Elevations, Generation Schedule, Water Temperatures & Fishing Report:
If at anytime the Lake Cumberland information line has not yet been updated, please visit the USACE Water Management "River Status" online application and find Lake Cumberland under the "Lakes" tab.
The lake information for September 19th, 2019 as of 7 AM EDT includes the headwater elevation at 697.03 ft. and the tailwater elevation at 543.13 ft.
Water Temp: 85° F
There is no generation scheduled. However, this is subject to change without notice or warning.
Wolf Creek Dam will be sluicing until further notice.
Fishing conditions on Lake Cumberland are reported as follows:
Smallmouth are being caught on the main lake points and creek pockets. The best baits are jigs, shaky heads, topwater, spinner baits, and swimbaits.
Largemouth are also being caught during the day in the backs of creeks and middle ways around laydowns using jigs, spinnerbaits, topwater, crankbaits and a flipping bait..
Stripers can be caught during the day on deep diving crankbaits, live bait, and A-rigs on the creek banks and secondary points.
Walleye are being caught in the rivers and main channel flats on jigheads with a 3 inch grub and jerkbaits.
Crappie are being caught in creek pockets around cover using live minnows and jigs.
For more information on the generation schedule seven days a week please call 270-343-0153. You may also call the Lake Cumberland Natural Resource Management Office at 606-679-6337 during the week.