8 miles W of Jetmore of US-156
Jetmore, KS 67854
Impoundment Type: Community Lake
Surface Acres: 450
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination
Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/9/2015
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Crappie||No report||Fish around deeper brush or vegetation.especially in the creek channel to the west. Use minnows, small slab spoons, or jigs.|
|Channel catfish||Good||Nightcrawlers, liver or shrimp up in the creek channel|
|Largemouth bass||Fair||Jigs and finesse plastics in the creek channel or along the dam.|
|Bluegill||No report||Worms under bobbers|
|Walleye||slow||Jig and nightcrawlers along the dam and on points.|
Zebra mussel veligers (larval zebra mussels) are too small to be seen with the unaided eye and they can be found in boat livewells, minnow buckets, boat bilges, water toys and anything else that is capable of holding even a small amount of water.
Be sure to drain all equipment before leaving the lake to avoid moving veligers to other waters. THIS INCLUDES MINNOW BUCKETS AND BOAT LIVEWELLS AND BILGES!!!
CLEAN DRAIN & DRY Every Lake, Every Time!
Click HERE to learn how to prevent the spread of zebra mussels.
With the warmer temperatures, fishing should begin to improve. Crappie should be moving out of the deeper water and begin to move towards the shallows. Try for them using small jigs and minnows along the vegetation, rocks and brushpiles. Try for channel catfish using prepared stinkbait, worms or liver. there were 672 lbs of channel catfish stocked March 20. Try for largemouth bass with jigs, spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Try for walleye using a jig and nightcrawler or leech combination drifted with the wind. Try for bluegill using small jigs, or a cricket or piece of worm under a bobber.
Please discard of leftover bait in a trash can, even baitfish. Remember it is illegal to release any fish into public water unless it was taken from that water!
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