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  June 21, 2019 Captain Jim Durham Tennessee Walleye Charters (931) 403-2501 http://www.tennesseewalleyecharters.com Specializing in “Trophy” fishing as the owner of StriperFun Fishing Guide Service in KY and TN and TN Walleye Charters, Captain Jim Durham is a licensed guide

  June 1, 2019 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters (931) 403-2501 Specializing in “Trophy” fishing as the owner of StriperFun Fishing Guide Service in KY and TN and TN Walleye Charters, Captain Jim Durham is

June 1, 2019 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters (931) 403-2501 Specializing in “Trophy” fishing as the owner of StriperFun Fishing Guide Service in KY and TN and TN Walleye Charters, Captain Jim Durham is a

  May 12, 2019 Captain Jim Durham  Tennessee Walleye Charters Grider Hill Dock in KY Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina on Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake, Percy Priest and Tims Ford Lakes and

May 1, 2019 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Grider Hill Dock in KY Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina on Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake, Percy Priest and Tims

April 29, 2019 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Grider Hill Dock in KY Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina on Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake, Percy Priest and Tims

  April 14, 2019 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Grider Hill Dock in KY Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina on Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake, Percy Priest and

April 8, 2019 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina on Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake, Percy Priest and Tims Ford Lakes and the Clinch

PRESS RELEASE January 21, 2019 Your outdoor adventures begin at the Progressive® Insurance Louisville Boat RV & Sport show® January 23-27, 2019!  Captain Jim Durham, owner of Captain Jim Fishing including StriperFun Guide Service, Tennessee Walleye Charters, Super Bait Tanks.com

PRESS RELEASE Your Kentucky Fishing adventures begin at the Kentucky Fishing Expo at the Corbin KY Arena January 18th – 20th, 2019!  Captain Jim Durham, owner of Captain Jim Fishing including StriperFun Guide Service, Tennessee Walleye Charters, Super Bait Tanks.com

PRESS RELEASE  January 4, 2019 Captain Jim Durham Striperfun Guide Service TN Walleye Charters www.StriperFun.com 931-403-2501 Your outdoor adventures begin at theProgressive® Insurance Nashville Boat Show® January 10 – 13, 2019!  Captain Jim Durham, owner of Captain Jim Fishing including

May your days be filled with peace, hope and joy this holiday season. Now is the time to think of gift certificates for fishing trips on any of our lakes or rivers, lures for the fisherman, nets, bait tanks, electronics

PRESS RELEASE  December 5, 2018 Re: Captain Jim Durham Announces StriperFun Guide Service to Begin Fishing Charters on Percy Priest and Tims Ford Lake                                              Specializing in “Trophy” Fishing, Captain Jim Durham owner of StriperFun Guide Service runs one of the

PRESS RELEASE November 27, 2018 Captain Jim Durham – Striperfun Guide Service – TN Walleye Charters www.StriperFun.com  931-403-2501 Your outdoor adventures begin at the Progressive® Insurance Louisville Boat RV & Sport show® January 23-27, 2019!  Captain Jim Durham, owner of

Captain Jim Durham Striperfun Guide Service – TN Walleye Charters www.StriperFun.com 931-403-2501  is hard to believe the boat shows begin in less than two months! StriperFun is pleased and honored to partner with the National Marine Manufacturers Association
promote the upcoming

  October 17, 2018 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina on Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake and the Clinch River in TN (931) 403-2501

  September 25, 2018 StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters In KY on Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina on Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake and the Clinch River in TN (931) 403-2501

The Cumberland River delivered again today big time Saturday as I had out the Bob Lillie group from State Dock. Both Bob and his friend Jim caught really big “tough fighting” Stripers (Jim caught two)! Click the following link to

  September 24, 2018 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina on Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake and the Clinch River in TN (931) 403-2501

  September 5, 2018 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters (931) 403-2501 http://www.striperfun.com captainjim@striperfun.com Edit Fishing Reporter Information Specializing in “Trophy” fishing as the owner of StriperFun Fishing Guide Service in KY and TN and TN

