Clinton Reservoir Fishing Information

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Trout Lake
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GPS:
N38 56.516 W095 21.263
Surface Acres:
7,000 acres
Maximum Depth:
55 feet
Normal Lake Level:
875.5 msl
Current Lake Level:
875.74
Lake Temperature:
48

5 miles west of Lawrence on K-10

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+Largemouth Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (lbs.)   (>12”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  156.62 11.76 0 3.49 E 187.45
LACYGNE  79.84 33.93 4.99 6.14 E 78.45
BIG HILL  26.65 6.29 0.3 4.85 G 24.55
WALNUT CREEK / TORONTO RES. 14.97 9.73 0.75 4.52 F 11.4
MILFORD  10.85 5.29 0 3.81 G 12.93
PERRY  7.19 2.61 0 3.44 F 12.51
CEDAR BLUFF  6.48 5.65 0 3.6 F 6.86
WOLF CREEK  4.65 3.1 0 2.98 F 8.33
HILLSDALE  4.35 2.4 0 4.1 P 7.3
WILSON  4.17 3.12 0 2.18 F 11.09
FALL RIVER 2.99 2 0 2.09 P 2.63
WEBSTER  2.35 2.35 0 2.07 21.05
CLINTON  1.62 1.39 0 4.8 P 8.02
MELVERN  1.18 0.39 0 2.9 F 3.32
GLEN ELDER  0.96 0.8 0 3.22 P 1.01
KIRWIN  0.84 0.84 0 2.5 2.38

+Walleye Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (lbs.)   (>15”)
CEDAR BLUFF  3.73 0.59 0.05 5.96 G 3.3
WILSON  3.43 0.13 0 3.77 G 2.37
EL DORADO  2.73 1 0.2 6.75 G 2.76
GLEN ELDER  2.42 0.13 0 4.29 G 2.72
KIRWIN  2.08 0.67 0.08 6.23 4.42
CHENEY  1.75 0.5 0 4.96 E 2.99
MARION  1.67 0.58 0 4.74 G 2.21
MILFORD  1.55 0.1 0 3.17 G 1.38
WEBSTER  1.3 0 0 2.64 3.4
HILLSDALE  1.08 0.33 0 5.6 F 0.64
WOLF CREEK  0.56 0.06 0 3.53 F 0.42
COUNCIL GROVE  0.47 0.2 0 4.07 F 0.47
LOVEWELL  0.29 0.18 0.06 7.18 P 1.12
POMONA  0.25 0 0 2.47 P 0.27
CLINTON  0.19 0.06 0 4.22 F 0.4
BIG HILL  0.1 0.1 0 4.17 P 0.1
MELVERN  0.06 0 0 1.23 F 0.38
KANOPOLIS  0 0 0 1.14 P 0.04

+Black Crappie Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Bioligist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (lbs.)   (>8”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  2.00 0.75 0.13 1.44 2.58
MARION  1.71 0.43 0.14 1.08 P 1.71
LOVEWELL  1.38 0.19 0.00 0.84 F 1.83
BIG HILL  1.30 0.00 0.00 0.49 F 0.83
CEDAR BLUFF  0.78 0.17 0.11 1.17 F 1.60
MILFORD  0.69 0.38 0.06 1.00 F 0.69
WEBSTER  0.63 0.50 0.13 1.02 1.25
KIRWIN  0.63 0.50 0.44 1.37 2.48
WILSON  0.27 0.20 0.00 1.04 P 0.19
GLEN ELDER  0.20 0.00 0.00 0.41 P 0.15
LACYGNE  0.19 0.06 0.00 0.91 P 0.19
PERRY  0.16 0.11 0.00 0.72 P 0.39
FALL RIVER  0.13 0.06 0.00 0.63 P 0.06
TORONTO  0.13 0.06 0.00 0.73 P 0.08
EL DORADO  0.06 0.06 0.00 0.64 P 0.13
HILLSDALE  0.06 0.00 0.00 0.41 P 0.54
CLINTON  0.06 0.00 0.00 0.45 P 0.29
POMONA  0.06 0.00 0.00 0.35 P 0.06
KANOPOLIS  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.20 F 0.06

