Corps Seeks New Lessee for Fishtrap Marina

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the application period for those interested in leasing the commercial marina site at Fishtrap Lake at Shelbiana, Kentucky.

The Notice of Availability for Leasing is for the potential marina facility located in the Dam Site Recreation Area on Fishtrap Road at US 460. The site will be leased on a competitive basis to the individual or corporation presenting the best plan for development. The area will be open for inspection – by appointment only – on Tuesday, February 22 from 9:00 a.m. until noon and on Thursday, March 3 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling 304-207-3359 or by email at: . Representatives will be on-site to answer questions.

The site consists of approximately 15 acres. A new buildout is required, and no infrastructure is present. Electric and water are on site but, a new water meter must be installed by the operator. An above ground Convault tank is available and will need to be inspected, pumped, and potentially repaired.

Applications must be submitted in sealed envelopes to be received by March 21, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. Applications will be evaluated by: (1) quality of proposed development; (2) compatibility with overall project/installation mission; (3) expertise of potential lessee; (4) return to the United States; and (5) return to the potential lessee.

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Potential lessees may request Applications for Leasing describing the sites and giving details of the lease requirements through March 14, 2022. To obtain a copy, write to U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attn: CELRH-RE-M, 502 Eighth Street, Huntington, West Virginia 25701 or email .