33 miles SW of Salina on K-149 & K141 US
Corps Of Engineers 785-546-2294
GPS Location: N38 38.709 W097 59.244
Impoundment Type: Reservoir
Surface Acres: 3,550
Maximum Depth: 35
Normal Lake Level: 1463 msl This lake is generally held 4 feet above this conservation level during the summertime.
Current Lake Level: 1465.8
Lake Temperature: 77 F
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination
Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/24/2015
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Channel Catfish||Good||Variety||Fish worms, liver, and cutbait from 3 to 10 foot of water or shallower at night.|
|Crappie||Fair||Variety of Sizes - mostly 11 to 12 inches||Fish near brushpiles off of Loder Point or near the tower.|
|Trout||Trout season is over until November.|
|Walleye/Saugeye||Fair||Variety, up to 21"||Saugeye have moved offshore and are post-spawn. They can be caught most easily at night with jig and crawlers in the shallows. Fish crankbaits by trolling or casting off of points and the dam early and late in the day.|
|White Bass||Fair||All sizes - up to 17 inches||Troll or jig the creek channels. Use kastmasters and flashy lures that resemble gizzard shad. The upper end of the lake in the spring is fair.|
|Wiper||Fair||All sizes||Wipers mix in with white bass and generally hang below their schools. Live minnows and shad are best.|
Current lake elevation and water temperature is available on the location page linked to this fishing report. It is updated daily by the Corps of Engineers.
This is a general winter fishing report. If a hot tip is received, the report will be updated. Otherwise, weekly fishing reports will resume in March.