Liberal Arkalon Area

10 miles NE of Liberal, KS on Hwy 54

City of Liberal 620-626-0102

GPS Location: 37.1289 -100.7797

Liberal, KS

Impoundment Type: Community Lake

Surface Acres: 5 acres

Maximum Depth: 8 feet

Special Fishing Regulations: A legal limit of any combination of legal size bass or channel catfish is three (3). The legal limit of a combination of all other species of fish is ten (10).

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Black Bullhead
Channel Catfish 5
Green Sunfish
Largemouth Bass 5 15
Redear Sunfish
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 8/22/2014

Species Rating Size Bait, Method, & Location
Channel catfish Fair Up to 2 pounds Try using worms, liver or stink bait.
Carp NO REPORT Various sizes Doughbait
General Comments

On June 30, 1000  fish averaging 1.25 lbs each were stocked.  The next stocking of channel catfish will be in August.

On April 15, 5000 fingerling bluegill were stocked. 

If you would like to post a fishing report go to and post a report for Region 3 and the lake you have been fishing. You may also call the Dodge City Regional office as 620-227-8609 to make a report.

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!