Tuttle Creek Reservoir

Tuttle Creek 3D
Tuttle Creek Reservoir Map
This Location does have Boat Access Trout Lake Fishing Forecast Region 2 Public Fishing Reports State Park Wildlife Area

GPS Location: N39 15.445 W96 34.77

Manhattan, KS

Impoundment Type: Reservoir

Surface Acres: 12,500 acres

Maximum Depth: 50 feet

Normal Lake Level: 1075 mls

Lake Temperature: 60

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Blue Catfish 10
Channel Catfish 10
Crappie 50
Flathead Catfish 5
Green Sunfish
Largemouth Bass 5 18
Saugeye 5 15
White Bass
Walleye 5 15
Trout 5
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/21/2014

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Crappie Fair to Good 1/2 to 1.5 pounds The crappie spawn is slowly developing.  Some are being caught shallow along rocky banks in the upper part of the Reservoir. Minnows under a bobber have been best.
White Bass Fair 1/2 to 2 pounds Have been catching some spawners running up the creeks connected to the reservoir.  Should be spawning along the rocky banks in the reservoir soon.
Catfish Fair to Good Up to 20 pounds Along wind swept points or in the river upstream of the reservoir.  Cut bait or worms.
Largemouth Bass Slow to Fair 1 to 5 pounds Coves in southern third of the Reservoir have some locally good largemouth bass populations. The McIntyre Cove area tends to produce the best fishing.
Saugeye Fair Up to 6 pounds Along rocky banks 10 to 15 feet deep with jigs.  A few being caught at the tubes.
General Comments

Tuttle Creek is about two feet below conservation pool. You can check current water conditions at http://www.nwk.usace.army.mil/Locations/DistrictLakes/TuttleCreekLake/DailyLakeInformation.aspx

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