September 1, 2018 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters (931) 403-2501 http://www.striperfun.com captainjim@striperfun.com Edit Fishing Reporter Information Specializing in “Trophy” fishing as the owner of StriperFun Fishing Guide Service in KY and TN and TN Walleye

August 6, 2018 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Grider Hill Dock in KY Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina on Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake, Chickamauga Lake and the

  July 26, 2018 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters (931) 403-2501 http://www.striperfun.com captainjim@striperfun.com Specializing in “Trophy” fishing as the owner of StriperFun Fishing Guide Service in KY and TN and TN Walleye Charters, Captain Jim

        Tennessee Walleye Charters is pleased to announce our new Dale Hollow Crappie Charters!  Because of tremendous requests and demand for Crappie fishing, we have opened up this new service!  And we are all over them!!! You

  Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters (931) 403-2501 http://www.striperfun.com captainjim@striperfun.com Specializing in “Trophy” fishing as the owner of StriperFun Fishing Guide Service in KY and TN and TN Walleye Charters, Captain Jim Durham is a

It is with great pleasure to announce the “launch” of the new StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters and the StriperFun “Online Store” website!  After hundreds of hours of design and creation work, our new website has gone “live”!

June 3, 2018 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina on Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake, Chickamauga Lake and the Clinch River in TN (931)

Specializing in “Trophy” fishing as the owner of StriperFun Fishing Guide Service in KY and TN and TN Walleye Charters, Captain Jim Durham is a licensed guide who has fished the Cumberland Plateau and KY and TN year round for

May 12, 2018 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters (931) 403-2501 http://www.striperfun.com captainjim@striperfun.com Edit Fishing Reporter Information Specializing in “Trophy” fishing as the owner of StriperFun Fishing Guide Service in KY and TN and TN Walleye

  May 11, 2018 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Grider Hill Dock in KY Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina on Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake, Chickamauga Lake and

  THE DALE HOLLOW FISHING REPORT May 3, 2018 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Grider Hill Dock in KY Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina on Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake,

Greetings to all my readers! As everyone is aware, 2018 has been such a hard year for us the first 3 months because of all the rain and flooding.  But the rain has finally stopped and the river has cleared. 

  April 18, 2018 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Grider Hill Dock in KY Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina on Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake, Chickamauga Lake and

  March 29, 2018 StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters – 931-403-2501 Grider Hill Dock in KY Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake and the Clinch River in

January 20, 2018 StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Grider Hill Dock in KY Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina, Dale Hollow, Watts Bar Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake and the Clinch River in TN (931) 403-2501

November 19, 2017 Captain Jim Durham triperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Grider Hill Dock in KY Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina Dale Hollow Tims Ford Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake and the Clinch River in

  CAPTAIN JIM’S CUMBERLAND RIVER FISHING REPORT October 27, 2017 Captain Jim Durham StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Grider Hill Dock in KY Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina Dale Hollow Tims Ford Lake, Cherokee Lake,

October 16, 2017 StriperFun Guide Service – Tennessee Walleye Charters Grider Hill Dock in KY Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River, Willow Grove Marina Dale Hollow Tims Ford Lake, Cherokee Lake, Norris Lake and the Clinch River in TN (931) 403-2501

CAPTAIN JIM’S CUMBERLAND RIVER FISHING REPORT Provided by Captain Jim Durham Owner StriperFun Guide Service, Tennessee Walleye Charters, Superbaittanks.com, Captain Jim Marine Electronics & Captain Jim Lures DATE OF REPORT: October 5th, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 60.2 ° F

THE LAKE CUMBERLAND FISHING REPORT DATE OF REPORT: October 11th, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 76.3 ° F surface (Main Lake – Cumberland): October 11, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 77.1 ° F surface (Indian Creek – Cumberland): October 11,

CAPTAIN JIM’S CUMBERLAND RIVER FISHING REPORT Provided by Captain Jim Durham Owner StriperFun Guide Service, Tennessee Walleye Charters, Superbaittanks.com, Captain Jim Marine Electronics & Captain Jim Lures DATE OF REPORT: September 19th, 2017 Latest water temperature: 51.7 ° F surface

