Mound City Lake

Mound CL 2d
This Location does have Boat Access CFAP Lake Fishing Forecast

Mound City, KS

4 miles W of Mound City

City of Mound City 913-795-2202

KDWP&T Fisheries Biologist --Don George--913-795-2218

GPS Location: 38.1295 -94.8894

Mound City, KS 66056

Impoundment Type: Community Lake

Surface Acres: 148 acres

Maximum Depth: N/A

Normal Lake Level: N/A

Current Lake Level: varies

Lake Temperature: varies

This lake is owned by the City of Mound City. This lake is enrolled into the Community Fisheries Assistance Program. A city fishing permit is no longer required. It provides one boat ramp and one floating fishing dock on the northwest side. This lake has limited shoreline access and is primarily a fishing boat lake. Several floating fish feeders are used to attract fish to the maintained shoreline adjacent to the boat ramp area. This lake supports a good channel catfish and largemouth bass population. It also has walleye, crappie and nice sunfish. It is a fishing only lake.

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Bluegill unlimited unlimited
Channel Catfish 2 15
Crappie 50 unlimited
Largemouth Bass 5 13-18
Walleye 2 18
Green Sunfish unlimited unlimited
Redear Sunfish unlimited unlimited
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/6/2015

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Channel Catfish FAIR varies most legal size, with some large fish chunks of bluegill, also try stink baits, chicken liver, cut shad or chunks of sunfish, lake wide
Bluegill/Redear Sunfish FAIR varies use small baits, jigs or small worm under a float set for shallow water
Crappie GOOD 8 to 14 inches some larger in spawning areas and along the south tree line or structure and drop offs along the creek channel. lots of good fish...
Largemouth Bass FAIR varies bass are in or close to deeper water structure, with plastics, jig and Pig, slabs
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