+Bluegill Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (lbs.)   (>6”)
MARION  7.43 0 0 0.24 P 7.43
LACYGNE  6.88 0 0 0.21 F 3.13
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  5.38 1.13 0 0.73 10.75
JOHN REDMOND  2.9 0 0 0.37 P 1.8
HILLSDALE  2.63 0 0 0.29 F 5.73
WOLF CREEK  2.56 0.13 0 0.37 P 2.42
FALL RIVER  2 0 0 0.31 P 0.81
MELVERN  1.88 0 0 0.34 P 1.08
PERRY  1.47 0 0 0.3 F 2.19
BIG HILL  1.4 0 0 0.31 F 3.87
MILFORD  1.19 0.13 0 0.49 G 1.44
CEDAR BLUFF  1.17 0 0 0.29 P 0.84
CLINTON  1.06 0 0 0.29 P 1.52
KANOPOLIS  0.79 0 0 0.27 F 0.39
LOVEWELL  0.63 0 0 0.26 P 0.66
TORONTO  0.63 0 0 0.27 P 0.27
EL DORADO  0.25 0 0 0 P 0.5
WEBSTER  0.25 0 0 0.36 0.54
COUNCIL GROVE  0.17 0 0 0.26 F 0.63
WILSON  0.13 0 0 0.26 P 0.23
TUTTLE CREEK  0.13 0 0 0.32 P 0.17
POMONA  0.13 0 0 0 P 0.1
GLEN ELDER  0.05 0 0 0.21 P 0.07
ELK CITY  0 0 0 0.11 P 0.04
KIRWIN  0 0 0 0.08 0.06

+Channel Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (lbs.)   (>16”)
BIG HILL  4.6 0.1 0 9.61 G 5.2
POMONA  4.33 0.17 0 7.34 G 3.18
CLINTON  4.31 0.19 0 5.8 G 4.15
ELK CITY  4.3 0.4 0 6.81 E 3.45
KANOPOLIS  3.95 0 0 4.41 G 4.79
MELVERN  3.38 0.19 0 7.22 G 3.1
HILLSDALE  3.25 0.08 0 4.88 F 2.5
PERRY  2.65 0.25 0.05 9.7 G 3.15
GLEN ELDER  2.63 0.38 0.17 14.37 G 2.26
TORONTO  2.42 0.58 0.25 10.36 G 1.58
MARION  2.25 0.33 0 9.94 G 4.25
WILSON  1.87 0.13 0 6.03 G 2.91
MILFORD  1.7 0.05 0 7.49 G 1.45
LACYGNE  1.5 0.08 0 6 G 1.01
COUNCIL GROVE  1.47 0 0 4.2 G 1.07
KIRWIN  1.42 0.58 0.17 17.59 1.03
WEBSTER  1.4 0 0 3.89 0.77
LOVEWELL  1.29 0.06 0.06 9.36 G 1.47
WOLF CREEK  1.06 0 0 3.97 F 2.13
CHENEY  1 0.2 0 9.22 G 1.37
FALL RIVER  1 0.3 0.1 8.35 G 1.37
TUTTLE CREEK  0.75 0.05 0.05 8.29 F 0.37
JOHN REDMOND  0.6 0.4 0.2 13.49 G 0.42
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  0.5 0.38 0 8.51 0.67
EL DORADO  0.47 0.13 0.07 10.01 G 0.71
CEDAR BLUFF  0.45 0.05 0 5.01 F 0.45v

+White Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (lbs.)   (>9”)
POMONA  23.5 11.58 0.92 2.28 G 11.63
CEDAR BLUFF  14.32 11.64 7.36 1.92 E 12.72
KANOPOLIS  12.14 10.9 2.81 2.79 G 12.64
JOHN REDMOND  10.85 7.55 0.6 2.89 G 9.38
PERRY  9.4 4.25 0.4 2.51 G 7.12
MELVERN  8.31 8.06 3.38 2.45 G 7
CHENEY  7.5 6.15 4.15 2.34 G 7.87
KIRWIN  7.08 6.08 1.08 2.06 4.25
CLINTON  6.44 5.56 2.38 2.38 G 9.75
ELK CITY  6.1 0.6 0.1 2.12 G 3.45
WEBSTER  6 4.8 0.2 1.52 11.03
TORONTO  5.58 3.25 0.5 3.02 G 3
FALL RIVER  5.3 3.2 0.8 2.61 G 5.01
HILLSDALE  4.5 3.75 0.08 1.71 F 5.5
GLEN ELDER  3.58 3.46 1.63 2.41 F 7.17
LACYGNE  3.25 2.92 0.33 1.77 F 3.72
LOVEWELL  2.53 0.71 0 1.64 F 3.53
WOLF CREEK  2.44 2.31 0.56 2.2 G 3.26
WILSON  2.33 2.33 2.2 3.04 P 2.33
MARION  1.83 1.67 0 1.46 G 4.98
COUNCIL GROVE  1.8 1.6 0.33 2.28 G 2.04
EL DORADO  1.67 1.4 0 1.41 F 1.89
MILFORD  0.75 0.7 0.2 1.8 F 0.48
BIG HILL  0.3 0.3 0.1 2.16 G 2.36
TUTTLE CREEK  0.25 0.2 0.15 2.07 P 0.4

+Redear Sunfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>7”) (>9”) (>11”) (lbs.)   (>7”)
CLINTON  0.06 0 0 0.42 P 0.06
MELVERN  0.06 0 0 0.34 P 0.03
LACYGNE  0.06 0 0 0.37 P 0.06
ELK CITY  0 0 0 0 P 0
HILLSDALE  0 0 0 0.12 P 0

+Smallmouth Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>11”) (>14”) (>17”) (lbs.)   (>11”)
WOLF CREEK  41.47 29.07 2.71 2.58 E 51.49
EL DORADO  13.73 0.98 0 1.23 G 9.48
GLEN ELDER  9.24 4.62 0.16 2.54 G 11.27
MELVERN  4.51 2.55 0.78 3.1 G 13.61
MILFORD  3.17 1.06 0 1.52 G 7.77
BIG HILL  2.69 1.5 0.3 2.23 F 1.6
PERRY  2.61 0.65 0.65 3.44 F 1.1
CLINTON  2.09 0.58 0.46 3.26 P 4.27
WEBSTER  0 0 0 0.37 0.29

+Blue Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>20”) (>30”) (>35”) (lbs.)   (>20”)
WOLF CREEK  1.75 0.25 0.06 25.35 G 2.08
CLINTON  1.25 0 0 4.55 F 0.46
MILFORD  0.75 0.1 0 31 G 1.07
EL DORADO  0.73 0.13 0 14.75 G 0.71
LOVEWELL  0.41 0 0 5.91 F 0.34
WILSON  0.33 0 0 7.74 F 0.37
PERRY  0.2 0 0 5.28 F 0.08
MELVERN  0.19 0.06 0 21.02 F 0.15
TUTTLE CREEK  0.1 0.05 0 19.62 F 0.12
LACYGNE  0.08 0 0 4.5 F 0.1
JOHN REDMOND  0.05 0.05 0 16.09 P 0.03
CHENEY  0 0 0 0.07 P 0.11
ELK CITY  0 0 0 1.28 F 0

