Neosho River at Chetopa Dam
Impoundment Type: Stream/River
Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/7/2014
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Paddlefish||Poor||Paddlefish season is open from March 15 - May 15. Snagging is allowed in Chetopa City Park from the low-head dam to the boat ramp on the Labette/Cherokee County line.|
THE SNAGGING SEASON OPENS MARCH 15 AND RUNS THROUGH MAY 15TH.
•Catch and release is allowed on the Neosho River
•A fish must be kept if placed on a stringer. Culling is not allowed.
•A state-issued permit is required. Two paddlefish may be harvested daily and six may be harvested in a season.
•Barbless hooks are required at Chetopa.
The best fishing occurs at river flows of 10-15,000 cubic feet per second. The following link will take you to the Kansas Water Watch website. Click HERE for river flow data.