Barren River Lake Fishing near Scottsville, Kentucky

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Details for Barren River Lake

Species Caught Here:
Bass
Bluegill
Carp
Catfish
Crappie

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 crappie, flathead catfish, carp, largemouth bass, striped bass, bream/bluegill, catfish and smallmouth bass here. Whether you’re baitcasting, spinning 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 River Reservoir and Barren Reservoir.

Join us as we discuss the Kentucky Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. 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.

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