Elevations, Generation Schedule, Water Temperatures & Fishing Report:
The staff at Lake Cumberland is posting as frequently as possible daily fishing information, lake elevations and generation schedules on its Facebook page. Please be sure to follow us at http://www.facebook.com/lakecumberland. The public can also visit the USACE Water Management "River Status" online application and find Lake Cumberland under the "Lakes" tab.
The Pride of the Cumberland’s day to day activities vary; whether it’s gathering floating debris, finding or replacing regulatory buoys, or even tracking down a runaway dock. The Pride of the Cumberland is operating to ensure that our natural resources and recreational opportunities are available to the public 12 months out of the year. When possible information about where it is operating will be posted to the lake's Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/lakecumberland
Fishing conditions on Lake Cumberland are reported as follows:
Smallmouth are being caught on the main lake points and secondary creek points. The best baits are jigs, shaky heads, topwater baits, and swimbaits.
Largemouth are also being caught during the day on main lake points , secondary points, and in the backs of creeks around cover using jigs, top water, brush hawgs, shaky heads, and plastic worm.
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, jerk baits, and spoons.
Crappie are being caught during the day in creek pockets and main lake 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.