Fort Scott Gunn Park Lake West

Fort Scott, KS

NW Corner of Fort Scott

City of Fort Scott 620-223-0550

Don George, Fisheries Biologist

GPS Location: 37.82821 -94.72491

Fort Scott, KS

Impoundment Type: Community Lake

Surface Acres: 11 acres

Maximum Depth: N/A

Normal Lake Level: N/A

Current Lake Level: N/A

This lake is enrolled into the Community Fisheries Assistance Program. A city fishing permit is no longer required. Angling is fair at this lake. Shoreline access is good. The city has a fish feeder operating to attract fish for increased angler success. AS OF SUMMER OF 2011 THIS POND HAS BEEN DRAINED TO REPAIR THE DAM AND WATER CONTROL STRUCTURES. NO FISH ARE AVAILABLE. CURRENTLY - WAITING FOR THE RESULTS OF GRANTS TO COMPLETELY RENOVATE THIS LAKE. THE LAKE MAY HAVE WATER BUT DOESN'T HAVE ANY FISH IN IT.

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