Trout & Striper on the Cumberland River - Smallmouth on Dale Hollow Lake

Welcome to Rainbow Guide Service

With Captain Johnny Rush

Rainbow Guide Service was started in 1990. We have lived and fished these waters all our lives. We have over 20 years of Guiding experience. If you are looking for some great trout and striper fishing, the beautiful Cumberland River has it. Miles and miles of world class trophy water wait for you. Striper fishing on the Cumberland River is an experience you don”t want to miss. Dale Hollow Lake has some great smallmouth fishing. It is the home of the world record smallmouth bass.

 

Book your Fishing Trip on the Cumberland River

With Captain Johnny Rush

A deposit of $50.00 per boat per day must be received within five days to hold your date!!! Deposits are non-refundable.
The balance is due on the day of your Trip. Cash, per-approved Check, and major credit cards.

Cancellation Policy
Due to the seasonal nature of our business it may be necessary to cancel trips due to inclement weather. We cannot Refund deposit, but we will reschedule your Trip for another day.

In the event that you are unable to come on your scheduled day, we will reschedule your date once with a 5–day notice prior to your trip.

What to bring

  • Kentucky fishing License, and if fishing the river you will need a trout permit also.
  • Appropriate clothing and rain gear (It is often cool on the river even in summer)
  • Food, beverages, and cooler
  • Our guides furnish all equipment, bait. Fish cleaning and packing are included. NO HIDDEN CHARGES!!

Lodging

Riverfront Lodge
305 Keen St. Burkesville, KY 42717
Phone: (270) 864-3300

Alpine Resort Burkesville
700 Hill St, Burkesville, KY 42717
Phone: (270) 864-7100

Dale Hollow Lake State Park
5970 State Park Rd. Burkesville, KY 42717
Phone: (270) 433-7431

Timber Ridge Lodge
20 Timber Ridge Lane Burkesville, KY 42717
Phone: (606) 303-2147

Cumberland River Trips

Striper Fishing -$300 1or 2 people per boat per day For a 8 Hour day .3rd person $50. Max 3 persons per boat
Trout Fishing -$250 1 or 2 people per boat per day for an 8 hour day, 3rd person $50. $175 1 or 2 people per boat per day for a 4 hour day, 3rd person $50. Max 3 persons per boat

All Cumberland River trips depart from the Burkesville Boat Ramp

Dale Hollow Lake
Smallmouth -$250 1 or 2 people per boat per day for an 8 hour day, 3rd person $50. $175 1 or 2 people per boat per day for a 4 hour day, 3rd person $50. Max 3 persons per boat
All Dale Hollow trips depart from Dale Hollow State Park boat Ramp

Lake Cumberland
Striper -$300 1or 2 people per boat per day for a 6 hour day, 3rd person $50. Max 3 persons per boat
All Lake Cumberland trips depart from Wolf Creek Dam Boat Ramp

What to do prior to coming for your trip
Call or email 1-2 days prior to the date of your trip for a weather check and what time to meet.

 

Address:

Rainbow Guide Service Inc.
689 Otter Creek Rd
Burkesville , KY , 42717

Phone:

(270) 433-7674

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