Crawford State Lake

Crawford SFL 3D
This Location does have Boat Access Fishing Forecast Region 5 Public Fishing Reports State Park

Girard, KS

9 miles N, 1 miles E of Girard

(620) 362-3671

GPS Location: N37.6436 W94.8090

Girard, KS

Impoundment Type: State Fishing Lake

Surface Acres: 150 acres

Maximum Depth: 48 feet

Normal Lake Level: N/A

Current Lake Level: N/A

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Black Bullhead
Channel Catfish 5 15
Crappie 50
Flathead Catfish 5
Largemouth Bass 2 18
Spotted Bass 5 15
Walleye 2 18
Green Sunfish
Redear Sunfish
Saugeye 2 18
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/10/2014

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Bluegill / redear  Fair/Good  6 - 8" Try worms or small jigs and spinners fished slowly around structure and along weedlines. 
Channel catfish  Fair

 All sizes.

 (15" minimum length limit)

Try liver, prepared baits, live bait, shad sides, or worms. The four fish feeders won't be operating until late April.
Crappie  Fair/Good Mostly 7-9 inch fish. Try minnows or small jigs near brush and structure. Some crappie have moved in shallow to spawn. You might try fishing a jig fished a few feet below a bobber near shorelines. Many small 7-9 inch fish are available with some bigger fish mixed in. There are ten brush piles marked with fish attractor bouys that often hold fish.
Largemouth bass  Fair  All sizes Try jigs, plastic baits, spinner baits, or crank baits fished along weedlines, drop-offs, brush piles, and other structure.
General Comments
Surface water temperature is ~ 60 degrees.