THE DALE HOLLOW FISHING REPORT Provided by Captain Jim Durham – Owner Tennessee Walleye Charters Fishing Guide Service, StriperFun Guide Service (on Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River and Tims Ford, Norris Lake, Cherokee Lake and the Clinch River), Superbaittanks.com, Captain

THE LAKE CUMBERLAND FISHING REPORT DATE OF REPORT: August 29, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 80.3 ° F surface (Main Lake – Cumberland): August 29, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 81.6 ° F surface (Indian Creek – Cumberland): August 29,

CAPTAIN JIM’S CUMBERLAND RIVER FISHING REPORT Provided by Captain Jim Durham Owner StriperFun Guide Service, Tennessee Walleye Charters, Superbaittanks.com, Captain Jim Marine Electronics & Captain Jim Lures DATE OF REPORT: August 17th, 2017 Latest water temperature: 58.6 ° F surface

THE DALE HOLLOW FISHING REPORT Provided by Captain Jim Durham – Owner Tennessee Walleye Charters Fishing Guide Service, StriperFun Guide Service (on Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River and Tims Ford, Norris Lake, Cherokee Lake and the Clinch River), Superbaittanks.com, Captain

CAPTAIN JIM’S CUMBERLAND RIVER FISHING REPORT Provided by Captain Jim Durham Owner StriperFun Guide Service, Tennessee Walleye Charters, Superbaittanks.com, Captain Jim Marine Electronics & Captain Jim Lures DATE OF REPORT: July 31st, 2017 Latest water temperature: 59.7 ° F surface

THE LAKE CUMBERLAND FISHING REPORT DATE OF REPORT: July 31st, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 82.4 ° F surface (Main Lake – Cumberland): July 31st, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 82.2 ° F surface (Indian Creek – Cumberland): July 31st,

THE DALE HOLLOW FISHING REPORT Provided by Captain Jim Durham – Owner Tennessee Walleye Charters Fishing Guide Service, StriperFun Guide Service (on Lake Cumberland, the Cumberland River and Tims Ford, Norris Lake, Cherokee Lake and the Clinch River), Superbaittanks.com, Captain

THE LAKE CUMBERLAND FISHING REPORT DATE OF REPORT: June 29th, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 80.4 ° F surface (Main Lake – Cumberland): June 29th • Latest water temperature: 80.2 ° F surface (Indian Creek – Cumberland): June 29th •

THE LAKE CUMBERLAND FISHING REPORT DATE OF REPORT: June 23rd, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 81.6 ° F surface (Main Lake – Cumberland): June 23rd, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 80.9 ° F surface (Indian Creek – Cumberland): June 23rd,

Captain Jim’s Cumberland Plateau Fishing Report DATE OF REPORT: June 9th, 2017 Latest water temperature: 79.63° F surface (Main Lake – Cumberland): June 9th, 2017 Latest water temperature: 78.9 ° F surface (Indian Creek – Cumberland): June 9th, 2017 Latest

The latest Ready, Set, Wear it Kentucky boater and lifejacket safety event held at Conley Bottom Resort & Marina was a educational and informative day with fun for kids and adults alike! Conley Bottom Marina hosted the event for the

DATE OF REPORT: May 30th, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 72.6 ° F surface (Main Lake – Cumberland): May29th, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 73.9 ° F surface (Indian Creek – Cumberland): May29th, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 48.3 °

Provided by Captain Jim Durham Owner StriperFun Guide Service, Tennessee Walleye Charters, Superbaittanks.com, Captain Jim Marine Electronics & Captain Jim Lures. DATE OF REPORT: May 15th, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 67.6 ° F surface (Main Lake – Cumberland): May13th,

Conley Bottom Resort in Monticello will be bringing in the boating season in a big way on May 20th! From 10:30 to noon (est) the crew at Conley Bottom invites you to join in with others around the world for

DATE OF REPORT: April 19th, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 61.4 ° F surface (Main Lake): April 18th, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 62.6 ° F surface (Indian Creek): April 18th, 2017 • Latest water temperature: 48.3 ° F surface

Provided by Captain Jim Durham Owner StriperFun Guide Service, Tennessee Walleye Charters, Superbaittanks.com, Captain Jim Marine Electronics & Captain Jim Lures DATE OF REPORT: April 3rd, 2017 Latest water temperature: 50.4 ° F surface (Cumberland River): April 2nd, 2017 Greetings

Lakecumberland.com is excited to announce that online shopping will be opened soon! You will love shopping the amazing Lake Cumberland apparel & gifts!

