Big Hill Reservoir

Big Hill 3D
This Location does have Boat Access Fishing Forecast Wildlife Area

4 1/2 miles E of Cherryvale

Mound Valley Gate House - (620) 328-2050

Corps of Engineers - Big Hill Reservoir- (620) 336-2741

GPS Location: N37 16 10.75 W95 28 10.03

Cherryvale, KS

Impoundment Type: Reservoir

Surface Acres: 1,240 acres

Maximum Depth: 60 feet

Normal Lake Level: 858 feet

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Black Bullhead
Channel Catfish 10
Crappie 50
Flathead Catfish 5
Green Sunfish
Largemouth Bass 5 21
Smallmouth Bass 5 18
Spotted Bass 5 15
Redear Sunfish
Walleye 5 18
White Bass
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/10/2015

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Crappie Good 9-12" Crappie fishing has been good on gravel shorelines along the east side of the lake.
Channel Catfish Good 16-24" Catfish anglers are doing well with stinkbait in the upper half of the reservoir.
Largemouth and Smallmouth  Bass Fair 12-18" Anglers are reporting success on chartreuse soft plastics fished slowly along rocky shorelines. On windy days, some anglers have had success bouncing squarebill crankbaits off submerged timber.
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