Tuttle Creek Reservoir

Tuttle Creek 3D
Tuttle Creek Reservoir Map
This Location does have Boat Access Trout Lake Fishing Forecast State Park Wildlife Area

GPS Location: N39 15.445 W96 34.77

Location/Address:
Manhattan, KS

Impoundment Type: Reservoir

Surface Acres: 12,500 acres

Maximum Depth: 50 feet

Normal Lake Level: 1075 mls

Lake Temperature: 60

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Blue Catfish 10
Bluegill
Channel Catfish 10
Crappie 50
Flathead Catfish 5
Green Sunfish
Largemouth Bass 5 18
Saugeye 5 15
White Bass
Walleye 5 15
Trout 5
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 9/10/2014

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Crappie Fair 1/2 to 1.5 pounds Crappie are starting to school up a little more and can be found around brush in 10 to 16 feet of water.  
White Bass Fair to Good 1/2 to 2 pounds They are chasing schools of shad and can be found by looking for splashing at the surface.  Overall numbers are down some this year, but the fish are of a good size.
Catfish Fair Up to 20 pounds Fish for catfish has been fair on rocky points, along the river channel or at the tubes. 
Largemouth Bass Fair 1 to 5 pounds Coves in southern third of the Reservoir have some locally good largemouth bass populations. The McIntyre Cove area tends to produce the best fishing.
Saugeye Fair to Slow Up to 6 pounds Saugeye can be caught in the reservoir trolling or casting crankbaits along rocky/gravel points.  
General Comments

Tuttle Creek is two feet above conservation pool. You can check current water conditions at http://www.nwk.usace.army.mil/Locations/DistrictLakes/TuttleCreekLake/DailyLakeInformation.aspx

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