Meade State Lake

GPS Location: 37.1639 -100.4321

Meade, KS

Impoundment Type: State Fishing Lake

Surface Acres: 80 acres

Maximum Depth: 10 feet

Normal Lake Level: 12 to 15 Foot

Current Lake Level: 2ft. 2in. inches below spillway

Lake Temperature: 57

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

Fishing Report - Last Update: 9/5/2014

Species Rating Size Baits, Methods, & Location
Crappie No report No report Fish around any brush or vegetation. Minnows, small slab spoons, or jigs should work.
Bluegill No report No report Try small pieces of worm under a bobber.
Channel catfish No report No report Try liver, shrimp, worms, or cut bait.
Largemouth bass No report No report Try topwater baits early and late, then jigs, crankbaits and slow rolled spinnerbaits in the middle of the day. Flipping jigs or plastic baits into brush piles will get you bass.
Flathead catfish No report No report  Live bluegill at night close to the shore.
General Comments

If you would like to post a fishing report go to and post a report for Region 3 and the lake you have been fishing. You may also call the Dodge City Regional office as 620-227-8609 to make a report or ask questions.

Please discard of leftover bait in a trash can, even baitfish. Remember it is illegal to release any fish into public water unless it was taken from that water!