Council Grove City Lake

Council Grove City Lake

City of Council Grove

620-767-5417

3 miles West of Council Grove on US Hwy 56, North 1 mile

GPS Location: N38.67764 W96.55344

Location/Address:
Council Grove, KS

Impoundment Type: Community Lake

Surface Acres: 434 acres

Current Lake Level: Near Normal

The City of Council Grove requires Aquatic Nuisance Species certification of anglers and boaters at Council Grove City Lake. Go to ANS Certification to obtain the certificate.

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Channel Catfish 5
Flathead Catfish 5
Crappie 20
Largemouth Bass 5 13-18
Spotted Bass 5 15
Walleye 5 18
White Bass
Bluegill
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 8/1/2014

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Zebra Mussel     Zebra mussels have been discovered in Council Grove City Lake. Click HERE for more information.
Bluegill Fair to Good   Fish the weeds with a worm and bobber combo.
Crappie Fair Up to 11-inch In the coves in and around weed beds in 6 to 10 feet of water.
Channel catfish Fair to Good up to 3 lbs Shad sides or stinkbaits fished on windblown shorelines
Largemouth bass Fair to Good 13 to 16-inches Jigs and plastic baits fished in the weed cover in 6 to 10 feet of water.
Spotted bass     Same as largmeouth bass.  Not many fish coming off of the rocks right now.
Walleye     Few recent reports on walleye this week.  Try a jig and night crawler off the points or on the mudflats.
General Comments
The City of Council Grove requires Aquatic Nuisance Species certification of anglers and boaters at Council Grove City Lake. Go to ANS Certification to obtain the certificate. You must have this certificate in your possession while fishing and/or boating at Council Grove City Lake.