Miami State Fishing Lake

Miami SFL 3D
This Location does have Boat Access Fishing Forecast Wildlife Area

Hillsdale Area Office 913-783-4507

GPS Location: 38.4208 -94.7947

Fontana, KS

Impoundment Type: State Fishing Lake

Surface Acres: 101 acres

Maximum Depth: 17 feet

Normal Lake Level: 829 msl

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

Fishing Report - Last Update: 3/26/2015

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
LM Bass Fair 0.5-4 lbs Finesse plastics fished off the fishing piers.
Bluegill Good Up to 0.33 lbs Jigs fished near shoreline structure.
Channel Cat Fair 1-5 lbs Channel cats can be taken now on a variety of live or prepared baits. 
Crappie Good Up to 14 inches Crappie being taken on jigs near culvert and brush.
White Bass Good 14-17 inches A good population of White Bass exists in this lake and is not often targeted. White Bass can be taken on shad imitation lures and white marabou jigs. Look for them to be near shore and shallow in the spring.  
General Comments
NEW FOR 2014:  13-18 inch protected slot limit on largemouth bass.