Tuttle Creek Reservoir

Tuttle Creek 3D
Tuttle Creek Reservoir Map
This Location does have Boat Access Trout Lake Fishing Forecast State Park Wildlife Area

GPS Location: N39 15.445 W96 34.77

Manhattan, KS

Impoundment Type: Reservoir

Surface Acres: 12,500 acres

Maximum Depth: 50 feet

Normal Lake Level: 1075 mls

Lake Temperature: 60

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

Fishing Report - Last Update: 4/20/2015

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Crappie Fair 1/2 to 1.5 pounds Crappie fishing has been decent with most of the fishing being caught in 10 to 12 feet of water.  Fish are thinking about spawning and on these warmer afternoons fish can be found up in the shallows in the northern half of the reservoir.
White Bass Fair 1/2 to 2 pounds White bass can be found up shallow along rocky banks during this spawning time or migrating up some of the creeks connected to the reservoir.  Overall numbers are down this year, but the fish are of a good size.
Catfish Slow to Fair Up to 20 pounds Fishing for channel catfish has been fair in the backs of coves where the water temperatures are a little higher.
Largemouth Bass Slow 1 to 5 pounds Coves in southern third of the Reservoir have some locally good largemouth bass populations. The McIntyre Cove area tends to produce the best fishing.
Saugeye Fair Up to 6 pounds Fishing has been fair along the North McIntyre point and the South Carnahan point with plastic jigs.  Saugeye are also being caught at the outlet area below the dam.
General Comments

Tuttle Creek is two feet below conservation pool. You can check current water conditions at http://www.nwk.usace.army.mil/Locations/DistrictLakes/TuttleCreekLake/DailyLakeInformation.aspx

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