Welcome to Kansas Fishing

Fishing in Kansas can be described with two words: variety and abundance. From east to west, north to south, Kansas has a rich and diverse array of gamefish species. The fishing heritage runs deep in Kansas, and fishing is important to the quality of life and rural economies. From wiper fishing in reservoirs to crappie fishing at the local lake, fishing in Kansas can be intense and thrilling or quiet and relaxing.

WALLEYE TAGGING STUDY AT MILFORD RESERVOIR

PRATT – Walleye will be tagged this spring at Milford Reservoir and tags returned by anglers will provide fisheries biologists with valuable information needed to manage the fishery. On April 1, biologists will begin tagging 500 walleye with numbered, blue plastic tags that will be inserted into fish near the dorsal fin. Anglers who catch a tag ... Read More


FISHERIES NEWSLETTERS WILL HELP YOU CATCH MORE FISH

PRATT – Did you know that more than 93 bass per hour were sampled last fall at Bone Creek Lake in Crawford County? You would if you subscribed to thePittsburg District Fisheries Newsletterwritten by fisheries biologist Rob Friggeri. Ninety-three bass per hour is a very good sampling rate, but the fact that more than 30 percent of those bass wer ... Read More