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: 11/21/2014
|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||Trout have been stocked for the November 1 opener. Trout stockings will occur once a month, but an official schedule will not be posted due to the variability in stocking times. 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.