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Officials of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began a series of meetings Tuesday afternoon during which the integrity of recently inserted permanent barrier wall in Wolf Creek Dam will be determined as well as performance of the mile-long structure

JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Jan. 18, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is ahead of schedule on the Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project and is now making plans to raise the water level in Lake Cumberland this

By Captain Jim Durham – StriperFun Guide Service As the alarm clock begins to chirp, I awake from my dream of a desperate fight with a 65 pound monster Striped bass!   The dream seems so real!  But as my thoughts

For most of us it’s probably safe to guess that quality family time ranks high on our lists, if not right at the top. Everyone feels he could use a bigger paycheck and of course good health is always a

Why going at it alone can cost you It’s an understatement to say that to buy or sell a houseboat is to participate in a major transaction. Houseboats can be expensive, and the investment put forth in both time and

It’s the kind of enthusiasm that radiates throughout the entire dock as those around him can sense it. There is a certain leadership characteristic about him that you can’t quite put your finger on, but at the same time you

The Big Fast boats return to Lake Cumberland on Saturday, September 8th for the annual Lake Cumberland Poker Run.  Nationally recognized as one of the top 10 Poker Runs in the country, the Lake Cumberland Poker Run attracts boats from

According to fisheries biologists, no matter how carefully it is done, a percentage of fish anglers catch and release with the best intentions still die within a few hours or days. The estimates vary from species to species, but the

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)

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

JAMESTOWN, Ky – Take special precautions when fishing below a dam by boat.  The water will “boil up” suddenly, trapping or capsizing unprepared boaters.  The generators of many hydropower dams start with little or no warning.  The following tips are

THE LAKE CUMBERLAND STRIPER FISHING REPORT By Captain Jim Durham – StriperFun Guide Service Staff Writer for fishin.com DATE OF REPORT: July 23rd, 2012 LAKE CONDITIONS • Latest water temperature: 87.1° F surface (Fishing Creek) July 31st, 2012 • Latest

If you filed for an extension you could still be in tax season or you might just be preparing for the next one. Either way, boaters are using, or some are considering using, their houseboat to conduct a business enterprise.

Every year for about 10 years we joined our friends and their families on Lake Cumberland in Monticello, Ky., for a week of water-skiing, eating and fellowship. A brief meeting during the winter and a trusted notebook assured that we

Have you seen the newest trend in water sports? People are standing on oversized surfboards and paddling through the water on lakes and rivers everywhere. Most water sports have typically been limited to those with superior balance because of the

To V Or Not To V

Now that’s a question. Are you better off with a stern drive or a V-drive? Lately, there’s been a tricky choice facing anyone buying a fishboat or cruiser in the 28′ to 34′ range – a choice that stumps even

You’re taking delivery of a brand new houseboat. She was sail-away-ready at the boat show and priced to sell. The bad news is that you’ll probably need tons of gear to make the boat truly ready. The good news is

Most boaters don’t want every large lake and inland waterway turned into one giant No-Wake zone because a small minority of operators ignore boat noise laws. With fines for violations no longer inexpensive, it’s time for an update. Engine noise

NASHVILLE, TN (6/7/12) – In celebration of the U.S. Army’s 237th birthday June 14, 2012, day-use fees are being waived at all U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District day use areas by Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, district commander.

Lake Cumberland offers some of the best striped bass fishing in Kentucky, and springtime is a good time to test your tackle with this exciting, hard-fighting species. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has been stocking striped bass