Meade State Lake

GPS Location: N37.1639 W100.4321

Meade, KS

Impoundment Type: State Fishing Lake

Surface Acres: 80 acres

Maximum Depth: 10 feet

Normal Lake Level: 12 to 15 Foot

Current Lake Level: 2ft. 2in. inches below spillway

Lake Temperature: 57

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Channel Catfish 5
Crappie 50
Flathead Catfish 5
Largemouth Bass 5 13-18
Green Sunfish
Redear Sunfish
Trout 5
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/14/2014

Species Rating Size Baits, Methods, & Location
 Rainbow Trout Fair  .50 lb each Try standard baits such as power bait, corn or spinners
Crappie Slow 3-6 inches Fish around any brush or vegetation. Minnows, small slab spoons, or jigs should work.
Bluegill No report No reports Try small pieces of worm under a bobber.
Channel catfish Fair 1-2 lbs Try liver, shrimp, worms, or cut bait.
Largemouth bass Slow   Try jigs or minnows under a bobber.
General Comments

The final rainbow trout was March 27. 

If you would like to post a fishing report go to and post a report for Region 3 and the lake you have been fishing. You may also call the Dodge City Regional office as 620-227-8609 to make a report.

Please discard of leftover bait in a trash can, even baitfish. Remember it is illegal to release any fish into public water unless it was taken from that water!