Barren River Lake Fishing near Scottsville, Kentucky

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Details for Barren River Lake

Species Caught Here: None
Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 36.893101 -86.124985

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Description for Barren River Lake, Allen County, Kentucky

Barren River Lake is a reservoir located just 10.3 miles from Scottsville, in Allen County, in the state of Kentucky, United States, near Port Oliver Ford, KY. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including flathead catfish, smallmouth bass, bream, bluegill, catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, striped bass and carp here. Whether you’re spinning, baitcasting or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Barren River Lake. Alternate names for this reservoir include Barren Reservoir and Barren River Reservoir. For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Kentucky Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.