33 miles SW of Salina on K-149 & K141 US
Corps Of Engineers 785-546-2294
GPS Location: N38 38.709 W097 59.244
Impoundment Type: Reservoir
Surface Acres: 3,550
Maximum Depth: 35
Normal Lake Level: 1463 msl This lake is generally held 4 feet above this conservation level during the summertime.
Current Lake Level: 1465.8
Lake Temperature: 77 F
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination
Fishing Report - Last Update: 12/16/2014
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Channel Catfish||Good||Variety||Winter can be a productive time for catfishing. Fish near structure or on windblown shores.|
|Crappie||Fair||Variety of Sizes - mostly 11 to 12 inches||Fish near brushpiles off of Loder Point or near the tower.|
|Trout||Excellent||One stocking has occurred in late October; however, unforeseen issues with our trout supplier have caused a delay in the second stocking. We are planning on getting trout late this week or early next week. This page will be updated as soon as a stocking is scheduled. We apologize for the delay in stockings. If you have questions about trout stockings, please call Jeff at the Cheney Wildlife Area (620) 459-6922.|
|Walleye/Saugeye||Fair||Variety, up to 21"||Saugeye will hang on dropoffs and points during the winter. Fish slowly with jigs or jerk baits.|
|White Bass||Fair||All sizes - up to 17 inches||Troll or jig on main lake points. Use kastmasters and flashy lures that resemble gizzard shad.|
|Wiper||Fair||All sizes||Wipers mix in with white bass and generally hang below their schools.|
Current lake elevation and water temperature is available on the location page linked to this fishing report. It is updated daily by the Corps of Engineers.
This is a general winter fishing report. If a hot tip is received, the report will be updated. Otherwise, weekly fishing reports will resume in March.