Kanopolis Reservoir Fishing Information

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Trout Lake
Fishing Forecast
Counties:
GPS:
N38 38.709 W097 59.244
Surface Acres:
3,550
Maximum Depth:
35
Normal Lake Level:
1463 msl This lake is generally held 4 feet above this conservation level during the summertime.
Current Lake Level:
1465.8
Lake Temperature:
77 F

33 miles SW of Salina on K-149 & K141 US

Corps Of Engineers 785-546-2294

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Fishing Forecast Information

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+Saugeye Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>14”) (>18”) (>22”) (LBS.)   (>14”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 4.20 2.30 0.10 6.23 G 7.86
KANOPOLIS 3.00 0.57 0.05 4.11 G 4.14
COUNCIL GROVE 0.53 0.47 0.27 4.70 F 0.83
TUTTLE CREEK 0.15 0.00 0.00 1.20 P 0.15

+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) 72.06 38.24 0.00 2.48 E 168.14
LACYGNE 65.80 42.68 6.52 6.42 E 74.23
BIG HILL 35.93 19.46 0.25 6.47 G 27.84
EL DORADO 20.12 10.06 0.91 4.99 F 10.94
HILLSDALE 11.45 3.20 0.74 6.32 G 5.98
MILFORD 9.89 4.01 0.00 4.22 G 10.08
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 9.09 6.82 0.00 3.62 F 8.24
CEDAR BLUFF 7.63 4.70 0.20 4.14 F 7.44
LOVEWELL 3.92 0.00 0.00 1.49 P 3.14
WILSON 2.63 2.11 0.00 2.22 F 4.92
MELVERN 2.35 0.20 0.00 3.42 P 2.29
GLEN ELDER 2.21 0.92 0.00 3.96 F 1.54
CLINTON 1.91 0.20 0.00 2.95 P 2.59
KIRWIN 0.98 0.98 0.00 1.94 P 0.91
KANOPOLIS 0.74 0.37 0.00 1.69 P 0.74
COUNCIL GROVE 0.65 0.65 0.00 2.20 P 0.65

+Black Crappie Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 1.10 0.30 0.10 1.19 G 1.78
CLINTON 0.69 0.56 0.00 0.86 P 0.33
HILLSDALE 0.63 0.19 0.00 0.85 F 0.38
LOVEWELL 0.56 0.06 0.00 0.65 F 1.05
KANOPOLIS 0.56 0.06 0.00 0.71 P 0.23
CEDAR BLUFF 0.39 0.06 0.00 0.86 F 0.85
KIRWIN 0.38 0.38 0.13 1.27 G 0.85
MARION 0.29 0.14 0.00 0.63 P 1.00
WEBSTER 0.25 0.06 0.00 0.64 F 0.42
LACYGNE 0.19 0.06 0.00 0.66 P 0.19
WILSON 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.39 P 0.17
EL DORADO 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.46 P 0.08
MELVERN 0.06 0.06 0.06 1.05 P 0.03
TORONTO 0.06 0.06 0.06 1.18 P 0.06
GLEN ELDER 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.27 P 0.07
MILFORD 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.15 P 0.34
FALL RIVER 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.11 P 0.04
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.00
BIG HILL 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.18 F 0.67
TUTTLE CREEK 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 P 0.00
PERRY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.18 P 0.29

+Bluegill Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (LBS.)   (>6”)
MARION 6.57 0.14 0.00 0.45 P 7.00
BIG HILL 5.50 0.00 0.00 0.28 G 3.97
HILLSDALE 3.31 0.00 0.00 0.35 F 2.79
LACYGNE 2.44 0.19 0.00 0.34 G 3.44
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 2.20 0.70 0.00 0.72 G 6.36
LOVEWELL 1.31 0.00 0.00 0.24 F 0.73
CEDAR BLUFF 1.22 0.00 0.00 0.23 P 0.94
CLINTON 1.06 0.00 0.00 0.22 P 1.21
ELK CITY 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.15 P 0.36
JOHN REDMOND 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.36 P 1.97
WILSON 0.93 0.00 0.00 0.33 P 0.54
POMONA 0.88 0.00 0.00 0.39 P 0.35
KANOPOLIS 0.63 0.06 0.00 0.40 P 0.47
MILFORD 0.63 0.00 0.00 0.36 F 1.08
WEBSTER 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.25 F 0.56
EL DORADO 0.53 0.00 0.00 0.23 P 0.47
PERRY 0.44 0.00 0.00 0.26 F 2.05
TORONTO 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.20 P 0.35
MELVERN 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.21 P 0.92
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 0.17 0.00 0.00 0.24 F 1.37
FALL RIVER 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.17 P 0.83
GLEN ELDER 0.08 0.00 0.00 0.28 F 0.06
TUTTLE CREEK 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.18 P 0.08
KIRWIN 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.10 P 0.02

