Osage State Fishing Lake

Osage SFL 3D
Osage State Fishing Lake Map
This Location does have Boat Access Fishing Forecast Wildlife Area Area Information

Carbondale, KS

3 miles S, 1/2 mile E of Carbondale

Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (620) 431-0380

GPS Location: N38 45.795 W95 40.541

Carbondale, KS

Impoundment Type: State Fishing Lake

Surface Acres: 140 acres

Maximum Depth: 35 feet

Normal Lake Level: overflow spillway

Current Lake Level: full

Lake Temperature: 82

Fishing PopulationCreel LimitMin Length Limit
Channel Catfish 2 15
Crappie 10
Flathead Catfish 5
Largemouth Bass 2 13 -18
Sauger 2 15
Smallmouth Bass 2 18
Spotted Bass 2 15
Walleye 2 15
Wiper 2 18
Green Sunfish
Redear Sunfish
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/17/2015

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
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Crappie Good 0.3-0.75 lb Using minnows under a bobber set about 3-4 feet down.  Some action on jigs as well.
LM Bass Slow-Fair 0.3-1.5 lbs Using jigs, minnows, crankbaits, and spinners.
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