Sherman County Smoky Gardens

Sherman County 785-899-4800

GPS Location: 39.18758 -101.75716

Goodland, KS 67735

Impoundment Type: Community Lake

Surface Acres: 11 acres when full

Maximum Depth: 14 feet

Normal Lake Level: At the top of the dam spillway, and the lake is full about 75% of a normal year.

Current Lake Level: Dry

This lake has been dry since 2002. If water returns in 2008, plans are to re-stock the lake with largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, and saugeye. Additionally, if conditions by the fall of 2008 are adequate, a return to releasing winter-time rainbow trout will be conducted.

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Channel Catfish 5 15
Largemouth Bass 2 18
Saugeye 2 18
Trout 5
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination