Olathe - Lake Olathe Fishing Information
City of Olathe 913-971-6263
1 ½ miles West of Olathe (K-7) on Dennis Avenue
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method & Location|
|Bluegill||Fair||Up to 8 inches||Nightcrawler under a bobber fished near shoreline structure.|
|Channel Catfish||Good||Up to 5 lbs.||Live and prepared baits fished near mainlake points and other shoreline structure.|
|Largemouth Bass||Fair-Good||Up to 6 lb.||Largemouth bass are currently being caught in the flooded water willow. Soft plastics and top-water baits are the best bet right now.|
|Saugeye||Slow||Up to 3 lbs.||Jigs tipped with a nightcrawler fished on the flat.|
|Wiper||Good||Up to 11 lbs.||Jigs and shad imitation baits fished near mainlake points. Top-water bite at dawn and dusk near schooling shad.|
|White Crappie||Fair||Most fish around 9 inches, but some up to 13 inches.||Jigs or minnows fished near brushpiles.|
Caution!!! Asian Carp have made their way up stream to below Lake Olathe dam.
Remember it is illegal to move fish from below dam to above the dam or use fish captured below dam for bait above the dam.
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
* Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted Bass in Combination
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination