Lake Barkley Tailwater (Cumberland River)

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Cumberland River below Lake Barkley downstream to confluence with Ohio River

Note:
Snagging is only permitted downstream of US 62 bbridge with a daily creel limit of 8 fish. Harvesting of sportfish by snagging is prohibited. Snagging anglers cannot release or cull any snagged paddlefish.
Special Fishing Regulations for Lake Barkley Tailwater (Cumberland River)
SpeciesRegulation DescriptionNotesKRSKAR
SAUGERMust be 14 inches or over, Statewide creel limits apply 
SAUGEYEMust be 14 inches or over, Statewide creel limits apply 
STRIPED BASSStatewide Regulations Apply 
WHITE BASSStatewide Regulations Apply 


Miscellaneous

Fishing Forecast

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NameMap RefTypeRamp SurfaceFeeMarinaCounty
Barkley Tailwater VPA  Voluntary Public Access  Bank AccessNoneNo NoneLivingston
Dycusburg ramp   20Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedNo UnknownCrittenden
Iuka   19Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedNo NoneLivingston
Pinckneyville Ramp   21Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedNo NoneLivingston
Vicksburg Ramp   22Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedNo NoneLivingston