Wellington Hargis Creek Lake

 Wellington, KS

 City of Wellington, 620-326-6331

 ¾ mile North, ¼ mile East of Junction Hwys 81 & 160

GPS Location: 37.27867 -97.38719

Location/Address:
Wellington, KS

Impoundment Type: Community Lake

Surface Acres: 67 acres

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Bluegill
Black Bullhead
Channel Catfish 5 15
Crappie 50
Flathead Catfish 5
Largemouth Bass 2 18
Saugeye 2 18
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 10/23/2014

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Channel Catfish Fair all sizes Fish shallow with shad sides, shrimp, or liver.
Crappie Fair up to 14" Recent netting showed a great crappie population with lots of 9-13" crappie. Use minnows or jigs around brush.
Largemouth Bass Fair Up to 18" Fish any cover with lures or live bait.
Saugeye Fair Up to 18" Recent netting indicates a very good saugeye population.  Cast crankbaits early and late lakewide for a chance at 25+ inch fish.
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