Kentucky Afield, the longest continuously-running outdoors television show in the nation was on location this week airing a show at Hatchery Creek.  Hatchery Creek is located below Lake Cumberland, just behind the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery. Chad Miles and

Friends of Wolf Creek is non-profit organization that assists the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services, Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery in meeting its environmental and educational mission.  Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery is one of the most recently constructed hatcheries

Bids will soon be opening on a 115 million dollar project to relocate a section of U.S. Hwy 127. This will essentially re route traffic atop Wolf Creek Dam located on Lake Cumberland in Jamestown Ky. This project which is

The Route 90 bridge in Monticello has proudly been named, “The Houseboat Capital of the World Bridge.” Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin was joined this month by managers of Safe Harbor Marinas for an unveiling and dedication sign for the Route

The holidays are fast approaching and with them come fun, family and friends, and events in the surrounding Lake Cumberland communities. What better way to kick off the Christmas season than with Santa, hot chocolate, and floats in a local parade!

Mill Springs Ghost Walk Hwy 235, Nancy KY 42544 The Mill Springs Ghost Walk is scheduled to be held on Saturday, November 5 th beginning at 5:30pm through 8:30 pm. This event, with over a decade of tradition, will transport you

Back in 2002 Pulaski County saw major industries move to locations in other countries thanks to NAFTA. Over 2,000 industrial jobs were lost in one year. Industrial dollars are purported to turn over four times as payroll dollars are spent

FRANKFORT – The Kentucky State Parks will offer lodging discounts to current and former members of our nation’s armed services with the “USA Military Discount” program from Nov. 1 to March 31, 2017. The program is available to those on

Suntex Marina Investors LLC (Suntex), an owner and operator of marina properties, announced today the acquisition of Wolf Creek Marina on Lake Cumberland, Kentucky. The purchase comes on the heels of the recent addition of State Dock Marina, also on

If you’re like me and love fishing, chances are you’ve visited Lake Cumberland at least once in your lifetime. But if you haven’t and a weekend getaway is what you’re after, then Cumberland might be exactly what you need. Rather

Kentucky has fewer waterfalls then one would expect, but what we lack in quantity, we make up in quality. We are home to the Niagara of the South, Cumberland Falls, among several other scenic areas. Wouldn’t it be great to

By Valarie Honeycutt Spears Kentucky travel industry officials have released a study that contends the early return to school each year is costing the state millions of dollars and thousands of jobs. The travel industry commissioned the study to support

Marina operators left a public meeting Monday night calling “completely unworkable” U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ guidelines for floating cabins on Lake Cumberland and other lakes in the Cumberland River Basin. Nonetheless, the hour-and-a-half informational session ended with the guidelines

School is out, summer has arrived and Americans from coast to coast are heading out the door for recreation in the fresh air. For the latest round of 10Best Readers’ Choice contests, we’re exploring outdoor recreation, and we want to

Boaters enjoy the feel of sun and spray. So it’s tempting to boat without wearing a life jacket – especially on nice days. But modern life jackets are available in a wide variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. Many are

LakeCumberland.Com would like to congratulate Patty Kelly Lane and Sharon Cook for winning T-Shirts this week on our Facebook page.  We love hearing and seeing memories made on beautiful Lake Cumberland and look forward to a fabulous summer with you!

