway County HS Fishing Team Places in Top 5

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. – The Calloway County High School fishing team placed three two-man teams among the top five at the first fishing tournament of the year hosted by Trigg County High School on Kentucky Lake Saturday, February 9th. Twenty-six teams from five schools battled early morning sub-freezing temperatures to begin the 2013 high school...

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
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