Channel catfish creel at the lake is 5 per day. Last Updated: 11/17/2020. A few fish are above the 15" minimum length limit but do not expect to catch any big fish. Jigs and/or minnows. Click Here for the most up to date lake level information. Include your name in the message part of your report if you'd like to receive credit for the report. Bluegill can be caught with a nightcrawler under a bobber near brushpiles. Chartreuse grubs, castmasters, and small jigs work well. Kansas • A dream come true for most anglers, Timber Hills offers some of the best fishing in Kansas. Crappie can be found at Bone Creek in a variety of habitats. Still fishing powerbait, worms, canned corn, and marshmallows alone or in various combinations or casting small spoons and in-line spinners can be productive. Using fresh cut bait such as shad or carp usually is best for blue catfish. ALONG WITH ZEBRA MUSSEL INFESTATION, ASIAN CARP ARE IN DRAINAGES ASSOCIATED WITH THE KANSAS RIVER AND CAN EASILY BE MISTAKEN FOR SHAD!!! # 2 is noted for family outings, scenic views, catch and release bass fishing, harvest of small crappie and channel catfish. Last Updated: 12/4/2020 Print, SURFACE ELEVATION- 1727.40 ---- 1.85' below conservation pool. This is a 220 acre lake with approximately 180 acres of standing trees. Curly-tailed grubs, crankbaits or swim baits around schools of shad. Jig and crawler, large shiners, crankbaits, and swim baits are all good options to use for catching saugeye now. Remember to utilize social distancing and avoid congregating at boat ramps. Rainbow trout & Brown Trout are managed under a combined daily creel limit of five fish. Channel catfish are being taken on live and prepared baits. Last Updated: 9/4/2020. Try fishing cut bait or stink bait near river channels and drop offs. To view a map of brush pile and habitat cube locations, copy these files into Google Earth and zoom into the lake. Both maintained boat ramps are currently usable. Go fishing, the fish have to eat. The 2020 sample collected the most fish over 10 inches in over 20 years. The fish feeder is Off for the season. However, the recent cold front might start pushing them deeper. They can be found around 8 ft. deep in 16-20 ft. of water. 5 to 7 pounds are fairly common. Catfish can be caught from shore using cut bait, dough baits, or chicken livers. Be sure to CLEAN, DRAIN and DRY all equipment that comes in contact with the water to keep from spreading them to another lake. Caution!!! Fishing below the dam during low to moderate releases should be good for most species. Best baits have been brightly colored jigs, swimbaits, crankbaits or jerkbaits. Last Updated: 12/4/2020 Print, SURFACE ELEVATION- 2297.06 ---- 7.24' below conservation. Fish are being caught along the rocky points and shorelines and also in the brushpiles. Also, keep in mind that there is a decent wiper population. When releasing high volume of water the outlet/spillway is fantastic. Using nightcrawlers, minnows, stink bait, shad, and sunfish. Look for bass near shoreline structure with cooling weather. This lake is enrolled into the Community Fisheries Assistance Program. This lake has a decent number of Flathead Catfish. The lake is known for being a good spot for catch and release bass fishing. Blue-Green Algae: Current information listed here: http://www.kdheks.gov/algae-illness/algae_advisories.htm. Largemouth bass fishing remains good. The lake facilities include multiple ramps, picnic tables, plenty of camping pads and many sites with electricity. El Dorado Reservoir and the Walnut River below the reservoir contain zebra mussels and white perch. Nice sized largemouth can be found throughout the lake. Focusing on habitat near or in the warm water discharge area will be best bet. Trout can be caught on a variety of lures such as small jigs, spinners, and flies. Do you want some more information on fishing in the Manhattan area? Crappie fishing has remained steady. Look for catfish in the shallows near the lake edges in the evening. Water temperature: 46 degrees, December 9, 2020. Shad imitating crank baits or plastics on jig heads fished in surfacing schools. have been reported. Make sure to purchase your trout stamp for this trout season! Last Updated: 12/11/2020 Print, MARION COUNTY LAKE - Blue Catfish Tagging Project Underway at El Dorado. 1/16-1/4 ounce jig heads with a twister tails is a good lure to try. The 2020 spring electrofishing sample collected the highest number of bass in 20 years. Fish between 6 and 9 inches must be immediately released. Continuing to practice social distancing will ensure we can keep our public fishing access points open for everyone. Click the following link to sign up for the newsletter. Water release has stopped. This will allow for view while you're out fishing. Crappie fishing remains slow. Trout season opens Nov 1st! Fish have moved back to deeper cover. Fishing only lake. To help prevent the spread of invasive species, please CLEAN, DRAIN & DRY all equipment when changing water bodies and dump your bait. Please practice social distancing and observe all safety precautions put in place by staff. Crappie are being caught in water 10-20 feet deep around brush piles and standing timber vertically fishing jigs. Each tag will display an ID number unique to that fish and a phone number to call to report the catch, (620) 342-0658. Targeting inflow is a popular method in the summer as the catfish will congregate there to feed. Worms under a bobber have been working best. ATCHISON STATE FISHING LAKE - Try prepared stink bait, cut bait or liver under a bobber or on the bottom. There is an 18 inch minimum length limit on all bass in Jewell. A 6.2 pound smallmouth bass was sampled at the lake last year. Zebra Mussels have recently been found in Hillsdale Lake, and Linn Valley, Linn County, (Private Lake Development), we'd like to remind you to "CLEAN, DRAIN and DRY" all watercraft before and after entering this lake. REMEMBER!! There is some artificial habitat just out from the dock. For current lake conditions click here and for the lake forecast click here. The McIntyre Cove area tends to produce the best fishing with Carnahan Cove second best. Fish are in deep water. Some crappie are being caught near deeper brush in 15-20 feet of water. Try cut shad or bluegill. I have added Georgia cubes to several areas to enhance angling especially along shoreline areas. Entrance gate phone number is 620-364-2475 call for lake conditions. Finesse plastics are working best right now fished near deeper structure. Use minnows and jigs near docks and vegetation edges. 2 - Don't move water from any impoundment. Located north of Silver Lake, Shawnee State Fishing Lake is the site of good catch and release largemouth bass fishing. Recent sampling show a nice population of 10 - 14 inch crappie, some nice reports lately. The size structure is starting to improve too with 44% above 15 inches. There is some habitat cubes along the dock and a big brush pile along the point just North of the boat ramp. This lake has great shoreline angling, lots of room to spread out, for social distancing. Last Updated: 12/4/2020 Print. If you would like the newsletter e-mailed to you click. Warm weather will really speed up the fishing. A place to share pictures, techniques and lies! Evening bite has been good at times, as fish are chasing shad at the surface. Look for bass to be cruising the shallows near vegetation or brush. use small baits, such as worms, jigs suspended under a float, in deeper water. Minnows and dark jigs are best. Largemouth bass can be found at edges of water willow, rock edges, and shallow brush. Last Updated: 8/15/2020, If you have information that you would like to contribute to the fishing report contact Nick Kramer at nick.kramer@ks.gov. ZEBRA MUSSELS NOW IN RESERVOIR AND OUTLET! Lots and lots of saugeye were flushed out of Tuttle Creek in 2019 and many of those fish end up at Rocky Ford. Don't move water. For information on Zebra Mussels click Here. Last Updated: 12/2/2020 Print. Ok numbers of fish over 10 inches. 10-20ft deep suspended near points, flooded brush, and ledges on jigs and minnows. Trout were last stocked on December 3, 2020. The best numbers in the fall can be found around the mouth of Walnut Creek, along Sandy Beach, near Takota Point, and on the flats south of the golf course. Click on the following link to download the Google Earth File and get the coordinates. Blue Catfish...all between 25"-40" must be released...creel limit is still 5, but only 1 can be 40" or longer, Target rocky or wind-swept mud banks with jigs, crankbaits, or bottom bouncers or along dam. For information on the Linn County Marina boat ramps call 913 757-6633. Last Updated: 9/4/2020 Print, If you would like to contribute to this fishing report, contact Nick Kramer at nick.kramer@ks.gov, The locations of fish habitat placed in this lake can be found here. Ned rigs or drop shots are great techniques to use for smallmouth. A small worm under a bobber has been working best. Nightcrawler under a bobber fished near shoreline structure. If you would like to have the newsletter e-mailed to you click, Bluegill can be caught using a small chunk of worm or small ice jigs over brush piles. Crankbaits, spinners or plastics along the shoreline, rip rap and structure. White crappie are abundant and caught close to cover, with light colored jigs. The 2020 fall sample recorded the best fishing potential in 20 years. Poor. Jigs or minnows working well. Fishing up in the river around the logjams may also be worth trying. MOUND CITY LAKE - Try areas towards the middle of the reservoir. For a map of these habitat locations and a bathymetric map of Woodson State Fishing Lake CLICK HERE, YATES CENTER - SOUTH OWL - More Georgia Cubes were added in April 2020! Fall is a great time to catch bass as they feed heavily throughout the day. Last updated 12/2/20 ... Use the 'Report… As with any new regulation, data is needed to gauge effectiveness. along the shoreline in weedbeds, bowfishing or fly casting, hot water weir                   N 38 22.852           W 094 39.112      13 cubes       2017, big bass spot                     N 38 