Fort Scott Rock Creek Lake

Fort Scott, KS

1 mile S, 2 1/2 mile W of Ft. Scott

Don George,KDWP&T Fisheries Biologist

GPS Location: 37.8164 -94.7543

Fort Scott, KS

Impoundment Type: Community Lake

Surface Acres: 75 acres

Maximum Depth: N/A

Normal Lake Level: N/A

Current Lake Level: N/A

This lake is enrolled into the Community Fisheries Assistance Program. A city fishing permit is no longer required. Water levels are relatively constant. However the City may lower this lake for water supply. This lake supports great shoreline accessability. There is a fish feeder at the primary access area. Crappie, channel catfish and carp can be easily caught at this lake.

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