Garnett - Crystal Lake
S edge of Garnett
City of Garnett 785-448-5496
Fisheries Biologist: Justin Morrison (620) 637-2748
GPS Location: 38.2679 -95.2445
Impoundment Type: Community Lake
Surface Acres: 15 acres
Maximum Depth: N/A
Normal Lake Level: N/A
Current Lake Level: N/A
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination
Fishing Report - Last Update: 3/16/2015
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Methods, and Location|
|Largemouth Bass||Good||up to 5 lbs.||This lake has a good bass population. A good percentage of the sampled population is in the 15-20" range.|
|Bluegill||Good||up to 8"||This lake has a good bluegill population. A total of 159 bluegill were caught in 2 nets. Sampling indicates a good abundance of bluegill in the 6-8" range.|
|Channel Catfish||Good||8-30"||A nice population of quality sized fish is available with most fish ranging from 2-4 lbs.|
|Crappie||Fair||up to 13"||The crappie population seems to be comprised mainly of sub legal fish but there are some larger fish available.|
|Wiper||Fair||up to 15 lbs.||There is a fair population of wipers in this lake. Most fish are quality sized however some trophy sized fish are available.|
|Current Fishing Opportunity|
|Largemouth Bass||Fair||up to 5lbs.||Suspending jerkbaits worked slowly or finesse plastics|
|Bluegill||Slow||up to 8 inches||Worms under a bobber along shoreline vegetation and structure small jigs or flies can also be productive|
|Channel Catfish||Fair-Good||8-30 inches||chicken livers, cut bait or other prepared bait lakewide.|
|Crappie||Fair||6-10 inches||Small jigs or spinners around deeper water structure.|
|Wiper||Slow||Try using any type of shad imitating lures and even chicken liver may produce some fish.|
|Trout||Good||small spinners, flies, or berkley trout bait|
Water Temp. 57 degrees March 16th.
Trout Season starts Nov. 1 and runs through April 15. 1370 trout were stocked Feb. 10.
ANGLERS 16 OR OLDER MUST HAVE A TROUT PERMIT TO FISH DURING THIS SEASON NO MATTER WHAT SPECIES IS BEING TARGETED!
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