+Channel Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
CLINTON 5.88 0.50 0.06 15.21 G 4.63
HILLSDALE 4.42 0.50 0.08 10.23 E 3.61
BIG HILL 4.33 0.17 0.00 5.35 G 4.68
MARION 3.40 0.50 0.20 11.88 G 3.97
MELVERN 3.38 0.13 0.00 4.67 G 3.08
POMONA 3.13 0.13 0.00 6.13 G 3.36
ELK CITY 3.00 0.64 0.18 9.68 E 3.30
LOVEWELL 2.75 0.30 0.00 6.40 G 1.72
PERRY 2.25 0.25 0.00 6.73 F 2.50
LACYGNE 1.78 0.00 0.00 4.15 G 1.30
WILSON 1.73 0.17 0.03 11.68 G 2.22
KANOPOLIS 1.48 0.05 0.00 5.20 G 3.03
GLEN ELDER 1.42 0.29 0.13 17.91 G 1.96
COUNCIL GROVE 1.27 0.00 0.00 4.08 F 1.27
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 1.10 0.14 0.00 7.05 F 1.93
FALL RIVER 1.08 0.50 0.33 11.68 G 1.36
TORONTO 0.92 0.33 0.17 7.72 G 1.50
JOHN REDMOND 0.86 0.71 0.21 13.90 G 0.54
MILFORD 0.75 0.00 0.00 4.49 F 1.17
WEBSTER 0.58 0.00 0.00 2.98 F 0.69
TUTTLE CREEK 0.45 0.00 0.00 3.00 F 0.43
CHENEY 0.40 0.00 0.00 0.00 F 0.89
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 0.30 0.20 0.10 8.59 F 0.67
CEDAR BLUFF 0.26 0.09 0.00 8.17 F 0.36
EL DORADO 0.19 0.00 0.00 3.22 F 0.53
KIRWIN 0.08 0.00 0.00 3.94 F 0.94

+White Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
MELVERN 16.56 12.69 3.94 2.46 G 10.33
CLINTON 12.81 12.06 3.06 2.50 G 9.71
CEDAR BLUFF 12.65 11.35 4.22 1.93 E 11.82
CHENEY 9.60 9.20 0.80 0.00 G 8.43
GLEN ELDER 8.79 7.21 2.00 2.65 G 6.43
KANOPOLIS 6.90 5.71 2.24 2.98 G 14.32
HILLSDALE 6.25 2.42 0.25 1.75 G 5.56
BIG HILL 5.67 5.17 0.17 2.35 G 3.25
WEBSTER 5.58 1.75 0.42 2.05 G 7.56
LOVEWELL 4.60 1.05 0.00 1.40 F 3.06
PERRY 4.45 1.85 0.20 2.41 G 7.40
JOHN REDMOND 3.93 1.79 0.29 3.33 G 9.24
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 3.90 3.31 1.48 2.08 G 2.76
POMONA 2.88 1.94 0.00 1.40 G 10.67
ELK CITY 2.64 1.09 0.00 1.15 G 3.18
EL DORADO 2.50 1.63 0.13 1.84 F 2.03
MARION 1.90 0.50 0.20 1.67 G 3.95
WILSON 1.63 1.03 0.90 3.34 F 2.04
TORONTO 1.50 0.42 0.25 3.08 F 2.75
KIRWIN 1.25 0.92 0.17 1.95 G 3.53
LACYGNE 0.94 0.56 0.11 1.99 F 2.17
MILFORD 0.80 0.20 0.10 2.05 F 0.58
COUNCIL GROVE 0.73 0.20 0.00 1.78 F 1.43
FALL RIVER 0.42 0.17 0.00 1.46 F 4.35
TUTTLE CREEK 0.40 0.30 0.15 2.67 P 0.37

+Blue Catfish Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>20”) (>30”) (>35”) (LBS.)   (>20”)
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 2.69 0.28 0.03 22.05 G 2.21
MILFORD 1.55 0.25 0.05 28.66 G 1.12
EL DORADO 0.56 0.06 0.00 13.07 G 0.65
CLINTON 0.50 0.00 0.00 14.33 F 0.58
WILSON 0.47 0.00 0.00 11.72 F 0.41
LOVEWELL 0.45 0.00 0.00 10.02 F 0.33
MELVERN 0.25 0.06 0.00 19.18 F 0.19
ELK CITY 0.18 0.00 0.00 4.41 F 0.06
PERRY 0.15 0.00 0.00 9.37 F 0.13
LACYGNE 0.11 0.00 0.00 3.64 G 0.09
TUTTLE CREEK 0.10 0.00 0.00 4.13 F 0.15
KANOPOLIS 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.78 P 0.00
JOHN REDMOND 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.80 F 0.02