+Wiper Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (lbs.)   (>12”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON)  11.38 5.13 0.13 14.67 10.96
EL DORADO  8 0.2 0 4.12 G 6.96
MILFORD  8 0.5 0.05 5.2 G 4.92
MARION  6.17 1.33 0 5.38 E 6.08
KIRWIN  5.25 0.33 0 4.7 5.92
CHENEY  5.1 1.05 0.05 6.15 G 4.56
CEDAR BLUFF  4.55 2.23 0.23 6.31 G 3.57
GLEN ELDER  3.46 0.96 0 6.31 G 2.06
CLINTON  2.88 1.63 0 6.06 G 2.67
WEBSTER  2.2 0 0 3.06 4.83
COUNCIL GROVE  2.13 1.53 0 5.49 G 2.54
POMONA  2 0.75 0 5.03 F 1.83
KANOPOLIS  1.9 1.14 0 6.33 G 1.94
LOVEWELL  1.29 0.18 0 5.37 F 1.17
LACYGNE  1.08 0.33 0 4.56 F 1.81
WOLF CREEK  1 0.06 0 5.51 G 0.64
WILSON  0.1 0 0 2.56 P 0.1
JOHN REDMOND  0.1 0 0 2.38 P 0.05
Stocking Records Information

+Largemouth Bass Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Number Stocked Source
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 05/22/14 66060 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 05/29/14 37794 - PRATT HATCHERY
MELVERN REARING POND RPND 05/23/14 6043 - MEADE FISH REARING STATION
FORT RILEY - STONE POND COML 06/17/14 200 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
ELK CITY WA PONDS WMAS 06/17/14 201 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 05/23/14 20220 - MEADE FISH REARING STATION
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 05/29/14 27461 - MEADE FISH REARING STATION
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 05/29/14 1880 - PRATT HATCHERY
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 05/29/14 792 - PRATT HATCHERY
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 05/29/14 10773 - PRATT HATCHERY
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 05/29/14 13332 - PRATT HATCHERY
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 05/27/14 41693 - FARLINGTON HATCHERY
    Total Requested 365750  
    Total Stocked 226449  

+Sauger Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Number Stocked Source
PERRY RESERVOIR RESV 05/22/14 60024 - MILFORD HATCHERY
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 05/22/14 35120 - MILFORD HATCHERY
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 05/22/14 19977 - MILFORD HATCHERY
    Total Requested 137500  
    Total Stocked 115121  

+Walleye Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Number Stocked Source
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/14/14 670000 - PRATT HATCHERY
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 04/15/14 4500000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
GLEN ELDER RESERVOIR RESV 04/02/14 4062520 - PRATT HATCHERY
GLEN ELDER RESERVOIR RESV 04/03/14 4270750 - PRATT HATCHERY
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 04/15/14 3500000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 04/23/14 2250000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 04/04/14 2926910 - PRATT HATCHERY
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 04/11/14 3900000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW COML 04/11/14 275000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
COUNCIL GROVE CITY LAKE COML 04/17/14 300000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
(FISH) JEFFERSON CO-BARROW FISH 04/15/14 50000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
SABETHA - PONY CREEK LAKE COML 04/15/14 300000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE COML 04/04/14 500000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
LEAVENWORTH STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 04/04/14 200000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
WINFIELD CITY LAKE COML 04/15/14 513700 - PRATT HATCHERY
(FISH) GRAHAM CO-TREXLER POND FISH 04/04/14 129000 - PRATT HATCHERY
OKLAHOMA   03/31/14 800000 - PRATT HATCHERY
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/14/14 375000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
JOHN REDMOND REARING MARSH RPND 04/11/14 200000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
ARIZONA   04/14/14 1560250 - PRATT HATCHERY
GLEN ELDER RESERVOIR RESV 04/18/14 667000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 04/18/14 75000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
HARBIN FISH FARM   04/25/14 180000 - MILFORD HATCHERY
    Total Requested 39379000  
    Total Stocked 32205130  
Trout Stocking Information

