First I live between Dover and Clarksville.

Ok My son came to spend a couple mounths with me for the summer. We have spent 3 weeks getting a boat ready and its within a couple days of hitting the water. I have about 5 weeks until he leaves maybe less. I live close to Barkley and have been on it very limited.

I need suggestions on how to optimize my fishing with what time we have left. We want to target Bass and cats or anything else that puts up a big fight.

I was raised in Michigan fishing shallow clear water lakes so this darker water and deep channel fishing is still kind of new to me.

Should I look at going somewhere besides Barkley?

Boat is a 16' deep V aluminum with 25hp and 12/24 56lb thrust trolling motor.

Thanks Any and Everyone
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