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Land Between the Lakes to hold Special Populations Fishing Tournament at Honker Lake


Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area hosts the annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 7th, at Honker Lake off Forest Service Road 135, near Woodlands Nature Station. Registration for the free tournament begins at 8:30am, with fishing from 9:00am until 12:00pm.

Kentucky Lake Bass Club sponsors the tournament in its 37th year.

LBL Aerial of North End Canal. (Land Between the Lakes)

LBL Aerial of North End Canal. (Land Between the Lakes)

This tournament is designed to develop the fishing skills of children and adults who are physically and/or mentally challenged.

Pre-registration is preferred to make sure adequate supplies are on-hand. Call 270.924.2046 to pre-register or for more information.

“This is a fun day for volunteers, parents, caregivers, and especially the anglers,” commented Steve Gray with Kentucky Lake Bass Club. “We encourage everyone to come out and enjoy this special event!” Prizes will be awarded for the heaviest string of fish.

The Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, manages Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area in partnership with Friends of Land Between The Lakes in Western Kentucky and Tennessee. The National Recreation Area provides environmental education, outdoor recreation, lake access, and land management for the public to enjoy.

Visitors are encouraged to review the official website at or call 800.LBL.7077 or 270.924.2000 for event listings, updates on programs and policies, safety information, maps, temporary trail and road closures, and more.

Follow Land Between The Lakes on Twitter @LBLScreechOwl or @LandBtwnLakes and Friends of Land Between The Lakes on Facebook at To sign up for an events e-newsletter, email USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.




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