Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

July 31, 2013

Oldtimers enjoy day on Barren River Lake

Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Barren River Lake is still a couple of feet above summer pool, but very fishable. I’m waiting on information about the winners of the Classic tournament held last weekend out of Port Oliver, but I am advised that some big fish were caught.

The Oldtimers had their monthly breakfast meeting Tuesday morning and afterwards some of us tried our luck.

My friend Wilbur Carroll and I fished Barren after hearing a report from Brother Ed and Brother Tom Stokes that trolling had produced well for them last week. They caught a variety pulling crank baits, including crappie, bass and hybrid. Brother Ed even hooked into a big gar.

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