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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Barkley fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Lake Barkley water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
Kentucky
Latitude:
36.7700860000000000000
Maximum Depth (ft):
68
County:
Whitley
Longitude:
-88.0162810000000000000
Normal Elevation (ft):
359
Inpoundment Type:
Lake
Water Clarity:
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
57900
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Lake Management:
State Park
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Lake Barkley Largemouth Bass Rating:
4.5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
71 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Lake Barkley Smallmouth Bass Rating:
4
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 71. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Lake Barkley Crappie Rating:
4
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie prefer this water temperature and will be actively feeding and staying in solid patterns. Baitfish are more active and schooling in all parts of the lake in this water temperature.
Lake Barkley Walleye Rating:
1
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
Lake Barkley Catfish Rating:
4.5
Lake Barkley Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- I recommend to use shrimp here if your fishing on bottom along the channel
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The entire catfish family is very active and actively feeding in this water temperature. All catfish including blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking for their next meal. Itís perfect time to get on the water and fill the freezer. Good luck out there.
Lake Barkley Spotted Bass Rating:
3.5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 71 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Lake Barkley White Bass Rating:
4
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Lake Barkley Striped Bass Rating:
3
Lake Barkley Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Look for drop offs if you have a depth finder. This is where the depth suddenly changes from shallow to deep. Stripers tend to hold up in these areas. Wait for the fish to start splashing at the surface. This usually happens during late afternoon early evening.
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

Sunrise:

07:17 EST

Sunset:

20:32 EST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
Days to Full