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Carrie "Mudfoot" Stambaugh is the managing editor of KentuckyAngling.com. Carrie is an outdoor adventurer! She's an avid hiker and a burgeoning angler. Carrie and her husband, Carl, also enjoy canoeing eastern Kentucky lakes and rivers with their dog Cooper. The couple live in Ashland.

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The new “Tackle Box Outdoor Report”

The new “Tackle Box Outdoor Report”

By Chris Erwin About a week ago Jack Hanks contacted me. This was a name from my past! In the 80s when I worked for National Mine Service Company, I met Jack Hanks. He was part of the routing department of the machine shop. Back then I was working as first class machinist making...
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Fishing the Flood

Fishing the Flood

By Chris Erwin When I compiled the fishing report for last week, the rains had just started and the lake level at Yatesville Lake was standing at two feet below summer pool. The weather was supposed to be fair, with clear skies and temperatures in the 60s, so I figured it was time to...
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Eastern Kentucky Fishing Report

Eastern Kentucky Fishing Report

This fishing report was compiled for the week of April 14, 2015. Editor’s note: This week we have been impacted by heavy rains and violent weather. Lake levels exploded this past week, and we have been in a holding pattern waiting for things to settle down. Our Huntington District U.S. Army Corps of Engineer...
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Northeastern Kentucky Fishing Report

Northeastern Kentucky Fishing Report

This fishing report was compiled for the week of March 31, 2015. Editor’s note: Lake conditions continue to improve with all of our lakes reporting catches this week. Water temperatures on all the lakes have improved. On warm sunny days, anglers are reporting that some temperatures have tipped the 50 degree mark. Most of...
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A Hard March to Spring

A Hard March to Spring

By Chris Erwin One has to wonder if we are finally over winter… The weatherman doesn’t want to make any promises; but the trend toward warmer temperatures is a welcome change from the snow and ice of a few weeks back. I’m pleased to report that we actually got some new fishing reports this...
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Eastern Kentucky Fishing Report

Eastern Kentucky Fishing Report

This fishing report was compiled for the week of March 17, 2015. Editor’s note: From snow to floods, it seems that finding fishable water has become somewhat of a challenge. Much of Cave Run Lake is closed this week as are some of our other local lakes. Water levels on Cave Run went from...
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Stevens Gun & Pawn

Stevens Gun & Pawn

By Chris Erwin Back in the 70s and early 80s I was all into trap and skeet shooting every Friday and Saturday night. I would pack up all my gear and head somewhere to kill a bunch of clay pigeons. While many of my friends back then would head to a bowling alley or...
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Understanding Migration Routes

Understanding Migration Routes

By Chris Erwin Over the years a lot has been written about fish migration routes, and for a good reason. One of the early findings from the Bass Research Foundation was that bass do indeed follow migration routes both as the seasons change and as they go about their daily routines. Daily routines can...
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Eastern Kentucky Fishing Report

Eastern Kentucky Fishing Report

This fishing report was compiled for the week of Feb 24, 2015. Editor’s note: The weather has been brutally cold this week with temperatures once again causing freezing on our eastern lakes. Please do not walk out on any ice, as it is not safe at this time. A fall into the waters could...
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Shad, Herring, Shiners and Creek Chubs

Shad, Herring, Shiners and Creek Chubs

By Chris Erwin If you are a sport or meat fisherman knowing the relationship between forage fish and sport fish will put you ahead of many anglers. Today we will touch on a few of them and how you can improve your odds by putting that knowledge to use. Before we start, we need...
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