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Fall fishing trip to Cave Run Lake

BY Chris Erwin Kentucky Angling News Have you ever had one of those trips where everything seems to go wrong, and you can’t seem to get on track? That’s how this trip began. As I get ready to leave Ashland, my car died right in front of the hospital like it just ran out of…

Delicious Fruit Inc. and Hunting Deer and Turkey

Chris Erwin Kentucky Angling News If you read the title column title and wonder what one thing has to do with the other, hang in and read this article to the end. Let me begin by telling you a little about Delicious Fruit Inc. They are an orchard located in South Shore, KY that spans…

September has been the month of change

Chris Erwin Kentucky Angling News I got back on the water this past week, but the Licking River in one short week has changed its mood, color, and level. The water had become muddy and high as it caught the rains that didn’t quite make it to the river the week before. We had been…

The Mason Dixon Boys Visit the Area

Chris Erwin Kentucky Angling News Travis Crook and Joe Yancey are known as the Mason Dixon Boys; they are chainsaw woodcarvers. I have been following them for some time. The two of them do live shows, seminars, carnivals & special events. The pair of them set up displaying what they refer to as their stock…

David Salisbury receives Invitation to Fish Mister Crappie Classic

Chris Erwin Kentucky Angling News Some call this the biggest crappie tournament in the world! It is by invitation only, and Dave Salisbury of Catlettsburg Kentucky got his notification that he is in those selected to fish this tournament to be held in Branson, Missouri on Oct. 29-31 2020 On Table Rock Lake. Table Rock…

The Future of Grouse Hunting could depend on farmers

BY Chris Erwin Kentucky Angling News I attended a meeting a few days ago that I hoped would add to the story of the future of the ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus) in Kentucky. It has been no secret that the Grouse population in this state has been in severe decline for some time. This meet…

A Shot in the Dark at Reelfoot

BY Chris Erwin Note to readers: This is the third of a three-part series on the sights and sounds of Reelfoot Lake featuring Blue Bank Resort. We were sitting at the dinner table in the restaurant at the Blue Bank Resort Lodge when two guys came over and started talking to Soc Clay and me…

Lake Cumberland Striped Bass Heating Up

BY Lee McClellan This is the latest installment of the “Spring Fishing Fever” series of articles, detailing productive fishing techniques and opportunities across Kentucky. The series will continue until early summer. An archive of past articles is available on the department’s website at www.fw.ky.gov. FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 18, 2019) – The higher angle of the…

The Mullins Family Thanksgiving Fishing Trip

BY Chris Erwin         Families across the region all have their traditions; many of us meet at someone’s house have Thanksgiving dinner and watch football or watch the parade or even the dog show. The Mullins family does things a little different. They do meet and have Thanksgiving Day dinner. However, after dinner they pack…

Spring Fishing is getting HOT!

By Chris Erwin It’s been a long time getting here this year. Cold snaps, heavy rains causing flooding and high water have all contributed to a slow start. Oh, they have been good days; however, they have been brief as the weather and fishing conditions would return to less than needed to see spring pop…