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+Stocking Schedule Stocking

Date Ft. Riley - Moon Lake Ft. Riley - Cameron Springs Topeka - Auburndale Park Stream Tuttle Creek - Willow Lake Clinton St. Park - Lake Henry Herington, Father Padilla Pond Holton Elkhorn Lake Atchison C.L. #1 Shawnee Co. Lake Shawnee
Nov 1 - Nov 14 1700 1190 170 1360 680   1000 1000 7000
Nov 15 - Nov 30 1700 1190 170 1700 680        
Dec 1 - Dec 14             1000 1000  
Dec 15 - Dec 31 1700 1700 510 1700 1190        
Jan 1 - Jan 14           150      
Jan 15 - Jan 31                  
Feb 1 - Feb 14 1190 1190 170 1360 680 150      
Feb 15 - Feb 28             1000 1000 7000
Mar 1 - Mar 14           150      
Mar 15 - Mar 31             1000 1000  
TOTAL 6290 5270 1020 6120 3230 450 4000 4000 14000

+Stocking Schedule Stocking

Date Meade State Lake Scott State Lake Cimarron Grassland Pits Pratt-Centennial Pond Garden City - Sandsage Bison Range and WA Great Bend - Vets Lake Dodge City -Lake Charles Syracuse Sam's Pond
Nov 1 - Nov 14 1700 600 680 510 680     500
Nov 15 - Nov 30             860  
Dec 1 - Dec 14 1700 765 680 510 680     500
Dec 15 - Dec 31           1000 860  
Jan 1 - Jan 14                
Jan 15 - Jan 31 2040 765 680 510 680 1000    
Feb 1 - Feb 14                
Feb 15 - Feb 28 1700 765 680 510 680 1000    
Mar 1 - Mar 14                
Mar 15 - Mar 31           1125    
April 1 - April 14                
TOTAL 7140 2895 2720 2040 2720 4125    

+Stocking Schedule Stocking

Date Mined Land WA - Unit #30 Ft. Scott - Gunn Park East Lake Garnett Crystal Lake Cherryvale, Tanko
Nov 1 - Nov 14 935 400 1500 500
Nov 15 - Nov 30 935 725    
Dec 1 - Dec 14 935 400    
Dec 15 - Dec 31 935 400    
Jan 1 - Jan 14 935 400   500
Jan 15 - Jan 31 935 400    
Feb 1 - Feb 14 935 400    
Feb 15 - Feb 28 935 400 1500  
Mar 1 - Mar 14 935 400    
Mar 15 - Mar 31 935 400    
Apr 1 - Apr 14 935 400    
Apr 15 - Apr 30 935      
May 1 - May 14 935      
May 15 - May 31 935      
Jun 1 - Jun 14 935      
TOTAL 14025 4725 3000 1000

+Stocking Schedule Stocking

Date El Dorado St. Park-River Area Sedgwick Co-Vic's Lake Sedgwick Co-Slough Creek Hutchinson-Dillon Nature Center Wichita-KDOT East Lake
Nov 1 - Nov 14 400 725 565 300 400
Nov 15 - Nov 30 400 725 565 300 400
           
Dec 15 - Dec 31 400 725 565 300 400
Jan 1 - Jan 14 400 725 565 300 400
Jan 15 - Jan 31 400 725 565 300 400
Feb 1 - Feb 14 400 725 565 300 400
Feb 15 - Feb 28 400 725 565 300 400
Mar 1 - Mar 14 400 725 565 300 400
           
           
TOTAL 3200 lbs 5796 lbs 4506 lbs 2362 lbs 3200 lbs

+Stocking Schedule Stocking

Date Webster Res. Stilling Basin Colby -Villa High *Goodland - Smoky Gardens Bellville C.L. Rocky Pond Glen Elder St. Park Pond Kanopolis Seep Stream Cedar Bluff Stilling Basin Salina - Lakewood Lake *Solomon River above Webster Reservoir
Nov 1 - Nov 14 2045 500     765 1190 0 680  
Nov 15 - Nov 30                  
Dec 1 - Dec 14 1880       765 2010 1000    
Dec 15 - Dec 31                  
Jan 1 - Jan 14                  
Jan 15 - Jan 31 1880       765  1190 500    
Feb 1 - Feb 14                  
Feb 15 - Feb 28 1880        765 1190 500    
Mar 1 - Mar 14                  
Mar 15 - Mar 31                  
TOTAL 7685       3060 5580 2000