Rocky Ford Fishing Area News

Area News

Don’t put those fishing poles away just yet! Releases are back down and fishing has picked up at Rocky Ford! Several people are catching good numbers of catfish as well as bass species. Look for fishing to continue to be good for a few more weeks. With the cooler weather now is the time to get out and enjoy some time along the water!

Plans have been finalized for the new tainter gate on the east side of the dam. The bid process is now underway and construction of the new gate should start this winter.

Remember; be sure of fish identification before you put fish on the stringer. Wipers continue to be caught and confused for white bass. The following sign is posted on the property to help refresh your identification skills. Fishing regulation booklets are also available at the information center on the east side of the property.

Wiper ID

Get out to one of your local Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism fishing areas today and enjoy the cooler days of the Fall!