La Crosse Warren Stone Memorial Lake

La Crosse, KS

2 miles E of La Crosse

City of La Crosse 785-222-2511

GPS Location: 38.5158 -99.2612

La Crosse, KS

Impoundment Type: Community Lake

Surface Acres: 2 acres (periodically dry)

Maximum Depth: 6 feet

Lake is mostly dry.

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

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/20/2012

Species Rating Size Bait, Method, & Location
Channel catfish No report Up to 2 lbs. Liver and Worms off the bottom. Also try Lures or even stinkbait. Look for these fish in shallow water around rocky areas. They usually feed on the windblown side of the lake. You can also try drifting nightcrawlers.
General Comments

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!

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