22.420           W 094 39.643      3   cubes       2017. Last Updated: 12/9/2020 Print, WATER LEVEL: As of December 9th the water level is 0.6 feet below conservation pool. Spinnerbaits, swimbaits, crankbaits, or vibrating jigs should produce some fish. The bluegill population offers good numbers of 6 to 8 inch fish. For tips on spring bass fishing check out the KDWPT video at the following link! Catfish on cut bait; walleye, white bass, and wipers on jigs. TORONTO RESERVOIR - lake wide, use silver crank and spinner baits, or dark jigs, small baits and worms under floats, along weedbeds around fish attractors, also try the dam and rocky structure in the south half of the lake with jigs or minnows, some small fish but some real good ones also, with 50 limit. Here is the fishing report for lakes and reservoirs in the Kansas City area and in Kansas and Missouri for May 22, 2019. The lake has a low level blue catfish population with most below 20 inches. The walleye population has been trending up the last few years. Would also concentrate on the deeper areas along the Dam and drop offs bouncing jigs and jigs with night crawlers. Their locations can be found here. This lake contains Zebra Mussels please help stop the spread Clean, Drain, and Dry your boat and equipment after leaving this water body. Use worm, very small jig, or small silver spinner around brush piles and rock jetties. There are A LOT of 6-9 inch fish out there but some larger 14-16 inch fish can still be found. Some new brushpiles were created and some brush was added to some of the existing 2018/19 structures. But for now, do not expect to catch many. crappie are usually along dam and brush piles on the windy side, use minnows and dark jigs, recently bigger fish over 11 inches reportedly caught, fish the windy side. Largemouth bass have moved shallow. Anglers need to be on the lookout for adult walleye with a Pink Tag attached to the dorsal fin in Glen Elder. Last Updated: 9/11/2020 Print, MEADE STATE LAKE - Most fish are under 8 inches. Largemouth bass, walleye and wipers, as well as more channel catfish, will be stocked when they are available. The size structure for crappie, white bass, and channel catfish is from October 2019 test netting. Click HERE to learn how to prevent the spread of zebra mussels. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpIJaiyW32k, Check out this video from Brent Chapman fishing for bass in Critzer Lake! Boat anglers can focus their efforts on the flats of 10-12', coves, and the brushpiles located on the southwest corner of the lake. Be sure to drain all equipment before leaving the lake to avoid moving veligers to other waters. POTTAWATOMIE STATE FISHING LAKE NO. Walleye should be along the dam and off of points. Rainbow trout are stocked into KDOT East, Vic's Lake, and Slough Creek. On April 9, 2020, 140 channel catfish averaging  pounds each were stocked averaging 2-3 pounds to continue building fish populations back up. Majority of the fish being caught are around 8 inches, but some larger ones can be found. So far the lake has received 3,100 rainbow trout this fall. They can be caught readily using a simple bobber and worm, 1/16-1/32 ounce jighead, and a fly rod and small fly to name a few tactics. HOT WATER ACCESS. A 2 fish, 13-inch minimum length regulation for largemouth bass is in effect. Many of the strip pits have quality populations. All waters in the Stockton District are currently open to fishing during this COVID-19 outbreak. Vertically fishing minnows, jigs, and slab spoons over the tops of the fish attractors and other deeper structures. Remember it is illegal to move fish from below dam to above the dam or use fish captured below dam for bait above the dam. Channel catfish can be found throughout all portions of the lake. Fishing reports provide general angling information from KDWPT staff. Kansas Kansas Hunting Kansas Fishing. There are good white bass up to 2 pounds and good wipers up to the 5-6 pound pounds. Units where crappie have been reported to be caught this winter and for anglers to focus on for crappie would be the following units: 7, 8, 22, 41, and 40, to name a few. A bathymetric map is available for Montgomery State Fishing Lake at the link above. Chicken liver or worms fished near mainlake points. Try prepared stink bait, cut bait or liver under a bobber or on the bottom. You can check current conditions HERE. Many factors determine angling success, and fishing conditions and individual fishing success may vary from the report. Fishing with minnows and jigs works well but casting roadrunners and small slab spoons can also produce in the coves when the fish move in shallow to feed. Buy your state fishing license and have fun. For tips on identifying a white perch from a white bass, wiper or striped bass click HERE. If you want to keep up with what's going on at Douglas State Fishing Lake sign up for the Lawrence District Newsletter at the following link: Livebait under a bobber fished near structure. Since then, the saugeye population has established and provides another sportfish opportunity for