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District encourages people to play it safe with a life jacket when visiting Corps lakes. Wearing one is simply the best chance of surviving an accident when playing in the

PULASKI CO., Ky. (WKYT) – Monday evening, Burnside city leaders voted to annex about five acres of Pulaski County park. The park is in Nancy, a dry community, meaning no alcohol is sold. But Monday night’s move will allow them

The Army Corps of Engineers on Monday released a solicitation for proposals from private companies to build a 10th commercial marina on Lake Cumberland. The solicitation covers up to 407 acres of land and water at Rowena, in Russell County,

art of the houseboating lifestyle is owning a boat that you can make your own. Sure, there are other ways to experience the water, like renting or crashing on your friend’s boat. There is absolutely nothing wrong with either of

This love story started with a simple question between two old high school friends when Annie called Michelle and asked, “What would you think about being set up with Marty’s best friend’s dad?” Annie Konkus’s son, Marty, is best friends

PRESS RELEASE September 5, 2014 Captain Jim Durham Striperfun Guide Service www.StriperFun.com 931-403-2501 Two 40 pound plus Stripers caught in the last several weeks at Lake Cumberland by StriperFun Guide Service! StriperFun Guide Service is pleased to announce that it

The state of Kentucky has been officially named the houseboating capital of the world. But Kentucky’s multimillion-dollar houseboat industry is being endangered by the unintended consequences of several public-policy changes, our industry leaders told state legislators. Some of the major

We are fortune to be able to take a week off from work and spend it at the lake.  We have several little projects this week, however the top of the list is RELAXING.  I’ll keep you posted with photos

When we purchased our houseboat the generator wouldn't  run correctly.  The son of the previous owner said when he would start the generator and when it began to stall, he would bump the start button several times until it would start running

We are excited to bring you even more fun on our Lakecumberland.com Facebook page! This week we announced and ask everyone to share with us a picture of Lake Cumberland on our facebook page! The pictures shared were absolutely breathtaking! 

Kentucky’s own Lake Cumberland has been recognized on BuzzFeed as one of the “16 Amazingly Refreshing Lake Destinations in the U.S.” Lake Cumberland is “the ideal escape from the southern summer heat. Home to a state park on an island

If you are looking for something exciting to do in the Lake Cumberland area, you will want to contact Bobby’s Outdoor Adventures for a professional guided kayaking trip on the Cumberland and Green Rivers.  Bobby Williams is an avid outdoorsman

I'm very passionate about lake safety and using life jackets, everyone who boats with us wears a life jacket when in the lake.  My theory is if I can't see you under the water I can't save you.  Even if

I've been driving boats for many years which makes me a decent driver, however the largest boat I have docked was 25 feet this boat is 70 feet, which means all the practice I've had with a 25 foot boat

April is finally gone. May is here, but it would appear that the cold weather in the beginning of May, has remained also, we've got 7 inches of rain in a 72 hour period. This has brought the lake elevation

FRANKFORT — A jointed Thunderstick or Redfin lure slowly worked on the surface along a main lake bank on Lake Cumberland at 3 a.m. in early May could provoke a reaction from a striped bass that feels like it could

We finished all the paperwork and documentation on our houseboat in May.  The first opportunity we had more than a weekend to stay on the boat was the Fourth of July holiday.  We were on vacation for the week and

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Sen. Chris Girdler was recently joined by prominent members of Kentucky’s houseboat industry as he presented a resolution to the Kentucky General Assembly declaring Kentucky the “Houseboat Capital of the World.” “We hear about Kentucky’s signature industries,

April has finally arrived and none too soon. The Lake is about to complete the turnover, which means the algae bloom is in full bloom. This makes the water look as if there has been an oil spill, this should

Lake Cumberland's water level will be restored to 723 feet by mid-May, according to officials in Washington D.C. The much welcomed announcement came Tuesday afternoon after Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell personally informed Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY),

Wow! Has this been about the coldest winter or what?  Although it has been really cold this winter, we have still managed to catch limits of nice Stripers on most days where the fishing continues to remain extremely strong!For the

What a difference a few days of nice weather can make. A friend of mine found good fishing in 48° clearwater back in the heads of the creeks Sunday. This is a sharp contrast from just a week ago. However,

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., took to the Senate floor Tuesday to question the Obama administration’s efforts to protect an endangered Kentucky fish by keeping water levels lower than normal at Lake Cumberland, which would hurt recreation on the

Boaters may have to wait another year before Lake Cumberland is refilled to its level before an emergency draw-down seven years ago — and even then, the water level may not be exactly as it was. An endangered fish —

Currently, the lake level is right at 691.83 feet above sea level. The lake is now about 33 feet below the tree line. The tree line is normally at 725' above sea level.  With the repairs finished on the dam,