Harvey County East Lake

Harvey County East Lake 3D
This Location does have Boat Access CFAP Lake Fishing Forecast Region 4 Public Fishing Reports

 7 miles east of Newton, KS on First Street, 1/4 mile north on East Lake Road
 Harvey County

GPS Location: 38.046 -97.1976

Newton, KS

Impoundment Type: Community Lake

Surface Acres: 320 acres

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Channel Catfish 5
Crappie 50
Green Sunfish
Largemouth Bass 5 13-18
Saugeye 2 18
Walleye 2 18
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/17/2014

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Channel Catfish Fair 1-4lbs Channel catfish are stocked seasonally, and can be caught lakewide.
White Crappie Poor  up to 12 inches Crappie tend to congregate in large schools in cooler water, but will begin the spring spawning season soon. Fish around brushpiles and creek channel dropoffs with small jigs or spoons.
Largemouth Bass No Reports All sizes Largemouth Bass will soon begin to spawn as the water temperatures reach about 60 degrees. When fishing for largemouth bass in the spring try jigs, plastic baits, spinner baits, or crank baits fished around structures or along weed lines.
Saugeye No Reports 18" length limit Saugeye may be caught lakewide, but it's been pretty slow.
White bass No Reports 12" + As the water temperatures increas, white bass will be feeding on shad and traveling upstream to spawn. Good bait choices for this time of year are crankbaits, plastics, and slab spoons. 
General Comments

Local fishing reports depend on information from local anglers themselves. To provide fishing information on this lake or any in the Wichita area, please call Jessica at 316-683-8069.

Blue-Green Algae: Current advisories and warnings are listed here: http://www.kdheks.gov/algae-illness/algae_advisories.htm