Lake Cumberland Fishing Report

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.

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