Harvey County East Lake

Harvey County East Lake 3D
This Location does have Boat Access CFAP Lake Fishing Forecast

 7 miles east of Newton, KS on First Street, 1/4 mile north on East Lake Road
 Harvey County
 316-283-5420
 
 

GPS Location: 38.046 -97.1976

Location/Address:
Newton, KS

Impoundment Type: Community Lake

Surface Acres: 320 acres

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

Fishing Report - Last Update: 3/23/2015

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Channel Catfish Fair 1-4lbs Channel catfish are stocked seasonally, and can be caught lakewide. Catfish have been picking up recently, with a few reports of nice channel cats being caught.
White Crappie Good  up to 12 inches Try small jigs or minnows especially around brush piles. Crappie fishing will pick up as the water warms, and the crappie move into the coves and onto brush piles.
Largemouth Bass Fair All sizes 2014 sampling of bass revealed a small decline in the bass population at East lake, however bass fishing should remain fair in 2015.
Saugeye No Reports 18" length limit No Recent Reports
White bass Fair 12" + No Recent Reports, but white bass will pick up in the next few weeks as spring rain arrives.
General Comments

Local fishing reports depend on information from local anglers themselves. To provide fishing information on this lake or any in the Wichita area, please call Jessica at 316-683-8069.

Blue-Green Algae: Current advisories and warnings are listed here: http://www.kdheks.gov/algae-illness/algae_advisories.htm