Ford County - State Fishing Lake

3 miles north, 5 miles east of Dodge City

Dodge City Regional Office, 620-227-8609

GPS Location: N37.82473 W99.91840

Dodge City, KS

Surface Acres: 48 acres

Lake is extremely low. No fish will be stocked until we get some rain. Anglers are catching small crappie and a few channel catfish.

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Channel Catfish 5
Crappie 50
Flathead Catfish 5
Largemouth Bass 5 15
Saugeye 5 15
Redear Sunfish
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 8/17/2012

Species Rating Size Baits, Method & Location
General Comments

As authorized by K.S.A. 32-807, and as further specified under K.A.R.115-7-1, a fish salvage condition will exist at Ford State Fishing Lake as a result of drought.

It shall be legal to take fish from this project as designated by posted sigh. Legal means of take are rod and reel only. All length and creel limits have been removed until further notice.

This order will take effect when posted (8-17-2012) and remain in effect until posted notice is removed.