Wilson Reservoir Fishing Information

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Fishing Forecast
Counties:
GPS:
N38 54.715 W98 30.066
Surface Acres:
9,040 acres
Maximum Depth:
65 feet
Normal Lake Level:
1516 msl. This lake generally has a fairly stable water level.

US Army Corps of Engineers 785-658-2551

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Fishing Forecast Information

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+Striped Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>20”) (>30”) (>35”) (LBS.)   (>20”)
WILSON 1.10 0.00 0.00 7.66 G 1.89
GLEN ELDER 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.43 P 0.00

+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

+Walleye Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (LBS.)   (>15”)
CEDAR BLUFF 4.74 0.39 0.04 7.75 G 3.78
WILSON 4.47 0.37 0.03 5.26 G 3.18
CHENEY 3.80 0.20 0.00 0.00 G 2.69
MILFORD 2.20 0.05 0.00 4.70 F 1.42
EL DORADO 2.06 0.94 0.06 6.82 G 2.51
GLEN ELDER 1.67 0.21 0.00 4.18 G 2.06
KIRWIN 1.67 0.92 0.25 7.59 G 2.33
LOVEWELL 1.45 0.80 0.10 6.69 F 1.03
CLINTON 1.25 0.13 0.13 6.15 F 0.60
WEBSTER 0.92 0.42 0.00 3.51 F 2.31
MARION 0.70 0.10 0.00 5.33 F 1.71
BIG HILL 0.67 0.50 0.00 4.70 P 0.38
COFFEY COUNTY LAKE 0.66 0.00 0.00 2.24 F 0.41
COUNCIL GROVE 0.60 0.47 0.00 4.85 F 0.53
HILLSDALE 0.58 0.00 0.00 2.73 F 0.78
POMONA 0.25 0.19 0.00 4.36 F 0.27
MELVERN 0.13 0.06 0.00 0.71 P 0.13

+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

+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 43.94 31.06 6.06 2.99 E 46.45
EL DORADO 30.18 8.84 2.13 3.97 G 16.60
MELVERN 23.33 9.61 0.98 2.82 G 17.25
GLEN ELDER 17.65 11.21 1.10 3.91 G 13.68
MILFORD 6.68 1.60 0.00 2.01 G 5.85
BIG HILL 3.49 1.75 0.25 2.12 F 2.56
CLINTON 0.91 0.70 0.20 3.62 P 2.06
WILSON 0.53 0.53 0.00 1.94 G 1.00

+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

+Spotted Bass Forecast

Impoundment Density Rating Preferred Rating Lunker Rating Biggest Fish Biologist's Rating 3 Year Average
  (>11”) (>14”) (>17”) (LBS.)   (>11”)
BOURBON SFL 56.57 1.01 0.00 1.26 E 37.32
WILSON SFL 17.96 7.32 0.00 2.05 E 19.36
CRAWFORD SFL 12.75 2.94 0.00 2.29 G 10.13
CHASE SFL 12.00 1.33 0.00 1.41 G 13.48
HOWARD-POLK DANIELS LAKE 8.82 1.96 0.00 2.13 F 19.67
EUREKA CITY LAKE 2.94 1.96 0.00 1.15 F 5.91
MARION CO. LAKE 2.94 0.00 0.00 1.23 F 5.00
WINFIELD CITY LAKE 1.76 0.00 0.00 1.01 P 2.16
GARNETT-CEDAR CREEK LAKE 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.53 P 0.00
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

+Blue Catfish Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
ELK CITY RESERVOIR RESV 09/20/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 22579
ELK CITY RESERVOIR RESV 09/21/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 22339
CHENEY RESERVOIR RESV 09/22/16 PRATT HATCHERY 9909
GLEN ELDER RESERVOIR RESV 09/29/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 13068
WILSON RESERVOIR RESV 09/22/16 PRATT HATCHERY 9161
TUTTLE CREEK RESERVOIR RESV 09/29/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 25443
LACYGNE RESERVOIR RESV 09/22/16 FARLINGTON HATCHERY 7350
GLEN ELDER RESERVOIR RESV 09/29/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 3020
JEFFREY ENERGY CENTERMAKE UP LAKE WMAS 09/29/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 1257
POMONA RESERVOIR RESV 09/29/16 MILFORD HATCHERY 3396
      Total Requested 100050
      Total Stocked 117522

+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

+Largemouth Bass Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/12/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 41440
FARLINGTON FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/18/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 440398
HARBIN FISH FARM   04/22/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 246708
MEADE FISH REARING STATION RPND 04/21/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 91434
HORSETHIEF RESERVOIR RESV 05/09/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 90932
JETMORE CITY LAKE COML 05/06/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 12447
FORD STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 05/09/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 4216
CONCANNON STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 05/06/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 10489
KIOWA STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 05/09/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 3127
BARBER SFL-LOWER SFLS 05/09/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 6856
Syracuse - Sam's Pond CFAP 05/05/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 6069
COLDWATER LAKE COML 05/09/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 27574
LIBERAL-ARKALON RECREATION AREA COML 05/06/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 2943
COLORADO   05/05/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 1324315
WILSON RESERVOIR RESV 05/06/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 113667
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 05/09/16 MEADE FISH REARING STATION 39177
      Total Requested 2068600
      Total Stocked 2461792