+Wiper Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (LBS.)   (>12”)
MILFORD 11.35 0.85 0.00 5.82 G 7.08
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 8.60 3.30 0.00 6.19 G 10.36
MARION 7.90 1.30 0.00 5.10 E 6.69
EL DORADO 3.63 0.56 0.00 4.04 F 6.48
CHENEY 3.60 1.20 0.00 0.00 G 4.21
GLEN ELDER 2.96 1.96 0.04 6.69 G 2.44
CEDAR BLUFF 2.52 1.48 0.09 6.43 G 3.36
COUNCIL GROVE 2.13 1.87 0.07 7.59 F 2.34
KIRWIN 2.00 0.25 0.00 4.83 G 3.53
POMONA 1.81 0.75 0.00 5.13 F 2.02
LACYGNE 1.28 0.78 0.00 7.32 F 1.45
LOVEWELL 1.25 0.40 0.00 6.19 F 1.42
KANOPOLIS 1.24 0.43 0.00 5.09 F 2.27
CLINTON 0.81 0.69 0.00 5.06 F 1.79
WEBSTER 0.58 0.17 0.00 5.24 F 2.79
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 0.28 0.24 0.00 7.01 F 0.70

+White Crappie Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
JOHN REDMOND 29.83 5.25 4.75 2.31 G 35.11
CLINTON 27.94 6.75 0.88 1.44 G 13.92
HILLSDALE 24.69 15.38 1.25 1.28 G 19.15
MARION 17.71 5.00 0.71 1.42 G 17.00
TORONTO 12.19 4.69 3.44 1.91 G 15.38
LACYGNE 8.06 2.13 0.06 1.00 G 10.33
PERRY 6.56 2.31 0.13 1.17 G 13.54
ELK CITY 6.50 3.13 1.75 1.96 E 10.07
MILFORD 5.31 1.19 0.13 1.06 F 5.02
LOVEWELL 4.38 1.00 0.25 1.53 F 5.56
FALL RIVER 4.19 2.56 1.69 2.05 G 7.15
POMONA 4.06 2.44 0.75 1.27 G 4.56
MELVERN 3.44 2.94 0.75 1.45 F 2.17
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 3.30 0.40 0.10 1.34 F 1.31
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 3.17 2.25 0.50 1.41 F 3.35
BIG HILL 2.75 1.00 0.00 0.48 E 5.38
COUNCIL GROVE 2.50 2.42 0.67 1.94 F 1.69
KANOPOLIS 2.25 1.06 0.13 1.19 F 2.29
TUTTLE CREEK 2.06 2.00 0.69 1.53 F 2.00
CEDAR BLUFF 2.06 1.00 0.11 1.16 F 1.52
EL DORADO 1.93 1.67 0.73 1.46 G 3.48
GLEN ELDER 1.33 0.63 0.17 1.19 P 1.04
KIRWIN 0.69 0.69 0.25 1.36 G 1.46
WEBSTER 0.19 0.13 0.00 0.58 F 0.65
Stocking Records Information

+Redear Sunfish Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
JEFFREY ENG. CTR.-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE WMAS 09/13/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 24098
KANOPOLIS RESERVOIR RESV 09/13/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 268689
WILSON RESERVOIR RESV 09/13/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 101641
SOUTH DAKOTA   09/13/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 11450
      Total Requested 322500
      Total Stocked 405878

+Largemouth Bass Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
FARLINGTON FISH HATCHERY OTHR 05/18/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 235198
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 06/22/16 PRATT HATCHERY 6798
PLAINVILLE LAKE COML 06/01/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 3026
MELVERN REARING POND RPND 05/19/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 6032
OSAGE CITY LAKE COML 05/19/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 5016
(FISH) MC CO-SCOGGAN POND FISH 06/01/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 2223
LAWRENCE - OREGON TRAIL PARK POND COML 05/19/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 177
KANOPOLIS RESERVOIR RESV 05/19/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 14169
PERRY RESERVOIR RESV 05/19/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 20092
STERLING CITY LAKE COML 06/02/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 325
KANOPOLIS RESERVOIR RESV 05/31/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 20369
WILSON RESERVOIR RESV 06/02/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 25332
WILSON RESERVOIR RESV 06/22/16 PRATT HATCHERY 17391
      Total Requested 312359
      Total Stocked 356148
Trout Stocking Information

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Northwest Region Trout Stocking Schedule

Department-owned Waters – Trout Stockings by KDWPT

Northwest Region Webster Reservoir
Stilling Basin
Glen Elder
State Park Pond

Kanopolis

Seep Stream

1st Stocking October 27 October 27 October 27
2nd Stocking November 28 November 28 November 28
3rd Stocking January 5 January 5 January 5
4th Stocking  
(estimated February 20-28)  
February 27  February 27   March 9 
Estimated Trout stocked to date 8,200 2,900 5,400
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2016-2017 Season
8,200 2,900 5,400

 

Community Lake Stockings - Please contract local city offices for dates of stockings if not listed below

Northwest Region Colby
Villa High
Salina
Lakewood Lake
1st Stocking November 7 November 10
2nd Stocking   December 22
3rd Stocking xx  January 23
4th Stocking xx  February 27
5th Stocking   March 9
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2016-2017 Season
1,000