Outdoors

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
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
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
More Than 500 Turn Out for Take a Kid Fishing Tourney
More Than 500 Turn Out for Take a Kid Fishing Tourney

GREENVILLE, Ky. — Approximately 500 people attended the Take a Kid Fishing Tournament Saturday, June 13. Food and drinks were provided for those in attendance as the challenge to see which kids could catch the biggest fish was held from 9 a.m. until noon. Prizes were awarded to all Kids that caught fish.

Nov 11, 2020
Most Popular Fishing Lure in America Available at Woods Bait Shop
Most Popular Fishing Lure in America Available at Woods Bait Shop

CENTRAL CITY, KY. – Over the past few months, anglers across the nation have been giving extremely positive feedback regarding a new type of lure oriented towards Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, and Crappie fishing.   What has become one of the most popular lures of all times, called the “ Alabama Rig ,” has become...

Nov 05, 2020
CASA Kayaking Event Generates Funds for Neglected Children
CASA Kayaking Event Generates Funds for Neglected Children

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. — Kayakers young and old came out on a beautiful Saturday morning to support the CASA Program of Hopkins, Webster and Crittenden Counties Inc. Family Court Judge Brandi Rogers (5th Judicial Circuit), said, “Kayaking for CASA was a wonderful event. Kayaking is just a fun and relaxing activity for the whole family....

Oct 29, 2020
River Heritage Day to Feature Kayak Races, Children Fishing Tournament and More
River Heritage Day to Feature Kayak Races, Children Fishing Tournament and More

HENDERSON, Ky. — “Come Down to the River” is this year’s theme of the Depot Community Room’s fifth annual River Heritage Day set for 10 a.m., Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the Henderson riverfront. The event, which benefits the Children’s Advocacy Center, features an exciting slate of activities during the day and an evening dinner on...

Oct 29, 2020
‘Kayaking for a Kause’ to Raise Funds for Animals
‘Kayaking for a Kause’ to Raise Funds for Animals

LAKE MALONE, Ky. — Kayakers will have reason for a “howling good time” during the Muhlenberg Humane Society “Kayaking for a Kause” event Sept. 9 at the Lake Malone State Park boat dock. Organizers are asking for $20 donations for the Muhlenberg Humane Society to take part in the event. Those pre-registering by Sept. 4...

Oct 29, 2020
Muhlenberg Humane Society Holds Kayaking for a Kause
Muhlenberg Humane Society Holds Kayaking for a Kause

DUNMOR, Ky. — The Muhlenberg Co. Humane Society held its Inaugural Kayaking for a Kause event at Lake Malone, Saturday, Sept. 10. Participants launched at state boat dock and paddled to Shady Cliff Restaurant for lunch. Over 50 kayakers participated in the event. Donations from the event went to the Muhlenberg Co. Humane Society. The...

Oct 29, 2020
Outdoor Truths – June 7, 2015
Outdoor Truths – June 7, 2015

KENTUCKY — I’ve taken some time out of the last few days to fish the river. This is my sport of choice during this time of year. The weather has been perfect and the fish have been cooperating as well. One morning I felt like Mike Iaconelli who is one of the pros from the...

Jun 06, 2015
Outdoor Truths – Dec. 28, 2014
Outdoor Truths – Dec. 28, 2014

KENTUCKY — Ducks can be a finicky lot. It seems that the conditions almost have to be perfect before they will land – especially if that landing happens to be in front of your blind. Not only do the weather conditions have to be optimal but even the decoys have to look a certain way....

Dec 27, 2014
Walmart Bass Fishing League Regional Headed to Kentucky Lake
Walmart Bass Fishing League Regional Headed to Kentucky Lake

BENTON, Ky. — The Walmart Bass Fishing League  is headed to Kentucky Lake Oct. 16-18 for one of six regional championships. The three-day tournament, presented by Mercury, will feature the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers from each of the Buckeye, Great Lakes, Illinois and Michigan divisions. Anglers will take to the water to compete...

Oct 11, 2014
Kentucky State Parks Halloween Events in October
Kentucky State Parks Halloween Events in October

FRANKFORT, Ky. — October is arriving, and that means the Kentucky State Parks will be getting out the pumpkins and goblin decorations as they prepare for one of the most popular times of the year, Halloween. Many of the park system’s campgrounds will be having special activities for campers, including decorations, costumes, hayrides and games for...

Sep 27, 2014
Time-out: My First Visit to Fancy Farm
Time-out: My First Visit to Fancy Farm

OWENSBORO, Ky.– “How’d she do?” That’s the question I was asked by Charlotte Lundergan, the mother of Alison Lundergan Grimes, after Grimes finished her address to the crowd at Saturday’s Fancy Farm picnic. But I’ll come back to that. First, let me set the scene a little better before I dive into how I answered the question. I...

Aug 04, 2013