anglers. Kansas Fishing Report Current . LOVEWELL RESERVOIR - In order to fish on Fort Riley you need to be in compliance with state of Kansas fishing license/permit requirements, as well as checking in and out of iSportsman, if … The two fish feeders have been repeatedly vandalized and the program has been suspended at the lake. Fish the creek mouth where the fresh water comes in and the fish are stacked up. Use a jig, worm, spinner or crank bait around stumps and brush in the river. Last Updated: 12/9/2020 Print, MIAMI STATE FISHING LAKE - Adult Zebra Mussels were found 7/31/08 at Lake Afton. The boat ramp  is fine. This lake has great shoreline angling, lots of room to spread out, for social distancing. Last Updated: 10/19/2020 Print. A good population of white bass exists in this lake. This makes the Reservoir, River Pond and Rocky Ford as designated Aquatic Nuisance Species waters. Centralia is enrolled in the CFAP program, which means a City permit is not required for fishing visits. Vertically fishing slab spoons over the tops of fish attractors or prominent main lake points and shelves. Last Updated: 11/17/2020. All white perch in your possession must be dead. Thank you. Rocky Ford , a river fishery, is located just south of the Tuttle Creek Dam on the Big Blue River. Lipless crank baits or jig and plastic have been productive. Try bladed jigs and soft plastic around rocks, wood or vegetation. The first few editions of the. Use a jig, spinner, worm, or crank bait around stumps and brush in river and Walnut Creek. Most fish have been caught in 15 feet of water around brush piles or standing timber using minnows or jigs. Brushpiles were constructed and placed at 5 locations in April 2010. Best luck would come near the islands on the north shore. There have been plenty of Master Angler size fish between 16 and 18 inches caught this year. The 15-inch minimum length limit is still in effect in the Reservoir. A few nice fish in the 35 inch length limit range can be caught, many fish are below the length limit, with a few blue catfish over the 35 inch minimum length limit. The lake has good numbers of largemouth bass and a low level smallmouth bass population. We added 120 brush piles and 220 Georgia Cubes to the lake for fish habitat. there is no limit on the number of fish less than 6 inches, but anglers are limited to only 5 fish greater than 9 inches per day. Saugeye were stocked in Bone Creek in 2013. Fish may not be transported alive from ANS designated waters. A bathymetric map is available for Wilson State Fishing Lake at the link above. Please, always clean your boat when moving to different water bodies. With a 21 inch length limit these fish are almost all sublegal so please handle them with extreme care and release them immediately after catching them. This aquatic nuisance plant is present and abundant on multiple strip pits on the Mined Land Wildlife Area. Largemouth bass can be found in many of the strip pits. and look for schools of shad or focus on wind blown flats or rocky points. Been using jigs and jigs tipped with minnows. 20/day creel limit effective January 1, 2018. The State and COE Parks are ready for family fishing. Recent sampling indicates that there are many good crappie to catch. Water temperature: 48 degrees F, December 9, 2020. Last Updated: 9/4/2020. If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter you can go to the following link to get on the mailing list. on windy days fish shoreline downwind. Bass are few and far between at this lake, but they are big. Bass in this lake can be tough to catch because they have all seen a lot of lures. If you can find shad, you'll likely find a few white bass. The tree placement along the dam are very accessible for shoreline anglers. Please pick up and take home any trash that you may have brought with you. Try a small piece of worm under a bobber around structure. Because part of this study is to evaluate harvest patterns, biologists encourage anglers not to let the presence of a tag influence their decision to keep or release the fish. If you plan to fish for trout, a Johnson County trout permit is also required. It is illegal to posses live white perch. lipless cranks, jerkbaits, swimbaits, or finesse plastics should work. Last Updated: 12/9/2020, SHAWNEE STATE FISHING LAKE - Last Updated: 11/16/2020. The department cannot update the reports on a regular, frequent basis. Last Updated: 11/17/2020 Print, POTTAWATOMIE STATE FISHING LAKE NO. Using worms under a bobber, small spinners, and jigs. Some blue catfish have been caught that are over 80 pounds. /MILFORD RESERVOIR - Blue catfish are usually caught on fresh cut bait. While the lake is lowered, staff will also construct and place artificial fish habitat structures – a benefit to both fish and anglers. Channel catfish can be taken on a variety of baits lakewide using prepared or live baits. The lake is 7 ft. low but the boat ramp is usable. Anglers can target the whiskered fish in coves on the upper end of the lake, especially during periods of inflow, main lake where submerged trees and Georgia Cubes have been placed, and jetties and docks that can be fished from shore. The lake supports a good channel catfish population. Twice a year I will be publishing a newsletter with Perry and other waters in my District. As it gets warmer, the fish start moving, breeding, and generally being so much more catch-able. If you want to receive additional information about this lake. Use a worm, stink bait, or shad sides in old river channel. Recent reports of blue catfish being caught using cut shad or crappie parts. CHASE STATE FISHING LAKE - Please discard leftover bait in a trash can. Crappie fishing remains hit or miss. Open water areas where the wind is blowing. Channel catfish can be caught on cut bait, worms, and stink bait. FT. SCOTT LAKE - Fall sampling provided that there is a high percentage of fish in the 18-22" range, as well as a prominent year class of 8-12" saugeye. The lake maintains a very good population of largemouth bass with an excellent size structure. Last Updated: 10/19/2020, Zebra Mussels are present at Clinton Reservoir. Try using large spinning baits or live sunfish. This is a great Kayak or small craft lake. minnows, jigs, work the pools below the rifles. This lake has had a reproducing blue catfish population for many years, fingerling blue cats were stocked this fall to supplement that population. Summertime patterns are in place. Channel catfish creel at the lake is 5 per day. BLACK KETTLE STATE FISHING LAKE - Quality fish up to 20" were sampled and anglers will benefit from the improved numbers and quality of largemouth bass in Crawford State Lake. Go fishing, the fish have to eat. Last Updated: 12/9/2020, MIAMI STATE FISHING LAKE - Wiper are stocked to help prevent the gizzard shad population from being dominated by large individuals. Work the edges. The white bass population is well above average for abundance with 88% of the fish sampled last fall being over 12 inches and 4% were over 15 inches. Last Updated: 11/17/2020 Print. Just below the falls with jigs, spinners or crankbaits. The catfish and crappie are very nice this year. On the east side of the lake access to the hot water return, where a lot of fish are caught when its cold, is: at 69 HWY and Ks HWY 152, go east and drive across the dam on E.2200 Rd., turn north at Young Rd. The lake was in an experimental study to reduce gizzard shad numbers. PERRY RESERVOIR - Numbers of catfish are up and the size of the fish was well above average. Please take precaution in measuring Saugeye that you catch. The crappie population has a slightly improved size structure with fish sampled up to 12". Channel catfish from the rearing pond are stocked into this lake each fall. Also, dragging carolina rigs with 7-inch worms or tubes works well. Redear can be caught jigging a chunk of worm near shoreline structure. The water is extremely clear so use light line and small hooks. Last Updated: 11/19/2020 Print. Please check any blue catfish for a yellow tag in its back as we have been tagging fish to collect more information on the species in Tuttle Creek Lake. Drifting fresh cut bait along windy shorelines. 4 inch flukes on jig heads casted towards shallow points and fished out to 14 to 18 feet deep. Zebra mussels were verified in Winfield City Lake in December 2006. Density and quality of fish is good. Recently there were 2,800 channel catfish stocked to spice up the fishing. Flathead can be taken on live bait or lures. Crappie are being caught on both sides of the culvert at this time. Folks are catching a lot of whites throughout the reservoir. Last Updated: 10/19/2020, DOUGLAS STATE FISHING LAKE - Some are taken on jigs tipped with worms, spinners, dam and upper creek channel. Recent sampling indicates that this lake supports good fishing for big blue cats, good channel channel and flatheads. Please see the information below in the General Comments section for all the details! Last Updated: 11/6/2020 Print. WASHINGTON STATE FISHING LAKE - jigs with pink or chartreuse grubs in 3-10 feet of water near or within brush or pvc cubes. There is the occasional harvest of a blue catfish. Last Updated: 11/17/2020, POTTAWATOMIE STATE FISHING LAKE NO. Water levels are normal. Please practice social distancing and observe all safety precautions put in place by staff. Some anglers have been catching a good number of nice sized fish. Many factors determine angling success, and fishing conditions and individual fishing success may vary from the report. Warm weather will really speed up the fishing. Make-Up Lake has zebra mussels which makes the lake designated as a Aquatic Nuisance Species water. HERINGTON CITY LAKE (NEW) - Asian Carp have made their way up stream to below Lake Olathe dam. If the inlet is flowing, then good fishing can usually be found there. BASSMASTERS has recognized LA CYGNE RESERVOIR in its TOP 10 bass lakes of the Midwest. This makes the Reservoir, River Pond and Rocky Ford as designated Aquatic Nuisance Species waters. This is a generic report and will be updated as information becomes available. 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