Outdoors

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
‘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
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 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 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’ 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 16, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Kentucky Youths Enjoy Fishing Trip
Kentucky Youths Enjoy Fishing Trip

HOPKINS COUNTY, KY. – Several local youths, Logan Nance, Kendall Orange and Austin Orange, enjoyed a very successful catfish fishing trip on Saturday evening, May 5, 2012. According to a very pleased parent, Randall Orange of Hopkins County, KY, the largest of the eight catfish caught in this trip was 6.6 Pounds. A big congratulation...

Nov 11, 2020