Barren River Lake

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Barren River Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing Quality Assessment



Note:
9,674 acre lake To protect Native strain walleye during restoration, there is a two fish daily creel limit with an 18- to 26-inch protective slot limit for walleye in the upper Kentucky River and tributaries, The area includes the Kentucky River upstream of Lock and Dam 14, the North Fork below Carr Creek Lake along with the Middle and South Forks and all tributaries. All walleye caught from these waters between 18 and 26 inches must be immediately released.
Special Fishing Regulations for Barren River Lake
SpeciesRegulation DescriptionNotesKRSKAR
WHITE CRAPPIEMust be 9 inches or over, Statewide creel limits apply 
BLACK CRAPPIEMust be 9 inches or over, Statewide creel limits apply 
LARGEMOUTH BASSMust be 15 inches or over - 1 largemouth bass or smallmouth bass under 15 inches allowed, Statewide creel limits apply 
SMALLMOUTH BASSMust be 15 inches or over - 1 largemouth bass or smallmouth bass under 15 inches allowed, Statewide creel limits apply 
WHITE BASSStatewide Regulations Apply 
HYBRID STRIPED BASSStatewide Regulations Apply 
YELLOW BASSStatewide Regulations Apply 
REDEAR SUNFISHStatewide Regulations Apply 
WALLEYE18-26 inch protective slot limit. All fish between 18 and 26 inches must be released. Limit 2 per angler for other sizes. 


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NameMap RefTypeRamp SurfaceFeeMarinaCounty
Austin Ramp   9Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedNo UnknownBarren
Baileys Point Ramp   4Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedYes NoneAllen
Barren River Lake WMA   7Carry-down onlyNoneNo NoneBarren
Barren River SRP Campground Ramp    Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedNo NoneBarren
Beaver Creek Ramp   6Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedYes NoneBarren
Browns Ford Ramp   12Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedYes NoneAllen
Dry Creek Unit WMA   11Carry-down onlyNoneNo NoneBarren
Narrows Marina   9Any trailerable recreational boatPavedNo Year Round - Limited HoursBarren
Narrows Ramp   5Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedYes Year Round - Limited HoursBarren
Peninsula Ramp   3Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedYes Year Round - Limited HoursBarren
Port Oliver Ramp    Any trailerable recreational boatPavedYes NoneAllen
Quarry Road Beach   2Carry-down onlyNoneYes NoneBarren
State Park Ramp   8Any trailerable recreational boatPavedNo Year Round - Limited HoursBarren
Walnut Creek Ramp   10Any light trailerable recreational boatPavedNo Seasonal - Limited HoursAllen