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THE LAKE CUMBERLAND STRIPER FISHING REPORT By Captain Jim Durham – StriperFun Guide Service Staff Writer for fishin.com DATE OF REPORT: August 30, 2012 AVERAGE LAKE CONDITIONS LAST 96 HOURS • Latest water temperature: 84.1 ° F surface (Fishing Creek)

Burnside, Ky. (WKYT) – It’s the calm before the storm at Lake Cumberland’s Burnside Marina. But the hope here is the ‘storm’ means a rush of boaters and business..and not wind and rain leftover from a hurricane. “With any holiday,

It may have been the same bear. Maybe not.   Anyway, two bear sightings a few days apart in the same general area cause one to wonder if we’re seeing double or maybe the bear population is increasing.   A

Lake Cumberland will return to normal operational levels in stages when the Wolf Creek Dam Rehabilitation Project is complete in December 2013.   The lake will be raised in increments and each stage will be monitored, said Don Getty, manager

OLIVE HILL, Ky. — The Kentucky Parks Department says three more state parks have been given the National Weather Service's "StormReady" designation. The state says a total of eight Kentucky parks have worked with the weather service to prepare for

THE LAKE CUMBERLAND STRIPER FISHING REPORT By Captain Jim Durham – StriperFun Guide Service Staff Writer for fishin.com DATE OF REPORT: August 8, 2012 LAKE CONDITIONS • Latest water temperature: 78.8 ° F surface (Fishing Creek) August 8th, 2012 •

JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Aug. 17, 2012) – Construction crews at the Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project reached a lofty safety milestone today when the men and women installing a concrete barrier wall deep into the dam’s embankment reached 550 days

SOMERSET, Ky. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is closing Kendall and Waitsboro campgrounds at Lake Cumberland earlier than scheduled in 2012 due to internal roadway repairs. Kendall Campground is closing Nov. 4, 2012. Its anticipated reopen

SOMERSET, Ky. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District made a big splash when its park rangers at Lake Cumberland partnered with the Somersplash Water Park to promote water safety Aug. 4, 2012. Tammy Wilburn, aquatics supervisor at

As Somerset businesses ready themselves to sell alcohol in the wake of June’s historic vote, grocery stores and gas stations with an interest in selling wine and spirits had to make special preparations that many competitors didn’t.   Now, it

While Monday mornings may not be all that great for many of us, this past Monday was probably a little worse, or possibly better for a woman from Michigan visiting State Dock here at the lake. Cheryl and her husband

Some vacationers go to crowded theme parks and campgrounds. They’ll spend their hard-earned vacation time being stuck in lines, traffic and parking lots. Some of us truly want to get away from people. It’s not that we’re anti-social; it’s just