Council Grove City Lake

Council Grove City Lake

City of Council Grove

620-767-5417

3 miles West of Council Grove on US Hwy 56, North 1 mile

GPS Location: N38.67764 W96.55344

Location/Address:
Council Grove, KS

Impoundment Type: Community Lake

Surface Acres: 434 acres

Current Lake Level: Near Normal

The City of Council Grove requires Aquatic Nuisance Species certification of anglers and boaters at Council Grove City Lake. Go to ANS Certification to obtain the certificate.

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Channel Catfish 5
Flathead Catfish 5
Crappie 20
Largemouth Bass 5 13-18
Spotted Bass 5 15
Walleye 5 18
White Bass
Bluegill
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/11/2014

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Zebra Mussel     Zebra mussels have been discovered in Council Grove City Lake. Click HERE for more information.
Bluegill Fair   Near shore areas with cover.  Small live bait offerings are best fished during the warmest periods of the day.
Crappie Fair Up to 11-inch Along the dam and around brushpiles or minnows and jigs.
Channel catfish Fair to Good up to 3 lbs Shad sides or stinkbaits fished on windblown shorelines
Largemouth bass Fair 13 to 16-inches Jigs or plastics fished shallow near cover.
Spotted bass      
Walleye Fair to Good up to 25-inch Walleye continue to spawn at the lake.  The dam and other rocky shorelines are attractive to walleye.  Fishing at night with crankbaits or stick baits is a good tactic for spawning walleye.
General Comments
The City of Council Grove requires Aquatic Nuisance Species certification of anglers and boaters at Council Grove City Lake. Go to ANS Certification to obtain the certificate. You must have this certificate in your possession while fishing and/or boating at Council Grove City Lake.